Elaine E. DeRosa, 69, of Marlborough
Marlborough – Elaine E. (Leazer) DeRosa, 69, of Marlborough, died Monday, April 28, 2014 at Marlborough Hospital. A lifelong Marlborough resident, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Rita (Quint) Leazer and the wife of the late Joseph DeRosa Jr., who died in 1993.
She had been employed for many years as a waitress at the former Oxford Restaurant in Marlborough and Russo's Restaurant in Maynard.
In 1995, she became the office manager for Al Brodeur's Auto Body, Inc. in Marlborough, where she developed a close relationship with their customers and her fellow employees. She retired in 2010 due to illness. She had previously worked at Waldron Auto Body, Marlborough.
A member of the former St. Mary's Parish, she enjoyed the companionship of her late mother.
She is survived by her sons, James DeRosa of Marlborough and Joseph DeRosa III and his wife Christine of Lee, N.H.; her brother, Robert Leazer of Lincoln, Nebraska; her grandchildren, John Mike, Vanessa, Joey, Dereck, James Jr., and Jacob; and her great-granddaughter, Kendra. She was also the mother of the late John DeRosa, who died in 1987, and the sister of the late Leonard Q. Leazer and Richard W. Leazer.
Visiting hours will be held Sunday, May 4, from 2 – 4 p.m., at the Slattery Funeral Home, 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 5, at 10 a.m., at the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Beach Street, Marlborough.
Donations may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or American Lung Association of New England, 460 Totten Pond Rd., Suite 400, Waltham, MA 02451.
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