Miss Rose Lasorella, 92, of The Mohawk Homestead, 62 E. Main St., Mohawk, and formerly of South Main Street, Herkimer, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Little Falls Hospital, with her family by her side.
She was born in Herkimer on March 3, 1921, the daughter of the late Vito and Lorenza Pasqualechia Lasorella, and she attended Herkimer schools. Rose was employed as an Assembler for Univac, Ilion and Utica plants, and later by MDS, until her retirement in 1985. She was a communicant of Saints Anthony and Joseph Church, a member of the Crafty Ladies and the V.F.W. Post No. 4915 Auxiliary, Herkimer.
Rose is survived by her loving nephews and nieces, Joseph and Kathy Mancuso, Sam and Rosann Scialdone and family, John and Mary Jane Scialdone and family, Loretta and David Atkins and family, Marie Scialdone, Patsy and Judy Lasorella and family, all of Herkimer, and Joseph Annese, of Frankfort; her great-nephew, Matthew Mancuso; great-niece, Andrea Mancuso; great-great-nephew, Anthony Mancuso; and several great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by four brothers, Peter Lasorella, Frank Lasorella, Joseph Lasorella and Patsy Lasorella; three sisters, Theresa Scialdone, Anne Mancuso and Rose Lasorella; and her niece, Suzanne Annese.
Her funeral will be held Saturday morning at 9 a.m. from the Petykiewicz, Iocovozzi and Burns Funeral Home, 329 S. Washington St., Herkimer, and at 9:30 a.m. in Saints Anthony and Joseph Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Thomas Lawless. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours will be Friday, Sept. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Petykiewicz, Iocovozzi & Burns Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may be placed on Rose’s online memorial page by going to www.iocovozzifuneralhomes.com.