Born August 13, 1959, passed peacefully on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital.
Devoted wife of John for 39 years. Proud and loving mother of Deanna (J.P.) Shalala, Andrew (Kendra) and Stacey (Adam Gagliardi). Dear Glamma of Gracie Shalala. Loving daughter to John (the late Margo) Battista. Caring sister of Michael Battista, Rob (Chizuru) Battista and Teresa (Kenny) Loney. Rosanna will be missed by her aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, close relatives, neighbors and friends, especially Diane and Richard Stanclik. Rosanna gave unconditional love to everyone in her life and everyone she met. She lived with limitless strength, faith and love.
Relatives and friends will be received on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Bocchinfuso Funeral Home 2 Regent Street, Thorold from 1:00 -4:00 PM and from 7:00 -9:00 PM. Vigil Prayers will be recited at 3:30 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Scapular Parish 6557 Thorold Stone Road, Niagara Falls on Monday, August 19 at 11:00 AM. If desired, donations in Rosanna's memory may be made to Hotel Dieu Shaver Palliative Care Unit 2 West.
Our family would like to thank the exceptional staff at Hotel Dieu Shaver 2 West for their wonderful care.