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Rosella J. Brown

July 14, 1926 — January 29, 2021

Rosella J. Brown age 94 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully at home on Friday, January 29, 2021. She was born July 14, 1926 in Canonsburg, a daughter of the late Matthew and Margaret Jackovic Ladich.

Rosella was a life-long resident of Canonsburg. She was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, playing cards, doing word puzzels and bingo.

She was a member of the St. Patrick worship site of St. Oscar Romera Parish.

Left behind to cherish her memory are daughters Maureen (Frank) Andronas of Canonsburg, Rosella Marie (William) Wentz of Canonsburg; sons James (Lisa) Brown of Marietta, OH, William (Keri) Brown of Sutherin, OR and Kenneth Brown of Canonsburg; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Deceased in addition to her parents are her husband Eugene H. Brown who passed away on July 18,2015; infant brother Matthew Ladich and sisters Margaret Capitani and Elizabeth Malecki.

Friends and family are welcome on ­­Tuesday, February 2, 2021 from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, LFD owner/supervisor, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg 724-745-8120 where departing prayers will be recited at 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in the St. Patrick worship site of St. Oscar Romera Parish.

Interment will follow in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, PA at 2:30 p.m.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic masks must be worn in the funeral home and church and social distancing will be observed.

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