September 30, 1922 ~ December 24, 2020

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Greece, NY

Rose M. Harrigan

Thursday, December 24, 2020 at age 98 went home to be with her parents, Emidio and Mary Quercione; husband, Richard J. Harrigan; sisters, Ida Quercione and Helen (Samuel) Ross; brothers, Infant Merton Quercione and Merton Quercione; son-in-law, Don Paulus; brothers-in-law, Vincent (Loretta) Harrigan and Robert (Phyllis) Harrigan.  Rose is survived by her loving daughter, Cindy A. Paulus; beloved granddaughter, Meghan Rose Paulus; nieces and nephews Carol (James) Gill, Mary Jane (David) DeGrave, David (Yuexian) Quercione, Vicki (Mark) Charbonneau, Brian Quercione, Jackie Wright, Mary (Donald) DuPont and many great-nieces and great-nephews; many wonderful neighbors; a special thank you to neighbors Donna and Gordy Klein; Lori and Al Aliet and Sharon Mater. Because of their love and kindness, she was able to stay in her home until the remainder of her life.

Rose’s Memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date at Our Mother of Sorrows Church.   Private entombment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Our Mother of Sorrows Church 5000 Mt. Read Blvd.  For more information and to sign her online guestbook, visit

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  1. To my “second mom”, may you Rest In Peace .
    Thank you for putting up with me all those years I was growing up. I am sure you sometimes thought, “Not her again!” when I rang the doorbell or called the house. You always treated me with love and kindness. Love you!

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