Rossitta K. “Rosie” Strauss


Rossitta K. “Rosie” Strauss, 37, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019.

Born in Providence, she was a beloved daughter of Margaret L. Strauss and the late John W. Dauway, and companion of Michael Harvey.

Rosie was Miss Puerto Rico in the 1986 Providence Spanish Parade. She was known for her beautiful and kind nature. Rosie was the mother of Isaijah J. Torres, Leaijah M. Lewis and Janiah N. Lewis; sister of Yolanda M. Strauss, Edwin M. Otero, Kevin Ramsey, Michelle Ramsey, and the late James E. Strauss.

A visitation will be held Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. with a service to follow at 7 pm in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Burial will be private. Information and condolences visit,


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