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Rose E. (Novello) Fiore

September 3, 1923 — February 3, 2022

Rose E. (Novello) Fiore of Stoneham, beloved wife of 73 years of the late William A. Fiore, Sr., died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, February 3, 2022. She was 98 years of age,

Rose was the daughter of the late Frank and Concetta (LaSalla) Novello. Loving Mother of the late William Fiore, Jr., David Fiore and his wife Janis, James Fiore, Sr. and his wife Mary, Debora Sacco and her Fiancée Robert Merenda, Cynthia Fiore, and Patricia Kheboian and her husband Gary. Loving Mother-in-Law of Mary Fiore Godes. Cherished grandmother of William Fiore, III and his wife Laurie, Jacquilyn Hodgkins and her husband David, Danielle Fiore Urbaniak and her husband Matt, Melissa Fiore, James Fiore, Jr. and his wife Juliana, Walter Sacco, Jr. and his wife Darien, Christopher Sacco and his wife Sara, Maxwell Kheboian and his wife Samantha, Alec Kheboian and his Fiancée Cailee and Sophia Kheboian and her partner Andrew. Great Grandmother of 11 and soon to be 12 great grandchildren. Also survived by her dear friend and caregiver Juliet Busingye. Predeceased by her 7 siblings. She was one of the last of the cherished Aunts to many nieces and nephews.

Rose was a former employee of the Stoneham Public Schools and a member of the Women's Lodge of the Sons of Italy. Rose and Bill enjoyed spending winters in Florida and travelling with their many friends. Including trips around the U.S., Italy, France and many cruises. She was an accomplished knitter who made many baby sweaters, blankets and everyone's favorite, slippers. She donated the hats and mittens she knitted to many charitable organizations. Family was everything to Rose. Nothing made her happier than spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Kings in the corner, pushing on a swing, playing in the backyard or quietly reading a book. These are some of the things her grandchildren/great grandchildren will always cherish.

Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St., (Rt. 28) STONEHAM, on Wednesday, February 9 at 9 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass celebrating Rose's Eternal Life at St. Patrick's Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham at 10 AM. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the family at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 8 from 4 to 7 PM. (Masks required) Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Winchester.

Please consider a donation in Rose's memory to St. Patrick's Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham, MA 02180 or to the charity of your choice.

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Tuesday, February 8, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Barile Family Funeral Home

482 Main St, Wakefield, MA 01880

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Wednesday, February 9, 2022

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