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Rosanna Juliette Monterosso

October 4, 1987 - August 28, 2018


Rosanna Juliette Monterosso, age 30, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on October 4, 1987, she was the daughter of Juliette L. (St. Amand) Monterosso and the late Vincent Monterosso. Rosanna graduated from Elkton High School and University of Maryland, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in psychology. She later attended the University of Baltimore Law School. In her youth, she was a Girl Scout and enjoyed playing the clarinet. Rosanna was an active reader.

In addition to her father, Rosanna was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Richard and Laureen St. Amand and paternal grandmother, Janice Palagruto. She is survived by her parents, Juliette L. Monterosso and David A. Palagruto of Elkton; sons, Devin Christopher Monterosso and Max Alexander Monterosso, both of Elkton; siblings, Vincent Monterosso (Daisy), Frank Monterosso and Domenique Broyles (Tim), all of Elkton; niece, Delaney Monterosso, of Elkton; paternal grandparents, Frank Monterosso of Bear and Rose Monterosso of Staten Island, NY; and paternal grandfather, Domenic A. Palagruto of Elkton.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, 19711, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Entombment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808.

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  • Julie, David and children,. I am heartbroken with you at the loss of our beautiful Rosanna. Please know that I am holding all of you close in my heart and praying for you during this painful time. I love you all collectively and individually. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love..

    Aunt Dianah

  • Dear Julie and David and family,
    How it saddens my heart to learn of Rosanna’s untimely passing. You each have all my love and heartfelt condolences in the loss of this precious girl When my dear sister Janice passed away, my heart was so empty that happy memories of our entwined lives helped me. Think of your many happy times and memories with Rosanna and her siblings and maybe it will help.

    May God Bless and keep each of you now and forever.
    Love, Auntie Lorna.

  • Our love and blessings.
    Auntie Lorna

  • To Rosanna’s family:
    I want to send my condolences to all of you. Some I have met. I lost touch with her but often thought of her and the boys. She will be missed.
    Stephanie

  • Oh Julie has it been over 25 yrs since we saw Roseanna? We felt so close to each other then. Then came grandchildren & then for us great ones. And life gets so busy. Think of you all often & the times in icu trauma unit. Always mean to stop but you know how it goes. I know you have seen Robin though. Our love & sincere condolences go out to you & the family.
    Lonnie &Carole and family.

  • Cookie and I want to send our condolences to your family at this time. Such a brilliant young lady to leave this world so early in life. We want you to know we are sorry for your lose. Sincerely Cookie and Doug and our family. Bless you all.

  • Dear Julie, Dave & Children
    Please know that we are so saddened to hear of Rosanna’s passing. We will keep you all in our
    prayers….If you need anything please do not hesitate to let us know. I am retired now and I can help
    with the children if you need help.
    Deepest Sympathy,

    Skee & Ann Codding

  • Dear Juliette, Dave, and Family,
    So sorry to hear of your loss. I watched the video and was saddened that I missed so much of your lives. Such a beautiful family. I can still remember decorating Christmas ornaments at your house with the kids and listening to Rosanna play the clarinet. I think of you often as we pass the area where you live. Bless you all and may the good memories keep you going. I love you all. “Aunt” Tina.

  • I am very sorry to read of the untimely passing of your daughter. sister, mother and friend, Rosanna. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Death was never a part of God’s original plan for mankind. Sadly due to the disobedience of Adam in the Garden of Eden we all inherited sin and death (Romans 5:12). However, the Bible reveals that it is God’s purpose to restore the dead to life by means of a resurrection to a paradise earth, where sickness and death will be no more. Jesus said: “The hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.”—John 5:28, 29; Revelation 21:1-4. This time can only be made a reality by means of his Kingdom in which we pray for in the Lord’s Prayer. Once more I am truly sorry for your loss.

  • I knew Rosanna only briefly, she was such an intelligent and honest person! She was taken too soon, but I am sure she is at peace- I pray that her family especially her two boys, who she adored, feel the peace of God.