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Long, Rosella (Melfi)
1931 - 2018
Rosella Ann (Meifi) Long, age 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Worthington Christian Village. She was a former member of both Holy Family and St. Philip the Apostle parishes. She retired after 25 years as assistant to the Registrar at Capital University, was the former owner of Bridal Distinction of Columbus and was a lifelong professional seamstress. Rosella was well known for cooking the most delicious Italian meals and welcomed everyone graciously into her home. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lester; parents, Guiseppe and Maria (DeGiralamo) Melfi; brother-in-law, Thomas Mangia; niece, Mary Jo Mangia. Survived by three devoted children, Rosemarie (Rick) Bauer of New Albany, John (Lynn) Long of Dublin and Dianne (Mike) Eberts of New Albany; seven grandchildren, Jonathon (Jubal) Bauer, Amy (Paul) Haddad, Ashley Bauer, Taylor and John Michael Long, Nicholas and Joseph Eberts; great-granddaughter, Piper Rose Bauer; sister, Josephine (Melfi) Mangia; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call on SATURDAY, April 14, 2018, from 1-5 p.m., at the JOHN QUINT TREBONI FUNERAL HOME, 1177 West Fifth Avenue. Family and friends are asked to gather on MONDAY, April 16, 2018, at The Church of the Resurrection, 6300 East Dublin Granville Road (New Albany) at 10:00 a.m. for her funeral Mass. Burial will follow at the St. Joseph Cemetery. The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Worthington Christian Village for their nursing care, compassion and friendship over the years. Memorial contributions are possible and may be made to the Worthington Christian Village, 165 Highbluffs Blvd., Columbus Ohio 43235. Condolences may be sent via www.johnquint.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Apr. 10 to Apr. 12, 2018
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