Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Rose (Castroreale) LaBrasca

Rose LaBrasca, age 91, passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Linden Grove Nursing Home, Mukwonago, WI.  Rose was born in Racine on October 22, 1922, daughter of the late Antonio and Concetta (Nee:  Lanza) Castroreale.

Rose was a graduate of William Horlick High School “Class of 1940.”  On April 13, 1973, she was united in marriage to Arthur E. LaBrasca, who preceded her in death on November 17, 1998.   Rose retired from GE Medical Systems in 1984 and was previously employed by Howard Industries.   She attended East Troy Bible Church.  Rose enjoyed playing bingo, fishing with her husband, but more than anything she cherished time spent with her family.  She will be deeply missed.

Survivors include her children, Anthony (Karen) Ingles, Mary (James) Buhler, Janet Baecker, Robert Ingles, Rose Bower; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sister, Frances (Al) Willis; brother, Benny (Delores) Castroreale; other relatives and many dear friends.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Betty Ann Ingles; sister, Angeline Guzzaldo; and brother, Frank Castroreale.

Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Ron Christiansen officiating.  Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staffs at Waterford Senior Living and Linden Grove Nursing Home for their loving and compassionate care.

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