Rosemary Ann Colpaert

Rosemary Ann Colpaert, 67, of Franklin, passed away on June 29, 2019 surrounded by her family.


Rosemary was born in Paterson and raised in Wayne. She was a graduate of Wayne Hills High School and later earned her LPN degree from Felician College. Rosemary worked for many years at Preakness Hospital and later as a private duty nurse.


Rosemary was a strong and kind woman with the biggest heart. She opened her home to many and her arms to all. Rosemary endured a lot over the years but never let her health keep her down. She will be deeply missed but always remembered for her love of family and friends.


She is survived by her husband, Vincent; her daughters, Roxanne Kiupe-Sposili and her husband Steve, Taylor , Zoe, Sarah and Brooklyn Colpaert; her brothers, Tony, Paul and George Labazzetta. She was predeceased by her parents, Rocco and Violet Labazzetta; her brother, Peter Labazzetta; and her beloved dog, Angus.


Visiting hours will be held on Friday, July 5 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains. A committal service will be held 10:30 am on Saturday at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa.