Rosalind I. “Rosie” Jafrate, 84, of Washington, PA, formerly of Benwood, WV, died Friday, August 29, 2014 in McMurray, PA.
She was born February 10, 1930, in Hell’s Kitchen, OH, a daughter of the late Elwood and Emma Schwinder Donley. Rose was a homemaker, a member of the Senior Citizens Center in Washington, and a Catholic by faith. She loved to bake and crochet and was an avid bingo player. Rose was devoted to her children and family.
In addition to her parents, Rose was preceded in death by 3 sisters; Shirley and Catherine Sindledecker, Emma DeCrease, and 3 brothers; Richard, Paul and Ed Donley.
Surviving is her loving husband of 60 years, Pete Jafrate, 2 children; Richard Jafrate and his wife Silvia, of Spokane, WA, Linda Harton and her husband Dave, of Washington, PA, a sister, Delores Jean Fogle of Wheeling, a brother, Robert Donley of St. Clairsville, OH, and 3 grandchildren; Beth Harton (Shawn) Eisler, David (Kristen) Harton, Beatriz Jafrate and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from noon until 7 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger St., Elm Grove, where services will be held on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 11 a.m.
Interment will follow in Parkview Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.altmeyer.com.