Rosalie “Ro” (Vetrone) Klementowicz, 72, entered into eternal life on Monday, May 7, 2012 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Newark, NJ, daughter of the late John and Mary (D’Alessandro) Vetrone, she resided in Manville from 1963 until settling in Hillsborough in 2005.
Ro was a homemaker who took great pride in caring for her family always cherishing their times together. Ro was a devout parishioner of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church in Three Bridges and a former member of Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Manville. Ro had a great love for the outdoors always enjoying her time at the shore doing beach activities including swimming, parasailing, kayaking, surfing and boogie boarding.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by two brothers Gene and Phillip Vetrone.
Ro leaves behind to cherish her memory, her beloved husband Nick with whom she joined hands in marriage on September 28, 1963; two loving children, daughter Marie Klementowicz of Cape May and son Nicholas Klementowicz and his wife Beverly of Hillsborough; two dear sisters, Mary “Dolly” Gatti of Long Valley and Madeline Lucarella of East Hanover. Ro will be deeply missed by her adored grandson Nicholas Klementowicz, IV.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation at Countryside Funeral Home, 724 Route 202 North, Three Bridges, NJ 08887 on Wednesday, May 9 from 1-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday, May 10 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
Funeral services will begin at Countryside Funeral Home at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2012 followed by a 9:30 a.m. funeral liturgy at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church, 105 Summer Road, Three Bridges, NJ. Committal words and interment will follow at St. Magdalen de Pazzi Cemetery in Flemington. Memorial contributions may be made in Ro’s memory to the Steeplechase Cancer Center, 30 Rehill Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876.