Rose Schillaci

| 20 Nov 2019 | 07:27

Rose Schillaci (nee Rannazzisi), 92, died peacefully at home on Sunday, Nov. 17, surrounded by her loved ones.

Rose was born to Salvatore and Lucy Rannazzisi in New York City.

She lived in Passaic for 25 years before moving to the Oak Ridge section of West Milford 44 years ago.

Rose was a member of the Italian-American Club of West Milford and the Golden Age Club of Milton.

She enjoyed cooking Italian delicacies, and gardening the landscape of their home grounds.

Rose was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt.

Rose is predeceased by her brother, Salvatore Rannazzisi and her sister, Frances Cuoco, and is the beloved wife of C. John Schillaci of Oak Ridge.

Devoted mother of Paula Kuzicki and her husband, Ken of Vernon, and Robert Schillaci and his wife, Mary of Bella Vista, Arizona.

Loving grandmother of Carrie, Kristen, Kenny, Heather and Kelly.

Great grandmother of Isabella, Kendra, James and Gianluca.

Dear sister of James Rannazzisi of Hamburg.

The family will receive their friends at F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street in Franklin on Friday, Nov. 22, from 4-8 p.m..

A funeral is scheduled at the funeral home on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 10:30 a.m..

A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled at St. John Vianney RC Church, Stockholm at 11:30 a.m.

Entombment to follow at Immaculate Conception mausoleum in Hardyston.

Memorial gifts can be sent to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

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