Rosann M. Botte, age 65, of Orange, passed away at CT Hospice in Branford on January 2, 2012. Rosann was the widow of Fred R. Botte; beloved mother of Kevin Botte of Orange & sister of Joseph Perrotti of Meriden. She is also survived by her very dear friend Mark Engelhart of Wallingford and her great friend Mary DiReinzo. Born in New Haven on June 20, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore & Rita Calandrella Perrotti. Rose graduated from Amity High School in 1964 and attended the New Haven & Hartford Business School. Her first job was on her family's farm, the Perrotti's, she then worked at the West Haven VAMC in the Medical Studies Dept, she also worked in the West Haven and Orange school systems teaching cooking with children that she loved so much. Her last place of employment was with the former Cassella Pharmacy in Orange. Funeral from the BEECHER & BENNETT-TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven on Saturday, Jan. 7th at 9:30 AM, followed by her Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Infant Church, Orange, at 10:00 AM. Friends may also visit with her family at the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Interment will take place in Mt. St. Peter Cemetery.

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  1. Hugs and prayers go out to you Kevin. Gone but never forgotten..I will miss her always. Much Love,cousin Gale

  2. kevin i am so so sorry for the loss of your mother.she was a warm, compassionate,caring, and religous person. she loved saint patre pio..she was an inspiration to me and got me back to my faith when i lost my dad.she used to call me when i was married to give me receipes,and was such a support to me planning my wedding.her faith is what got her threw life with a smile.she loved helping people, and loved her dad so so much.she will be missed by alot of people. cousin rosemarie P.S. I KNOW SHE’S AT PEACE WITH .JESUS.

  3. Mrs. Botte- You were my Mom #2. You helped me, you loved me, you opened your family, heart, and soul to me. Without hesitation, I am sure you are with all the angels watching over everyone. So many good times to remember cookies, xmas, Ollie, Mr Botte, Gram, smiles, summer, noodle pudding, and most recent…the smiles for Mark. You were a wonderful woman and mother. I will miss you very much. Kevin…my prayers and thoughts are always with you. You will always be special to me. ~Love Tracey

  4. Rosann: I am so sorry to hear of your passing. You are such a love, and a lovely person. You have such a big heart, and love for everyone specially with the seniors,and volunteering with the kids for cooking classes. I went to your house the other day, and it seems very empty, and lonely without you. I will miss you, and now you are in heaven with Gigi, your mom, and dad, Stella, Freddy, Mae, Joe, Uncle Frank Wally, dad, and a host of others. You are such a giving person who gave so much love, and compassion to everyone. You were the best, and someday we will meet again in the face of GODS LOVE.

  5. Rosie was a dear. You need only spend 10 minutes with her and she made you feel like you were friends for years. I spent my time with Rosie at the Woodbridge Senior Center. I was working in the office and she was accompanying her Mom, Rita, to various activities. I will never forget her baking skills -oh those delicious cookies -they were the best ever! She was a very special person who will be missed by all that knew her. The Senior Center Fair Bake Table will never be the same. My sincerest condolences to her family.

  6. To Rosann’s son Kevin: Our condolences are with you, the Botte, and Perrrotti family at this time. If there’s anything you need, please let us know. We loved your mom, and will miss her. She was such a lovely, and giving person. MAY GOD BLESS you, and the family. Love Lu, Dawn, Wayne, Linda, Wyatt, Celina, & Fletch (Gwyn’s dog)

  7. Mom #2 to me as well. Countless positive memories. Jackie Robinson said a life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives; Mama Rosies smile and subsequent reminder to be optimistic and know that the future would be brighter had an impact on me and Im sure others.

  8. Rosie and I grew up together. We shared many thoughts. I will miss her greatly. She always had a great personality with a laugh to share with everyone. Her Christmas cookies were the best! God Bless you Rosie. I’m so glad that God put you in my life. Sadly and with Deepest Sympathy, Jackie Donovan

  9. Dear Rosann, I was so saddened to hear that you had died. I will miss talking with you on the phone. You were always so positive, even in the face of your illness. I know your unwaivering faith in God was what always kept you strong and smiling. I’ll always cherish the snowflake ornaments you sent me every year tucked inside your Christmas card. I put them on my tree every year and think of you. I, too, will always remember the wonderful cookies you baked for every family get together. Now you are in Heaven with Fred. Rest in peace, Rosann. Your Loving Cousin, Rosemary Durante Grenon May

  10. To Kevin & Mark, I am sorry to hear of Roseann passing,Roseann was a loving person I was glad to have met you all, God can & will take care of you all, Trust Him, Homecare.

  11. We sorry for your lost . She was a nice a lady to know . We will miss her very much. She a good baker and cook and good friend to all she know. We will memebr all good times we had with her .

  12. Aunt Rosann…Thanks for always being a great aunt..always giving support and concern to my family. Thanks for introducing Padre Pio into my mothers life and mine. We will miss you dearly. Prayers go out to Kevin from all of us that he can continue to be the wonderful man he grew up to be.. Thanks again for being you aunt Rosann…love, Debbie, Kim, Mitchell and Joan Hallock

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