Rose M. Pomerico, 95

Rose M Pomerico, 95, of Old Rt 18, , Wampum died on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Jameson Memorial Hospital following a short illness.

Born September 8, 1918 in Wampum, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Marie Romana Quintana.

She was married for 50 years to Louis R Pomerico Sr who died on October 12, 1988.

She was a member of the former St. Monica Church in Wampum and is currently a member of St. Vincent DePaul Church in New Castle.

She retired from Sno Top Mushroom farm in Wampum after many years of service. During WW2 she worked at the Ellwood City Tube Mill as one of the original “Rosie the Riveter”. Rose was a graduate of Wampum High School in 1937. She enjoyed spending time with her family.

Survivors include 2 daughters – Donna (Anthony) Thomas of Wampum, PA, Joyce (Roger) Russo of Gibsonia; son – Louis (Jan) Pomerico Jr. of New Castle; 5 granddaughters – Paula (Russell) Carr, Keri Russo, Lindsay Russo, Ciara (Nick) Keefer, Alyssa Pomerico; grandson – Dean (Darcy Jenkins) Pomerico; 3 great-grandson – Brandon Carr; Zac Carr, and Donte Joseph Pomerico; 2 great-granddaughters – Ella Rose Keefer, Devlin Rose Pomerico;

The last of her family, she was preceded in death by 4 sisters- Angeline Sbarro, Ann Karner, Josephine Pomerico, and Yolanda Bara.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday March 11, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, 341 Main Street Wampum.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Vincent DePaul Church on Wednesday at 10:00 am.

Entombment will follow at St. Peters Mausoleum at Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

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9 thoughts on “Rose M. Pomerico, 95

  1. Lou, Jan and to the Pomerico family, you all are close to our hearts and in our prayers.
    May God comfort you in this time of sorrow.
    Love Michael, Fran Occhibone and boys

  2. Lou, Jan and Pomerico Family:

    Please accept our deepest sympathies on the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

    Judge J. Craig Cox
    Diane Maiorano
    Brenda Crivelli
    James Fee

  3. My deepest sympathy to your family for the loss of a beautiful matriarch. The close bond that I know you have, will be comforting as you gather to celebrate Rose.

    Sissy Carr ♥

  4. To Lou, Jan and the Pomerico family, may God keep you and your family close to his heart. May the Angels open their wings and embrace all of you and guide this family one day at a time thru the difficult days ahead. You are in my proyers.

    Gus Benetas

  5. Dear Lou and Family, We are saddened at the news of your mom’s passing. Know we are with you in prayer, God Bless you

  6. Pomerico Family,
    My mother couldn’t attend the funeral today, but she wanted me to send her deepest sympathy via this site. Rosie was a good friend to her throughout the years and we will both always remember her smiles and laughter. She was a very special lady.

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