Rosemary Fuga, 89, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 5, 2018, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. She was born September 29, 1929, in Duquesne, to the late Sylvester R. and Elizabeth (Daugherty) Terza. She was a 1947 graduate of Duquesne High School. Rosemary was a loving wife to her late husband, John M. Fuga, and a magnificent mother to her six children. She was a member of the Penn’s Woods Senior Association and a devout member of her church, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, in North Huntingdon. Rosemary was a gifted storyteller, seamstress and baker who enjoyed sharing all of her talents with her family. She had a way of improving anyone’s day with a simple smile. Rosemary was caring, empathetic, determined and so deeply loved by all. She will be missed dearly.
In addition to her parents and her beloved husband John, Rosemary was preceded in death by her grandson, Scott Colavita; and her brothers, John and Richard Terza. Rosemary is survived by her daughters, Patricia Kinzler (Richard) and Rosemary Rosche (Michael); her sons, John R. (Mary Louise), David W. (Peg), Richard D. (Joy), and Paul (Rose) Fuga, 16 grandchildren, Alyssa (husband Steve), Shanna, Cara, Tyler, Jeffrey, Timothy, Natalie, Bethany, Marie (husband Stanley), Casey, Emily, Hannah, Christopher, Elizabeth, Nicholas and Ryan, two great-grandchildren, Anthony and Derek. Brother Joseph Terza, and 4 sisters Jeanne Rohaly, Nancy Westerlund, Martha Westerlund and Susan Clemens. Visitation will be Monday 2-4 & 6-8 P.M at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon. A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church at 9:30 A.M. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles.
In honor of her late husband, a donation can be made in Rosemary’s name to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.
Originally published October 06, 2018.