Rosemary Scalia (née Coppola), of  Cresskill, died unexpectedly on December 14, 2020.  Beloved wife of Joseph Scalia.  Devoted mother of  Christopher, Andrew, Melissa, and Steven.  Dear sister of Anthony Coppola.  Loving daughter of Rosario Coppola and the late Josephine (née Cola).

Rosemary was born in Englewood, NJ, and devoted her life to raising her family.  She was a member of the Cresskill Woman’s Club, enjoyed spending her time attending church and praying to the Lord.  The simplest pleasures in life brought great joy to Rosemary. She was kindhearted to all.

Arrangements are private and under the direction of the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, Dumont.  A celebration of Rosemary’s life is planned for Summer, 2021.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in Rosemary’s memory to the Epilepsy Foundation, ATTN:  Donor Services, 8301 Professional Place West, Suite 230, Landover, MD 20781;


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