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Rose M. Bilancieri Avey

Rose M. Bilancieri Avey
  • December 8, 1932 - October 30, 2016
  • Marlborough, Massachusetts
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
  • UMass Memorial Cancer Center
    157 Union St.
    Marlborough, MA 01752
  • Beacon Hospice
    36 Williams St.
    Leominster, MA 01453

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“Rose has always been a genuine and caring person. She will be missed.Ken Emery - SMCU ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“My heart goes out to you for your deep loss you must be feeling for your beloved Rose. How sad to lose someone so loved and so needed. May you find...Read More »
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“Cliff and Family I am so sorry to hear of Rose's passing our thoughts/prayers are with you all. She was a very nice lady to talk to. Love The Pacific...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Pacific - Marlborough, MA

“I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. I hope you can find comfort in the promise of God found at Matt. 5:4. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: SH - NC

“I have been an aquantice with the Aveys for a long long time I have delivered their milk, their mail, and plowed their snow. Since moving to FL.12...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Bob and Denise Bouvier - FL

“Uncle Cliff & Cousins,So sorry to hear about Aunt Rose, she was a lovely lady and will be missed. We are thinking of you all at this time, with love...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Joyce Jim Bilancieri - ME

“We heard of Roses passing with sadness, Our prayers are with you and your family Sincerely Donald and Carol Hamelin ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. Rose was always such a lovely woman, inside and out, always gracious and with a sense of humor...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Claudia Ferrecchia - Marlborough, MA

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. I wish I could have gone to see you when I was up there but I couldn't May you RIP LOVE TO ALL OF...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Tammy Beaulieu - Coral Springs, FL

“Sorry for your loss... I remember Mrs Avey from St Mary's bank, I used to try to position myself in line so I would end up at her teller space!!! She...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Cliff and Family: We're so very sorry to hear of your loss. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Phil & Diane Martel - Shrewsbury, MA

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Rose's friends and family. May God bless you all. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Grace Sheldon Lyons - Charlotte, NC


Rose M. (Bilancieri) Avey, 83, of Marlborough, MA, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on October 30, 2016, after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jane (Auricchio) Bilancieri of Campania, Italy and was predeceased by her brothers, Victor and Robert Bilancieri.
Rose was born in Marlborough on December 8, 1932 and graduated from Marlborough High School in 1950. She worked for many years at the former People's National Bank and St. Mary's Credit Union in Marlborough. She enjoyed trips to Foxwoods with her friends and was a passionate Red Sox and Patriots fan.
Rose loved her family and always created laughter and warmth for those around her and especially cherished being an aunt and grandmother.
She is survived by her loving husband and best friend of 53 years Clifford and three children, her daughters, Rosemarie and her husband William Markey of Marlborough, Ellen and her husband Robert Charbonneau of Marlborough and her son, Philip and his wife Shawna of Marlborough. Rose( "Nonna" )is also survived by her six grandchildren: Nicholas, Adam and Andrew Markey and Zachery, Heather and Brett Charbonneau as well as many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff of UMass Marlborough Hospital and Beacon Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.
Family and friends will gather from 4-7 pm on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA for visiting hours. Funeral services and burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rose's name to UMass Memorial Hospital Cancer Center, 157 Union Street, Marlborough, MA 01752 or Beacon Hospice, 36 Williams Street, Leominster, MA 01453