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Carolyn A. (Bonacci) DeRosa entered into the loving arms of our Lord on Monday, March 25th surrounded by her loving family. Carolyn worked for Carrier Corporation prior to her marriage. In 1971 she worked for Lemoyne College in the library until her retirement.

She was predeceased by her husband, Alfonzo M. DeRosa in 1968; her parents, Nicholas and Concetta (Marnell) Bonacci; brothers and sisters-in-law, Edward (Mildred) Bonacci, Paul Bonacci, Belguim (Faye) Bonacci, Hugo (Lucille) Bonacci, sisters, Mary Rose Bonacci, Rose (Charles) Vitiello, Evelyn (Anthony) Mellone, Viola (Dr. Louis) Fazio and Diane Bonacci; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Peter (Evelyn) DeRosa and Salvatore (Selma) DeRosa; brothers-in-law, Michael DeRosa, Joseph Biddulph Jr., Wilbert Camp and Robert Broadhead and son-in-law, Ronald Jacques.

Carolyn was very proud of her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Gary and Sharon DeRosa of Manassas, VA and her daughter, Barbara Jacques of Liverpool; grandchildren, Christopher Jacques, John DeRosa, Dr. Stephanie DeRosa and Kathleen (fiancé, Ryan Gorman) DeRosa; sister, Eleanor Biddulph of Kansas; brothers, Pasquale Bonacci of Liverpool and Dr. Joseph and Donna Bonacci of Fayetteville; sisters-in-law, Sophie Bonacci of North Syracuse, Faustina Camp of California, Angela Broadhead of California and Mary DeRosa of North Carolina along with all her nieces and nephews who held a special place in her heart.

A calling hour will be held on Wednesday from 3:00 to 3:45 pm at Our Lady of Pompei/ St. Peter Church with a funeral mass in celebration of Carolyn's life following at 4:00 pm. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery at a later date.

Donations may be made to Hospice of CNY or Our Lady of Pompei/St. Peter Church.