KALINOWSKI, Rose Velto, 86, of Columbus formerly of Steubenville, beloved mother and grandmother, died peacefully on Nov. 20, 2012, in her daughter's home after a short battle with lung cancer.
She was born Feb. 19, 1926 in Steubenville.
She was the daughter of the late Frank Velto Sr and Louise Zuccero Velto. Rose is also preceded in death by her husband of 52 years; Paul Kalinowski, her brothers, James and Patsy Velto.
She is survived by her daughters, Anita Ross and husband Aron, of Columbus, and Doreen Bennett and husband, Charles of Pleasant Hills PA. and beloved grandchildren, Christian Monti, Jill Fowler, Andrew and Deanna Bennett. She is also survived by her sister, Vera Talamonti and many nieces and nephews in the Velto family. She will also be missed by her "grandogs" Gibson, Missy, and Fifi.
Rose worked for several years at Kay Jewelers in Fort Steuben Mall. She also organized the first library at St. Anthony grade school and served as volunteer librarian there for several years.
Visitation hours will be held Friday at Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, 4435 Sunset Blvd. Steubenville, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m, where services will be on Saturday at 1:30 p.m, Fr. Tom Nau will officiate. Entombment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Those who wish to make contributions in lieu of flowers are asked to do so to Mount Carmel Hospice, c/o Mt Carmel Foundation, 6150 East Broad Street, Columbus OH 43213 or to Holy Rosary Parish, Steubenville.
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