Rose Panza died Sept. 24. She was 66.
Ms. Panza was born Nov. 1, 1946, in San Pietro in Guarano, Italy, to Salvatore and Giovanna Panza and came with her family to the United States in 1961. She worked as an executive, entrepreneur, model, actress, activist and mentor, and was most recently owner of Rosefield Mortgage and Ridgecrest Realty.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Eugenio Panza, Milwuakie. She is survived by her brother, Joe Panza (Linda), Happy Valley; sister, Carmelina Wills (Gary), Portland; sister-in-law, Helen Panza, Milwaukie; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and –nephews.
A funeral Mass was celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Church.