VERMILION - Rose A. Altomare (nee Buffa), 91, of Vermilion, passed away Friday, January 24, 2014 at her residence following a lengthy illness.
Born January 29, 1922 in Detroit, she moved to Lorain in 1942. For the past 7 years she has been living with her son in Vermilion.
Rose was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ Restored Gospel in Lorain.
Surviving are her sons, Frank (Marylou) of Toledo and Samuel (Dorothy) of Vermilion; a daughter, Frances Rabold of Amherst; 8 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Frank in 1999; her parents, Vito and Frances (nee Ruffino) Buffa; brothers, John, Pete, and Vito; and a sister, Frances Palposi.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. The family will also receive friends on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11:00 am at The Church of Jesus Christ Restored Gospel, 2655 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Twp.
Contributions can be made to The Church of Jesus Christ Restored Gospel, 2655 Broadway Avenue, Lorain, OH 44052.
To send online condolences go to www.dovinfuneralhome.com.
Dovin Funeral Home
2701 Elyria Avenue Lorain, OH 44052
Published in The Morning Journal on Jan. 29, 2014