Rose Helen Arato
February 18, 1920 - January 11, 2020
Rose Helen Arato (nee Mansueto) Age 99 was born in Newark, NJ. She retired from the Great Atlanta and Pacific Tea Co in the early 80’s to Ellenton, FL. Most recently she resided in Wilmington, NC. She was predeceased by husband, Anthony S. Arato, her daughter Grace Ann Rippel, her parents, Giuseppe and Grazia Mansueto and brothers Joseph, Frank and Lawrence Mansueto.
She is survived by her son, Anthony F Arato (Adelee) of Wilmington, NC, daughter Rosemary Didato of Tucson, AZ, son-in-law, Anthony Rippel of Port Charlotte, FL, five grandchildren, Christopher Arato, Jeffrey Arato (Wendy), Jennifer Rippel (Lou), Danielle Klaboe, Nicholas Didato and three great grandchildren, Sophia, Emma and Marlee.
Interment will be at a later date in Ellenton, Florida.
Services entrusted to Coastal Cremations of Wilmington.