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Mary Rose Salerno

April 6, 1930 – October 25, 2018

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Obituary for Mary Rose Salerno

Mary Rose Salerno, 88 of Louisville passed peacefully on October 25, 2018 at Nazareth Home. She was born on April 6, 1930, in Louisville. She worked for Brown & Williamson till she retired in 1985. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.

In addition to her parents, Cecilia née Nolan and Sam Salerno, she was preceded in death by her brother, Paul Salerno and his wife Margie Salerno; honorary parents Mary and James Greenwell; and siblings, Victoria Merkley, Ron Greenwell, Peggy Farmer, Bernadette Brown and David Greenwell.

She is survived by her sisters, Jean Salerno and Kathleen Goodlett; brothers, Bob Greenwell and John Greenwell; along with over 100 others who considered Mary Rose to be their special aunt, honorary grandmother or cousin.

Her funeral mass will be 12:00 Noon, Monday, October 29, 2018 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 508 Breckenridge Lane, St Matthews, KY. Visitation will be prior to the service from 10:30 - 11:45 AM at the church. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.

Mary Rose and her siblings lived at Saint Joseph orphanage after the death of their mother, and then came to live with the Greenwell family. Jean and Mary Rose never married. They lived with and cared for Mary Greenwell until her death in 1995. Our family is blessed to have these bonus sisters as part of our lives. Another Saint that will never be canonized, whomever knew her knows that she was a Saint.

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First Visitation

When Monday, October 29th, 2018 10:30am - 11:45am
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
508 Breckenridge Ln.
Louisville, KY
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Service Information

Monday, October 29th, 2018 12:00pm
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
508 Breckenridge Ln.
Louisville, KY

Interment Information

Calvary Cemetery
1600 Newburg Rd.
Louisville, KY 40205
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