Casale, Rose, Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Beloved mother, grandmother and sister passed away Friday, June 11, 2010 at Caretel Inns of Tri-Cities. Age 95 years. The daughter of the late Joseph and Frances (Canonico) Orelli, Rose was born April 23, 1915 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. She married Nicola Casale on May 27, 1939. He predeceased her April 10, 1987. Rose was employed at Woolworth’s in Pennsylvania for 27 years. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and Seniors with Spirit. Surviving are one son, Michael Casale and his wife Margaret, Saginaw; a son-in-law, Matt Kitko, Williamsport, Pennsylvania; four grandchildren and their spouses, Angela and Steve Sielinski, Nick Casale, Debbie Wolper, Deanna and Todd Kimble; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Rita Kittka; several nieces and nephews. Rose was preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Kitko, two sisters and one brother, Antionetta Smith, Yolanda DiMichele and Vincent Orelli. A Prayer Service will take place at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, June 13, 2010 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. David Parsch will officiate. Friends may call at Holy Spirit Catholic Church on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Holy Spirit Catholic Church. A Funeral Mass and interment will take place later in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road.