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Rosemarie Torto

December 26, 1936 ~ October 30, 2021 (age 84)

Obituary

Rosemarie Torto, 84, formerly of Binghamton, New York, died on October 30, 2021 after a brief illness. She is predeceased by her parents, Camillo and Rose Torto; her sisters and brothers, Marietta Piscione, Amelia Wilcox, Mafalda Santoni, Albert Torto Sr., Viola Quaranta , Irene Schmand-Torto, and Alfonse Torto; her nephews Billy Wilcox, Michael Quaranta, and Albert Torto Jr. Rosemarie was especially close to and often discussed the thoughtfulness and care that she received from her special nieces Judith Quaranta and Angela (Mike) Miller, great niece and nephew Stephanie (Matthew) Davy and Nicholas (Patricia) Quaranta, and great-great nieces Drea and Vera Davy. She is also survived Dolly (Rocco) Franco, Nancy Quaranta, Roxane (Walt) Quaranta, Barbara Wilcox, Thomas (Diane) Torto, James (Marie) Torto, Maria (Roberto) Civalleri, Loriann Dell ‘Arciprete, Vincent Torto, Thomas Torto, Kathy (John) Perkins, Louis (Maureen) Santoni, Linda (Bob) Wasko, Carol (Phil) Murphy, Joe (Donna) Piscione, Tom (Gail) Piscione and Ralph (Joy) Piscione, Jr. and several  other great  and great-great nieces and nephews.  Rosemarie was a graduate of Rider College where she received her BS in education, and State University of New York at Cortland, where she received her graduate degree in school administration. Rosemarie excelled in her role as educator, completing her career as Chairperson of the Business Education Department at Chenango Valley High School. She loved to travel and wherever her adventurous spirit took her, she made friends.  She had a small group of fellow teachers  from Chenango Valley who were special friends, who she always held close. Rosemarie also maintained friendships with her sorority sisters, many beyond 60 years of love! Rosemarie also enjoyed her time volunteering for the American Red Cross and American Cancer Society, and was a member of the Roberson Center for the Arts and Sciences as well as WSKG Public Radio and Television. The family would also like to extend a special thanks to those helped her during her stay at Good Shepard Village, including Joanne C., Kristine W., Mario, Jackie D., Kori, and Karen H. Your kindness and concern for Rosemarie will never be forgotten.  The family will also be forever grateful for the excellent care provided by Dr. Howland and everyone at Lourdes Endocrinology. Family and friends can say their final goodbyes to Rosemarie on November 10, 2021 at 11 am in the upper Chapel in Calvary Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to the American Red Cross or the American Diabetes Association.

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Services

Memorial Service
Wednesday
November 10, 2021

11:00 AM
Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City, NY

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