Casella, Rose Mary (Palella) EAST GREENBUSH Rose Mary (Palella) Casella, age 86, died November 14, 2012. A homemaker, born in Albany, Rose lived in East Greenbush since 1952 on Phillips Road, Appletree lane and Rosewood Gardens with her husband Arthur. Survivors include her son, Joseph A. Casella (Beverly) of Brooklyn Park, Minn.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Rose was the daughter of the late Joseph and Flavia (DiBlasi) Palella. Beloved sister of the late Charles, John, Josephine Palella (Ferrandino) of Albany and Mary Dianora of Syracuse. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral services 9 o'clock Saturday morning from the Rockefeller Funeral Home, 165 Columbia Tpk, Rensselaer, and then 9:30 at the Church of St. Mary where the Liturgy of Death and Burial will be celebrated. Friends may attend her calling hours Friday evening 4-7 at the funeral home. Interment will be in Calvary cemetery. The family has requested that those who wish make memorial contributions in her name to The Community Hospice, 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144.
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Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Inc.
165 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Published in Albany Times Union from Nov. 15 to Nov. 16, 2012