Maria Rosa “Rosina” Alioto, late of Millbrae and a San Mateo county resident for 22 years, died Aug. 10, 2014.
Born Oct. 3, 1917, in San Francisco, Rosina met the love of her life, the late Salvatore Alioto, at Galileo High School. The devoted couple was married 67 years and were active member of Saints Peter and Paul’s parish. For many years, Rosina ran a booth at the annual bazaar and volunteered for numerous organizations. In 2005, she was co-honored as “Woman of the Year” by the Salesian Girls’ Club. Sister of Frank DeLeone and mother to Caroline (her husband the late Frank Cannizzaro), Joseph (his wife Susan), Teresa, and the late Anthony (his late wife Joanne). She also had 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitations on Saturday, Aug. 16 after 10 a.m. at Saint Dunstan Catholic Church, 1133 Broadway in Millbrae, followed by a 10:30 a.m. vigil service and a 11 a.m. funeral mass. Committal will follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Colma.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Rosina’s memory can be made to the Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club: 680 Filbert St., San Francisco 94133.