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Rose DiGiacomo

Died: Thursday, March 13, 2003
Forty-seven year Grosse Pointe Shores resident Rose DiGiacomo, 86, passed away on Thursday, March 13, 2003.

Born in Albany, N.Y., Mrs. DiGiacomo was a volunteer at St. John Hospital for more than 25 years, knitting afghans, lap robes and baby blankets as well as making thousands of hand puppets for pediatric patients.

She was active in painting, decoupage and ceramics and loved her garden, which boasted more than 70 rose bushes.

She is survived by her daughter, Jean (Arno) Marcaccio; her grandchildren, Tina (Chris) Staples and Mark (Andrea) Marcaccio; and many other relatives.

She was predeceased by her husband, Domenick.

A funeral Mass was celebrated on Monday, March 17, at St. Lucy Catholic Church, which Mrs. DiGiacomo attended for 45 years.

Interment is in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Arrangements were made by the Van Lerberghe Funeral Home in St. Clair Shores.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchin Missions, 1740 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207.
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