Iuliano, Rose H. (McVey)


Iuliano, Rose H., (McVey), 101, formerly of Circle Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on Sunday March 5, 2023 at the Westview Nursing Home, West Warwick.  She was the wife of the late Anthony Iuliano. 

Born in Valley Falls, Cumberland, a daughter of the late Hugh A. and Ellen T. (Schofield) McVey, she lived in Riverside for 71 years. 

Mrs. Iuliano was a communicant of St. Brendan Church and a former member of the Parish’s Rosary & Altar Society and the Forever Young Club.  She also was a former member of the Waddington School PTA. 

Rose was a volunteer at the Women & Infants Hospital knitting newborn baby hats.  She enjoyed traveling, cooking, baking, playing bingo and spending time with her loving family. 

She is survived by a daughter, Patricia E. Riecke of Warwick; two sons, Richard H. Iuliano of Sugarland, TX and Kevin A. Iuliano of Ooltewah, TN; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.  She was the sister of the late Mary, Eileen, Francis, Joseph and Hugh McVey Jr. 

Calling hours will be held on Friday March 31, 2023 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside from 9-10 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. 

Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Mrs. Iuliano memory to           R.I Zoological Society, C/O Rose Iuliano’s Bench, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907-3659 or East Providence Library-Riverside Branch, 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914 would be deeply appreciated. For online condolences please visit wrwatsonfuneralhome.com