Carl A. Rosa, 93, formerly of Avoca, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at his home at Oakwood Terrace in Moosic. Born in Pittston, he was the son of the late Sam and Mary Grace D’Angelo Rosa.
He was a graduate of Pittston High School, Class of 1944. He was the owner of numerous businesses over his lifetime, most recently Auto Paint World in Avoca for the last 44 years. He was a member of Langcliffe Presbyterian Church, Avoca.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Hastie Rosa; granddaughter Rebecca Rosa; grandson Michael A. Rosa; daughter-in-law Sandra Rosa; and siblings, Angelo Rosa, Rose Litzy, Mary D’Elia, Paul Rosa, and Helen Brigido.
Surviving are his sons Carl E. and wife Marjorie of Avoca, Allen of Duryea, Kenneth and wife Cathy of Swoyersville, Richard of Dallas; daughters Jo Ellen Kuna and husband John of Fleetville, Sharon Bartosiewicz and husband Gene of Pittston Twp.; grandchildren, Lisa Rugh and husband Frank, Jason Kuna and wife Collette, Beth Ziccardi, Phillip Kuna and wife Christina, Rachel Rosa, Nicholas Rosa, Sharon Rosa, Jeanette Rosa; great-grandchildren, Anna and Isaac Rugh, Ethan and Megan Kuna, George Ziccardi, Dominic, Stella and Rosalie Kuna; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Mauer Biscotti, Compass Rehabilitation, Hospice of the Sacred Heart, and a very special thank you to the wonderful staff at Oakwood Terrace for all of the care and the love they gave to Carl for the past 18 months.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Langcliffe Presbyterian Church, 1001 Main St., Avoca, PA 18641.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday morning, November 16, 2019 at 11:00am at Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea with Rev Rodger Griffiths officiating. Friends may call on Friday evening, November 15th from 5-8pm. Interment will be held at the Langcliffe Cemetery, Avoca.