Rose Farrugia Piston, 87, of Camillus, passed away Monday at Upstate Community Hospital. A lifetime resident of the Syracuse area, Rose was a graduate of North High School and a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church. She adored her four grandsons and truly enjoyed spending time with her family.
Rose was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Donald in 2012; parents, Nicholas and Pauline; brothers, Joseph and John; and sisters, Jean and Tillie.
Surviving are her son, Michael (Carla Havard) Piston of Syracuse; grandsons, Joseph, David, Daniel (Katie) and Mark (Nikki) Piston; sister, Hilde Prior of East Syracuse; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call Saturday, December 18 from 9 to 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, 5600 W. Genesee St., Camillus, 13031.
A memorial service will follow at 10 a.m. Private burial will be in St. John’s the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Syracuse.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Church Food Pantry