February 5, 1928 - October 22, 2015
Caroline DiFrancesca Leslie Rosensteel, 87, of Vanport, formerly of Rochester and Beaver Falls, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2015, in Heritage Valley Beaver. Born February 5, 1928, in Rochester, a daughter of the late Salvatore and Lena Cascio DiFrancesca, she was a housewife. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Parish, Beaver, and was formerly a member of St. Rose Roman Catholic Parish, Darlington. She was an avid football fans of the Rochester Rams and the Pittsburgh Steelers, and loved to line dance and square dance with her first husband, who preceded her in death in 1979, Donald E. Leslie Sr. She was also preceded by her second husband, David C. Rosensteel, in 2003; a son, Donald E. Leslie Jr., in 2005; three brothers, Lee, Tom and Charlie DiFrancesca, and a cousin, Nancy Cortese. Surviving are a daughter-in-law, Rose Marie Leslie; a granddaughter, Shannon Leslie; a grandson, Shane Leslie, all of South Beaver Twp.; three stepdaughters, Billie Sue Rosensteel, Beaver; Cindy Triance, Beaver, and Mary Jo Gould and her husband Jerry, Beaver; a step-grandson, David Rosensteel and his wife Tina, and a step-great-granddaughter, Zoey Rosensteel, all of Beaver; a nephew, Leslie S. DiFrancesca, West Lake Village, CA; a great nephew, Benjamin DiFrancesca, California, and two special cousins, Louise M. and Joseph R. Aquino, Hermitage, PA. Several other cousins also survive. Friends will be received Monday from 2 to 6 p.m. in the WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in SS. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church, Beaver. Everyone is requested to meet at the church. Father Bob Miller will officiate. Interment will follow in Beaver Falls Cemetery. A Christian wake service will be held Monday in the funeral home. The family wishes memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the Beaver County Humane Society, 3394 Brodhead Road, Aliquippa, PA 15001, or SS. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church, 200 Third St., Beaver, PA 15009.
Caroline DiFrancesca Leslie Rosensteel, 87, of Vanport, formerly of Rochester and Beaver Falls, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2015, in Heritage Valley Beaver. Born February 5, 1928, in Rochester, a daughter of the late Salvatore and Lena... View Obituary & Service Information
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