August 16, 1923 – June 4, 2014
Rose, 90, passed away peacefully June 4, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Sunday, June 8 at Tonini Funeral Home, Rosary and Wake Service at 4. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m., Monday, June 9 at St. Anthony Catholic Church with burial at Glendale Cemetery.
Rose Marie, daughter of Joseph and Mary Angela (Talarico) Leo, born August 16, 1923 in Des Moines. Her life was spent serving and caring for others. The true joys of her life were caring for her grandchildren, preparing Sunday Dinner for her family, and making Italian cookies for holidays and special occasions. Rose was a member of the Twelve Star Club, Past President of the Belizzi MacRae American Legion Auxiliary, and honored as a Pillar of St. Anthony Catholic Church in 2012. She attended mass daily.
Rose is remembered by her son, Tony (Kim) Bisignano; granddaughters, Emily and Allison; sister, Annie (Jim) McNeer; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alfonso; grandson, Nick; brothers: Charles, Pete, and Joe, Jr.; and sisters: Catherine, Frances, and Carmella.
Our family would like to give special thanks to her loving caregivers who enabled her to stay in her home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family for a memorial to be decided at a later date.Information provided by: Brooks Funeral Care 7975 University Blvd. Clive, IA 50325 www.meaningfulfunerals.net