Charles J. Gerose, a native of France, but a resident of the Roseville community for the past 65 years, died Sunday night at his home one mile north of Roseville after a two year illness.
He was a retired stone mason and was a member of Roseville Lodge No. 566, F. & A.M.
His only survivor is a son, Fred Gerose, of the home, well known bus driver on the Roseville-Zanesville line. His wife, the former Ora Lee Search, died July 22, 1953.
The body is at the Cannon and Cannon funeral home where services are to be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Rev. William Alexander of the Methodist church will be in charge and burial will be in Rose Hill cemetery.
Source: Zanesville Times Recorder, February 8, 1954.