Rose Mary Esposito DeCrosta, 95, of Boone, NC formerly of New Haven, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the Watauga Medical Center, Boone, NC. She was the beloved wife of the late Philip DeCrosta. Rose Mary was born in New Haven on September 2, 1923 and was the daughter of the late John and Carmela Avalone Esposito. Loving mother of Jo-Ann DeLucia (Dominic), Pat DeCrosta (Gayle) and the late John DeCrosta. Mother-in-law of Rosalie DeCrosta and the late Noreen DeCrosta. Grandmother of Andrea-Lynne DeCrosta, Alisia DeCrosta, Christianne DeCrosta, Josslyn Grindle (Shawn) and Steven DeCrosta(Dana). Step-Grandmother of Lisa Mingione/Belcher. Great-Grandmother of Isaiah & Emma DeCrosta, Abigayle & Eleanor Grindle. Predeceased by sisters, Adeline Pinto, Antonette Cuticello, Mary Raffone, Ann Silvestrini and brothers Nicholas, Salvatore, George and John Esposito. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Saturday morning at 9:45. Family and friends may call from 8:30 to 9:45 am. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Pompeii Church at 10:30. Interment will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery.