Rose (Pettine) Degni of Abington, formerly of Braintree, died March 10, 2013, at the age of 91. She was the loving mother of Peter M. Degni and his wife Carol, Vito P. Degni and his wife Sandra and Phyllis J. Rubini and her husband John; dear grandmother of Julie Rubini and Nick Parker, Danielle Zerella and her husband Kris, Christopher Degni and his wife Ann and Michelle Galluzzo and her husband John; devoted sister of Gina Bucci and her husband Joseph; dear great-grandmother of Alexandria, Gianna, Sofia, Anthony, Benjamin; and Godmother of Michael Bucci. Also survived by many extended grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Rose was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was a stitcher for the garment industry and member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. During World War II, she worked as a welder at Gillette. She will be missed by all who were blessed to have known her. Reposing at the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington St., South Braintree. A funeral service was held Friday, March 15, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Visiting hours were Thursday 4-8 p.m. Burial was private. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Drive, Rockland, MA 02370. For additional information or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit www.cartwrightfuneral.com.
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Published in The Abington Mariner from Mar. 13 to Mar. 20, 2013