Schenectady — Rosalie Donato, a long-time resident of the Scotia area, died Wednesday the 22nd of May at the Glendale Nursing Home.
Born in 1927 in Schenectady, NY to Carmella and Frank Tamburello. She graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School and went on to become a well respected beautician and continued doing hair well into her 80s. Rosalie and Vincent Donato were married April 27th, 1963. Rosalie and Vincent opened House of Vincent Coiffures. She then pursued her passion for fashion and opened up the Peacock gallery.
Rosalie had a huge circle of friends who she loved dearly. She enjoyed Dewars and water, unannounced visits, and most of all being with her family and friends.
She was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Scotia.
She was preceded by her parents Carmella and Frank, her sister Gertrude, her brothers Anthony and Joseph, and her husband Vincent. She is survived by her children Dr. Vincent Donato (Heidi) of Burbank, California, Kimberly Pierce (Jim) of Scotia and Dr. Keith Donato (Alison) of Ballston Spa; her cherished grandchildren Sophia, Jack, Ruby and Allie .
Calling hours will be held Monday from 4-7pm at DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home 1605 Helderberg Ave., Rotterdam.
Funeral services will begin 9am Tuesday at the funeral home followed by a 10am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph’s Church, 231 Second St.,Scotia.