Obituary of Rose Gentile
Rose Gentile, 87, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2017. Rose was the daughter of the late Pietro and Rosa Cosentino. Rose was born and lived most of her life in Brooklyn, NY. She then lived in the Westerleigh section of Staten Island for the next 15 years, until moving to Freehold NJ in 2004.
Rose was a women of many talents. When she wasn’t quilting, knitting , sewing, or painting, she was a full time mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Rose was predeceased by her husband Cosimo “Sam” Gentile on May 15, 2008. She is survived by her 4 devoted children: Sam and his wife Diana Gentile; Diana and her husband John Eschmann, Dolores and her husband Anthony Ceraso and Christine and her husband Vincent Romanzi. Rose is the cherished grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren; dear sister of one brother and one sister.
A visitation will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 2:00 to 6:00 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the funeral home on Monday, September 18, 2016 at 9:00 AM for the procession to her 10:00 AM Funeral Mass at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 16 McLean Street, Freehold. Interment will follow in Old Tennent Cemetery, Tennent. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.