Of Revere, formerly of Brooklyn NY. Passed away peacefully at home on Monday, May 15, 2023, she was 95. Born in Brooklyn, NY to the late Issac and Sarah (Rosenberg)Goodfriend. Estelle was one of five daughters. She graduated high school and shortly after by chance met the love of her life, Joseph DeRosa, at Coney Island. After Joseph served in the military, they married and settled in Revere to start their family. Estelle worked many years for Almy’s at Northgate Shopping Plaza. She is the beloved wife of the late Joseph DeRosa. Devoted mother of Robert DeRosa of Revere, and Andrew DeRosa and his wife Barbara of Lynnfield. Cherished grandmother of Janine, Maria, Danielle, Mariah and great-grandchildren Leland, Jacob,Stevie, and Claire. Dear sister of the late Anna, Frances, Helen, and Sylvia. Also survived by her niece Rhoda Kraus as well as many other loving nieces and nephews. Estelle Loved animals, especially dogs and cats. She enjoyed playing crossword puzzles and word search.
Visiting hours were held in the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere on Thursday, May 18th followed by a prayer service. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery.