Boca Raton, Florida, Formerly of Lawrence — Rose M. (Patane) Strocchio, 94, of Boca Raton, FL, formerly of Lawrence, passed away Tuesday January 29, 2013 at the JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, FL. She was born in Italy and was the daughter of the late Antonio and Rose Patane.
Mrs. Strocchio was raised and educated in Lawrence and was a graduate of Lawrence High School. She was retired from Grieco Brothers where she worked as a stitcher. She volunteered at local hospitals and was active in area Italian social organizations and was a member of St. Rita’s Sodality. She loved spending time with family and friends and was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She was predeceased by her husbands, Joseph J. Coletta, and Nello J. Strocchio.
Mrs. Strocchio is survived by her son, Joseph J. Coletta, Jr. of Boca Raton, FL; her granddaughter, Laurie Coletta – Alexson of Charlotte, NC and her great-grandchildren, Bianca and Tyler Alexson. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, February 4, 2013 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at the Cataudella Funeral Home 126 Pleasant Valley St. Methuen. Funeral services will follow the conclusion of visiting hours on Monday at 11:00 AM in the funeral home chapel. Entombment will be in St. Mary’s – Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence. For directions and online condolences please visit www.cataudellafh.com.