Rosa Vincenza Parisi, 87, passed away in the early morning hours of Friday, January 7, 2022, at her St. Marys home. She was transported home from the hospital earlier in the day to be surrounded by family, who prayed the Rosary for her right before her passing.
Rosa was born June 21, 1934, in Gravina, Italy, the daughter of Michaele and Rosa (Lobaccaro) Marchetti.
Rosa and Simone Parisi were united in marriage in Gravina, in 1965. They moved to the United States that same year. Simone passed away in 2007. Rosa was also preceded in death by her parents, a younger sister, Angela and her sister Sister Ada.
Survivors include her son, Nat (Maria) Parisi and their children, Amanda, Jacqueline, Natalie, Gianmarco, Veronica, Marcel, Melanie, Maximilian, and Gabriella; brothers, Antonio (Pina) Marchetti and Domenico (Lina) Marchetti; her sister, Giovanna (Michele) Cassano.
Requiem Mass will be11:15 A.M. Friday, January 14, 2022, at Assumption Chapel. Interment will be in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery. A rosary will be recited at 5:20 P.M. Thursday, January 13, 2022, at the church. Mrs. Parisi will lie in state from 2:00 until 4:00 P.M. Thursday at Piper Funeral Home.
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