Rose Critelli

Rose Critelli

AGE: 87 • Perth Amboy

Rose Critelli, 87, a life long resident of Perth Amboy, passed peacefully on Friday, December 7, 2012 at the JFK Medical Center in Edison. A graduate of Perth Amboy High School, class of 1943. Rose was a communicant of the Good Shepherd Parish at Holy Spirit Church in Perth Amboy and was a member of the Rosary Memorial Post # 1613 Catholic War Veterans Ladies Auxilliary and the Holy Spirit Senior Citizens. Rose had been employed for 32 years with the Revlon Corp. in Edison working in the Returned Goods Dept. before retiring in 1992. Prior to that, she had been a telephone operator with Bell Telephone in Perth Amboy for many years. Rose had a great love and devotion for God, her family and her friends. She was a wonderful cook and will especially be remembered for her fine sauce and Italian cheese cake.

She is predeceased by her goddaughter, Marie Malloy who died earlier this year. She leaves behind her beloved husband of 66 yrs., Joseph Critelli, her beloved daughter, JoAnn Jarvis and her son in law, William, of Perth Amboy, her dear granddaughter, Jessica Jarvis of Perth Amboy and her fiance, John Conte of Carteret, and her devoted goddaughter, Linda Cruz of Perth Amboy and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be on Wednesday December 12, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. from the Flynn and Son Funeral Home, 23 Ford Ave. Fords, NJ 08863. Followed by a 10 a.m. Funeral Liturgy at Holy Spirit Church of Perth Amboy. Entombment will follow in the Good Shepherd Mausoleum at St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visitation will be from 2-4 & 7-9 pm on Tuesday, December 11, 2012.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Rose's memory to the Good Shepherd Parish at Holy Spirit Church, 580 Hazel Ave., Perth Amboy, NJ 08861.

For directions or to send condolences, visit

Funeral Home

Flynn and Son Funeral Home
23 Ford Ave  Fords, NJ 08863
(732) 826-0358

Published in Home News Tribune from Dec. 9 to Dec. 10, 2012