Worcester, February 12, 2012 Leslie Rose, age 71 passed away
following a brief illness.
Leslie was the husband of the late Sandra (Cataloni) Rose. He was
born in Taunton to his late parents William & Amy (Rego) Rose.
Leslie was educated in Taunton schools.
He was a former NASCAR champion driver who also was the crew chief
for his son Leslie Jr. when he was champion.
Leslie also enjoyed fishing and spending time with family. He is
survived by his children; Leslie Jr. and his wife Robin of
Southbridge, Andora Hamilton & her husband Greg of Franklin, Cindy
Ellis, Kim Soares, Lynne Sheehan, Tammy Carey and the late Corinne
His siblings; Richard Rose of Tuscon, Arizona, Margaret Dutra of
Needville, TX, Audrey Caron of Taunton, David Rose of Taunton and
the late Nancy Winders and William Rose Jr. Leslie also leaves his
twenty grandchildren and four great grandchildren and his beloved
nephew Anthony Mendoza of Taunton.
Arrangements are under the direction of the O’Keefe-Wade Funeral
Home in Taunton, MA. Funeral services will be private at the request
of the family. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the
U-Mass Memorial Hospice, C/O U-Mass Development Office, 333 South
St. Shrewsbury, MA 01545.
Published by O'Keefe-Wade Funeral Home, Taunton,