With her family by her side, Sarah Rose DeRose, age 82, passed away Friday, February 3, 2012, at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center. She was born September 22, 1929, in Capo d’Orlando, Sicily, Italy, daughter of the late Joseph and Maria (Nee: Catrine) Lipari and immigrated to the United States at the age of six.
Survivors include her two children, Nicholas (Ann) DeRose, Rochelle (Eugene) Herrick; three grandchildren, Gina DeRose, Sarah DeRose and Emma Herrick; brothers and sisters, Dominic Lipari, Anthony (Olivia) Lipari, Constance (Glen) Kurhajec; sister-in-law, Phyllis DeRose; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Frank Rizzo; and her sister-in-law, Alberta Lipari.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2201 Northwestern Ave., on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Ronald O. Crewe officiating. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Garden Mausoleum, Hwy 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home Monday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 9:45 a.m.
The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to the entire staff at Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints for their loving and compassionate care.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888