Rose Marie Surwilo

  • Born: November 11, 1920
  • Died: January 25, 2020
  • Location: Darien, Connecticut

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Darien, CT 06820

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Rose Marie Manforte Surwilo, a lifelong resident of Darien passed away on Saturday January 25, 2020 in Stamford, CT. Born on November 11, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Gerarda D'Elia Manforte.

Rose attended Darien Public Schools and retired as a teachers aide from Mather Middle School. She was a lifelong active member of St. John RC Church in Darien. As a parishioner there, she taught First Communion Class for 20 years and was an active member and officer in the St. John's Women's Guild. She was also a member of the St. John's Cancer Sewing Group for Rosary Hill for 40 years and was an extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist. Rose also volunteered and was a member of the Darien Senior Center for many years and St Joseph's Hospital Women's Auxiliary.

Rose is survived by her four children, Reverend Monsignor Edward R. Surwilo Jr. of Stamford, Sondra (Carl) Pavlick of Stamford, Marianne (Brian) Nadriczny of Newtown and Vincent (Margaret Burns) Surwilo of Venice FL, eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her husband Edward R. Surwilo Sr., as well as her siblings.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday January 29, 2020 at 10:00 AM at St. John RC Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien CT 06820. Burial will follow at St John's Cemetery, Darien. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fairfield County Hospice House, 1 Den Road, Stamford, CT 06902.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

I remember Mrs. Surwilo from my years as a student at Mather Junior High School. She was kind and dedicated. My sincere condolences to her family. May she rest in peace.
--Kristin Kelley Lax

Posted by A friend   February 13, 2020

Dear Monsignor, Sondra, and families, Your mother was such a good friend and neighbor. Our condolences for the loss in your lives, but thankful she has gone home to the Lord. Prayers from Allen & Jane Brzoska

Posted by Jane Brzoska - Clover, SC   February 09, 2020

Dear Monsignor and family; With Heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your beloved Mother ,May her light always shine on you all and give you comfort. Gods blessings.Estelle Pierce and family

Posted by Estelle Pierce - Stamford, CT   February 03, 2020

Monsignor Surwilo, our deepest condolence to you and your family upon reading of loss of your Mother. GOd bless you all and give you peace.

Henrietta & Art Adams

Posted by A friend   February 03, 2020

Dear Monsignor Surwilo, My memories of your Mother's kindnesses over the years are bountiful. I hope you find comfort in knowing that she is resting in the arms of our dear Lord. Know that my sympathy and prayers are with you. May she rest in peace.

Posted by Jeanne Tyler - Rochester, NY   January 30, 2020

To the Pavlicks:

Sondra - Was so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. In our thoughts and prayers.

With sympathy,

Debbie, John, Susan and Katelyn Piorkowski

Posted by A friend   January 30, 2020

Dear Monsignor and Surwilo family
My deepest condolences on the loss of Rose. What a great testament her funeral service was to you and your family. Beautiful!
You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Rita Conte - Stamford, CT   January 30, 2020

Dear Monsignor:

Praying for the repose of the soul of your mom.

Posted by John Kosinski - Stamford, CT   January 30, 2020

Dear Msgr Surwilo and family, my sincere condolences at the loss of your mother.

Lynn Woodhall

Posted by A friend   January 29, 2020

Dear Msgr. Surwilo,
Please accept my deepest sympathy.

Posted by Martha Dombroski - Stamford, CT   January 29, 2020

I remember Mrs. Surwilo fondly from Mather Junior High School back in the 70's.

She was a wonderful person and so very kind.

I'm so sorry for the loss of your beautiful loved one.

Go with God, Mrs. Surwilo, and remember us who are left to cherish your memory.

Posted by Chris Strain - Stamford, CT   January 29, 2020

Dearest Monsignor Surwilo,

God bless your dear mother, Rose. Praying for peace and blessings for you and your family.

All my love,

Posted by Debbie Damon Edelman - Stamford   January 29, 2020

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Dear Msgr. Surwilo,
Your beloved mother is now your family's personal saint in heaven. May you have God's peace and comfort knowing she is safely home.
Bless you and your family.

Posted by Mary Kardos Harrington - Stamford, CT   January 28, 2020

Monsignor Surwilo,

Please accept my condolences and prayers on the loss of your mother. May our Lord provide comfort to you and your family.

Sally Mobilio
Stamford Catholic High Graduate

Posted by Sally Mobilio - Stamford, CT   January 28, 2020

Edward, you and your brother and sisters are in
my thoughts and prayers as I think of your beloved mother who has been called to her eternal home. I will offer my Mass this Sunday for the repose of her soul. May she rest in peace!

Posted by Fr. Edmund Czarnecki - Brooksville, FL   January 28, 2020

I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May the God of peace and comfort be with the family during this most difficult time.

Posted by A friend   January 28, 2020

Msgr. Surwilo,

My condolences on the loss of your mother.
May she rest in the palm of our Lord's hand.

Tom and Donna Ormond

Posted by Tom Ormond - Stamford, CT   January 28, 2020

Dear Msgr Surwilo
We are so sorry for your
loss. May she rest in peace.
The Margarone Family

Posted by A friend   January 28, 2020

Dear Msgr Surwilo and Family
Truly sorry for your loss.We're sure she is in Heaven, she was such a wonderful Mother and very active in the Church.You were such a loving,thoughtful son to her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Sincerely.
Rosemrie and Emanuel Blosio,
St Cecilia Parish

Posted by Rosemarie/Emanuel Blosio - Stamford, CT   January 28, 2020

Posted by Rosemarie/Emanuel Blosio - Stamford, CT   January 28, 2020

Dear Monsignor Surwilo and family,
We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. Keeping you all in our prayers. May your happiest memories help you through this sad time.
Love always,
Mickey and Lynn (Cognetta) Vitti

Posted by Lynn Vitti - Fernandina Beach, FL   January 28, 2020

Dear Monsignor Surwilo and family,
My deepest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your mother.

Posted by Rita Conte - Stamford, CT   January 28, 2020

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Sincere sympathy to her survivors. May she rest in peace.

Posted by Bertha Barosky - Springdale, CT   January 28, 2020

Our sympathy toyou,Sondra and Msgr.Edward and rest of family.

Dottie and Jack Harvey

Posted by Dottie harvey - Stamford, CT   January 27, 2020

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Sincere sympathy to Mrs. Surwilo's survivors. She lived a full and faithful life. May she rest in peace.

Posted by The Barosky Family - Springdale, CT   January 27, 2020

The Surwilo Family,

So to hear this news. She was such a sweet lady,

Posted by Deborah Corrente - Darien, CT   January 27, 2020