Born in Gloucester, Massachusetts on August 22, 1948. Rosalie passed away peacefully on May 18, 2022, with her daughter by her side, at Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix.
She was predeceased by her mother & father, Priscilla J. Favazza & Salvatore J. Frontiero, her husband of 21 years – William E. Dyke, a son in law Michael F. Frost, 6 grand children who were all stillborn all of Gloucester, Massachusetts and a sister-in-law Patricia Frontierro of Mesa Arizona.
Rosalie leaves behind her daughter Priscilla (Frontiero/Nelson) Frost and 5 grandchildren, Robert L. Frost, Keanna L. Frost, Johnathan M. Frost, Joseph S. Frost & Paige E. Frost and a beloved brother Salvatore Frontierro of Mesa, Arizona.
She also leaves behind a step daughter Dorothy E. (Dyke) Jones & her Husband Brandon of Arizona & a step son James G. Dyke of Gloucester, Massachusetts and 2 grandchildren Jadyn Davis & Austin Jones of Arizona.
Rosalie loved owls, the color orange, the families many pets, Elvis Presley, Subway Subs, playing slots and bingo at the casino – when she could – and scratching her tickets (lottery scratchers). She also enjoyed playing games on her tablet, watching “her shows” on Saturday nights, doing word search puzzles and Family Night (Fridays) when the family would eat pizza, play board or card games – Yahtzee & Five Crowns were 2 of her favorites – and watch a movie together.
She worked at Cape Ann Market & CYRK Embroidery in Gloucester Massachusetts for many years. After moving to Mesa, Arizona she worked at Brown & Brown Car Dealership and Diamondback Embroidery before taking an early retirement at 59 years old.
Handling her arrangements is:
A Wise Choice Cremation
and Funeral Services
9702 E Apache Trail
Mesa, AZ 85207
There will be no visiting hours. The family plans to hold a private service at a later date.