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Rose M. Rowland

January 24, 1921 ~ December 28, 2020 (age 99)

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Warren – Rose M. Rowland, 99, passed away Monday, December 28, 2020 at Washington Square Nursing Center.  She was born January 24, 1921, in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of Peter and Sandraella DeNunzio.

Rose retired from Lee’s Appliance in housekeeping after 25 years.  She had previously worked at Warren City Tank, Ravenna Arsenal, and Packard Electric.  She was a member of St. John Paul II parish (St. Joseph Church), where she was a member of the church choir.  Rose enjoyed bowling, cards, and traveling.

Rose is survived by her daughter Sandra (Charles) Lucas of Port Charlotte, FL, James “Jimbo” Rowland of Elyria, OH, and Roselyn (Robert) Valiski of Cortland, two daughters-in-law, Jeannie Japuncha and Cindy Rowland, both of Warren, 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 18 great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James W. Rowland whom she married August 26, 1939 and passed away January 6, 1982, a son Robert P. Rowland, eight brothers, Leonard, Guy, Nick, Pat, James, Robert, Dominick, and Peter DeNunzio, sister Catherine Barberino, and granddaughter Ellen Rowland.

The family would like to thank Washington Square Nursing Center and Bella Care Hospice for the wonderful care they gave to Rose.

A private family service was held.  Burial was in Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna.  Contributions may be sent to the Washington Square Nursing Center, 202 Washington St. NW, Warren, Ohio 44483.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.

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