November 12, 1931 - March 18, 2015

Rose M. Labbato passed away peacefully at the age of 83 at Emeritus in Mentor March 18, 2015 with family at her side. She was born November 12, 1931 and raised in East Cleveland. She attended Collinwood High School and moved to Willowick where she spent the majority of her adult life embracing her homemaker status and participating as a member of St. Mary Magdalene Church. Rose was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend who will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Rose loved spending time with her two grandchildren, family, and friends. She loved playing bingo and was a kind and generous soul, famous for her generosity and optimistic outlook. Known as “cruising Rose” to her Arnold Road neighbors, she was always available to lend a ride to those in need. Survivors are her daughter Valerie (George),grandsons Ryan and Kyle, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband John, her parents, and brothers John and Tony. 

Private graveside services will be held to celebrate her life, interment at All Souls Cemetery.