Rose T. Persicketti, 94, of Hamilton,
passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018, at
Compassionate Care Hospice at RWJ Hamilton.
Born and raised in Lawrenceville and the
youngest of 12 children, she was an area
resident for most of her life. She and her
late husband, James, moved to Michigan in
1989 to be closer to their daughter after
James suffered a stroke.
She returned to Hamilton in 1994 following
his passing. Rose was a devout member of Our
Lady of Sorrows / St. Anthony Parish, was
active member, with her late husband, of VFW
Post # 3525, raising money for charity, was
a Brownie Troop Leader and Cub Scout Den
Mother, and was an active member of the
Sayen School and Steinert High School
PTAs,raising money for scholarship programs.
She was also an avid participant in
fundraising activities for the original
Hamilton Hospital. Rose was always known for
decorating her home. Every holiday was
special. She decorated the lobby of the
Alvin E. Gershen apartments, in Hamilton for
many years and always enjoyed trips to
Daughter of the late Joseph and Frances
Radlinsky, sister of the late Emma, Sophie,
Minnie, Frances, Helen, Anna, Kathryn, Mary,
Joseph, John and Paul, mother of the late
Thomas Persicketti and wife of the late
James Persicketti, she is survived by her
loving daughter Doris Persicketti and
husband Ken Bower of Farmington Hills, MI,
her grandchildren and many nieces, nephews
and friends. She will be missed!
Funeral services will begin on Friday,
February 16, 2018, at 10:15 AM at Kingston &
Kemp Funeral Home, 260 White Horse Ave.,
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 AM at
Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3816 E. State
St. Ext., Hamilton.
Burial at Princeton Memorial Park,
Robbinsville, will be private.
Relatives and friends may call on Friday
from 9 to 10:15 AM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions
may be made in Rose’s honor to St. Jude
Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude
Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (stjude.org).