New London - Rose M. Brown, 100, of 31 Vauxhall St., New London, formerly of Waterford, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Beechwood Rehab & Nursing Center in New London.
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Rose was born Jan. 23, 1914, in Waterford, the daughter of the late Frank and Catherine (Garigliano) Cascio. For 25 years, she was employed as an administrative assistant at General Dynamics, retiring in 1975.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda Hedden and her husband, Richard, of Waterford; a daughter-in-law, Anna M. Brown of Groton; five grandsons, 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Charles J. Brown, whom she married in 1938 and together they shared 42 years of marriage. She was also predeceased by a son, Charles R. Brown.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at St. Joseph Church, 17 Squire St., New London. Burial will follow in Jordan Cemetery, Boston Post Road, Waterford.
The Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Ocean Ave., New London, is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Kindly omit flowers. Donations in her memory may be made to the
, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492.
The family would like to thank the staff of Beechwood Rehab and Nursing Center for their wonderful and compassionate care of our mother, gram and gramma Rose.
Condolence messages may be left on Mrs. Browns's memorial page at www.neilanfuneralhome.com.
Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home
12 Ocean Avenue
New London, CT 06320
Published in The Day on Feb. 23, 2014