PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Rose M. Telesco, of Port Chester, died at her home on Tuesday, April 7. She was 97.
She was born on Feb. 12, 1918 in Port Chester, to Angelo “Charlie” and Theresa (Salvatore) Cavallo.
Telesco dedicated her entire life to her children and grandchildren. An exceptional seamstress, she took pleasure in knitting and crocheting blankets. She enjoyed cooking and baking especially around the holidays. Telesco was a member of the Sacred Heart Church Rosary Altar Society.
She is survived by two daughters, Theresa LaRusso; and Elaine M. Blackman and her husband, Thomas; a son-in-law, Phil Raymond; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Her husband, Anthony T. Telesco, the owner of Telesco Fuel & Masons’ Material Company, died in 1969
She also was predeceased by a daughter, Katherine M. Raymond; her son-in-law, Anthony F. LaRusso; and her brother, Joseph “Trixie” Cavallo.
Visitation is at the Lacerenza Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 8 Schuyler Ave., Stamford on Sunday, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 12 p.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 37 Schuyler Ave., Stamford. Entombment will follow at Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich, Conn.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the National MS Society, Connecticut Chapter, 659 Tower Avenue, First Floor, Hartford, Conn. 06112. To leave a condolence, visit www.lacerenzafuneralhome.com .