Mary Rose Costa Nease, 84, of Little Falls, passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland she was the oldest of 11 siblings. Mary worked at Maryland Casualty for 15 years before moving to New Jersey to start her family. It was there she worked in the hotel industry for 20 years until her retirement.
Mary Rose is survived by her three loving children: Tina Chalk and her husband Dave, Donna Nease and the late Steve, Lisa Nease and Louis. She is also survived by her beloved granddaughter Stephanie Chalk. Dear sister of Philip Costa, Vince and Darlene Costa, Joseph Costa and the late Joanne, Sarah Costa, the late Concetta, the late Annette, Brenda and Dennis Geslois, the late Charles, the late Frank and Joan Costa, and the late Jack and Carol Costa.
You could always find Mary Rose in the kitchen cooking her favorite meatballs, pasta and sauce. She loved to grow tomatoes in her garden. Her favorite time of year was when she would take a trip back to see her family, for her heart was always in Maryland. She was the life of the party who loved to dance and was always the first on the dance floor.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, October 8, 2021 at 10 AM at Our Lady of the Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church, 473 Main Street, Little Falls. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Stroke Association would be appreciated. www.stroke.org