Rosanna Mottola – April 18, 2022

Rosanna Mottola, 82, died Monday, April 18, 2022, at Lexington Medical Center.

The daughter of Rose and Vincent Mottola, Rosanna grew up in Hoboken, N.J. where she lived for over 73 years before moving to Sarasota Florida in 2013. She moved from Florida to Columbia, S.C. in 2018.

She worked in the financial services industry on Wall Street for over 15 years. In her later years, she worked for the City of Hoboken before retiring in 2013. She loved traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents and her brother, Richard Mottola. She is survived by her loving son, George Kessler and his wife, Monica; her sister, Andrea Goldsack; her brothers, James and Eugene Mottola; her cherished nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

In lieu of flowers, donation to the American Parkinson Disease Association (www.apdaparkinson.org) would be appreciated.


Services for Rosanna in New Jersey will be held starting with visitation at Lawton-Turso Funeral Home (633 Washington Street, Hoboken, Corner of Washington and Seventh Streets, parking on Seventh Street) on Sunday June 12, 2022 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.  A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday, June 13, 2022 at 10:30 am at St Ann’s Catholic Church (704 Jefferson Street, Hoboken).

Lawton-Turso Funeral Home

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