Obituary of Rose Josephine Giannantonio (nee Patermo)
Giannantonio, Mrs. Rose Josephine (NEE Patermo), age 86 of Linwood, N.J. passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Rose was born December 19, 1932 in Atlantic City, NJ. Rose grew up in Atlantic City with her parents Louis and Marion and her seven siblings. Rose attended St. Michael’s School and Atlantic City High School. Rose worked for the Atlantic City School district over 30 years as a secretary at the Richmond Avenue School. She loved her job, the students and all of her co-workers. In her spare time, Rose loved to shop and her fashionable sense of style was her trademark.
Rose was a devoted and caring wife, mother and homemaker. She loved to care and cook for her family. Rose will always be remembered for bringing her family together for weekly dinners, her famous strawberry shortcake, and her delicious cookies which she baked for every family event. She was loved and adored by her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren who were the light of her life. Rose was a faithful servant of our Lord.
Rose is predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Vincent, her siblings Anthony, Carmela Gitto, Peter, Marie Mangano, and Joseph. She is survived by her three loving children, Stephen, Karen and Joseph Feriozzi, Mark and Susan, her six grandsons, Andrew (Liz), Mark (Kayla), Christian, Michael, Mark Vincent and Matthew, two great grandchildren, Vincent and Isabella Rose and her sisters Stella Iorio, Rita (Frank) Costanzo, sister-in-law Elaine Patermo, many loving nieces and nephews and her life-long best friend Dolores Gitto.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019 at St. Gianna Beretta Molla Parish Church, 1421 New Road Northfield, N.J. 08225 at 11:00 AM with a visitation from 9:15 AM until 11:00 AM prior to the Mass at the Church. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mays Landing, NJ.
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