Paul L. Rose, age 73, of Corning, NY died Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Guthrie Corning Hospital.\n\n\nPaul was born on April 17, 1943 in Corning to Floyd and Florence (Wandell) Rose. He served in the United States Army Reserves for six years and was a member and Ritual Team Member of the John P. Eaton American Legion Post 746 in Corning. \n\n\nHe was a graduate of Bradford Central School, Corning Community College, and East Tennessee State University. He worked for Corning Incorporated for over 40 years. He started work in the Fallbrook Plant when he was 19 and retired in 2004 as a Senior Engineer at Sullivan Park in research and development. He was a patent holder for Florine, Lead, and Cadmium-Free Glazes and for an Electrical Heating Unit.\n\n\nHe loved outdoor activities including hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, swimming, playing volleyball, and softball. He enjoyed technology and computers.\n\n\nHe is survived by sons Eric Rose of Monterey and Matthew (Erin) Rose of Fairfield, PA; grandchildren, Zachary, Olivia, Althea and Sylas; loving companion, Dolores Calhoun of Campbell; nephew, Joel Rose; Matt and Eric's mother, Linda Rose of West Seneca; several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother, Joel Rose.\n\n\nCalling hours will be held on Saturday February 4th from 10 until Noon at Haughey Funeral Home, Inc., 216 E. First Street in Corning where Military funeral services will follow at 12:00 Noon. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery in Corning. \n\n\nIn lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Corning American Legion, 8 River Road, Corning, NY 14830.