Rose (Signorelli) Bonventre, lifelong resident of Endicott, passed away, Monday, May 26,2014, joining in heaven her beloved husband Jerry, parents John and Angelina Signorelli, brothers Ralph, Anthony and Cosimo, and son in law Tom Shannon. Surviving Rose are her two daughters and son in law Antoinette Shannon, Angela and Bill Tyson, grandsons Brian Shannon and Adam Tyson; devoted sisters and brother in law, Angela Wallan, MaryAnn and Robert Sincavage, and always thoughtful sister in law, Josephine (Bonventre) Borrelli, plus treasured nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and Tigger, her pet cat and constant pal. Rose was employed by the Village of Endicott, The Cider Mill and retired from IBM. Rose supported and volunteered at numerous events and organizations including Union Endicott School fundraisers, Meals on Wheels, West Endicott Fire Station Auxiliary, Wilson Hospital Auxiliary, St. Ambrose Food Pantry, Broome West Senior Center, and OLGC funeral luncheons. Gardening, cooking and sharing meals were her passions; no one ever left Rose’s home hungry, even when she claimed “the refrigerator is empty”.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday June 6th, 1:30 pm at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 701 West Main Street, Endicott. Rose’s lifelong generosity towards others can be reflected by contributions to MOW Western Broome County, 705 West Main Street, Endicott, NY 13760 or through www.mealsonwheelsofwesternbroome.com