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Rose M. Rubino (Merlino)

March 1, 1925 - February 6, 2020

Service Date: February 10, 2020

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery Mount Olivet Cemetery

Church St. Maria Goretti Church

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Rose M. Rubino, 94 of Laflin, passed away Thursday morning, February 6, 2020 at the inpatient unit of Residential Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in the Hudson section of Plains, she was the daughter of the late Sabato and Viola (Mirra) Merlino.

Rose was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School, and was owner/operator of Roxanne Fashions, Plymouth. She was a member of St. Maria Goretti Church, Laflin.

She was preceded in death by her husband’s Louis Zaremski on September 17, 1983, and Joseph Rubino on February 3, 1994, sons Ronald and Robert Zaremski, sisters Eleanor Costello, Mary Lello, and Louise Materazzi, brothers John, Frank, and Dominick Merlino.

Surviving are her daughters-in-law Janine Zaremski, Laflin, and Grace Zaremski, Kingston, granddaughters Lauren Murphy and her husband Ben, and Alicia Humphrey and her husband Jody, great-grandchildren Bianca and Declan Murphy, nieces and nephews.

Rose’s family would like to offer a special thanks to Rose’s sister-in-law Grace Merlino for her special Saturday visits, cousins Mary Salerno and Regina Lawson for staying in touch several times a day with their
“Telephone Talk”, Jean Murphy for her Tuesday visits, nieces and nephews David Lello and John Sandy, Leroy and Joyee Materazzi, and Joseph and Debbie Costello for their numerous visits and spending time with Aunt Rose. Also a special thank you to Irene Stook who was Rose’s personal food delivery and shopper, and Rose’s caretaker, Mary Alieo for her countless hours of care and compassion.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, February 10, 2020 at 10:00 am at St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin, PA. Those attending the funeral mass are asked to go directly to church Monday morning. The Parish Rosary Group will pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet and Rosary in the Church 30 minutes before the Mass. All are invited to attend. Entombment will be held in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton section of Wyoming. Family and friends may call Sunday afternoon from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin, PA 18702, or to St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen, 39 E. Jackson Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 in Rose’s memory.