June 11, 1925 ~ November 21, 2009
Coleman, Rosalia A. (Schifano) Gates: Peacefully into heaven, November 21, 2009 surrounded by her large and loving family at age 84. Predeceased by her husband, John Harold Coleman. She is survived by her children, Linda Smith, Terrance (Marianne) Coleman, Nancy Daniels, Ann Marie (Benjamin) Boehly, Thomas (Linda) Coleman, Carol (Phill Forte) Masetta & John Coleman; 19 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Jacquelyn (Theodore) Brazak; several nieces, nephews and cousins; many dear friends. Rosalia is also predeceased by her parents, Philip (Rose) Schifano; sister, Grace Asel; step-mother, Mary Guiffre. Rosalia gave many years of service volunteering for Mt. Carmel Hospice. She retired from the Rochester City School District in 1985. Friends may call Monday, 2-8 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, 10 A.M. at St. Jude the Apostle Church, 4100 Lyell Road. Interment held privately at the convenience of family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mt. Carmel Hospice in her memory.