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Rose Cannavo, 80, a resident of Port Chester entered into eternal life on October 2, 2013. She was born September 28, 1933 in Limina, Messina, Sicily, Italy to the late Carmelo and Filippa Saglimbeni Garigali. She immigrated to the United States at the age of 17. She was married on September 7, 1950 in Italy to Leonardo Cannavo. She was the owner and operator of Town and Country Boutique in Rye, New York. Rose was a member of Harvest Time Assembly of God Church in Greenwich, Ct.
Rose was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her family and friends will always remember her for her great love of God, life, laughter and generosity. She touched so many lives and made each person feel special and loved. She was the rock of the family and her husband's anchor. Nonna's happiest times were cooking for her grandchildren and spending quality time with each of them. She always said that they brought her great laughter and immense joy. Rose lived life to the fullest and will be forever with us in our hearts.
Rose is survived by her husband Leonardo Cannavo of Port Chester, children, Nanci Briganti and husband Anthony of Port Chester, New York, Joseph Cannavo and wife Jeanne of Juno Beach, Florida, Carmela Cannavo of Scarsdale, New York and Lenny Cannavo of Port Chester, New York. Grandchildren Katie Briganti, Joseph, Lenny and Luke Cannavo. Her sister Josephine Ragusa of Lynbrook, New York and is predeceased by her sister Carmela Manuli.
Visitation will be 4-9pm today, Friday, October 4, 2013 at Craft Memorial Home, Inc. Funeral service will be 9 am on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Harvest Time Assembly of God Church, 1338 King Street, Greenwich, Ct. Interment will follow at Greenwood Union Cemetery, Rye, New York. Memorial donations may be made to the
, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265.
CRAFT MEMORIAL HOME
40 Leicester Street
Port Chester, New York 10573
Craft Memorial Home Inc
40 Leicester St Port Chester, NY 10573
Published in the The Journal News on Oct. 4, 2013