Rose Antonucci, travel agent

Rose M. (Paolini) Antonucci, wife of the late Dominic J. Antonucci, passed away on August 31, 2016.

A resident of Ridgefield since 1965, Mrs. Antonucci was born in Newton, MA; a daughter of the late Domenick and Mary (DeMarco) Paolini.

She graduated from the Newton, MA school system and also a Boston Travel school. Mrs. Antonucci spent most of her career in the travel industry; beginning with Pan Am Airlines in New York. She worked for a short time as a teacher’s aide at Barlow Mountain School and then returned to the travel business and worked for several travel agencies in the local area. She established her own travel agency; Panorama Travel of Georgetown, CT. Her joy in life was travel and serving her clients and their travel plans.

She is survived by her daughter, Maria L. Antonucci, as well as three sisters, one brother and many cousins and wonderful friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 10:00 AM at St. Elizabeth Seton Church; 520 Ridgebury Road, Ridgefield. Interment will follow in Ridgebury Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Elizabeth Seton Church or Founders Hall, both of Ridgefield.

Kane Funeral Home, Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.