Rosella Alonge


Rosella Alonge, 91, of Utica, died on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare.

She was born on February 8, 1928, in Utica a daughter of the late Frank and Rose DeFazio Calogero. On September 21, 1957, Rosella married Salvatore “Bones” Alonge and he died on February 20, 2016. Rosella and Salvatore cherished 59 years of marriage and their 28 years of retirement in Lake Havasu, Arizona, where they made many wonderful friends.

She is survived by her niece and nephews, Susan and Steve Palmieri of Deerfield, Mark and Debi Calogero of Utica, and Allen and Peggy Calogero of Sauquoit; sister-in-law, Shirley Alonge; brother-in-law, Robert Anno; and she also leaves many more nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and cherished cousins. A special mention of her niece, Sylvia Coyle and her husband, Bill and loving family. She was predeceased by her brother and sister-in-law, Albert and Gerry Calogero.

The funeral will be on Friday at 12 p.m. at the Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral and Cremation Services, 13 Oxford Rd., New Hartford. Interment will be in Rome Cemetery. Calling hour will be from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. prior to the funeral.

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