When Mrs Rose Marie Murano walked into the room, those in her company felt energy, an enthusiastic spontaneity. This was just one example of who Rose was and how she impacted those around her. Rose was a clever and gregarious person who always sought out the finest attributes in other people. It was as if Rose wanted to share all of their experiences, revel in their lives and celebrate their discoveries. Rose was tireless and had boundless enthusiasm that would serve her well throughout her life.
Rose was raised in New Haven, Conneticut. Always at the ready with a good joke, she grew up to be quite a humorous person. While some who knew Rose might describe her as an idealist, her friends and family understood well that Rose was always in pursuit of life's endless possibilities and opportunities available to her.
Rose was raised with five brothers, Richard and Johnny who are still living and Jimmy, Nicky and Louie who are predeceased. Rose was very accepting and supportive of her family. She was perceived as the central person in her family in terms of keeping communication open between the family members. Whenever discord or tension arose within the home, Rose was typically the member who brought about resolution and harmony. These traits served Rose well in her adult life and, along with her wit, outgoing personality, and understanding of others, drew the admiration of many who knew her.
Rose's skill at "building bridges" played an important role in her ability to make her new family happy. She was quite sensitive towards James' needs, showing her constant concern, fondness, support, and love of music. Rose was tenderhearted and sensitive, qualities that served her well in helping to nurture her family.
Rose was a natural and creative parent who was willing to provide her family with all sorts of new and interesting experiences. For Rose, parenting was a particularly enjoyable and pleasurable part of her life. Every activity, from chores to bedtime routines, became a game in the Murano home. Rose's skill at understanding her children's feelings, her sensitivity to their needs, and her gift for gentle persuasion enabled her to find novel solutions to any problem or situation that might crop up. Rose was blessed with 6 children: Marie, James Murano III(predeceased), Chris, Michelle, Carl and Ronald.
Rose was uplifted by new ideas and was excited by life's possibilities, traits that made her an exceptional worker. Her primary occupation was as a homemaker. Rose was enterprising and inventive. Rose had the uncanny ability to identify a win/win solution to just about any problem, possibly because of her gift for insight. Rose's fellow family members saw her as a supporter and a mentor.
Throughout her life, Rose was actively involved in professional and community organizations. She was compassionate, accommodating and quick to move into action. Always able to build a consensus, Rose seemed to be the person smack dab in the middle of things, working to get things done. Those who had the opportunity to work with Rose usually agreed that when you were involved in an organization with her, it was as entertaining as anything you could imagine. Throughout her later years, Rose was an active member of the the Moose Club and the YWCA and was the coordinator of karaoke night at Marcella's. Although she was not a singer, she supported her husband on Karaoke night and through his musical career.
Rose Murano passed away on February 8, 2011 at Memorial Regional Hospital. She is survived by her loving husband, James Murano, Jr.; 5 children: Marie Segui, Chris Petrillo, Michelle Jacobs, Carl Petrillo, Ronald Mulano; 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, February 13, 2010, 3:00 pm at Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens South (The Pyramid) in Davie, Florida. The family will be receiving friends from 2-3pm. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society.
There was always a certain style and inventiveness to Rose. She was a dynamic, self-expressive person who was forever looking to celebrate the endless possibilities life had to offer. She had a knack for being clever, creative and witty, and for others, was a joy to be around. While she was often fiercely independent, it seemed as if many others looked to Rose Murano for inspiration, leadership, wisdom and even courage. Rose was always more than willing to share life's experiences with her loved ones. Rose Marie will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts.