Rose M. Hills

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Born: September 22, 1922

Died: December 10, 2013

Services: St. Joseph's RC Church Monday, December 16, 2013 10:00AM

Visitation: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Sunday, December 15, 2013 2-4 & 7-9PM

Rose Hills, 91, of Charleston, a homemaker who enjoyed the theater, died Tuesday at home.

Born Rose Sinatra in Manhattan, she arrived on Staten Island as a young girl. She lived in Dongan Hills before moving to Georgia in the 1940s. She returned to the Island in 1952 and settled in Charleston.

Mrs. Hills was a homemaker and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Stolzenthaler Chapter, Columbiettes.

In her leisure time, she enjoyed going to the theater, crocheting, doing crafts and cooking.

She was a parishioner of St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Rossville

Her husband, James Sr., whom she married in 1943, died in 1996.

She is survived by two sons, James Jr. and Robert; a daughter, Carole Hassel; six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be Monday from the Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, Tottenville, with a mass at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery, Oakwood.

Cemetery: Ocean View Cemetery (Map)

Location: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)

Church: St. Joseph's RC Church-Rossville (Map)