Michael Joseph Rose, 62, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home in Cape Coral, Florida on June 11, 2019. He was the loving brother of James Rose, John (Sue) Rose, Paul Rose, and Mary Wendel; devoted uncle to Dr. Tiffany Rose; godfather of Nicholas (Katy) Wendel; and great- uncle to Kymbreigh Wendel. He was preceded in death by his most dearly loved Basset hounds, Duchess and Daisy, who were known to be his constant companions for many years. Michael was born on September 25, 1956 in Miami, Florida, where he grew up. He had been a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 1991 and was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church. A grave side service will be held at Fort Myers Memorial Gardens on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 10:00AM.