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Rose Marie Casoria, 84

Rose Marie Casoria, 84

Rose Marie Casoria, 84, of Hendersonville died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at the Elizabeth House.

A prior resident of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., she had been a resident of Hendersonville for four years. She was the daughter of the late Mary Ann and Anthony Spezio. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Michael Casoria; and her brother Joseph Spezio.

She is survived by two sons, Rev. Anthony James Casoria and his wife Nancy and Mark Casoria and his wife Cindy; grandchildren, Joy, Beth, Kristen, Michelle, Joseph, Andrew, Wren, Danielle, and Michael; six great-grandchildren; sister, Josephine DiDonato; and many special nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be at 2:00pm Saturday in the chapel at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, with Rev. Anthony J. Casoria officiating. A private entombment will be in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Four Seasons Hospice Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Rd., Flat Rock, NC 28731 or Truth in Action Ministries: Donation Processing Center, PO Box 7009, Albert Lea, MN 56007.

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Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.