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Rose M. Ungaro, 85, who participated in the St. Joseph's Day Feast at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, died Thursday (May 15, 2003) in Schoellkopf Health Care Facility after a brief illness.

Born Rose Riscili in Westfield, she moved to Niagara Falls as a child with her family and attended local schools.

She married Peter L. Ungaro in 1935. He died in 1996.

Mrs. Ungaro was a longtime member of St. Joseph's Church and its Senior Society.

Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth Marshanke of Niagara Falls and Barbara Carr of Orchard Park; four sisters, Santa Ferro, Frances Natale and Angie Patruno, all of Niagara Falls, and Carrie Cammarata of Rochester; a brother, George Riscili of Niagara Falls; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:15 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Church, 1413 Pine Ave., after prayers at 8:45 in M.J. Colucci and Son Funeral Chapel, 468 19th St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

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