Rose Riso Lawrence
Rose Riso Lawrence
  • June 16, 1926 - October 10, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Rose Riso Lawrence, age 91 passed away in her home surrounded by her loved ones on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

Rose was born in New Orleans to her parents Salvador, Sr. and Maria Valenti Riso.

She was a long time resident of Metairie, Louisiana. Rose was an excellent Italian cook who loved spending time with her family. She also enjoyed watching movies and singing. She took great joy in her many family outings and loved her citrus trees and gardening.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Alfred Lawrence, Jr.; her sisters Antoinetta Brocato, Lena Cassesi, Marie DeGruise and her brothers, Salvador Riso, Jr. and Joseph Riso.

She is survived by her children, Mary Dembrun, Donna Ermon (Kim) and John Lawrence, III (Michele) and her sister Frances Roberson.

She was an adoring grandmother to Melissa Sciavicco (Jason), Christopher Dembrun, Jr., Shawn Dembrun, Kevin Ermon (Alison), Bobby Ermon (Shallie), Tiffany Ermon, Kaylie Ermon and Joshua Lawrence, and her great grandchildren Kaitlyn, Tyler, Tyler Jay, Braylen Luke, Cameron, Kayden and Alyssa and her beloved pet Daisy. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church and Shrine, 3601 Transcontinental Dr. Metairie, LA 70006, on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 10am. Visitation will take place from 9am until service time. The interment will follow the service at All Saints Mausoleum in Metairie Cemetery.