Charles H. Larose Obit 1951
Charles H. Larose Former Senate Official Dies A former assistant Gentleman Uiher of the Black Rod, who wii noted for hit efficiency, tact and unostentatious courtesy, Charles H Larose, died in hospital hospital on Sunday. ' He was 73. A native of Ottawa he was a on of thf late Joseph L. and Bridget Ann iDjllum Larose. Mr. Larose was educated at Ottawa Ottawa University and at an early age entered the Civil Service, filling a numhrr of posts in the Senate until he became assistant te. the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod. Me was closely associated with three Genllcmen Ushers, the late Col E J. Chambers. Chambers. Major A R (Drew) Thompson and Major C K Lamoureux He enjoyed the esteem aivl flection not only of his asso. ciates, but of parliamentarian? of all parties He retired m 1947 and was succeeded by his son, C. Bonner Larose. When the Parliament Buildings Buildings were destroyed by fire m February 3, 1916. Mr. Laros? with a complete disregard for his personal safety helped Norman Norman Wood and H. D. Oilman to remove oil paintings and other valuables to safety He had an unsurprassed and intimate knowledge of many .of the leading leading figures in Canadian public life ana enjoyed their confidence. One of his characteristics was reticence and "he never betrayed confidence. His wife, the former Mary Theresa Bonner, died a number of years ago. Survivors in addition addition to hit son, are three daughter. daughter. Mrs. W. H. Hows and Mn. F. H. SUples. both of Ottawa, and Mrs. G. H. Barnett, Toronto; a sister. Miss Anna Larose, Ottawa. Ottawa. The body will be at McEvoy Brothers after 3.00 p.m. today. The funeral wHI be 911 Wednesday Wednesday morning to St. Joseph's Church for requiem mass at 9.00 o'clock. Interment will be in Notre Dame cemetery.