Rose Mary Cannone Pattanite of Riverside, passed away peacefully on Saturday August 2, 2014 at the Masonic Home in Burlington, NJ. Rose was born in Palmyra, NJ on June 1 1924. She was 90 years of age. Rose was a lifelong resident of Riverside and the beloved wife of Richard Pattanite Sr. for 45 years. Rose was the loving mother of Michael (Susan), Richard (Tammie), Robert and Diana Cannone. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren, Michael Jr, Kyle, Allison and Robyn Pattanite and many nieces and nephews. Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Sr, (Regis), her parents, Anthony and Jennie Cannone; and siblings, Mabel, Dominic, Henry and John.
Family always came first; she cared for her parents and family with unconditional love and later, when her son Robbie was born, she dedicated her life to him. Rose was known for her smile, cheerful wit helping hand and motherly advice. Rose was active in the Holy Innocents Society and with the Special Olympics and an active member of St. Peter’s Parish in Riverside. She kept a tidy home; she had a place for everything and everything in its place.
Come celebrate 90 great years Thursday 9-10 a.m. at Sweeney Funeral Home, Riverside. Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter’s Church, Riverside. Interment St. Peter’s Cemetery Donations can be made in memory of Rose to the Holy Innocents Society, 101 Middleton Street, Riverside NJ 08075 in lieu of flowers.