ROSITA DAMASO MATEO

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

ROSITA DAMASO MATEO
Rosita Damaso Mateo, 70 of Waipahu, Hawaii passed away at her residence on December 21, 2012 after a 16 month battle against lung cancer. She was born on August 5, 1942 in Laoag City, Philippines. Her memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Mililani Memorial Park Mauka Chapel at 5:30 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, February 1, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Church in Aiea. Visiting hours will be from 9:30 a.m. with the mass to follow at 11:00 a.m. The burial will follow at 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Rosita worked at Ala Moana Hotel for over 20 years and retired at the age of 62. Rosita is survived by her sons; Rafael (Jolene) Mateo, Roger (Rochelle) Mateo, Ronel (Cyndi) Mateo; daughters Emma (Nelson) Dias, Imelda (Russell) Rose; 8 grandchildren that she is very proud of; Nishalei Mateo, Marcus Mateo, Ryan Dias, Maycie Mateo, Trinity Mateo, Laura Dias, Noah Mateo, and Micah Mateo; sister Marina Coloma; and brother Alfredo Damaso. Rosita is preceded in death by her husband, Cornelio B. Mateo, and parents Sixto and Isabel Damaso. Rosita has touched the hearts of many with her unconditional love, laughter, life, support, and her smile. She will be greatly missed and will live in our hearts forever. “I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever” – Psalm 23:6


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