Rose Stahlbush


Rose Stahlbush, 96, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019.

Born on November 25, 1922 in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Maria (Mazza) Scalzi. Rose was a library technician and a member of the RI Civic Chorale for many years. She volunteered at the Cranston Senior Center, was an active member of the Senior Choir, and loved line dancing.

She is survived by three children, Robert Stahlbush, Stephen Stahlbush and Sherry Ann Stahlbush Friedman; two sisters, Catherine Ogrodnik and Josephine Zinni; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Mary Scalzi Taylor, Phyllis Scalzi Andrade, Adeline Scalzi Andrade, Eve Scalzi Ellinwood, Vincent Scalzi, Robert Scalzi and Evangeline Scalzi.

Rose celebrated both her Jewish and Christian heritage. Relatives and friends are invited to a Jewish funeral service on Friday, June 21 at 11 a.m. at O’Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland and a Christian funeral service at 4 p.m. at Cranston Bible Chapel, 499 Hope Road, Cranston. Arrangements by the Prata Funeral Home, Pawtucket. Visit


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