Rose Marie Lorenzo
October 22, 1926 - December 30, 2016
Rose Marie Lorenzo, 90, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2016 in Modesto, CA.
She is preceded in death by her daughter, Darlene Nicolai, her parents, Jacinto and Maria Costa, her brothers, Peter, Tony and Manuel Leonardo, John Costa and sister Maria Costa.
Rose is survived by her husband of 68 years, Irmino Lorenzo, her children, Kathy (Tom) Ralls, John (Lisa) Lorenzo and Eileen (Forrest) Bryant, 6 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Rose attended Ransom School and graduated from Modesto High School. She loved horses, her favorite was a big red horse named "Rusty". Later when the grandchildren came along it was pony kart rides. Rose loved garage sales and collecting anything dairy related. She loved movies!!
After living on the dairy on Oakdale Road for 25 years Rose and Irmino moved to her childhood home in the Wood Colony area. Irmino hauled cattle and Rose was his bookkeeper. She was a member of MPPA and several Portuguese lodges. Her family was her priority, her smile and love will be greatly missed. The family thanks the staff at Pacifica Senior Living and Hospice for their kind and loving care.
Salas Brothers on Scenic Ave is in charge of arrangements. Viewing will be Monday, January 9, from 4:00-8:00PM, rosary at 6PM. A funeral mass will be held Tuesday, January 10, 10am at St. Stanislaus Church on 7th Street. Burial to follow at St. Stanislaus Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made in her memory to Optimal Hospice Care, 1101 Sylvan Ave #B-10, Modesto 95350 or the
, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. mass cards are also appreciated.
Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel Inc
419 Scenic Dr
Modesto, CA 95350
Published in the Modesto Bee from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2017