Rose J. Morelli Operhall, 93, of Patterson Twp., died Friday, February 25, 2022 in her residence.
Born August 24, 1928 in Beaver Falls, she was the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Flora (Phillips) Greco. Rose retired after a long career with Mayer China. She was a member of St. Monica’s Roman Catholic Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph Morelli; her second husband, Louis Operhall; a great-granddaughter, Brianna Fitzgerald; two brothers, Tony and Louis Greco; a sister, Caroline Koczur; a son-in-law, Carl Riser; two brothers-in-law, Thomas Magnifico and Frank Koczur; and five sisters-in-law, Dawna Greco, Ida Greco, Mary Magnifico, Eleanor Morelli and Norma Morelli.
She is survived by her children, Teresa Morelli, JoAnn Riser and Louis (Patricia) Operhall; four grandchildren, Richard Morelli, Joseph (Lisa) Lehner, Roxann Solomon and Carla (Sean) Fitzgerald; six great-grandchildren, Jordan Robbins, Giovonni Solomon, and Levi, Blaze and Natala Fitzgerald; a future great-granddaughter, Alexandrea Rose Lehner; a brother, Joseph P. Greco; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Monday from 4pm-8pm and Tuesday from 10am until the time of a blessing service at 11am in the Gabauer-Lutton Funeral Home-117 Blackhawk Rd., Chippewa Twp. Fr. Kim Schreck will officiate.
Private interment will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that contributions be made in Rose’s name to the Divine Mercy Academy Angel Fund- 609-10th Street, Beaver Falls PA 15010.
The family would like to thank Good Samaritan Home Hospice for all of the loving care they provided to Rose.
Divine Mercy Academy Angel Fund
- Address: 609- 10th Street, Beaver Falls PA 15010