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Rose L. (LaConca) Cimmaruta

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, December 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Rose L. (LaConca) Cimmaruta, who passed on December 20th, following a brief illness at CareOne at Essex Park of Beverly, surrounded with the love & grace of her God & family. She was 91 years old this past October 24th. A Funeral Service will be conducted in the Funeral Home at 1:15 p.m. & will be immediately followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Rose was born in East Boston to the late Giovanni B. “John” LaConca and Louise (Pizzi) LaConca.  She attended Boston public schools and was an alumna of Girls High School, Class of 1945.  After high school, Rose entered the workforce as a salesperson for Sears, Roebuck and Company.  She also worked for a time as a Clerk at the Boston Public Library – Kirstein Business Branch in Copley Square where she met her best friend Laurie Abate.  She later went to work at the Immigration and Naturalization Service where she retired from in 1992.   

On September 3, 1956, she married Oreste Cimmaruta from Sarno, Italy.  They had two sons together; Joseph M. and John A. Cimmaruta. In 1968, they moved to Revere where they raised their family.  They made many, many friends throughout the years.  They enjoyed spending time at Foxwoods Casino, lots of dancing and traveling, especially to their native country, Italy.  Rose also regularly attended her “girls only” Thursday night club group where they would reminisce, play cards and make plans for upcoming trips, in addition to eating their “home cooked” dishes & desserts.

She is the beloved wife of the late Oreste Cimmaruta with whom she shared 36 years of marriage until his passing on December 24th, 1992. Adored mother of Joseph M. Cimmaruta of Tewksbury & John A. Cimmaruta & his wife, Angela of Malden. Cherished grandmother of Charlene R. McCormack & husband Michael of Lowell, Jennifer L. Cimmaruta & her fiancé Joshua Goodman, John J. Cimmaruta & James S. Cimmaruta, all of Revere & Tiffany P. Pemberton of South Korea. Rose also leaves in tender memory, her precious late grandson, Jesse M. Cimmaruta. Dear sister to Edward LaConca & his late wife Marie of Lynn & the late Vincent J. “Jimmy” LaConca & his late wife Josephine. Also lovingly survived by her daughter-in-law Lisa M. Cimmaruta of Revere, a great-grandson, Thomas McCormack of Lowell & many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Proud daughter of the late Giovanni B. “John” LaConca & Louise “Pizzi” LaConca.

The family would like to thank the extraordinary staff of CareOne at Essex Park in Beverly, MA, where Rose was a resident for the last few years of her life, for their amazing care and thoughtfulness during this difficult time.


Visiting Hours

Monday, December 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Monday, December 23rd at 1:15 p.m. in the funeral home


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

From grateful hearts, the family asks, rather than flowers, remembrances be made to the Patients’ Activities Fund at CareOne at Essex Park, 265 Essex St., Beverly, MA 01915.

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