Mary Rose Meffe, 92, of Fairmont, died Thursday morning (May 19, 2016) at Fairmont Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Fairmont on April 2, 1924, daughter of the late James and Mary Margaret Amoroso Sinisi.
Mary Rose retired from the Marion County Clerk's Office and previously worked at U.S. Marshal's Office, the VA hospital and Steptoe & Johnson from 1967-70. She was a member of St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. She was a member of the Business Professional Women's Club, the Quota Club, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Catholic Daughters and St. Anthony Club.
She is survived by her children, David Angelo and Patricia Meffe of Kingsport, Tennessee, James Robert and Sherri Meffe of Fairmont, Elisabeth "Betsy" Ann and James Smith of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, and Teresa Marie and Brian Hamrick of Florence, Kentucky. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Lauren Meffe, Matthew McGinnis, Daren Meffe, Lenzy Meffe, Aaron Hamrick, Eli Hamrick, Isaac Hamrick and Christopher Smith; and one great-grandchild, Zackary McGinnis. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Mary Rose was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Angelo "Butch" John Meffe, on Oct. 17, 2013; one daughter, Margaret Ann; a sister and brother-in-law, Virginia Meffe and Orlando Meffe; and one brother and sister-in-law, Samuel and Norma Jean Sinisi.
Friends and family may call from 7-9 p.m. today and from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Ross Funeral Home, 801 Fairmont Ave., Fairmont. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church with Father Robert Perriello as celebrant. Interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Monongah. A vigil service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.rossfh.com.
Published on May 21, 2016