Rose A. Machesky passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Mt. Macrina Manor with her loving family by her side. She was born June 18, 1927, a daughter of Nicholas Morgan and Theresa Damico Morgan.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased in death by her husband of 70 years, Walter “Lefty” M. Machesky; brothers: Robert, Sullivan, and Harmon Morgan; sisters: Yolanda (Yo) Caporella, Delores Brewer, Josephine Jolliffe, infant Ann, and 10 year old Annie.
She is survived by 3 daughters: Donna Hudock (Michael), Darlene Vargo Morrison (Joseph), and Roseann Harger; grandchildren: Michael Vargo, Martin Harger, Jr. (Amy), Mike Hudock, Andi-Jo Vargo, Holly Eicher (Sean), Amber-Lynn Harger, and Seth Vargo (Kimmy); great grandchildren: Alyssa Bella, Sage Harger, Walter Bella III, Chloe Harger, Ryker Maglione, Presley and Pria Vargo; sister-in law and brother-in-law Louise and John Petish; several nieces and nephews.
Rose was a member of St. John the Baptist Church of Perryopolis. She was a homemaker and loved embracing family traditions and preparing holiday foods. Her specialties were Spaghetti and Meatballs, Halupki, and nut rolls. She enjoyed crochet, sewing and made many baby blankets and sweaters for her grandchildren and great grandchildren, who were her pride and joy. She spent time playing cards and games with them, telling stories from the past, and watching many movies with them. Rose found great delight in watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren grow up.
Rose’s family would like to express their sincere appreciation and gratitude to the Staff at Mt. Macrina Manor, where she was known as “Grammy” or “Grandma,” for the exceptional daily care and continuous love and kindness they provided. Also, special thanks to the amazing Activities Staff at Mt. Macrina Manor who kept the family connected to Rose during the COVID-19 visiting restrictions via safe window visits, booth visits, web/video chat, and phone calls. Additionally, many thanks to Redstone Hospice for the excellent services provided to Rose and her family.
Friends and Family will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2012 at the Blair-Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory, 305 Rear Independence Street, Perryopolis, PA where Prayers of Transfer will be prayed at 10:00 a.m. Thursday followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist R. C. Church with Father Rody Mejia as Celebrant. Interment will follow in St John the Baptist R. C. Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests those who wish to express sympathy to consider making a donation to Mt. Macrina Manor in memory of Rose A. Machesky.
PA mandated COVID-19 restrictions will be followed including the wearing of face masks and social distancing.
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