Rose M Lofaro

Rose M. Lofaro, 86, passed away on April 30, 2021.

Born and raised in Bronx, NY, Rose was one of four children born to Patrick and Lillian Flynn. She married Robert Lofaro in 1962 and a few years later they settled in Pequannock to raise their family. Rose worked many years for Chrysler Credit, and later proudly took on the role of homemaker. She was an avid quilter and member of the knitting club at the Senior House where she enjoyed socializing with friends. A devoted Catholic, Rose was a Eucharistic Minister at Holy Spirit RC Church and Our Lady of Good Counsel RC Church. Also at Our Lady of Good Counsel, she was the head of the Food Network Ministry, which was responsible for providing meals to families in need.

Rose loved to be surrounded by her family and some of her greatest memories were those spent with her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Robert; her children Diane Marra and her husband Ben, Robert Lofaro, Cindy Parr and her husband Chris; her grandchildren, Taylor and Andrew Marra and Christian and Brady Parr. Rose was predeceased by her brothers, Martin, Terrence and John.

Family and friends may visit from 2-4 & 6-8 pm on Tuesday, May 4 at M. John Scanlan Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 am on Wednesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel RC Church, Pompton Plains. Burial will follow at First Reformed Church Cemetery, Pompton Plains.