rose benedetto
Rose M. Benedetto, 89, of Weirton, a loving mother and grandmother, passed away Saturday September 19, 2009, at her home, with her family at her side. Rose was born on November 16, 1919, in Dennison, OH, a daughter of the late Sam and Angelina Barnabei. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Amerigo Benedetto, on June 8, 1991; her brothers, Lynn and Ray Barnabei, and a sister, Vera DiDonato. Rose enjoyed caring for her home and family and loved the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. She was a member of Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Christian Mothers. She is survived by her son, James Benedetto of Steubenville, OH, her daughter, Rose Ann Paterra of Weirton, WV; her two granddaughters, Monica Paterra of Wexford, PA, and Carol Benedetto of Columbus, OH. Visitations will be 2-4 & 6-8 PM Monday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10 AM Tuesday at the Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton. Rev. Fr. Dean Borgmeyer will preside. Entombment will follow at the Saint Paul Cemetery Mausoleum, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church or to the Weirton Madonna high School. Share tributes and memories at

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  1. Rose Ann, Monica and family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless, Jennifer and boys

  2. Jimmy and the Benedetto family, Sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. She was a lovely woman and lived a long and fruitful life. Dick & Nancy

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