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 Elizabeth Rosemary <I>Morgano</I> Rowe

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Elizabeth Rosemary Morgano Rowe

  • Birth 22 Dec 1921 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 9 Sep 2007 Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA
  • Burial Orange, Orange County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 29332672

ELIZABETH "Betty"(MORGANO)ROWE b. Dec. 22, 1921 in Chicago,IL was the seventh of eight children born to Ralph Morgano & Maria Berenice Trivisonno (Italian immigrants). She graduated from high school in Chicago in 1939 and went to work at Chicago Mail Order. She met her husband, Kenneth in June of 1946 at a dance at the Aargon Ballroom in Chicago. Ken was in the Navy. They were married in Sept. 21, 1946 in Washington,DC. They lived in Washington, DC and then Missouri for a brief period as Ken finished Naval service during WWII. In Oct. 1948 they moved to Lake Park, Iowa where her Ken went into his father, Leslie Rowe's implement business until the end of 1955 when he began farming. Betty and Ken raised 7 children before moving to Anaheim, California in June of 1962. Betty was a homemaker and active in St. Philip's Benizi Church, Fullerton, CA. Her family was her priority and she was good at keeping in touch with family and friends. She was very interested in genealogy and kept the family records on all sides.
Seven children were born to Betty and Kenneth:
1. Kathleen Marie Rowe "Kathy"
2. Kenneth Knowlton Rowe, Jr. "Ken"
3. Eileen Rosemary Rowe
4. Christeen Kay Rowe
5. Maureen Gail Rowe
6. Ralph Leslie Rowe
7. Leslie Michael Rowe

In Aug. 2003 Betty went into assisted living at Fullerton Gardens,Fullerton, CA then to Richman Gardens. She had dementia. She was visited often by her 7 children and spouses, 7 grandchildren and 4 g. grandchildren.

She is preceeded in death by her husband, Kenneth, and her parents Ralph & Maria Bernice Morgano 3 brothers and 2 sisters. She was buried on Sept. 17, 2007 at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery following a Mass at St. Philip Benizi Church in Fullerton, CA. She is missed by all.

Family Members

Gravesite Details Wife of Kenneth K. Rowe; mother to Kathy, Ken, Christeen, Maureen, Ralph & Leslie Rowe





  • Created by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
  • Added: 26 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29332672
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Rosemary Morgano Rowe (22 Dec 1921–9 Sep 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29332672, citing Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Orange, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by Evelyn Rowe Nelson (contributor 47040334) .