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Rose Vitolo

February 28, 1919 ~ March 6, 2019 (age 100)

Rose Vitolo was born in Brooklyn, New York February 28th, 1919. She saw and lived some of the most important and impacting events in the History of the World!

She had two Very Happy and Loving parents who both overcame Enormous Personal Adversity and Pain.

Her parents, Jimmy and Teresa Melaccio made sure that their children would have a Great life and opportunity in America.

Rose was blessed with two sisters, Violet and Lillian and a Dear brother Tommy.

Rose’s Love of singing Blossomed when she won a singing contest at age 12 on radio station WMBQ in Brooklyn. She sang with her sisters “ the Flower sisters “ and her brother Tommy had his own radio Show.

She carried on with her Love of singing years later at Lincoln School where her children attended the many Theatre Events where she sang there to everyones Great Pleasure.

 After Secretarial School she met the Love of her life Louis Vitolo and they wed on Jan 28th 1939. They had 4 Adoring children, Ray, Conrad, Teresa and Bobby.

She has 5 Beautiful Grandchildren and 6 Adorable Great Grandchildren.

Rose and Louis raised their children with Love and Kindness and Respect for Everyone.

They celebrated 50 years of Marriage in 1989 and Rose had carried on since the passing of Louis in 1991.

For the last 28 years she had Championed the messages of Love, kindness and Caring, not only for her Family but for everyone who had ever met her and seen her Joyful smile and Genuine concern for the welfare of others.

We take Great Pleasure in Celebrating a Life that was filled with Happiness and Joy that was augmented by the Love, Care and Companionship of her Wonderful Daughter Teresa who is a living testament to Rose’s unconditional Love and Kindness to us all.

  We celebrated Mom's 100 Fantastic years of Life and now celebrate her Eternal Life in Heaven once again joined with the Love of her life, Louis.

They now both Smile upon all of us with Happiness and Joy from above.
  We all Love you Mom!

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