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GALETTA, Rosa

February 17, 1937 – Petruro di Forino, Avellino, Italy
April 16, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Rosa Galetta of Calgary, passed away on April 16, 2018 at the age of 81 years.

Rosa was born in Avellino Italy, where she lived until she immigrated to Canada to live, work, and raise her family. Rosa worked as a housekeeper and aide at the General Hospital in Calgary and eventually retired to help care for her grandchildren. Rosa took pride in caring for her personal garden, where she grew many vegetables that she would cook and preserve for her family. She also loved to bake, crochet, and teach these skills to her grandchildren. Rosa spent much of her life caring for all of her grandchildren when they were young, and this was her pride and joy.

Rosa is survived by her children, Lorenzo Foglia and Claudio Foglia both of Calgary; grandchildren, Ginevra and Steve of Edmonton, Jessica and Jason of Calgary, Julena and John of Vancouver, Stefano and Kendrina of Thunder Bay, and Staecia of Edmonton; great-grandchildren, Adrien, Everett, Eleanor and Lucia; and sister Nicolina Acierno of Calgary.

Rosa was predeceased by her loving husband, Quinto Bottega, and her brother Guiseppe Galetta.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB) on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB) on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Rosa Galetta, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Franca DeJong :

    Our sincere condolences to you all.
    Sending you all our love and May Rosa Rest In Peace. May her love last for ever in your hearts. Sincerely Franca, Bill, Billy,and Robert DeJong

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  2. Rob Kilvington :

    Sincerest condolences from Rob Kilvington, former tenant. Rest in peace Rosa…Love Rob K & Family, High River, Ab.

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