Rosemarie Carro

Obituary of Rosemarie Carro

Rosemarie Carro was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, where she continued to live until her passing. She was a graduate of Sarah J. Hale Vocational High School. She married the late Carmine Carro and moved to Marine Park, Brooklyn, in 1964, where they raised their two children, Michael and Marie. Rosemarie was the devoted grandmother of Kristen, Michael, Charles, and Carmine, and the loving mother-in-law of Charles, Kathy, and Rebecca.

Rosemarie continued her education at New York City Technical College majoring in Hotel and Restaurant Management and worked for over 30 years in two family-owned businesses, Sweet Caroline Caterers and Madison Steak House. Rosemarie continued to work in the food industry with the New York City Board of Education as a H.A.C.C.P. appointee with a Certificate from Cooks College at Rutgers University until she retired in 2003.

Rosemarie Carro was an active member of the Marine Park Civic Association and held office as the 4th Vice President until 2011. She chaired many committees responsible for the planning of special events including the Annual Haunted Halloween Walk, the Back to School Festival, and the Santa in the Park. Rosemarie Carro was the chairperson for the 80th Celebration of the Marine Park Civic's service to the community event, and as fourth Vice-President she handled day-to-day details of the Civic dealing with social events, community projects, and activities.

In 2007 Rosemarie received the honor New York State Senior Citizen of the Year.  Rosemarie serviced as the Treasurer of the Brigham Park #2 Board of Directors and founded a senior group in the Co-op Buildings. She served on the advisory board of the Marine Park Active Adults program. Rosemarie Carro was a congregant of Resurrection Church and was a Eucharist Minister in the parish. She devoted her Wednesdays to Beth Israel Hospital in Brooklyn visiting patients and distributing communion, and on Sundays, she visited with the residents of Crown Nursing Home.

The visitation for Rosemarie Carro will be held at Marine Park Funeral Home on Thursday March 1, 2018 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM and Friday March 2, 2018 from 2:00 - 5:00 PM & 7:00 - 9:00 PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Resurrection Roman Catholic Church on Saturday March 3, 2018 at 9:15 AM - the family will be meeting at the funeral home by 8:15 AM. The Committal Service will be held at St. Charles Cemetery immediately following the Funeral Mass.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Rosemarie's honor to St. Jude Children's Research Hosptial. Please follow this link in order to make a donation online.

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