Salem, NH — Rosario P. Contarino, 95, of Salem, NH died Thursday, Oct. 11th at Salemhaven. Rosario was born and educated in Lawrence, MA the son of the late Concetta (Consoli) and Peter Contarino. He served in the US Navy during WW II on the USS Currituck during the liberation of the Philippines. He was a barber in Lexington, MA for many years. Rosario was a member of the Sons of Italy in Lawrence. He was an avid piano player and enjoyed bingo and crafts at Salemhaven. He loved spending time with his family. He was predeceased by his wife Ida (Murabito) Contarino. He is survived by his son, Peter and his wife Phyllis Contarino of Salem, NH; 2 Grandchildren, Brenda Scott of Windham and Debra C. and David Steele of Andover, MA; 4 Great Grandchildren, Erika and Corey Steele and Morgan and Rebecca Scott and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Graveside services will be held at Wednesday, Oct. 17th at 10:30 AM at Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, MA. There are no calling hours. Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH., has care of the arrangements To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com