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Virginia M. (Rose) French

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation on Tuesday, July 16th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Virginia M. (Rose) French, who passed on Tuesday, July 9th at the Whidden Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, July 17th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be private.

Mrs. French was a 1944 alumna of Immaculate Conception High School. Most of her working career was as a Salesperson for the former Almy’s Department Store at Northgate Shopping Center, for over 20 years. She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt & friend to many.

She is the beloved wife of 72 years to Elmer S. French and the adored mother of Virginia “Gina” L. Imbaro & her husband, Robert of Dedham, Nancy M. Kaplan & her husband, George of North Reading & Ronald P. French & his wife, Cheryl of Melrose. She is the cherished grandmother to Rosalind V. Imbaro & Jeffrey B. Imbaro, both of Waltham, Ellen M. Oteri & husband, Patrick of Merrimac, Amy E. DiLillo & husband, Mark of Plymouth, Ronald P. French, Jr. & wife, Lindsey of Dover, N.H., Lauren M. French of Londonderry, N.H., Andrew A. French & his wife, Heather of Barrington, NH., Adrianna, Jake & Max Petitpas, all of Melrose. She is also lovingly survived by 5 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and also by her best friend, Emily Lind of Londonderry, N.H.


Visiting Hours

Tuesday, July 16th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, July 17th at 11:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere


Will be Private

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  1. Diane & Terry Robinson
    Jul 15 2019

    There are no words to tell you how sorry we are. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

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