Rose R. Dahowski
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TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE - Rose R. Dahowski, 90, of the Town of Poughkeepsie, passed away April 11, 2012 at home. She was born on February 22, 1922 in Alife, Italy, in the Province of Caserta, the daughter of Rinaldo & Filomena Funiciello Giammatteo. After graduating from High School she graduated from the Wilfred Beauty Academy in New York City. She married Michael T. Dahowski in 1969 in Poughkeepsie, NY. He pre-deceased her on June 25, 2006. She was the former owner of the Mona Lisa Beauty Shop in Poughkeepsie and was an Instructor at the former Newburgh Beauty School in Newburgh, NY. She was a member of the St. Rita's Society of Mt. Carmel Church and The Victory Lodge of the Italian Center. She was a loving sister who enjoyed music, loved to laugh and had a great sense of humor. She is survived by a son: Anthony Caselnova of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; brother: Robert Giammatteo of E. Greenbush, NY and a sister: Edith Luca of Poughkeepsie, NY. There are several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Friday April 13, 2012 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Wm. G. Miller & Son F.H., Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Family and friends are asked to meet at St. Martin de Porres Church, 118 Cedar Valley Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 on Saturday at 9:30 AM for a Mass of Christian Burial. Entombment will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers Memorial Donations may be made to: Hospice foundation, 374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Or
, 3 Winners Circle, Ste. 300, Albany, NY 12205. If you wish to send an online condolence please visit our web site at
William G Miller & Son Funeral Home Inc
371 Hooker Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Apr. 12 to Apr. 14, 2012