Rosa D. DePaulis

01/10/2016 8:37 PM |

Rosa D. DePaulis of Southold died at her home Jan. 9. She was 90.

She was born Nov. 5, 1925, in Termoli, Italy, to Antonio and Assunta Colonna and was educated as a teacher there. She also attended Villanova University in Pennsylvania, where she continued her studies.

After living in Italy for many years, she moved to Pennsburg, Pa., and then to Port Jefferson. She has lived in Southold for the past 13 years.

Predeceased by her husband, Bruno G. DePaulis, Nov. 23, 2003, she is survived by her son, Paolo A. DePaulis, and his wife, Debra, of Southold and four grandchildren: Zachary, Jacob, Kayley and Timothy, all of Southold.

Rosa was a prayerful woman who enjoyed praying the rosary. She also enjoyed knitting, cooking and baking.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Jan. 12, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold. Religious services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, at First Presbyterian Church in Southold. The Rev. Dr. Peter J. Kelley will officiate. Interment will follow at St. Patrick R.C. Church Cemetery in Southold.

Memorial donations to Make-A-Wish or Give Kids the World would be appreciated.

This is a paid notice.

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