2009-03-13 / Obits

Selma "Sally" De Rosa

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Selma "Sally" De Rosa

Selma De Rosa, a former Far Rockaway resident, died March 9.

She was 81.

De Rosa was born in Far Rockaway on October 15, 1927. She attended Far Rockaway High School and Beauty Culture School. She worked 20 years in the cafeteria of Lawrence High School. She was also a "renowned" cake baker.

De Rosa was preceded in death by her parents James and Antoinette (De- Napoli) Annarelli; and brothers, John and Dominick Annarelli.

She is survived by her husband, Salvatore C. De Rosa; daughter, Donna Puliafico; sons, Joseph (Anne), Steven (Ellie) and Dr. Michael; grandchildren, Felicia, Allison, Nicholas, Natalie, Michael, Betina, Shayna and Salvatore; sisters, Theresa Caminiti, Margaret Rairden, Angelina Spallanzani and Beatrice DeGiorgio; and brother, Sylviano Annarelli.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Meserole Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass was celebrated at Our Lady of Good Counsel RC Church in Inwood. Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, New York.

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