Rose R. Perrotta, 109, of Howell peacefully passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born and raised in Greenwich, New York City and had lived in Staten Island for 35 years before settling in Howell in 1993. Rose worked for the Staten Island School System as a School Aide for many years. While living in Staten Island, she also worked as a Poll Worker for 20 years. Rose was an active member of the Howell Senior Center Club for over 30 years participating in countless productions and enjoying ceramics classes. She was dedicated to her faith, which led her to become a parishioner at St. Veronica’s Church, where she attended Mass for over 30 years. Rose took great pride in taking care of her home and cooking meals for her family. She was true to her traditions, making all recipes from scratch, but her best dish was eggplant parm. Above all, Rose was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who will be missed by her devoted family.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Joseph Perrotta; parents, Elio and Philomena Ianucci; brother, Louis Tanucci; and sister, Katherine Yodice. Rose is survived by her children, Robert Perrotta and his wife, Ann, Thomas Perrotta, Jane Cassidy and her husband, William, and Patricia Lang and her husband, Jeffrey; grandchildren, Jaclyn, Vicky, Melissa, Dana, Christopher, Kaitlin, and Brian; and great grandchildren, Lila, Evie, and Juliana.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her 10:00 AM memorial mass on Monday, November 27, 2023 at St. Veronica Parish, 4215 Route 9 North, Howell Township. Inurnment will follow in St. Gabriel’s Cemetery and Chapel Mausoleum, 549 Newman Springs Road, Marlboro. All arrangements are under the direction of the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Howell Senior Center, 251 Preventorium Road, Howell, NJ 07731. For information, to check for future arrangements, or to leave condolence messages to the family, please visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com