Obituary for Rosa Giannotte
Rosa Giannotte 91 of Rutherford, passed away Thursday, November 5th, 2015. She was born in Bitondo, Bari, Italy to Nicolo and Innocenza Tassiello. Later, when she was 30 yrs. old, she came to the U.S. where she remained.
Rosa was a great Italian cook and she loved when her family gathered for her meals. She was always happy, very vivacious but strong willed, too. She enjoyed singing and dancing, traveling and going on vacations. Most important to Rosa was the gathering with her loving family. She was a faithful Catholic, always saying the Rosary and a parishioner of St. Mary Church in Rutherford.
Rosa is predeceased by her husband Bruno (1990). She is survived by her devoted daughters, Emma Briscione, Nancy Merino and son-in-law Edward Briscione, her grandchildren; Danielle, Kristina, Michael and Samantha.She is predeceased by eight siblings, Joe, Anna, Frank, Marietta, Cosmo, Damiano, Antonio, Marie Concetta and survived by one sibling, Michael in Italy.
Funeral Monday 9:30am from the Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford followed by 10:30am Mass of Christian Liturgy in The Church of Saint Mary.
Entombment in Holy Cross Mausoleum, No.Arlington
Family will receive friends on Sunday from 4 to 8pm
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
Alzheimer’s Association, Chapter Headquarters-Greater NJ
400 Morris Ave., Ste.251, Denville, NJ07834