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Rose L. (Tenuta) Andrews
1929 - 2014
Rose L. (Tenuta) Andrews, 85, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha.
Born in Kenosha on May 28, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Mercurio and Saveria (Muoio) Tenuta. She was a lifelong resident of Kenosha and was educated in local schools.
On May 20, 1948, she married Robert W. Andrews at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
Rosie worked as a waitress/manager at Grecos/Saturnos/Tenutas Restaurant. Because of her great personality, she was the entertainment at the restaurant. She would have everyone in the restaurant at attention while she told stories and jokes. If someone didnt have enough money for their food, she would take money out of her pocket so they could eat. She was compassionate and caring and would help everyone. Our loss is heavens gain. After she retired from the restaurant, her favorite pastime was playing slot machines, traveling, and visiting with family and her club.
Surviving are her sons, Robert W. (Diane) Andrews, Jr. of Kenosha, Patrick Joe (Debbie) Andrews of Pleasant Prairie and Michael Andrews of Kenosha; her daughter, Sandra Andrews of Kenosha; one brother, Joseph (Marge) Tenuta; three sisters, Gilda Conti, Jessie (Robert) Paulson, Louise (Alfredo) Greco all of Kenosha; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Andrews; a granddaughter, Heather Andrews; a daughter, Catherine Andrews; a son, Jerry Andrews; a sister, Minnie Schuppert; and four brothers, Sam Tenuta, George Tenuta, Frank Tenuta, and Anthony Tenuta.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at St. George Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday at Proko Funeral Home from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street Phone: (262) 654-3533
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Proko Funeral Home
5111 60th St. Kenosha, WI 53144
Published online at KenoshaNews.com on Aug. 8, 2014