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“All of you girls are in your mother's classically beautiful photograph. I have never known a more loving family. May God bless you all. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: John Guffey - Saint Peters, MO

“I found out late Monday evening of Rose's passing. I offer my condolences to Jan,Kay and Becky ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Mike Mercurio - St. Peters, MO

“We enjoyed a wonderful trip with Rosie and Jeanne some years ago when Allison, granddaughter of Rosie, and Erin, our daughter, were at Visitation...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Mick and Bonnie O'Brien - MO

“Rosie was a joy to be with. She had fun and a good time in whatever she did. Family gatherings were so much fun and she was so much fun on our...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Bob & Barb White - St Charles, MO


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Rosemary Virginia Calcaterra, (nee Farris), on Saturday, August 29, 2015. Baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection. Beloved wife for 53 years of (the late) John J. Calcaterra; beloved daughter of (the late) Charles and (the late) Margaret Farris; loving mother of Janice (Philip) Shayne, Kay Calcaterra (Carl Hoelting) and Becky (Steve) Braddock; devoted Grammy to Alison (Adam) Tsacoumangos, Andrew (Rachel) Shayne, Aaron (Sara Peterson) Shayne, Rebecca (Matt) Morris, Brian (Moira) Hoelting, Andrea Hoelting, John, Jacob and (the late) Joseph Braddock; cherished GiGi to Maxine and (the late) Jesse Shayne; Johnny and Harry Tsacoumangos and Claire Morris; loving sister and best friend to (the late) Jean Mercurio; loving sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, great-great-aunt and friend to many! Rosie's greatest blessings were her family, her fun-loving spirit and her many friendships, especially her poker pals!!!! Special thanks to Nazareth Living Center and St. Anthony's Hospice for their loving care and concern through Rosemary's difficult journey.
Services: the family will receive friends in the Great Hall of Ambruster Chapel Monday, August 31st, 2015 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm 6633 Clayton Road (Clayton). The funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m., Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at St. James the Greater Catholic Church 6401 Wade St. Louis, MO 63139. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. James the Greater Catholic School. Online condolences may be made at ambrusterchapel.com.