Rose T. Kovaleski, 96, died Jan. 16, 2010, at her home.
She was born in Staten Island, N.Y., and lived in Vero Beach for 21 years, coming from her birthplace. She was a supervising seamstresss with the state of New York in Staten Island.
She was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church, Vero Beach.
Survivors include her sons, Jan Kovaleski of Day, N.Y., and Joe Kovaleski of Vero Beach; daughter, Rosida VanDright of Vero Beach; sisters, Ida Sodolski of Woodlands, Texas, and Esther Traks of Staten Island,; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Witold Kovaleski. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan 19 at Strunk Funeral Home, Vero Beach.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Jan. 20 at St. Helen Catholic Church, Vero Beach.