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Rose A. (Rossetti) Brooks

March 16, 1930 ~ October 23, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Rose Brooks Obituary

Rose A. Brooks (Rossetti), of Wilmington, passed away peacefully Oct 23, 2023, at the age of 93.

Rose was a sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt with an endless list of friends.

Born on March 16, 1930, in Charlestown, Rose was the youngest daughter of the late Louis Rossetti and Angelina (DeMusis) Rossetti.  Raised in Somerville, married the late Lloyd W Brooks and moved to Reading where they raised two children and lived for 25 years before settling in Wilmington, MA. 

Rose was always on the go- feisty and energetic with many friends and a zest for entertaining and serving up homemade meals like a speakeasy restaurant for all who entered; thus, applying skills from her love of waitressing and catering over the years.  They enjoyed many years of traveling, day trips, social events and a door that revolved with countless visitors.

The devoted mother of Cynthia Tsoukalas and her late husband Spiro, and Lloyd G Brooks and his wife, Cynthia. Grandmother of Olivia Brooks. She is the eldest sister of James Rossetti, and his wife Lorraine, and was predeceased by her older siblings Ralph Rossetti and his wife Mary, Eleanor Bonanno and her husband Dominic, Josephine Defino and her husband Vincent, John Rossetti and his wife Concetta, Mary, and Michael Rossetti, is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews, friends, neighbors, and caretakers.

Family and friends will gather for a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, October 27th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Thomas of Villanova Church (Parish of the Transfiguration), 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, MA.  Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington, MA.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Rose’s memory may be made to the Parish of the Transfiguration, C/O Parish Rectory, 11 Harnden Street, Wilmington, MA  01887.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, Wilmington, MA.  To leave a message of condolence for the family pleases visit our website at www.nicholsfuneralhome.com

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Funeral Mass
October 27, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Thomas of Villanova Church
126 Middlesex Avenue
Wilmington, MA 01887

October 27, 2023

11:00 AM
Wildwood Cemetery
233 Middlesex Ave.
Wilmington, MA 01887


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