Rose Spalla – Obituary – Mahoning Valley
September 17, 1927 ~ July 23, 2021 (93 years old)
Poland – Rose Spalla passed away on July 23, 2021 at the age of 93. She was born September 17, 1927 in Youngstown, daughter of Charles and Sarah Shipton. Rose married Benedict Spalla on October 11, 1947 who preceded her in death on December 16, 1998.
Throughout her life, Rose was active in several women’s clubs and enjoyed traveling, camping and spending time with family and friends. She led an amazing and active life and was adored by everyone who had the opportunity to meet her. Those whose lives she touched will always remember her kind and gentle nature, energy and witty sense of humor.
Rose was the youngest of the seven siblings who preceded her in death; Wayne, Bert, Richard, Homer, Charles, Joséphine and Beulah.
She will be sadly missed by her three children, Jeffrey (Joan) Spalla of Girard, Russell Spalla of Gambier and Kathie Spalla (James DeBartolo) of Gulf Breeze Florida, five grandchildren, Brad Wineburner, Jessica Berry, Denasan Spalla, Hayley Spalla, and Matthieu Spalla. She also leaves behind two great-grandchildren, Liam and Isabella Wineburner.
A memorial service and celebration of his life will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 14 at Drakes Landing in Canfield, followed by brunch.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to be made to Easterseals of Mahoning, Trumbull & Columbiana Counties or the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley on behalf of Rose.
Arrangements are made by Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home in Poland.
Condolences can be sent to www.beckerobits.com.