Rosa "Rose" Mancuso, age 86 of Metuchen, NJ, died peacefully on Sunday, February 24, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Newark, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Rachel and Gerard DeRogatis. Originally from Newark, she and her husband relocated to Metuchen to raise their family. Rose enjoyed spending time with her family, playing card games and scrabble and she also enjoyed visiting the casinos in Atlantic City with her niece Pat Ferarra. She was dedicated to her family and happiest when she was surrounded by those she loved. Rose will be tremendously missed.
She was predeceased by her dedicated and loving husband of over 60 years, Eugene Mancuso in 2012. Rose is survived by her daughter, Florence Matlock, of North Port, FL, her daughter Rachel Kinsey and her husband Joseph of Avenel, NJ, her son, Eugene Mancuso Jr, and his wife, Jodi of Savannah, GA, as well as her nine cherished grandchildren, Chara Fuschetti and her husband Al, Chester Matlock, Gina Laneski, Michelle Sandrow and her husband Eric, Rachel Vasquez and her husband Rich, David Matlock and his wife Lori, Joseph Kinsey Jr., Robert (Bobbie) Mancuso and Annabella (Bella) Mancuso. She is also survived by 10 loving great-grandchildren, Justin Cunha, Julianna Fuschetti, Jianna Kinsey, Al Fuschetti, Maria Fuschetti, Ava Laneski, Halley Sandrow, Christian Vasquez, Dillon Matlock and Alexa (Lexi) Sandrow.
The funeral will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 9:45 am at the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Ave.(Rt.27), Metuchen, followed by a 10:15 am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Francis of Assis Cathedral, Metuchen. Entombment is in Lake Nelson Burial Park, Piscataway.
Visitation is Wednesday from 7-9pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.