Boylston – Rose Ann (Delgreco) Ciannella, 82, died Sunday, June 24, 2012 after a short illness. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 57 years, Pasquale A. Ciannella, who died in 2006.
She leaves her two daughters, Joan Sharron and her husband, Donald, of Boylston and Patricia Morena and her husband, James, of Boylston; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Rose, Patrick James, Julia Concetta, and Sophia Marie, all of Boylston; her brother, Fred Delgreco of Northborough; along with many much-loved nieces and nephews.
Rose was born in Berlin, daughter of the late Fred Delgreco and Concetta A. (Risi) Delgreco/DelDuca. She was raised in Northborough, attended Northborough High School, and worked for many years for the Marlborough Public School System.
She was a longtime member of the former St. Ann's Parish in Marlborough. While residing in Boylston, she volunteered much of her time to the Boylston Senior Center. She loved reading, traveling, walking, spending time with her friends, and being with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, June 28, from 5 to 8 p.m., in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough. Rose's funeral Mass will be held Friday, June 29, at 10:00 a.m., in St. Rose of Lima Church, 244 West Main St., Northborough. Burial will follow in Howard Street Cemetery.
Flowers or memorial donations in Rose's name may be made to the Cancer Pavilion at Marlborough Hospital, c/o Ellen Carlucci, Development Office, 157 Union St., Marlborough, MA 01752.
For online condolences, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com.