Rose Eleanor Ercolano, age 92, of Circular Ave., Hamden, passed away on July 27, 2011. Born in New Haven on March 27, 1919 to the late Joseph and Antoinette Ruggiero Ercolano. Rose had worked in various shops in New Haven as a seamstress. She is survived by her sisters Rita Santini of Orange & Maria Astorino & her husband Arthur of Hamden; sister-in-law Mary Ercolano of Hamden and several nieces & nephews & grand-nieces & nephews. Rose was predeceased by her sisters Florence Mattei & Genevieve Gaudio & her brother Joseph Ercolano. Her family would like to thank the staff of Sol Amor Hospice & the staff at Arden House for their amazing support and care in her time of need. Her funeral will leave from BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Saturday, July 30th at 9:30 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Blessed Sacrament Church. Friends may visit with her family at the funeral home on Friday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Her interment will take place in St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Rose's memory may be sent to Sol Amor Hospice Foundation, 4 Oxford Rd., Suite 4, Milford, CT 06460.

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  1. Dear Marie, Please except my sincere sympathy on the passing of your sister Rose. I just wanted to let you know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Noreen

  2. Dear Marie, Please except my sincere sympathy on the passing of your sister Rose. I just wanted to let you know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Noreen

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