Peacefully surrounded by her family at Bluewater Health on Saturday, December 8, 2012, Rosanna DePasqua (nee Filippelli) passed away at the age of 65 ½ . Beloved wife of Mario DePasqua. Loving mother of Sandra (Mike) Fullerton, Roberto (Samantha) DePasqua, and Laura (Jerek) Bowman. Cherished grandmother of Vanessa Fullerton, Lauren Fullerton and Meah Bowman. Dear sister of Piera (Tony) Tinteri. Predeceased by her parents Luigi and Carmela Filippelli. Rosanna came to Canada from Italy, in 1953, when she was 6 years old. She was a very dedicated grandmother, mother and wife, and was always helping anyone who needed it. She will be sadly missed by all those who knew and loved her. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.   A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at St. Benedicts Roman Catholic Church, 1011 Oak Ave., Sarnia. Entombment to follow in Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. We would like to extend a sincere thank-you to the nursing staff of the 5th floor Palliative Care Unit at Bluewater Health and to Dr. Dostaler for the care and compassion shown to our mother. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Bluewater Health Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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