Rosalie M. Locastro (nee LaPlaca), 99, of Oradell, NJ, formerly of Bristol, RI, Brooklyn and Jackson Heights, NY, died on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012.
She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph C. Locastro and devoted mother of Frank Locastro and his wife Lori, Camille Pansa and her husband Thomas. She was the cherished sister of Kay Puglisi and her late husband Pete; loving grandmother of Adienne Murphy and her husband Peter, Danielle Musso and her husband Michael, and Cara O’Hare; and geat grandmother of Joseph Murphy and Miranda Jane Musso.
Rosalie was very creative and had an innate sense of style. She was a fine, professional seamstress, and for 20 years, she was a member of Bristol’s First Congregational Church, giving time and energy to its sewing group. But her greatest joy was always her family and friends. During her time in Bristol, she was a member of the Bayberry Garden Club and a volunteer at Blithewold.
Friends and family are invited for visitation at Volk Leber Funeral Home, 268 Kindedaunack Road, Oradell, NJ on Sunday from 4-8 PM.
A funeral service from the funeral home on Monday at 8:30 a.m. and then to St. Joseph RCC, Oradell for a 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Interment to follow in Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her name to Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School, 7202 31 51 Avenue, East Elmhurst, NY 11370.