Mrs. Rose A. Martone – 88


MECHANICVILLE – Mrs. Rose A. Martone, 88, of Newman Ave., died Tuesday morning, Dec. 18th, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Troy, after a brief illness.

Born in Rochester, NY, March 20, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary DeVito Wassil.  Rose’s family moved and lived in Mechanicville most of her life.

A Homemaker, Rose had graduated from Troy Beauty School and had been a beautician from her home for a number of years.

She belonged to the Mechanicville Senior Citizens, the Home Bureau, loved arts and crafts, was a faithful communicant of Assumption-St. Paul Church and served as a greeter at the church and was a member of the church’s Rosary Altar Society.

She was predeceased by her husband of 46 years Emilio “Bill” Martone, who died in 1993, and also brothers Daniel and Junior Wassil and sister Beatrice Landolfo.

Survivors include her son Dr. William J. Martone of No. Bethesda, Md, granddaughters Elizabeth Ann Martone of Washington,DC and Virginia Rose Martone of Arlington, Va.

Also her longtime faithful companion Al Remancus of Mechanicville, along with nieces, nephews and their families.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday at NOON at All Saints on the Hudson South Church (St. Paul’s) 121 No. Main St., Mechanicville.  Burial in Saratoga National Cemetery.

Calling hours at the North Main Street Church on Thursday from 4-7 PM.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the John Ahearn Rescue Squad, PO Box 669, Mechanicville, 12118 in memory of Rose A. Martone. to leave condolences and for directions.