Rose Haysler passed away peacefully at the age of 95 on June 28, 2019 in La Quinta, CA where she lived with her daughter, Patricia Shapiro, for the past 6 years. Rose was born in Mingo Jct., Ohio on February 3, 1924. She grew up there and graduated from Mingo Jct. High School, where she played in the marching band.
After high school, she married Thomas Haysler of Steubenville, Ohio. They had 1 daughter, Patricia. Rose was a home maker and worked in the mill, while Tom joined the marines during WWII. Later she became the office manager for Trans-Buckeye Steel for 20 years.
Rose was a talented and avid seamstress, crocheter and cook. She loved to read and traveled extensively. She and 2 friends, Kay Long and Emma Jo Fritz, had many “happy hours” together. They were usually the life of the party. Her best friend was her sister, Ann Graves. They enjoyed bowling together and cooking large Italian holiday dinners. One exceptional period, 3 first cousins were getting married in 1974 and they starting cooking for Thanksgiving, 1973 and finished after New Years 1975. There were homemade cookies, pasta and sauce in every neighbors spare freezer.
Rose is survived by her daughter Patricia Shapiro, youngest brother Richard Angelica, nieces: Carol Graves and Judy Burris and nephews: John Angelica, Robert Graves, William Graves, Richard Angelica and Christopher Angelica. She was preceded in death by her parents Margarita and Luigi Angelica, sisters: Evelyn Davis (Jim) and Ann Graves (Carl), Brothers: Danny Angelica and Louis Angelica (Jean). She will be sorely missed by both her immediate and extended family.
According to Rose’s wishes, there will not be any formal services. If you wish, please donate to your favorite charity in her name.