Rose F. Romanazzi Rose F. Romanazzi, 97, passed away peacefully on January 28, 2013 in Visalia. She was born April 30, 1915 in Avon, New York to Antonio and Petrina Cutler. Rose attended schools in Avon and Rochester, NY, graduating from St. Joseph's Commercial School. She was a resident of Visalia since 1943. During World War II, Rose worked for the Bracero Program and Farm Security Administration. From 1946 to 1949, she worked for the Southern California Edison Company. After many years as a homemaker, Rose went to work for Kaweah Mortgage Company, a business owned by her brother Frank Cutler. Rose married Matteo Romanazzi in 1949. Their marriage of 51 years ended with Matteo's death in 2001. Rose loved her family and friends and enjoyed cooking for family gatherings, which she cherished. Her baked goods, especially her delicious pies and cakes, were always very special. Rose loved her Catholic faith and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church for over 70 years. She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court Little Flower #1003 in Visalia for 67 years. Rose is survived by two sons, Joseph Romanazzi and wife Elizabeth; Matthew Romanazzi and wife Paula; and grandchildren, Lauren and Christopher Romanazzi. She is also survived by sister-in-laws Angie Buchholtz, Vie Romanazzi, Mildred Romanazzi, and June Romanazzi; brother-in-laws Louie Romanazzi and Tony Romanazzi, numerous nephews and nieces, and special friends Felix and Remy Tangco. She was preceded in death by her sisters Antoinette Turano and Josephine Cutler, and brothers Joseph Cutler and Frank Cutler. Visitation will be held at Miller Memorial Chapel on Thursday, January 31, 2013, from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM. A Rosary will be prayed at St. Mary's Catholic Church on Thursday, January 31, 2013, at 6:00 PM. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 1, 2013, at 10:30 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Visalia District Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church or donor's favorite charity. Arrangements by Miller Memorial Chapel, Visalia, CA.
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Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register on Jan. 31, 2013