The Tonawanda News
Rosemary (nee Monaco) Walp, 88, passed peacefully at Odd Fellow Rehab Health Care Facility in Lockport, NY on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
She was predeceased by her loving husband, John C. Walp, Sr. and sisters, Laura and Margaret Sharts. Rosemary is survived by her children, son, John (Laurie Kiszka) C. Walp, Jr.; daughters, Linda Shamrock, Cindy (Larry) Sparks, Jacqueline Walp and Jennifer (Philip) Petoniak. Also survived by eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family will be present to receive relatives and friends on Sunday, October 6, 2013, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Colucci Funeral Home, 652 Oliver St., North Tonawanda (692-4917). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 7, 2013, at 9:30 AM at Our Lady of Czestochowa R.C. Church, 626 Oliver St., North Tonawanda. Family and friends are invited for prayers at 8:45 AM at the funeral home. Interment services will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Kenmore, NY. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial gifts can be made in Rosemary's memory to the American Heart Association, 20 North Pointe Parkway #130, Amherst, NY 14228; or Niagara Hospice Alliance, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094-1231.
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