Rose Marie Zuccolotto was born on August 22, 1963. Rose passed away peacefully, with her family by her side at Riverside Community Hospital on November 21, 2011.
A lifelong resident of Riverside, Rose graduated from Notre Dame High School. She was Vice President of Supporting Unlimited Possibilities, Inc.
Rose was very proud of her children, Lindsay and Zachary, and loved to share stories of their adventures and accomplishments. Rose loved listening to music, dancing and spending time with Todd, the love of her life, and all of their cherished friends and family.
Rose will be remembered by many for her daily walks up Mt. Rubidoux, her dry sense of humor and her beautiful smile.
Rose is survived by her husband of 25 years, Todd; her daughter Lindsay and her son Zachary; mother Anna Maria Ortega, father Amador Ortega of Beaumont; sister Maria Elena Whitman (Patrick), brother Vincent Ortega (Trish Hunter); nieces Sydney, Sophia, Grace, Erin, Emilie, Jourdan and Sydney; nephews Evan, James, Taylor and Gianni; and many loving family members and close friends.
Services will be held at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, Riverside. The Rosary will be recited at 12:00 noon and the Mass of Christian Burial at 12:30. A reception will be held immediately thereafter at St. Catherine’s Parish Hall. The gravesite services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Orange County/Inland Empire Chapter, 765 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868 or to the Friends of Mt. Rubidoux, P.O. Box 206, Riverside, CA 92502.
O’Connor Mortuary, Laguna Hills Chapel and Crematory, 25301 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA 92653.