POLAND Patricia E. LaRosa, 85, of Poland, died Monday morning, Dec. 2, 2013.
She was born March 18, 1928, in Youngstown, the daughter of James and Alice Panko Gibbons.
Patricia retired as a supervisor from the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services. She was a longtime active member St. Matthias Church.
Patricia E. LaRosa
Survivors include a daughter, Kathleen Williams of Canfield; two sons, James LaRosa of New Springfield and Gerald LaRosa of Australia; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, Augustine William LaRosa, and an aunt, Nora Babik, who helped raise her.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, St. Matthias Church, Youngstown, preceded by a 9:15 a.m. prayer service at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home in Boardman.
Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where the infant Jesus of Prague Guild will hold a prayer service at 1:45 p.m.
Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery, Youngstown.