In Loving Memory of Mary Rose Verrastro
Mary Rose VerrastroDunmore November 4, 1941 ~ June 28, 2018 Date of Service: July 2, 2018
Mary Rose Verrastro, 76, of Dunmore, died Thursday afternoon at Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton. She is survived by her husband, Salvatore A. The couple had been married for 55 years.
Born in Dunmore, daughter of the late Pampo and Mary Bonafede DeMarco, she was a 1954 graduate of Dunmore High School and was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Dunmore. She was the personal secretary for Sal's Electrical Co. for 40 years, which is owned by her husband and sons. When her sons were younger, she was very active in the PTA and the Boy Scouts.
She enjoyed cooking, baking and was always prepared to feed anyone who came to visit. Her family was her life and she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Also surviving are a daughter-in-law, Donna Verrastro, Dunmore; sons, David and wife, Michelle, Peckville; Jason and wife, Jacki, Milanville; grandchildren, Ashley Burgette and husband, Stephon, Peckville; Sal Verrastro III, Dunmore; Chelsea Verrastro and fiancé, Patrick Simoncine; Domenique Verrastro, all of Peckville; and Jacob and Ava Verrastro; and Aaron and Ethan Swendsen, all of Milanville; great-grandchildren, Stephno, Vita and Gianna; a sister, Rose Ross, of Dunmore; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Salvatore A. Verrastro; and a sister, Lucy DeMarco Roman.
The funeral will be Monday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Chestnut Street, Dunmore. Interment, St. Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow.
Friends may call Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Salvatore A. Memorial Fund, 140 Main St., Luzerne, PA 18709, or visit www.luzfdn.org.