Michael E. Rose, 46
BRUNSWICK — Michael E. Rose, 46, of Spring Street, died Dec. 21 at Mid Coast Hospital.
Rose was born at Bethesda (Md.) Naval Hospital on Sept. 27, 1966, the son of Dale and Marie E. Belanger Rose.
Although he was born with many challenges, Rose lived a happy life, on his own terms and to the best of his abilities. He enjoyed old comedies, traveling and car rides. Rose lived at home with his parents and brother for 25 years, and later lived in a group home managed by the Independence Association. He considered the caregivers as his second family. He also attended schools in Philadelphia and New Jersey.
He is survived by his mother, Marie E. Rose, of Brunswick; a brother, Dale Rose, and his wife, Marie, of Pownal; an uncle, an aunt and several grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
At Rose's request there will be no services. Interment will be with his father at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Augusta. Memorial donations may be made to the Independence Association, P.O. Box 642, Brunswick, ME 04011. Memorial condolences may be expressed at stetsonsfuneralhome.com.