Rose M. Ruvo passed away peacefully on November 28, 2019 at the age of 93. Formerly a 40+year resident of Thornwood,NY, she was most recently a resident of Fishkill, NY.
Rose was born June 5, 1926 in Bronx, NY, daughter of the late Louis and Mary (Camino) Rovello. Rose married the love of her life, Salvatore Ruvo) on November 12, 1949 Sal predeceased his wife on October 10, 1980.
Before her retirement in 1992, Rose was the executive secretary to Dr. Joseph Hankin, formerly the President of Westchester Community College (Valhalla) as well as the WCC Board of Trustees for over 15 years. While working was one passion, spending time with her family, children and grandchildren was what Rose ultimately enjoyed the most. Summertime around the pool and patio and watching the sunset in Thornwood brought great joy to Rose.
Rose is survived by her son Matthew (Maria) of Thornwood and Ronald (Lisa) of Hopewell Junction, NY, her four cherished grandchildren John, Paul, Sarah and Tyler and her new great-granddaughter Ellie. She will join in heaven her brother Michael Rovello, sister Michelina Scarcella and her grandson Jason Ruvo.
To celebrate Rose's life, the family will receive family and friends on Tuesday December 3, 2019 from 10am- 12:30pm at The Beecher Funeral Home, 418 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY, 10570, (914)769-0001. Mass and Christian burial will follow at Holy Innocents Church, Pleasantville and Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to….Jason Daniel Ruvo Memorial Scholarship Fund Albany Medical Center Foundation. 43 New Scotland Avenue MC119, Albany, New York 12208