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Rosalie T. (Viscione) Gillis
August 5, 1944 ~ January 16, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Rosalie T. 'Rocky" Gillis of Winthrop and formerly of East Boston passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on January 16, 2024. She was 79 years old. Born in Boston, she was the beloved daughter of the late Nicoline (Sgobbo) and Frank Viscione. A resident of Winthrop for over 28 years, she worked as an intake person for the Long Island Homeless Shelter.
She was the loving mother of James Gillis and his wife Christine of Winthrop and John Gillis and his wife Julie of Winthrop. Dear sister of the late Anthony Viscione. Cherished grandmother of Shaunna and her husband Phil, E.J., Ricki, Tyler and Hunter. Loving aunt of Andrea, Ro and Janet. Dear best friend of Babe Poirier. Former wife of the late Nick Gillis.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation in the St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop on Friday, January 19, 2024 from 9:30 to 11:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in the Church at 11:00 AM. Committal will be private.