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Rose A. Wileczek, age 84, Loved the Mummers, Proud of Her Irish Heritage

Surrounded by her loving family, Rose Anna Wileczek (nee Barnes), age 84, passed away peacefully on January 18th, 2022. Born in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Margaret and James Barnes. B9F5C031-B590-47DA-AAE1-8235408D275A

The youngest of four children, Rose was preceded by her siblings Ellen, James, and Catherine Barnes. Loving wife of 61 years to Leonard J. Wileczek. Loving mother to her daughters Kathleen (Dan), Teresa (Joseph), Diane (Jerry), and Arlene (Tony), and her late sons, Percival and Donald Hassinger. Cherished grandmother of 15 and great-grandmother of 9.

Rose was a caring woman with a wonderful sense of humor. She was known for her smile, infectious laugh and one-liners. When she wasn’t enjoying Twizzlers, she loved spending time with all her children and grandchildren. She was an avid Mummers fan and loved her Irish heritage.

Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Saturday morning, January 22nd from 10 to 11 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Funeral Liturgy will be at 11 AM in the church. Interment will be private. Masks are required at all times in the church.

The mass will be livestreamed on St. Mary’s Gloucester City Facebook Page at

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association online at in memory of Rose A. Wileczek.

Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Rose A. Wileczek. Funeral Arrangements and Inquires through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City  Ph:856-456-1142