Rosalie Rocco, 88, Mountain Top, died Feb. 16, 2017, at Smith Health Care, where she had been a guest for the past five years.
Born in Brooklyn, N. Y., on March 27, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Addolorata Scognamiglio. She was educated in New York schools and was a graduate of Brooklyn High School of Woman’s Garment Trades, Class of 1946.
She was a loving mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her loving husband, Frank, in 2014; a brother, Pasquale; and a sister, Lucia.
Surviving are a daughter, Dolores Galaskewicz and husband, Thomas, Mountain Top; brother, Alan Rocco, Albrightsville; sisters, Ersilia Beltsky and Anna Montforte, both of Las Vegas; Enrichetta Dyker, Brea, Calif. l granddaughter, Christie Kalamanowicz and husband, Matthew, Carlisle; grandsons, Robin Galaskewicz and wife, Jill, Mountain Top, Frank Galaskewicz, Ephrata; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services were held from Desiderio Funeral Home, 436 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in St. Jude’s Roman Catholic Church, Mountain Top. Interment followed in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.