Rose T. (Parente) Neary (75) of South Windsor, CT loving wife and mother of three children, and eight grandchildren, passed away with her family by her side on Thursday August 11, 2022, from her long courageous battle with cancer.
Rose was born on April 6, 1947, in Hartford, CT to the late Fiore (Sheik) and Carla Parente. Rose was raised on Front Street in Hartford before moving to East Hartford. Rose was a graduate of East Hartford High School, where she met and then married her best friend, Gregory C. Neary. They married in January during the blizzard of 1966. They raised three children, Greg, Carla, and Sal.
Rose is survived by her Husband Gregory, Sr., her Son Gregory Neary, Jr. and his wife Christine (whom she adored as her own) of East Hartford, and their children, Gregory III, Sophia, and Vincent Neary, Daughter Carla Bellizzi and her husband Frank (her favorite son-in-law) of South Windsor, their children Anthony, Christina and Angelina Bellizzi, her Son Salvatore Neary of South Windsor and his children, Salvatore and Alana Neary. She also leaves her Brother Nunzio Parente, his wife Mara, her special Aunt, Josie Ficarra, Sister-in-law Kathleen Neary, Niece Kimberly Neary, and Nephew Gino Parente and many beloved sister-in-laws, brother-in-law, cousins, nephews, and nieces.
Rose enjoyed listening to Italian records, eating Italian pastries, bowling, playing cards, attending tag sales and vacationing in Ocean City, NJ, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family and watching her grandchildren play sports because of course they were the best athletes ever. She was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in East Windsor.
Family and friends may call on the Bethany Baptist Church, 278 North Rd., East Windsor, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19th, 2022, with a memorial service immediately following. Burial will be at the Center Cemetery, 944 Main St., South Windsor.