1201 Main Street - Pittston (Port Griffith), PA 18640

Rose Marie Rosiak - November 5, 2013

Rose Marie Rosiak, 90, of Port Griffith, passed away Friday, November 1, 2013, at Highland Manor, Exeter. She was the widow of Edward Rosiak, Sr., who passed away Dec. 31, 1963.

Born in Port Griffith, she was the last surviving child of the late Thomas and Sophie Vincek Novak. She attended Jenkins Twp. High School. Prior to retirement, she worked in several local dress factories. She was a former member of St. John the Baptist Church, Pittston, where she was a member of the Christian Mothers and was most recently a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston. Rose was also a member of the Jenkins Twp. American Legion, Post 938 Ladies Auxiliary, the Jenkins Twp. Senior Citizens Club, where she enjoyed playing Bingo, and the Jenkins Twp. Democratic Organization.

Rose was a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, who was cherished by her family. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Gerald Gibbons and Highland Manor for the compassionate care given to Rose.

Surviving are her sons, Thomas Rosiak and his wife, Rebecca, Pittston; John Kevin Rosiak and his wife, Maureen, Kingston; Stephen Rosiak and his wife, Lisa, Wilkes-Barre; daughters, Mary Rose Rosiak, Hanover Twp.; Eleanor "Jeanie" Giamusso, Pittston; daughter-in-law, Margaret Rosiak, Exeter; 15 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her son, Edward "Whitey" Rosiak, Jr. in 2004, brothers, Albert, Bartholomew, Daniel, Edward, John, Stephen, Joseph and Thomas Novak and sisters, Annie Jacinski, Mary Kurutz, Margaret Pramick.

A blessing service will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. in the Baloga Funeral Home, Inc. 1201 Main Street, Pittston (Port Griffith), by Fr. Brian J.W. Clarke. Interment will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Exeter.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M.

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From: Jerry & Ellen Mondlak

Location: , PA    Date: 2013-11-04

Our sympathy goes to the Rosiak family. We will always remember Rosie for her friendly smile for the best Haluski.

From: John Dean

Location: , PA    Date: 2013-11-04

To Rosiak Family Sincere condolences on the passing of your mom. Rose was truly a thoughtful and happy lady. John, Jack & Jim Dean

From: Debbie Harenza

Location: Mountain Top, PA    Date: 2013-11-04

Tommy and family, So sorry for your loss of your dear Mother. God Bless.

From: Louis Gibbons

Location: Eagan, MN    Date: 2013-11-03

Sorry for your lost Tom.

From: Marilyn (Novak) Bigham

Location: Markle, IN    Date: 2013-11-02

I will always remember going up the hill to visit Aunt Rosey and never knowing which one of the kids would be there. I might have been shy, but always felt so welcomed. My thoughts are with you all at this time.

From: Jim Dean

Location: Philadephia, PA    Date: 2013-11-01

Tommy and Family, I remember your mother very well She was a very sincere woman. My thoughts are with you at this time.

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