Joan K. Rotella
Joan K. Rotella passed away on Oct. 4, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Westport, N.Y., the daughter of Thomas and Laura (Vanderhoof) Slattery.
Joan was a woman of tremendous faith and a long devoted Catholic. She was a member of the Catholic Community, Alter Rosary Society and the Scarlette O'Hatter. She loved to cook and bake for her seven children and families. Joan always found much joy and happiness at all the family dinners and gatherings.
Joan married Joseph Rotella who preceded her in death on July 13, 1992. She is survived by her children, JoAnn and Thomas Wood, Joseph and Deanna Rotella, Frank and Patty Rotella, David and Ginny Rotella, Diane and Martin Casey, Nancy and Tom Kobylaski, Rory and Jeanette Rotella, thirteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Isabel Rotella, Irene Rotella, and brother-in-law George and Genevieve Rotella and all her Slattery and Rotella nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be at the Church of All Saints, Mineville, N.Y., at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 8th. Burial will follow at the St. Peter & Paul Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Joan's memory can be made to The Catholic Communities of Moriah, 12 St. Patrick's Place, Port Henry, NY 12974.
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Published on October 7, 2019


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Barbara Goodspeed
Oct 06, 2019
So sorry for your loss. I have many good memories of her and my mom.