January 9, 2019
Rosemarie DiNezza Williams passed away at her home in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on January 9, 2019, at the age of 88. She was born and raised in Painesville, Ohio, and was one of two children born to Dominic and Josephine Mongello DiNezza. Throughout her life she was committed to taking care of her family and home. Her proudest accomplishments included all four daughters graduating from college and training those daughters to be savvy shoppers and excellent cooks. Rosemarie was an accomplished seamstress who made many of her own clothes for years while also sewing outfits for her daughters and grandchildren. She also enjoyed playing bridge and dabbling in craft projects. Rosemarie is predeceased by her parents and her husband of 63 years, Robert B. Williams Jr. She is survived by her four daughters–Karen Karlowicz (Gary), Pamela Barre (Lee), Melanie Williams, and Lisa Waress (John), three grandchildren–Lindsey and Chandler Waress, and Adam Freed, and brother–Donald DiNezza.
A private funeral Mass will be held at a later date with burial at Riverview Cemetery, Russell Center, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, donations of remembrance can be made to the Atlantic Shores Employee Appreciation Fund, 1200 Atlantic Shores Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23454.