A funeral mass was held Sept. 3 at St. Leo’s Church, Lincroft, for Rose (DiNardo) Christopher, 82. She died Aug. 31 at Bayside Manor, Keansburg. Born in Jersey City, the daughter of the late Mary (Calandriello) and Thomas DiNardo, she moved to Middletown 14 years ago. She was a secretary for the Hudson County Vocational School, Jersey City for 25 years. She retired in 2004. She was the wife of the late Sam Christopher; mother of Annette Pica and her husband Gerard, Mary Marzigliano and her husband Barry and Sam Christopher and his wife Denise; grandmother of Darrah Pica Sunby and her husband, Duane, Jr., Monique Pica, Michael and Brianna Marzigliano, Sammy and Hannah Christopher; and great grandmother of Jake Sunby. Predeceased by nine siblings, she is the sister of Lucille (LuLu) Falco and her husband Frank (Jackie), Christine (Nella) DeBello and her husband Nicholas and Rosemarie Walsh. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Services arranged by the Holmdel Funeral Home, Holmdel.

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