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Rose Marie Pacinelli (nee Bonaduce), 91, passed away into eternal life peacefully surrounded by her loving family on April 29, 2021, at the home of her daughter and son in law Carol and Jack Rossi. She was the beloved wife of William J. “Weed” Pacinelli, with whom she shared 54 years of marriage before his passing in 2003.
Born in Downingtown, Pa on August 6, 1929, she was the loving daughter of Peter G and Carrie M. D’Antonio Bonaduce. She was a lifetime resident of Downingtown and graduated from Downingtown High school in 1947.
She was a life long member of St. Joseph Church in Downingtown. She was also a devoted member of The Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Alert Fire Company Women’s Auxiliary.
She enjoyed crocheting ,reading and baking. Her grandchildren often requested her apple pie for which she had become legendary within her family. She especially enjoyed baking pies, cookies and homemade pizza. She was also known for her great fondness of animals, especially cats. Rose will be remembered for her love and dedication to her family and friends. Her greatest legacy is the love she bestowed on her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, often regaling them with stories of her childhood in Johnsontown. Rose had a deep devotion to her Catholic faith, particularly to the Blessed Mother and Padre Pio.
She was the loving mother of four children, Ann Marie (Edward)Lutz, of Downingtown, Carol (Jack) Rossi, of Malvern, Deborah (Leonard) Angelucci of Spring City, and William (Lori Nugent) of Downingtown; five grandchildren, Blaise, Joel and Stephanie Lutz, Allison and Len Angelucci; six great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her brothers Peter G. Bonaduce Jr. of Lancaster, Pa. and Francis V, Bonaduce of Downingtown, PA.and was predeceased by her brother Joseph J in 2020.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Church, 332 Manor ave., Downingtown,Pa. The visitation will be held from 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM
Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Rose’s name to St Joseph School, 340 Manor ave.,
Downingtown PA. 19335 or charity of your choice