Rose Garuba died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Hospice Community Care.
She was married to the late Samuel J. Garuba, who passed in March 2010.
Born in Pittston, Rose was a daughter of the late Serafino and Mary Milazzo Rollo.
She was a member of Mt. Carmel Parish, educated in Pittston schools, and prior to her retirement she was employed in the local garment industry.
Rose was a loving mother and grandmother, who had a special place reserved in her heart for her great-grandchildren, Zachary and Nina Rose.
She was preceded in death by her brothers Charles and Ralph, and sister Ann Lopez.
Rose is also survived by her daughter, Rose Mary Colarusso, Exeter; granddaughter, Kim Meighan, West Wyoming; brother Leonard, Bridgeport, Conn.; and sister Jennie Rollo, Wesley Village; as well as several nieces; nephews and cousins.
The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Mt Carmel Church, William St., Pittston. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston. Those attending the funeral are asked to go directly to the church Wednesday morning.
Memorial contributions may be made in Rose’s name to the American Cancer Society, 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.