Rose Marie Laurello Silvestro, 96, of Benchmark Senior Living, Hamden formerly of North Haven passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at her home.  She was the wife of the late James Silvestro. Rose was born in New Haven on October 19, 1917; daughter of the late Bartholomew and Marie Russo Laurello; was a graduate of the former Saint Raphael School of Nursing and had worked as a nurse at North Haven High School for many years until her retirement.   Sister of Helen Connor and the late Clement, Nicholas, Ralph, Joseph and Monsignor Bartholowew J. Laurello, Fay Mirando and Mary Cabbellotti.  Also survived by nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Wednesday morning at 9:30.  Family and friends may call from 8:30 to 9:30 AM.  A Mass of Christian burial will follow in St. Therese Church at 10:00.  Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.