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Rose (nee Smeraglia) DeMutis

Obituary for Rose (nee Smeraglia) DeMutis

February 21, 1928 - February 9, 2020
Norristown, Pennsylvania | Age 91


Rose DeMutis (nee Smeraglia) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday February 9, 2020. She was 91 years old. Born February 21, 1928 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mary (nee Montalbano)) Smeraglia and the beloved wife of the late Charles J. DeMutis, Jr.

Rose enjoyed trips with her family to Ocean City, NJ and to Brigantine. Her hobbies were crocheting, knitting, shopping, and trips to the casino. Rose would always look forward to celebrating Christmas with her children and grandchildren.

Rose was the loving mother of Donna Kelly (James), Sandra Colelli (Francesco), Charles J. DeMutis, III (Lynda), the late Karen Marchese , and David DeMutis (Stephania). She was the cherished grandmother of 13 and the great grandmother of 14. In addition to her husband Charles and daughter Karen, Rose was preceded in death by her grandson Travis Marchese and her sister Marion Battaglia.

Relatives and friends are invited to Rose's Life Celebration on Thursday February 13, from 8:30 AM to 10 AM at Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, 200 West Germantown Pike, 610-277-7000. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 AM at St. Paul's Catholic Church 2007 New Hope St. Norristown. Entombment will be in St. Patrick's Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations in Rose's name can be made to Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter 399 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19106.

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  • Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter
    399 Market St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
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