Rosa A. (Alfonsi) Lilley, 82, formerly of St. Clair, of Seltzer, passed away peacefully on September 4, at her residence.
Born in Pottsville, on November 25, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Salvatore and Maria (DiFelice) Alfonsi
Rosa worked for Kmart of Chambersburg, for many years before retiring.
She was a member of St. Clair of Assisi in St. Clair, and was a lifetime member of Saint Joseph’s Church, Pottsville, where she enjoyed volunteering for many groups and activities.
Rosa was the best babysitter for her grandchildren, granddogs, and grandchickens.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by; her husband, Harry B. Lilley; a son, Shawn R. Lilley; two brothers, Alessandro Alfonsi and Mario Alfonsi; and two sisters, Elvira Hess and Santana Gorman.
She is survived by her four children, Robert Lilley and wife, Diane; Sharon Korman and husband, Jay; Helenann Gipe and husband, Jarrod; and Harry M. Lilley and wife, Courtney; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, and multiple nieces and nephews. She has a brother, Joseph Alfonsi and his wife, Alice.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 8th, at 11:00 AM in St. Clare of Assisi Church, 250 E. Hancock Street, Saint Clair, with Rev. Msgr. William F. Glosser officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hillside, Pottsville.
A viewing will be held from 9:30 AM till the time of the Mass in the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. Clare of Assisi Church, 250 E. Hancock Street, Saint Clair, PA. 17970.
Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home, Pottsville, is in charge of the arrangements.
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