Rose (Conforti) Bonazza, 90, of Allison Park, PA, passed away Monday April 8, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospice at Concordia in Cabot, PA. She was born July 4, 1928 in Belmonte, Calabria, Italy, daughter of the late Joseph and Domenica Conforti. Rose immigrated through Ellis Island when she was 11 years old, resided in Steubenville, OH and graduated from Steubenville High School in 1947. Throughout her adult life she lived in many locations including: Sarver, PA, Fairmont, WV and Myrtle Beach, SC. Rosehad a gift for making lifelong friends everywhere she lived. She enjoyed sharing her love through cooking for her family and friends. Some of her favorite pastimes were baking, crafting and flower arranging.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Bonazza (1999); her brother, Frank Conforti; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Modesto and Louisa Bonazza; a brother-in-law Chester Bonazza and his wife Pat.
Rose is survived by two sons: Joseph M. Bonazza and wife Kimberly of Tarentum, PA, Thomas J. Bonazza and wife Laura of Fairmont, WV; five grandchildren: Joseph Bonazza and wife Michelle, Nicholas Bonazza and wife Lauren, Ryan Bonazza and wife Rebecca, Jonathan Bonazza and David Bonazza; eight great grandchildren: Joseph, Elizabeth, Luca, Emma, Nico, Gianna Rose, Braydon, and Bennett; one sister, Della McFadden and husband Gerald of Surfside Beach, SC; three sisters-in-law, Mary Jo Conforti, Anne Spinelli and husband Amos, and Elsie Bonazza; one brother-in-law, Ralph Bonazza and wife Mary Louise and several nieces and nephews.
Friends received Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Siwicki-Yanicko Funeral Home, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer Township where parting prayers will be conducted Friday April 12, 2019 at 9:15 am with the Catholic Funeral Mass following in Holy Martyrs R. C. Church, Tarentum, PA with the Rev. Aaron J. Kriss, officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in Our Lady of Hope Cemetery, Frazer Township. In lieu of flowers, Rose requested donations be made to Good Samaritan Hospice at Concordia: 134 Marwood Road, Cabot, PA 16023. View obituary and leave condolences at www.siwicki-yanickofh.com.
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Good Samaritan Hospice
134 Marwood Road, Cabot PA 16023