Josephine “Josie” (Messcore) Rose – 95

MECHANICVILLE - Josephine “Josie” (Messore) Rose, age 95, died peacefully on August 27, 2013 at Cornerstone Hospice, The Villages, FL.  She resided with her daughter and son-in-law, Lynne and Louis Sisto prior to her illness.  Before moving to Florida several years ago, she was a life long resident ofMechanicville, NY.  She was born on April 28, 1918, the daughter of the late Pasquale and Allesandra Romanelli Messore.  She was predeceased by her beloved husband Nicholas A. Rose who passed away May 31, 2000.  They were married 60 years.  She worked at the Stillwater Knitting Mill until her retirement in 1966. 

 She is survived by her loving children, Lawrence (Ann Marie) Rose of Saratoga Springs, NY and The Villages, FL; Ronald (Helen) Rose of Mechanicville, NY, Lynne (Louis) Sisto, The Villages, FL, five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren,  brother  Thomas (Frances) Messore, Stillwater, NY.  She was also predeceased by her brothers, Dominick and Michael Messore and sister Mary Messore.  She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews.  She was an avid reader and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.  She enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles and playing cards and games at the Recreation Centers in The Villages.  Memorial contributions may be made to Cornerstone Hospice, 601 Casa Bella, The Villages, FL 32162. A private service will be held in Mechanicville at the convenience of the family. to leave condolences.

Local arrangements by the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, Mechanicville.


James R. Rose – 60

MECHANICVILLE – James H. Rose, 60, of Park Ave., died Sunday, May 5th, after a brief illness.

Born in Troy, January 9, 1953, son of the late Howard and Anna Mae Baker Rose, Jim was a 1971 graduate of LaSalle Institute of Troy, and also had graduated from Plattsburgh State College.  He assisted his mother’s former business Rose Insurance Agency for a number of years.

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