ROMANO, Rosina (Francella)


Rosina ROMANOPeacefully passed away at the F.J. Davey Home on Friday, January 2, 2015 at the age of 76, surrounded by her daughters, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.

Beloved wife of the late Alfredo (Freddie). Dear Mother of Maria, late Ralph, Lina (Bruno), Debbie (Gerry) and Angie. Dear nana of Daniela and Crystal (Tim). Dear daughter of the late Michele and late Carolina Francella. Daughter-in-law of the late Raffaele and late Maria Antonia Romano. Sister-in-law of the late Luigi and Erminia Romano, late Assunta and Giacomino Vecchio, Emilia and late Rosario Romano and Giuseppe and Rosaria Romano. Special “Zia” to many nieces and nephews.

“Rosie” had a passion for cooking and gardening and she dedicated her life to raising a beautiful family. She has passed on many wonderful traditions to her daughters, such as, making a tasty sauce, sausage making, and many more.

Special thank you to the staff of the F.J. Davey Home, especially the Driftwood 2 staff, for taking special care of our mother for the past 6 years.

Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 from 6 pm until 9 pm. Funeral mass to be celebrated from St. Gerard Majella on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 11 am. Father Iruthayaraj Arulraj officiating. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society, F.J. Davey Home or ARCH would be gratefully accepted.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at

“Un Brindisi a Rosinella, una mamma proprio bella.”