Rosemarie Dandrea, 81, passed away on October 18, 2019 at Brighton Gardens of Middletown.
She was born in Bridgeton, NJ to the late Frank and Frances (Mangiardi) Montana and had resided in Plainfield and South Plainfield for 45 years.
She is predeceased by her parents, her brother, John Montana and her beloved husband of 53 years, Frank Dandrea.
Surviving are her children and their spouses: David and Kathleen Dandrea and Michael Dandrea and Sharon Brown. Also surviving are her brothers, Frank and Arthur Montana, her sister-in-law, Bonnie Montana and her three grandchildren who meant the world to her: Dakota, Michael Jr. and Alexa.
Rosemarie was a hairdresser prior to marriage, then after raising her two children, worked for many years as a sales associate at Lord & Taylor in Westfield, NJ.
She enjoyed many friends over the years including her Mahjong buddies. She loved gardening and the beach, especially Sea Isle City.
All arrangements are private and under the direction of the John E. Day Funeral Home 85 Riverside Avenue Red Bank, NJ 07701.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in her memory to a cancer fighting charity of your choice.
Please visit Rosemarie’s memorial website at www.johnedayfuneralhome.com
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