Friday, 14 September 2012 00:00
Rose A. Joseph (nee Finn), 61-year Farmingdale resident and devoted parishioner of St. Kilian Church, passed away peacefully at home on August 28, 2012 in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Henry A. Joseph. Loving mother of Ronald (the late Dorothy), Thomas (Rosalie), Rosemary, Joanne Hernandez (Rafael), James and Ginny Gala (Richard). Devoted Grandma of Bill, Chris, Debbie, Tommy, Matt, Danielle, Jessica, Johanna, Nicholas, Alexander, Jonathan and 11 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents, John and Rosemary (Rottkamp) Finn, sister, Marie Finn, and brothers Henry, Vincent and John Finn. Charter member of the Catholic Daughters of America (Elmont and Farmingdale Chapters.) A funeral mass was held Saturday, Sept. 1, at St. Kilian RC Church, followed by interment at St. Boniface Cemetery, Elmont. Donations in Rose’s memory may be sent to St. Kilian Social Ministry (140 Elizabeth St., Farmingdale, NY 11735). Arrangements were entrusted to the Arthur F. White Funeral Home, Inc.