Deaths Death Notices
PIAZZA, Rose Marie (Strombell)
PIAZZA - Rose Marie (nee Strombell) May 7, 2017, after a brief illness, wife of the late James T. Piazza; beloved daughter of the late Barbara and late Louis Strombell; sister of William T. (Peggy Ann) Strombel and Connie May Strombell (John) Morrow; aunt of many nieces and nephews, including Aimee (Dan) Kornowicz, Traci (John) Lutz, Miranda, Gabby, and Preston; adoring grandmother of Ryan Piazza and great-grandmother of Dominic Piazza. She was also a second mom to many kids at the Angola and Hamburg Roller Rinks where she worked as manager for many years. Rose also worked as manager for the Lackawanna and Hamburg Goodwill Stores. Her passion was clowning and she clowned many years under the name of Mugsley Farkle. She was a past member of Buffalo Clown Alley and past president of Corn E Clowns of Erie County. Rose donated her body to Anatomical Gift Program at UB. She is also survived by her fur baby, Sidney. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.