Rose Marie Kwolek passed away peacefully on June 18, 2021 at the age of 92. She was born on February 28, 1929 to the late Dominic and Mary (Robb) Polis. She married her beloved and wonderful husband Peter T. Kwolek on June 11, 1955. Peter passed away on June 12, 2007 after 52 years of a wonderful marriage.
Rose was a member of Holy Spirit Parish-St. Joseph’s site where she was a member of the Mary Martha Guild and served as president for 2 years. She graduated from Bessemer High School in 1946. Following graduation she worked at Perelman’s Jewelry, Lawrence County Court House, and was retired from West Star Electronics.
Her favorite pastime was being with her family and grandchildren and dancing with her husband on weekends.
Rose is survived by her daughters Deborah (Tom) Show of New Castle, and Diane (Stephen) Boudreau of The Colony, TX; two brothers, Bill (Peg) Polis of Struthers, OH and Dick Pugliese of Las Vegas, NV; sister, Mary Jane Moore of Springfield, MO; three grandchildren, Kevin (fiance, Katie) Show, Bryan (Jen) Show, and Cameron Boudreau; and one great-grandson, Jaxon Show.
In addition to her parents and husband, Rose was preceded in death by three sisters, Katherine Carbon, Ann Johngrass, and Betty Hatala; three brothers, Joe Polis, Patsy Polis, and Frank Polis.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 21, 2021 at the Noga Funeral Home, Inc. 1142 S. Mill Street, New Castle.
A procession will leave the funeral home Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. for Holy Spirit Parish, St. Camillus site, and where a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Rev. Phillip Farrell will officiate the service and committal. Burial will be in Madonna Cemetery.
The family requests donations to be made in her name to the American Heart Association: 3168 E. State Street, New Castle, PA 16101.
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