In memory of
Rosemarie DiDomenico
In memory of
Rosemarie DiDomenico
Rosemarie DiDomenico, 88 Former S.I. resident; loved to travel , was food blogger in her 80s Rosemarie (Auffredou) DiDomenico, of Trappe, Pa., formerly a resident of West Brighton, S.I., passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. She was 88. Born on Roosevelt Island in New York City, she grew up in Tottenville. Rosemarie attended PS 2 in Richmond Valley, one of the last two-room schoolhouses in New York City. She also attended PS 1 in Tottenville and graduated from Tottenville High School in 1949. Married in 1954, to James DiDomenico, they settled in West Brighton. Rosemarie was predeceased by her husband, James; parents, Felix and Marie Auffredou and five siblings: sisters, Yvonne Xiques, Marie Moller, Helen Bishop and brothers, John and William. Mrs. DiDomenico was last employed on Staten Island at Mt. Augustine Retreat House on Grymes Hill before moving with her family to Whitehouse Station, N.J., in 1977, and after 21 years relocating to Trappe. Mr. and Mrs. DiDomenico were volunteers for Meals on Wheels for over 10 years, both in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Mrs. DiDomenico traveled extensively with her husband throughout Europe, as well as the U.S. They covered most of France by car, including searching for her parents' birthplaces in Metz, Alsace-Lorraine, and Scaer in Brittany, France. They enjoyed selecting new destinations to celebrate New Year's Eve, including London, Rome and their favorite was celebrating the millennium in Paris. For their 50th wedding anniversary, they planned a trip on the Orient Express from London through France and Switzerland before eventually arriving in Venice. Mrs. DiDomenico became a food blogger in her 80s, and cooked and posted her blog for over 10 years. She met and became friends with many other food bloggers all over the world online and met many of these same friends in person, including cookbook authors whose books they "cooked their way thru." She loved to garden, cook, travel and was an avid reader. Most of the important holidays were spent with family, cooking the traditional Italian specialties, for both Easter and Christmas Eve. Rosemarie is survived by her sonk Robert (and Stephanie) DiDomenico of Brentwood, Calif.; daughter, Patricia (and Peter) Stormer of Phoenixville, Pa., and her grandchildren, Erin Platvoet, Kelsey DiDomenico, James Stormer and Chase Stormer. Her funeral service and interment will be announced to family and friends once health conditions improve. Both will occur on Staten Island. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to American Cancer Society, 1818 Market St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19103. Arrangements are by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home & Crematory, 610-489-7900. Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home & Crematory 224 West Main Street Trappe, PA 19425 610-489-7900
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Rosemarie DiDomenico
Rosemarie DiDomenico, 88 Former S.I. resident; loved to travel , was food blogger in her 80s Rosemarie (Auffredou) DiDomenico, of Trappe, Pa., formerly a resident of West Brighton, S.I., passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. She was 88. Born on Roosevelt Island in New York City, she grew up in Tottenville. Rosemarie attended PS 2 in Richmond Valley, one of the last two-room schoolhouses in New York City. She also attended PS 1 in Tottenville and graduated from Tottenville High School in 1949. Married in 1954, to James DiDomenico, they settled in West Brighton. Rosemarie was predeceased by her husband, James; parents, Felix and Marie Auffredou and five siblings: sisters, Yvonne Xiques, Marie Moller, Helen Bishop and brothers, John and William. Mrs. DiDomenico was last employed on Staten Island at Mt. Augustine Retreat House on Grymes Hill before moving with her family to Whitehouse Station, N.J., in 1977, and after 21 years relocating to Trappe. Mr. and Mrs. DiDomenico were volunteers for Meals on Wheels for over 10 years, both in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Mrs. DiDomenico traveled extensively with her husband throughout Europe, as well as the U.S. They covered most of France by car, including searching for her parents' birthplaces in Metz, Alsace-Lorraine, and Scaer in Brittany, France. They enjoyed selecting new destinations to celebrate New Year's Eve, including London, Rome and their favorite was celebrating the millennium in Paris. For their 50th wedding anniversary, they planned a trip on the Orient Express from London through France and Switzerland before eventually arriving in Venice. Mrs. DiDomenico became a food blogger in her 80s, and cooked and posted her blog for over 10 years. She met and became friends with many other food bloggers all over the world online and met many of these same friends in person, including cookbook authors whose books they "cooked their way thru." She loved to garden, cook, travel and was an avid reader. Most of the important holidays were spent with family, cooking the traditional Italian specialties, for both Easter and Christmas Eve. Rosemarie is survived by her sonk Robert (and Stephanie) DiDomenico of Brentwood, Calif.; daughter, Patricia (and Peter) Stormer of Phoenixville, Pa., and her grandchildren, Erin Platvoet, Kelsey DiDomenico, James Stormer and Chase Stormer. Her funeral service and interment will be announced to family and friends once health conditions improve. Both will occur on Staten Island. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to American Cancer Society, 1818 Market St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19103. Arrangements are by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home & Crematory, 610-489-7900. Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home & Crematory 224 West Main Street Trappe, PA 19425 610-489-7900
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