Rose Mary Kalustian, 81, of 31 N. Park Ave., Meadville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at Meadville Medical Center.
Rose was born in Meadville on May 10, 1931, a daughter of the late Salvatore and Carmella (Ullio) Gaglione.
On June 12, 1954, Rose married Thomas H. Kalustian; he preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 2006.
She was a member of St. Mary of Grace Roman Catholic Church and her Catholic faith was very important to her.
In her earlier years Rose was employed by the former Talon Inc. of Meadville and Windtronics. She was a 1949 graduate of Meadville High School. What Rose loved most in life was her children and grandchildren.
Rose is survived by a daughter, Patricia Anne Cervone and her husband, Charles N.; a son, Mike J. Kalustian and his wife, Kathy, both of Meadville; three grandchildren, Dallas Kalustian, Mike Kalustian Jr. and Thomas Kalustian; a sister, Julia Battista of Meadville; a brother, Charles Gaglione and his wife, Jane, of Meadville; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Rose was preceded in death by a brother, Alfonso Gaglione; and two sisters, Anna J. Myers and Marie Morgan.
Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, where a scripture service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary of Grace Roman Catholic Church, 1085 Water St., Meadville, at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, with Father Marc Solomon, pastor, as celebrant.
Interment will take place in St. Brigid Cemetery, West Mead Township.
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