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Rosemary Alfano

Rosemary Alfano

July 2, 1937 - January 22, 2021
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Rosemary Alfano
Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021 at Edgewood Assisted Living. Age 83 years. The daughter of the late Vito and Emma (Prezzato) Ciaramitaro, Rosemary was born on July 2, 1937 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Peter Alfano on August 8, 1980. He survives her. Rosemary was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council #4232 Ladies Auxiliary. For many years Rosemary and Pete held a rosary group at their home. Rosemary and Pete traveled throughout the United States and loved to visit Conyers, Georgia monthly for almost five years. She was an amazing cook and Sunday dinners with family and her famous cannoli will be greatly missed. Rosemary’s glowing smile will always be remembered.


Surviving besides her husband Pete are six children, Theresa (Don) Riedlinger, Saginaw; Joe Cherry, Merrill; John (Colleen) Alfano, Shields; Elizabeth Alfano, Omaha, Nebraska; Kathleen Alfano, Saginaw; Mallary (Jason) Carroll, Austin, Texas; 24 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; one sister, Jennie (David) Schultz, Torch Lake, Michigan; a sister-in-law, Mary Kay Ciaramitaro; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jack (Beverly) Alfano, Joseph (Sherry) Alfano and Dorothy Alfano; close friend, Carol Kelly. Rosemary was preceded in death by her brother, Fred Ciaramitaro; her brother-in-law, Nicholas Alfano and sister-in-law, Amelia “Millie” Ehrhardt.


Funeral Liturgy will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 5376 State Street. Rev. Fr. Richard Bokinskie will officiate. Honoring Mrs. Alfano’s wishes cremation will follow. For those that wish to attend the funeral mass remotely, please use the following link beginning at 10:25 a.m. on Wednesday https://vimeo.com/event/563445/061ab0d148.
Friends may visit at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd., (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and on Wednesday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church or Priests For Life, PO Box 23669, Cocoa, FL 32923
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Joe & Carol DeFrancesco

Posted at 02:01pm
Rosemary was always available with a helping hand, encouragement and a beautiful smile.
Pete, you have our condolences and admiration for your loving care of Rosemary. Joe (Gino) and Carol
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Jon, Melissa, Lena & Gianna Alfano

Posted at 07:05am
So many loving memories of Aunt Rose and times spent together during family events growing up. Our hearts and prayers are with Uncle Pete & family.
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Gary, Lynnette and Stacey Mcauley

Posted at 11:12am
Fond memory of Rosemarie Alfano, deepest sympathy
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Peter & Kathy Ventimiglia, Jack & Marcia Ventim

Posted at 10:29am
Loving memories of Rosemary Alfano, a happy, caring mother and wife. Cuz, we will miss you.
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Yvonne Kwapis

Posted at 09:35am
Rosemary along with Pete worked to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus everyday and every moment they could. She would extend many invitations to come to the rosary prayer meetings at their home sharing Mass and hospitality where there was always food and her famous canolli. I was also lucky to travel with them to the Marian conference in Boyne Michigan. Rosemary always greeted you with a smile and offered to pray for your concerns. May Rosemary peacefully rest in the Kingdom and may her family find comfort in the days ahead.
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