Rose M. Republicano Dvorak, 84, of Wallingford formerly of Norwalk for many years passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the Masonicare Health Center, Wallingford with her daughter by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late William J. Dvorak, Jr. for 62 years until his passing on March 22 earlier this year. Rose was born in Stamford on March 18, 1933 and was the daughter of the late John and Mary DiChiara Republicano. She worked at A&P Food Stores where she met her husband.  Rose was a life time member of the Columbiettes and the St. Ann’s Society where she served a term as President.  She enjoyed reading, playing cards, cooking but most of all loved to meet and talk to people. Mother of Lynn M. Dvorak and Deborah A. Dvorak. Grandmother of Charles, Riley and Nicholas Dvorak. Sister of Victor (Helen) Republicano, Ann Adamo and the late Constantino “Tony” Republicano and John Republicano. Aunt of Diane Cordone and Kim D’Amato. Great Aunt of Kristina & Peter Cordone, Jaimie & Michael D’Amato.

Funeral services will be conducted in the Word Alive Church, 536 West Avenue #2, Norwalk on Thursday, November 30th at 10:00 am. Interment will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Norwalk. There will be no visiting hours. The North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue has been entrusted with the arrangements.