Rosaria (Rosa) Torok passed peacefully in her own home in Port Alberni on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the age of 81.
Predeceased by husband Frank as well as sisters and brothers in Italy, Rosaria is survived by; children Mary (Norm), Frank (Sherrie) and Nick; grandchildren Nicole, Christopher, Jordan, and Sydney; as well as two sisters in Italy and extended family.
Rosaria came to Port Alberni in 1963 from Italy. Her life centered around raising her family and her commitment to her Roman Catholic faith. Rosaria was a member of the Catholic Women’s League for over 20 years.
Her passion was cooking and sharing the food she made with love. She enjoyed her garden, needlework, and the time she spent volunteering and being a member of the Sunshine Club.Prayers will be held at 7:00 pm Thursday, January 28, 2016 from Chapel of Memories, 4005 – 6th Ave with a Funeral Mass taking place at 1:00 pm Friday, January 29, 2016 at Notre Dame Roman Catholic, 4731 Burke Road. Burial to follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Rosaria’s memory may be made to the Notre Dame Church Refurbishing of the Elevator Fund, 4731 Burke Road, Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 5P1. Chapel of Memories entrusted with arrangements.