Rosaria Viola, 86, of Newark, passed away Saturday evening, May 4, 2019. Born in Burgetto, Sicily, she came to the United States and settled in Newark.
Rosaria is survived by her children Joseph and his wife Roseann, Antonio and his wife Donna, Elizabeth Pintado and her husband Juan, grandchildren Joseph and his fiancé Tina, Steven and his wife Ashley, Nicholas and his fiancé Melanie, Anthony and his wife Christina, Cristina and her husband Kevin, Andrew, and Alessandra, great grandchildren Ariana, Daniel, Gianna, and Evalia, sisters Nunzia and Maria. She was predeceased by her husband Giuseppe in 2017, parents Antonino and Maria (nee Salamone) Rappa, brothers Michael and Salvatore, sisters Josephine and Angela.
Visitation is Tuesday 4-8 pm and Wednesday 9-10 am. Mass is 10:30 am Wednesday at St. Francis Xavier Church in Newark. Cremation is private.