Rose Marie Iannuzzi (nee Calabrese), 91, of West Caldwell, formerly of Bloomfield, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018.
Visitation will be Sunday, December 30 from 1 PM to 5 PM at the Megaro Memorial Home, 503 Union Avenue, Belleville, NJ 07109. Mass will be held at 10 AM Monday, December 31 at St. Lucy’s Church, 118 7th Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104. Following mass, entombment will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery and Mausoleum, 225 Ridgedale Avenue, East Hanover, NJ 07936.
Rose was born and raised in Newark where she attended Central High School. After high school, she worked at Westinghouse until leaving to raise her daughter Dianne. She returned to work for Newark Public Schools as a secretary in First Avenue School. She retired in 1999 to enjoy helping raise her only grandchild, Thomas Gerard. Later in life, she was fan of Atlantic City casinos and playing the lottery. Also, she was an active member of Tuesday and Friday Belleville Senior Citizens Club.
Rose is survived by her son-in-law Thomas Salandra, her grandson Thomas Gerard Salandra, and many beloved nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents Alfonse and Julia (nee De Vita) Calabrese, her beloved husband Angelo Vincent, her daughter Dianne, and her sister Barbara Giacalone.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in memory of Rose to the West Essex First Aid Squad, P.O. Box 642, West Caldwell, NJ 07006 and the North Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department, 141 Gould Avenue, North Caldwell, NJ 07006.