Rose M. (Distefano) Saitta
October 17, 1924 – September 30, 2021
Rose passed away peacefully surrounded by family on September 30, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Antonino and Marianna Distefano; beloved husband, Nunzio; son, Michael; daughter-in-law, Jeanene; and son-in-law, Walter Hason, Jr.; siblings: Mary Anderson, Tina Caniglia, Fina Smith, Carl Distefano, and Litzo Distefano. She is survived by son, Jim; daughters, Rosemary Hason and Nancy (Richard) Lustgraaf; and sister, Jo Olson. Rose is also survived by nine grandchildren: Patricia Swanson, Bethany Graham (Richard), James Saitta (Mande), Traci Saitta, Jonathan Saitta, Joe Saitta, Jennifer Saitta Seals (John), Matthew Vavra (Marissa), and Sarah Hebda (David); fifteen great-grandchildren: Jake, Jennifer (Austin), Maddie (Levi), TJ, Katie, Abbie, Olivia, Natalee, Tate, Faith, Maddon, Mavrik, Haddie, Hudson, and Hayes; and one great-great-grandchild, Jenna.
The family will receive friends on Monday, October 4th from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm. SERVICES: Tuesday, October 5th, 9:15am West Center Chapel to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2110 S. 32nd Ave., for MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL at 10am. Interment, Calvary Cemetery. Memorials will be directed by the family.
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