Gemma (De Rosa) Artuso

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    - Carol Sadowski
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Artuso (De Rosa), Gemma, Broward County resident since 1959, died Wednesday, August 26, 2009. Gem was born January 21, 1924 in Philadelphia, PA. She and Joseph Artuso were married May 12, 1944 and recently celebrated 65 years of marriage. Gem spent her life dedicated to caring for her family. She is survived and missed by her loving and devoted husband, Joseph of Coral Springs, FL; daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Thomas Johnston of Coral Springs, FL and son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Kathleen Artuso of Coral Springs, FL; her sisters, Pearl Stemler and Vi McDowell both of Charlotte, NC; three grandchildren, Darin Johnston (Holly) of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Jill Vassil (John) of Parrish, FL, and Joseph Artuso of Coral Springs, FL; and three great-grandchildren, Bella and Brianna Vassil and William Johnston, all of Florida. Friends may call Sunday evening, August 30th from 6-8 p.m. at the Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 2401 SW 64 Ave., Fort Lauderdale. A Memorial Service celebrating her life will be held at Forest Lawn Funeral Home on Monday, August 31st at 11 a.m. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Davie. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gem's memory to The , www.alz.org.
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Published in Sun-Sentinel on Aug. 30, 2009
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