Rose Marie (Buffardi) D'Annunzio, a homemaker and cook of Conshohocken, Pa., passed away at the Regina Nursing Center of Norristown, Pa. on Friday Nov. 9, 2012. She was 104.|
Rose was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa. on March 30, 1908. She has lived in Conshohocken for the last 16 years, formerly of Narberth where she had lived for over 30 years, when she moved from Norristown and Conshohocken where she lived with her late husband. She was a member of SS. Cosmas & Damian RC Church of Conshohocken, Pa.
Rose was a homemaker and had worked with St. Justin's Rectory in Narberth, Pa where she was the cook and helped with housekeeping for over 30 years. Rose attended Senior Adult Activity Center of Norristown, Pa.
She was predeceased by her parents, Florindo Buffardi and Philomenia (DePalo) Buffardi; her husband, the late John S. D'Annunzio; four brothers, Carmen, Florindo, Raymond, and Albert Buffardi; and two sisters, Mary Mack and Jean Buhler.
She is survived by two sons, John D'Annunzio of Plymouth Meeting, Pa. and Joseph (Martha) D'Annunzio of Conshohocken, Pa.; a brother, Nicholas Buffardi of Collegeville, Pa.; a sister, Marguerite Vermuth of Collegeville, Pa.; eight grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren and a great-great grandson.
Her Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday Nov. 14, 2012 at 10 a.m. from the SS. Cosmas & Damian RC Church 209 West Fifth Ave & Maple St., Conshohocken. Fr. Gasper A. Genuardi will be officiating.
Friends may call on Wednesday morning from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Moore & Snear Funeral Home 300 Fayette Street Conshohocken Pa. Interment will be at St. Matthew's Cemetery, Conshohocken, Pa.
Memorial contributions may be made in Rose's memory to American Red Cross, to help Hurricane Sandy Victims, 2300 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103.
Published in www.timesherald.com on Nov. 12, 2012