Life Story / Obituary
Ernestina Rosario, age 87, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Ernestina was born in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico on November 12, 1931, daughter of the late Felipe and Canuta (nee: Rosa) Garcia.
In her younger years, she worked as a seamstress for twelve years. She moved to Racine in 1969. She was employed with Racine Unified at JI Case High School in the maintenance department for twenty-two years. She was active with her various bible study groups and enjoyed helping teach the children. In her spare time, Ernestina loved growing her flower garden and plants. She will be fondly remembered for her sense of humor, her bluntness, her big heart and her great love and devotion to her family.
Ernestina will be dearly missed by her children, Edna Rosario, Nilsa Rosario, Julio Rosario, Eliecer Rosario, Rosie Molina, Luis Rosario; 14 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; sisters, Gregoria “YiYe” Figueroa, Isabel Figueroa, Brigida Ortiz; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, Ernestina was also preceded in death by her husband, Julian and her daughter, Maira.
Relatives and friends may meet at the funeral home on Thursday December 6, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Funeral services will start at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery.