Rose Marie Capranica, “Rosie” 84 of Mesa Arizona, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt died Thursday November 23, 2023. Rose died peacefully at home of natural causes surrounded by her family.
Rose was born on January 21, 1939, in Springfield Illinois to Mary and Vince Romanotto. She graduated High school from Sacred Heart Academy in 1957 and married her high school sweetheart Ed Capranica “Eddy” the following year. She and Ed created a close knit, and loving family of 7 children. They remained married for 48 years until Ed’s death in 2007. Rose devoted herself to her husband and children throughout her life and worked tirelessly to provide a loving and nurturing home for them.
Her gifts as an amazing seamstress, baker, cook, homemaker, listener and friend brought countless hours of joy and comfort to her family and friends. Her sweet, loving and kind nature benefited all who were lucky enough to have known her.
She is survived by all 7 of her children: Denise Butler, Geno Capranica, Lori Brunson, Annette Capranica, Paula Layne, Eric Capranica and Amy Waz.
Family has chosen to hold services at a later date. Please check back in the coming days. The services will be held at St. Bridget Catholic Church, 2213 North Lindsay Road, Mesa, AZ 85213.
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Please contact the staff of Mariposa Gardens Memorial Park & Funeral Care for questions or comments.