Rose Mary Benamati, 86, Homer City died April 29, 2021 at Lynn Haven Personal Care Home. She was the daughter of the late Tranquillo and Maria Menegatti and was born June 21, 1934 in Yankeetown.
Rose was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, a secretary for twenty years at Homer Center School District, and a bank teller at Homer City State Bank.
Rose was happily married to Thomas for 46 years and lived in the Homer City area all her life. She was a member of the Kiwanis Club, Indiana Meals on Wheels, and Red Barn Ladies auxiliary. She was also active giving her time to Our Lady of the Assumption Parish.
She enjoyed taking care of her family and loved to cook. She was able to make some wonderful Italian dishes, but was also capable of cooking just about any wild animal Tom and Mark would hunt. When spring time came, she would have the most beautiful flowers around her house. She had such a green thumb. Rose was blessed with three grandchildren and enjoyed being "Nonni" to them.
She is survived by her son, Mark and wife Tonya, Homer City; brother, Lou Menegatti and wife Barb, Baltimore Maryland; sisters, Lucy Menegatti, Yankeetown; Anna Menegatti, Penn Hills; and Isabelle Menegatti Silveri husband Tbone of Homer City. She is also survived by her son-in-law, Dave Doll (was married to Tina), Boalsburg and grandchildren, Briana Benamati, Jason Doll, and Chantal Sisko.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas; daughter, Tina Doll; brother, Vic Menegatti; and grandson, Thomas Jacob.
Friends will be received Monday, May 3rd, from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Homer City. A Blessing Service will be held Tuesday at 9:30AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 AM at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Lucernemines Site. Interment to follow in the church cemetery.
In accordance with COVID-19 guidelines, masks and social distancing will be observed.
In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Homer City Fire Department.
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