Rhea D. Rose thumbnail

Rhea Dawn Rose

March 6, 1939 - March 13, 2022

Rhea Dawn Rose, 83, of Bellaire, OH passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 13, 2022 at Forest Hills in St. Clairsville, OH with her husband by her side.

She was born on March 6, 1939 in Linton, Indiana a daughter of the late William Estel and Naomi (Strosnider) Sparks.

In addition to her mother and father, she is preceded in death by her sons; Tony Rose, Mike Rose, Mark Rose, brother; Richard Sparks, and grandson; Mark Rose Jr.

Rhea is survived by her loving husband, Paul Rose; Daughter-in-law, Lisa Rose; Five grandchildren, Chad Rose, Tyler (Shayla Robinson) Rose, Michael Rose, Meghan (Ben) Jackson, Marissa Rose; Five great grandchildren Ava Rose, Aleah Rose, Axton Rose, Kamden Rose, Alania Jackson; and special friend, Rosie.

The family wishes to express sincere gratitude to the staff at Forest Hills for their exceptional kindness and care of Rhea.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 441 37th St. Bellaire, OH 43906 on Tuesday March 15, 2022 from 3:00pm to 8:00pm. There will be a Funeral Mass at the St. John Catholic Church, Bellaire, OH 11:00 am with Fr. Dan Heusel officiating on Wednesday March 16, 2022 . Private interment will be at the convenience of the family.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Time: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


St. John Catholic Church

Bellaire, OH 43906

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Rhea by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Leave a Condolence

View All Condolences Post a Condolence

What our families say...

We were treated like we were the most important people they’d ever served. They responded to every question and request promptly and professionally.


A Session ID is required to purchase jewelry with your loved one's fingerprint, click here to continue. If you do not have an ID, click here to contact us to get your Session ID.