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September 11, 1924 - September 25, 2019

Funeral Service Date
October 5, 2019
Funeral Service Time
11:00 am

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Rosa “Rose” Pontecorvo, 95, of Fort Wayne died September 25, 2019 at Five Star Residence, Fort Wayne, IN. Rose was born September 11, 1924 in South Bend, IN. She was the daughter of the late Nicolo` and Rosaria Bada. Prior to her marriage, she worked for a dental office and for Studebaker Automobile Company. She was a member of Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church and former member of St. Henry Catholic Church, bridge club and euchre club. She was a great cook, enjoyed traveling, crocheting, knitting and crafting hangers with yarn, and had a devout faith and dedication to her husband and family. Rose is survived by her husband of 64 years Salvatore; children, Mark (Debra) Pontecorvo of Angola, IN, Gina (Richard Gerasch) Pontecorvo of Commerce Township, MI, John Pontecorvo of New Haven, IN Paul Pontecorvo of Milan, Italy, and Carl (Lisa) Pontecorvo of Angola, IN; grandchildren, Sarah, Samuel, Kristofer, Maria, Sash, Niko and Lilianna; great grandson Jaxson; sister-in-law Dolores Bada; Goddaughters, Linda Drummond and Lindsay Willis. Rose was preceded in death by her sisters, Mary (Howard) Mellott and Adalgisa Bada, brother Anthony Bada. Rose was an RCIA sponsor to the late Wanda Jacobson. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am, Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Our Lady of Good Hope, 7215 St Joe Rd with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Friday, October 4, 2019, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne. with the Rosary recited at 3:30 pm. Entombment will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities. To sign the online guest book, go to

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

rosary at 3:30 pm

Visitation Date

October 4, 2019

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Additional Info

rosary at 3:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church

Phone: 260-485-9615

Address: 7215 Saint Joe Road Fort Wayne IN, 46835

Service Date: October 4, 2019

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

October 5, 2019

Funeral Service Time

11:00 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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