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Rosalie Ann Giannetto

June 20, 1933October 23, 2020

Rosalie A Giannetto, 87, of East Stroudsburg formerly of North Arlington, NJ passed away peacefully at Grace Park Senior Living on October 23. Rosalie had been proceeded in death by her husband Leonard C Giannetto. Born in Allentown Pa, she was the daughter of the late Joaquim Lopes and Susanna (Novajovsky) Lopes. Rosalie enjoyed cooking, baking, and taking care of her four children as a stay at home mother. Later in her life she worked at Kmart for many years before retiring. Some of her hobbies included walking at the mall with friends, attending shows as well as going to the movies. She also enjoyed listening and dancing to Polka music. Although she was only at Grace Park for a short time, she enjoyed meeting new friends and the many activities they offered. Rosalie was a long time member of St. Mathews Church in East Stroudsburg. Rosalie is survived by her four children: Thomas Giannetto and his wife Peg of Scranton, PA; Karen Siegal and her husband James of Watchung, NJ; Stephen Giannetto and his wife Kelly of Effort, PA; Mark Giannetto and his wife Marie of East Stroudsburg, PA. Two granddaughters; Megan Giannetto of Scranton, PA and Angela (Giannetto) Fox of Hickory, NC. Three grandsons; Michael Giannetto of Charlottesville, VA, Jackson Siegal of Chevy Chase, MD and Derek Siegal of Watchung, NJ and four great grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister Dolores (Lopes) Albert and many nieces and nephews. Due to recent health concerns a memorial will take place at a later date. However, burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Donations can be made to

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Sharon Iellimo

October 27, 2020

Karen, Thomas, Mark, & Stephan, and to your extended family, Thinking of all of you at this time, and sending our deepest condolences to all of you. Time passes by so quickly, and we all have to cherish every moment and spend as much time with our loved ones, never knowing when we will be called “ home”. Always treasure your time and memories you had with your mom, and when you feel sad remember her beautiful smile and laughter . Your dad was a character to! Always made us laugh. I’m sure they are all up in Heaven, with your mom and dad , Aunt Sue, Aunt Josie, My Dad, playing his accordion and they are all dancing the polka! Even though we are all far apart, we are close in our hearts . Hopefully one day we will all be together dancing the Polka! Sending hugs and love. God Bless Rosalie , May She Rest In Peace . ➕Cousin Sharon & Bill Iellimo. (Novajovsky)

JoAnn Novajovsky

October 27, 2020

I was deeply saddened to learn of Cousin Rosalie's passing. Knowing how very much she missed Lenny, my 1st thought & vision was of their beautiful & love-filled reunion in heaven.
I would never think of taking a trip from CT to PA without making a stop in Stroudsburg to see The Giannetto's ~ I just loved them so much! Our families made so many wonderful & beautiful memories over the years, but the one that stands out is when all of the CT clan landed at their house in The Poconos and there were people (lots of them) sleeping all over the house & floors & in pitched tents out in the yard for our planned outing to Great Gorge! It was a weekend of nothing short of tons of laughter & fun memory-making. We all still talk about that special time, and I've no doubt that the reminiscing continues in heaven!
Rosalie's infectious smile, laughter & love of Polka music and dancing will always remain in my heart . She & Lenny's genuine love & dedication to family is their most memorable legacy they leave behind.
To cousins Tom, Karen, Steve & Marc (& families) you are all blessed to have had the best parents & teachers ever, & I am truly thankful that God made us family.
RIP Cousin Rosalie in His loving arms. You will be deeply missed, but memories of you fill my heart with so many beautiful times together!

Pepper (Alice) Fea

October 26, 2020

So very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. Will never ever forget all the fun & times shared together back in North Arlington, (& with the other kids...like Chopper), especially during the summer time in August when I'd spend a couple of weeks by your Grandma Sue (miss her so much too!) & the day your mom & dad & Dolores came to my barn & your dad was riding around on my horse! It was such a good day. She truly was so much fun to be with & just laughed together all the time. So glad to have those memories of her. Pray that the peace of the Lord will uphold & comfort all of you during this most difficult time. I know that you have many precious memories of her that you will have forever. May those memories make you smile. No doubt your mom will be greatly missed!

Our most deepest heartfelt sympathy & condolences to all of you! Love, Cousins Alice & Sisto Fea

Debra Mccracken

October 26, 2020

We would just like to say how sorry we are for the loss of your mom. She was a special lady. I remember all the fun we had in North Arlington with all of you and your mom and dad. I know she will be truly missed. Love cousin Debbie, Kevin, Patrick, Matthew.

Cheryl Romaniello

October 25, 2020

Sending healing prayers to the Giannetto family. "Auntie" as we fondly called her was such a wonderful and caring person. I am so grateful for all of the visits we were able to have over the years. She never let us leave without feeding us something. Sitting around her table while enjoying a snack and conversation are some of my special memories. She enjoyed hearing about our travels and loved to recount all of the trips she and Uncle Lenny took over the years. While she may be gone from this earth, Auntie will always remain in my heart.

Jerry Bozio

October 23, 2020

Auntie was always an absolute joy to be around. Her laughter and smiling face will be deeply missed but NEVER forgotten. Many great memories , thanks for the laughs and great times Auntie. Love you, Jerry b

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