Rosalie Volpe

Final Resting Place

Sacred Heart Cemetery
741 E Walnut Rd
Vineland, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Rosalie J Volpe

Rosalie "Chickie" Volpe, 92 of Vineland, NJ passed away on December 27, 2021. She was born on September 19, 1929 in Vineland, NJ to the late James and Vivian Pesiri. After graduating from Vineland High School, she started her lifelong career as a legal secretary at the age of 16. Rosalie worked for Milstead and Ridgway (now Gruccio Pepper) for 67 years, forever loyal until she retired in 2012 at the age of 83. She managed work and family life for decades, well before work-life balance was a thing. An avid reader, cook, puzzle enthusiast and family genealogist, Rosalie was known for her intellect, work ethic and wonderful, in-depth conversations, and was revered for her ricotta pie, lasagna before Thanksgiving turkey, and the 50 dozen Christmas cookies she lovingly baked and gave away every year-through age 90. She relished nothing more than to spend time with her family, especially her beloved children and grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter, Donna Donato (James); son, Michael Volpe (Beverly); granddaughter Joanna Volpe Yoder (Josh); grandsons Rex Donato, Brian Donato and Steven Volpe; great grandsons Ace and Gianni Donato; and several dear cousins and nieces and nephews. Rosalie was predeceased by her husband Albert Volpe and brother Michael Pesiri. A private burial will be held on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at Sacred Heart Cemetery, 741 East Walnut Road, Vineland NJ 08360. ARRANGEMENTS are under the supervision of Rone Funeral Service, 1110 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360. Donations in Rosalie's name can be made to the American Diabetes Association, P. O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 Memories and thoughts may be extended to the family by visiting our website at
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