Mrs. Rose Marie (DeCrescenzo) Galluzzo, age 102, of Laurel Lane, Warren, died Sunday, November 4, 2012 in the Grand Islander Nursing Home, 333 Greenend Avenue, Middletown. She was the wife of the late Louis Galluzzo.
Born and raised in Bristol, she was a daughter of the late Francisco and Anna (Montura) DeCrescenzo. Rose was a resident of Warren for most of her life. She was a assembly line worker for 30 years for the former Crown Fastener Co. in Warren retiring in 1960. She was previously worked at the former Collins and Aikman Co. in Bristol. She was a communicant of St. Mary of the Bay Church, Warren and a former member of the Warren Town Democratic Committee.
She is survived by two daughters, Marie R. Raposo and her husband Gilbert of Henderson, Nev. and Barbara F. Durfee and her husband Elliott of Fall River, Mass.; six grandchildren, Patrick Swist (Sharon) of Warren, David Swist (Kristin) of Marlborough, Mass., Jen Durfee of West Warwick, Matthew Durfee of Bristol, Robert Raposo (Lynn) of Richmond and Cheryl Perna (Phillip) of Henderson, Nev. and five great grandchildren, Joshua and Jaime Raposo, Julianne, Jeremy Perna and Zachary Swist. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Frank, Vincent “Charlie,” Anthony and Daniel DeCrescenzo and a sister, Theresa Soignoli.
Funeral services are from the Sansone Funeral Home, 192 Wood Street, Bristol, Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Mary of the Bay Church, 645 Main Street, Warren. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Chestnut Street, Bristol. Visitation will be Monday morning only from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meeting Street School, 1000 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02905. For online condolences, shared memories, information and direction go to www.sansonefuneralhome.com.