Rosalie Ruth Goretti, 82, of Kent, died Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna. She was born September 23, 1930 in Kent to Clinton Patrick and Mercedes (Shanley) Fitzpatrick.
She had been active in the early days of Kent Fest and other assorted volunteer work. She spent her major time raising her children and enjoying her grandchildren.
She is survived by son, Matthew Goretti of Jamestown, NY, Samuel (Diane) Goretti of Escondido, CA, Nicholas (Mary) Goretti of Charlotte, NC, Brian (Vicky Adkins) Goretti of Brimfield, and Andrew (Janet) Goretti of Charlotte, NC; daughter, Marney Sotanski of Sayreville, NJ and Caroline (Craig) Stratton of Katy, TX; ten grandchildren; one great grandson; and sister, Dolores (Jim) Wilson of Millersburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert, sons, John "Sid" and David Albert; daughter, Angela Carol; sisters, Bonnie Kline and Marie Goldthwaite; and brother, Patrick Fitzpatrick.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, January 16th at St. Patrick Church with Father Richard Pentello officiating. Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory are handling the arrangements.