Jackie Rose

Jacqueline (Jackie) Rose, 73, of Hilton Head Island, SC passed away Friday August 14, 2020. She was born at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, NJ on October 15, 1946 to parents John and Dorothy Thomas, and graduated from Central Regional High School and Thomas Edison University.


Jackie lived abroad in a number of exotic locations including Yemen, Liberia, and Kenya in the Foreign Service for the U.S. Department of State. In her retirement she continued pursuing her passion for world travel and connecting with other cultures.


Jackie found peace while looking upon her treasured view of Skull Creek. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband and soulmate Robert G. Rose, and is survived by her  loving daughter Jennifer Prentice, her devoted extended family, and her very close group of friends whom she also considered family.


In lieu of flowers please consider making a gift to those who selflessly cared for Jackie in her final months, Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, providing crucial services free of charge to their community (https://hospicecarelc.org/), Sister Care, providing 24 hour in-home care (payable to: Darlene Shaw, 2418 Davidson Tower Rd, Early Branch, SC 29916), or donate to the Hilton Head Humane Association, a cause close to Jackie‚Äôs heart (http://www.hhhumane.org/).