Rose Costanza, 89, passed away Dec. 12, 2009. Survived by her children, Carol (John) Cullen of Pueblo and John (Linda) Costanza of Florida; grandchildren, Christy Alberici, Chris Cullen, Scott (Tara) Cullen, all of Pueblo and Melissa Costanza of Denver; great-grandchildren, Kaley Cullen, Alex Alberici, Tyler and Sydney Cullen; sisters, Mary Ann Abbate of Pueblo and Josephine (Dave) Goolsby of Sun City, Ariz.; sisters-in-law, Kathryn Abbate of Pueblo, Betty Abbate of Denver and Rose Sneed of Pueblo; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends and neighbors at the Villa. Preceded in death by her husband, John 'Jonsey' Costanza; parents, Tony and Annie Abbate; and brothers, Santo and Joe Abbate. Rose was born Aug. 29, 1920, in Pueblo. She retired from School District 60 as a cashier. Member of the Columbian Federation Ladies Fidelity Lodge No. 56 serving as financial secretary for many years. Viewing from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel and one hour prior to the Vigil service at the church. Vigil service, 6 p.m. Wednesday and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday. Services will be held at Our Lady of the Meadows, 23 Starling Dr. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Dear Carol, John and family,
    My thoughts are with you today. May all your wonderful memories stay with you forever. I loved the pictures of Aunt Rose. Beautiful lady that will be very missed.
    Love, Lynne

  2. My sympathies to the entire Costanza family at the loss of Rose. She was a very kind lady, and I remember when she lived a couple doors down from my Grandma Connie on Drake Street.

  3. Carol and family: Just wanted to let you know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We will all miss “Grandma Rose” She will always be with us in our hearts and memories. Dwight and Nancy McIntosh

  4. Carol and family: Just wanted to let you know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We will all miss “Grandma Rose” She will always be with us in our hearts and memories. Dwight and Nancy McIntosh

  5. Carol & Family,
    Please accept our sincere condolences in the loss of your mother. We are never quite ready to say goodbye, but you have many fond memories to keep with you always.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Joe & Ruth Taravella

  6. Carol. I want you to know that you are in my thoughts and extend my sincere and heartfelt sympathy during this time of sorrow.

  7. Carol. I want you to know that you are in my thoughts and extend my sincere and heartfelt sympathy during this time of sorrow.

  8. Carol and family,
    I am so sorry your mom had to leave us. I know she is in heaven, she was such a good and loving soul. Know that you all will be in my thoughts and prayers. Take care of yourselves. Love You all.

    Loni Pacheco
    Fort Collins,Colorado

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