Rose Marie Donafrio, 47, of Pulaski passed away the evening of Friday, April 13, 2018, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
Rose Marie was born March 10, 1971, in New Castle. She was a daughter of the late Donald R. Donafrio. Her mother Mary Loader Donafrio survives.
Rose Marie was of the Catholic faith.
She was a graduate of Shenango High School, class of 1989.
Rose Marie will be remembered by her family as a loving daughter and sister.
She worked as the manager of the St. Lucy Bar in Hillsville for more than 10 years.
Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends.
In addition to her mother, Mary, Rose Marie is survived by her brother and stepbrother, Donald S. (Melissa) Donafrio of Chesapeake, Virginia, and David William Eckstrom of Ludlow, Pennsylvania; three sisters, Maryann (Lloyd) Clevenger of Cameron, North Carolina, Carla M. Bush of New Castle and Christine M. (Brandon) Johnson of New Castle; daughter, Victoria R. Donafrio of New Castle; and her dog, Rex.
Rose Marie was preceded in death by her father, Donald R. Donafiro.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Elks Club, 410 Cascade St.
A memorial service will be held following visitation at the Elks Club. The Rev. Richard Nero will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that memorial contributions be made in her memory to the GNC Federal Credit Union, 201 Jefferson St., New Castle.
Online condolences may be viewed or offered at www.nogafuneralhome.com.
Published on April 15, 2018