Rose Chasse Papageorge


Fairfield, CT. - Rose Chasse Papageorge, age 90, of Fairfield, Connecticut, the loving wife of the late George E. Papageorge, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 with her family by her side. Born in St. Agatha, Maine to the late Donat and Yvonne Chasse, Rose was a longtime Fairfield resident.
She is survived by her loving family: her devoted son, George A. Papageorge and his fiancé, Cynthia Romer; her four daughters, Margaret Hill, Patricia and Donna Benson and Katherine (Jeff) Hughes; her stepsons, Elias (Carol) Papageorge, Thomas Papageorge, Anthony (Laura) Papageorge and John (Gale) Papageorge; her grandchildren, Lindsay Gramigna, Samantha Sontag, Athena Papageorge, George A. Papageorge, Jr., William Bullard, Michael Hill, Melissa (Jerry) Mocarski, Suzanne Newcomb, Anna Papageorge, Melody Lehrman, Sylvie and Michael Papageorge, Nina Hastings, Katie Kruger, Alexandra, Julie and Dana Papageorge and their families; and many great-grandchildren including awesome Amber Skye Lehrman and her grandma Micky Milo. Rose is also survived by her sister Dolores (Dan) Jones, brother Paul (Betty) Chasse, brother Joe "Sweet" Chasse and sister Mary (Charles) Rozanski and many nieces and nephews.
Services were held in Fairfield under the direction of the Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home.
Donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer's Assn., P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. To send an online condolence, please visit
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Published on September 1, 2019
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