Rosamond Ruggieri, 1927-2019
WARREN — Rosamond “Rose” Ruggieri, 92, passed away early Saturday morning, Oct. 19, 2019, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 22, 1927, the daughter of Marin “Mike” and Anna Trozzo Radoff. She lived in Warren all her life.
Rose attended St. Mary’s School, where she met her future husband, Jerry, in the first grade. She was a 1945 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and attended Kent State University for two years.
She began her career as an assistant bookkeeper for the Warren Tribune — a position which she held for 10 years. She was the school secretary at Turner Junior High School, retiring after 20 years of service. Rose also enjoyed serving as a poll worker for the Trumbull County Board of Elections.
Rose was a member of the Letter Carriers Auxiliary 332, the Warren-Italian American Festival Committee, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 128, the 500 Card Club for more than 50 years, the Golden Girls, and was past president and treasurer of the Fifth Wheel Club. She was also a lifelong active member of St. Mary’s Church in Warren.
Rose enjoyed attending the Trumbull County Town Hall Lecture Series, Warren Civic Music, the W. D. Packard Concert Series and Animal Welfare League events.
Rose had many passions throughout her life. She enjoyed cooking, attending Broadway shows, doing word search puzzles and going on vacations with her family for 28 years to Ocean City, Md.
Rose will always be remembered for her beautiful penmanship and loved writing cards and letters to her family and friends. She was a shining example of strength and perseverance.
She leaves behind to hold onto her precious memories her two daughters, Barbara Guliano and Nancy Ruggieri, both of Warren; and two grandchildren, Michael Jerome and Megan Rose (fiance, Kyle Bryan) Guliano.
Her husband, Jerry J. Ruggieri, whom she married Sept. 6, 1948, died Jan. 27, 2008. Besides her parents and husband, Rose was preceded in death by her grandson, Patrick Guliano Jr.
Family and friends may pay their respects 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, and 9 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483. There will be a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at St. Mary’s Church, Warren, with the Rev. Francis Kratinak officiating.
Entombment will take place in Pineview Memorial Park, Warren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Rose’s name to the Animal Welfare League, 812 Youngstown Kingsville Road SE, P.O. Box 66, Vienna, OH 44473 or to St. Mary Church, 232 Seneca Ave. NE, Warren, OH 44481.
On behalf of Rose’s family, they would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to Dr. Richard Hart and his entire staff for all the care and compassion shown to Rose throughout this difficult time.
“Everything that love can do, was done.”
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to Rose’s family.