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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 Atlantic City.

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., Hamilton (www.KingstonandKemp.com).

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).