Rose F. Ballato

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COLONIE Rose Felecia Ballato of Colonie went to heaven peacefully at the home of her nephew in Delmar Thursday, May 5, 2005. Rose was the daughter of the late Anthony and Carmela (Suriano) Ballato; sister of the late Joseph, Victor and Anthony Ballato; aunt of Victor (Carole) Ballato of Delmar, Mary Bulinski of Utica, Rosemary (Robert) Mineau of Delmar, Anthony (Lorraine) Ballato of Conn., Joseph (Pamela) Ballato of Ga., Theresa Ballato of Conn., Cathy (Anthony) Ricciardi of Ravena, Carmela (Kenneth) Witske of Va. and the late Ann Stein; and numerous grandnephews and nieces. Her lifelong friends, Jeanne and Marie Arico shared many happy memories with Rose as well as her friends, Angie, Lou and Kay. A special thank you must be given to the wonderful care Rose received from the nurses at the Memorial Hospital Heart Center, Martha, Jill, Linda, Dolce and Jackie. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday, May 9, 2005 at St. Teresa of Avila, Albany. Friends may call at the church on Monday prior to the service starting at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands. No flowers please. Contributions in memory of Rose may be made to the Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.

Published in Albany Times Union from May 7 to May 8, 2005