Rosemary Pongonis, 81, of Willowick went to be with the Lord on Sept. 8, 2013, at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby.
She was born on June 12, 1932, in Cleveland. She was a resident of Willowick for 56 years.
Rose was a devoted housewife for many years and enjoyed sewing, cooking and, most importantly, being with her family.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Rich; daughters, Patti (Don) Dean, Donna (Steve) Palivoda and Diane (Glenn) Spuzzillo; son, Jerry (Debbie); five grandchildren; and son-in-law, James Medved.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Carol.
Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 32114 Vine St., Willowick. Interment will be at All Souls Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Jakubs-Danaher Funeral Home, 36000 Lake Shore Blvd., Eastlake.
Jakubs-Danaher Funeral Home
36000 Lake Shore Boulevard Eastlake, OH 44095
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Sept. 10, 2013