Rose V. Ventresca Jagta, age 85, of Erie, died Thursday, July 19, 2012, at UPMC Hamot after a brief illness. She was born February 19, 1927 in Erie, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Cavicchio Ventresca. She lived in Erie her entire life. Rose had worked at GE for 34 years. She enjoyed traveling, playing cards and reading. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John Jagta; two brothers, John and Joseph Ventresca; and one sister, Lillian Nielsen. She is survived by one sister, Mary Ventresca of Erie and many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the John R. Orlando Funeral Home, 2122 Raspberry Street, on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. and may attend a Funeral Mass on Monday at Saint Boniface RC Church, 9367 Wattsburg Rd., at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation, 130 West 8th Street Suite 216, Erie, PA 16501 or the
. To send condolences visit www.orlandofuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on July 22, 2012