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Rosa DiCesare

June 2, 1930 April 23, 2018
Rosa DiCesare
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LAKELAND – Sister Rosa Vito Santo DiCesare died Monday, April 23, 2018, at OPIS Highlands Center in Lakeland, FL, at the age of 87.
Rosa Vito Santo DiCesare was born in Brattleboro, Vermont, on June 2, 1930, to parents Joseph and Carmela DeCesare. In 1947, she moved with her family to Lakeland, Florida, where she continued her education, graduating from Lakeland Senior High School in 1948. While in high school, she received a perfect score on the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT.)
Sister Rosa Vito Santo DiCesare devoted her adult life to God and loving her family. She served the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany for more than 38 years as a missionary, school teacher, and principal. She also served St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lakeland.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings, Thomas J. DiCesare, Maria Famularo, and Patsy T. DiCesare, and her nephew, Frank DiCesare.
She is survived by two sisters-in-law, Harriet DiCesare and Anna Maria DiCesare; ten beloved nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and School, 201 W. Lemon Street, Lakeland, FL 33815.

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10:30 AM 4/28/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

210 West Lemon Street
Lakeland, Fl 33815

St. Joseph Catholic Church
210 West Lemon Street Lakeland 33815 Fl
United States

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