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Elizabeth P. (Em) Rosta

May 18, 1937 ~ May 24, 2021 (age 84)


Elizabeth P. Rosta, 84, of Clifton, passed away Monday, May 24, 2021. Born and raised in Passaic, Mrs. Rosta resided in Clifton for most of her life. Before her retirement, she was employed with the City of Clifton as a School Crossing Guard at various locations throughout the city. Mrs. Rosta was a longtime faithful parishioner of St. Stephen R.C. Magyar Church in Passaic.

            She was predeceased by her beloved husband, John Rosta; her brother, Charles Em; and her son-in-law, Michael Brandl.

            Survivors include: her six children, Mary Cucci and her husband Charles, Karen Leverty, John Rosta, Jr., Juliana Brandl, Anthony Rosta and his wife Maryann and Linda Basile and her husband Joe; one brother, Anthony Em and his wife Linda and her sister-in-law Doris Em; eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

            Visiting will be held Thursday, May 27, 2021 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton. Funeral services will be held Friday 9:15 am from the funeral home followed by a 10:00 am Mass at St. Stephen R.C. Magyar Church, 223 Third Street, Passaic. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery in Paterson. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023. Please visit for driving direction and online condolences to the family on the Tribute Wall section of the obituary.

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May 27, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

Prayer Before Church
May 28, 2021

9:15 AM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

May 28, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Stephen R.C. Magyar Church
223 Third Street
Passaic, NJ 07055

May 28, 2021

11:30 AM
Calvary Cemetery
50 McLean Boulevard
Paterson, NJ 07503


American Diabetes Association
P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield VA 22116-7023

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