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Rose A. McCullough

April 2, 1929 - December 24, 2019

Loving mother, grandmother and friend


Service Date: December 30, 2019

In Lieu of Flowers: to Market Street Mission P.O Box 1937, Morristown, NJ 07960.

Obituaries » Rose A. McCullough

DATELINE: Whippnay

Rose Ann (nee-Perone) McCullough passed away on December 24, 2019 at her home. She was 90.

She was born and raised in Hackensack, she also lived in Chatham before moving to Whippany 62 years ago.

Rose was a caring Mother and Grandmother, she worked as a Bookkeeper for Loehmann’s Department Store in Florham Park for many years before retiring. On her free time, she loved gardening and feeding the birds, she enjoyed going out for dinner on the weekend and cooking pasta dinner on Wednesday’s.

Rose was known for her gentle soul; she could spell every word in the dictionary and passed the Mensa IQ test. Rose favorite holiday was Christmas and her favorite song was Silent Night. She saw God’s divinity with the beautiful animals, flowers and change of seasons.

Recently Rose celebrated her 90th birthday at Walt Disney World & Sanibel with her family

She is pre-deceased by her husband Charles J. (11/7/1996)

Survivors include her son: Charles “Chuck” & his wife Donna; her daughter, Kathy Anne Murray and her 4 cherished grandchildren: Bryan Patrick Murray, Courtney Rose McCullough, Ryan Charles McCullough & Candice Noelle McCullough.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend her Liturgy of Christian Burial to be offered on Saturday, December 28th 2019 at 9:30a.m. at Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church, 75 Ridgedale Ave. Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927. Interment: Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Visiting hours are on Friday, December 27th 2019 from 6:00pm-8:00p.m. at the Par-Troy Funeral Home. 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany. (973)887-3235 or visit In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her memory to Market Street Mission P.O Box 1937, Morristown, NJ 07960.