Rose Airoza age 96 passed away on February 21, 2017 at the Magnesite Mines in Porterville, California. She came from Italian decent and learned to work hard, have fun and the importance of family. All of this she passed down to her family with a kind and caring heart. Her education was in Porterville, California. Rose was a sales clerk at the Rexall Drug store for 15 years. She attended St. Anne's Catholic Church; she was a Pink Lady at Porterville Hospital. Rose loved to bowl, cook and crochet. Rose leaves behind to cherish her memory; sons Charles Airoza of Porterville, Joseph Airoza of Terra Bella, daughters Patricia Brown of Clovis and Mary Ell of Santa Rosa. She also leaves behind many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Friends and family are invited to attend a visitation on Friday March 3, 2017 from 9:00am to 10:00am at Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Funeral Home. There will be a graveside service following the visitation at 11:00am at the Hillcrest Cemetery. Porterville. Those desiring may make a memorial contribution to St. Jude Tribute Program P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38101-9908.