D'Andrea Bros. Funeral Home

99 Oak Street, Copiague, NY


Rosemary J. Zappola

July 6, 1951December 5, 2019

Rosemary Zappola, a longtime resident of Copiague L.I., died on Thursday, December 5th, at the age of 68 years.

Rosemary was born July 6th, 1951 in Brooklyn to her parents, Anthony and Ann Zappola. She was raised in Copiague, and graduated from Copiague High School in 1969. She worked in the Dairy industry as a freight clerk for Freshway Distributors in Hicksville. Rosemary enjoyed attending concerts, crocheting, crafts, and socializing with friends & family.

Surviving is her family - her son, Brian; her grandson, Maximillian; her sister, Ann and brother, Robert; & family of nieces, nephews, great nieces/nephews and great-great niece. She is preceded by her parents, Anthony and Ann Zappola.

Family and friends will gather for Memorial Visitation on Saturday, January 18th from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. During the visitation the Catholic Wake Service will be offered at 3:00 p.m. by Deacon Phil Mills of Our Lady of the Assumption R.C. Church.


  • Memorial Visitation Saturday, January 18, 2020
  • Prayer Serivce Saturday, January 18, 2020


Rosemary J. Zappola

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Joyce Weisberg (Viggiani)

January 18, 2020

Rest in peace my friend. You will be missed by many and thought of always. My condolences to Brian and the family. Your mom was such a loving and caring person.

Joyce Viggiani
Class of 69

Diana Krauss

January 17, 2020

Everyone will miss you dearly! We had some good times at Kozy Shack! We were a family! Until we meet again my friend! Love you!
To Roe's family, my deepest condolences on your loss!! Our thoughts are with you while you learn to live without her here, but hold her dear in your heart always!

Sonja and Joe Scirica

January 15, 2020

Rest In Peace Rosemary. We all shared many memories in our teens with you , your sister Ann, and my sister Carol. To Annie, your son Brian and all your family our condolences. We will miss you.
Sonja and Joe

ann nuzzi

January 14, 2020

My dear sister Rosemary, Rest In Peace. I will miss you more then you ever knew. Growing up together was fun. As a family we had "good times" and "not so good times" . But it always worked out for us as a family. Until we meet again. Watch over all of your family down here, who Love you very much. Dear Brian we are so sorry for the loss of your Mom . And Max our condolences for the loss of your Grandma Roe. Love you Rosemary , Sis and Bro. and the rest of the "Clan"

Michele Paladino

January 11, 2020


I really loved your Mom. She was such a nice kind person. I know how much she loved you & I'm sure her grandson. She must of been a great Mom too because I know you turned out pretty good yourself. Thinking of you & your Mom today & just know what a special Mom you had. Love, Michele Paladino

Lillian and Ken Dickey

January 9, 2020

Our Deepest Condolences to you Brian and your entire Family for the loss of your Mom, Rosemary. Our Prayers are with you.

Marek Twarowski

January 8, 2020


My deepest condolences on the passing of your mother and may my prayers ease the pain of your loss.

Colleen Burke Coningsby

January 8, 2020

Rest In Peace my fellow classmate
Colleen (Burke)Coningsby
Copiague class of 69

Marlene Pizzo

January 8, 2020

Dear Brian and Family,
Please accept my deepest sympathies on your Moms passing. I had the pleasure of working with your Mom many years ago at Manchester Equipment. She was a beautiful person and a loving and dedicated Mom and Grandmother. May she rest in heavenly peace.

Marlene Pizzo