Rose Lio, 92, of Youngstown, Ohio passed away on Thursday July 17th, 2014 at Omni Manor Nursing Home.
Rose was born July 30, 1921 in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of the late Richard and Carmel Acri Lio.
Rose retired from General Electric Mahoning Glass Plant in Niles, Ohio as a glass inspector after many years. She was a member of St. Edward Church in Youngstown. Rose was an avid Cleveland Indians fan and the 49ers football team. In memory of her nephew Alex, Rose was a great supporter of Fairhaven School and the Special Olympics.
Rose is survived by her sister Jane Rostan of Austintown, Ohio and nieces and nephews, James Prevec, Janet Santangelo, Gilbert Lio, Rita Sadler, Henry Rostan and Ronald Rostan and many great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her sisters Mary Ray and Caroline Prevec, her brother James Lio and her nephew Alex Ray.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, July 21st, 12:00 PM at St. Edward Church preceded by a prayer service at 11:15 AM at Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard. The family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Rose will be laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery.
In memory of Rose, the family requests any material contributions be made to the Special Olympics c/o Carol Kirsch, 420 Lincoln Way, Niles, Ohio 44446.
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