Cartwright Funeral Homes


PETRACCA, Maria Rosa “Rose” (Rotunno), a resident of Randolph for over 60 years, formerly of Carpino, Foggia, Italy, passed away on November 21, 2020, after a brief illness, at the age of 93. Born and raised in Carpino, Italy, Rose immigrated to America where she worked as a stitcher for many years. A devout Catholic, she was a communicant at St. Bernadette Church in Randolph for many years. Rose had many passions including knitting, crocheting, tending to her garden and fine Italian cooking, however, family always was her top priority and spending time with family and friends is what brought her the most joy. A devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, Rose will be sorely missed by all who were blessed to have known her. Rose was the wife of the late Vincent Petracca. Loving mother of Catherine Sateriale and her husband Stephen of Randolph. Devoted sister of Michelina DiBrina of Italy, Pietro Rotunno of Italy and the late Angela Massa, Antonietta DiCosmo and Michele Rotunno. Dear “Nonna” to Stephen and his wife Kelly, Alex and Michael and “Great Nonna” to Tessa, Macie and Andie. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In keeping with the Covid-19 guidelines, which include face coverings, social distancing and wait times in line due to temporary limited capacity, relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a visitation period on Friday, November 27th from 9:00 – 10:30 AM at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main St. (RT. 28), Randolph. A private Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM in St. Bernadette Church, Randolph. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Randolph. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to St. Bernadette Church, 1031 No. Main St., Randolph, MA 02368 or to a charity of one’s choice. For direction or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit

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