Rosa Droppo

Rosa Droppo (nee Allevato) passed away following a long and courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her family, on Sat., March 7, 2015. She was 53.
She was the beloved wife of Douglas, and the loving mother of Brendan (Clara). She was the cherished daughter of Battista and Franca Allevato. Rosa was the dear sister of Lilly (Roger) and Paolo (Pina), the special daughter-in-law of Alice (Dave Parkinson), and sister-in-law of Bonnie (Rick). She was predeceased by her sister-in-law, Anne Droppo. She was the much loved great-auntie to Zane Mughal, and will be lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, extended relatives, and friends.
The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the wonderful medical team at The Ottawa Hospital – General Campus, as well as Dr. Seale and team, and the staff at the Hospice at May Court for their exceptional care.
Family and friends may pay their respects at Capital Funeral Home and Cemetery, 3700 Prince of Wales Dr., (613-692-1211) on Sat., March 14 from 10 am until the time of the funeral service in the chapel at 2pm.
Memorial donations to Hospice Care Ottawa would be appreciated by the family.
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