Welcome to the memorial page for

Mariette Lucille Rozario (Blanchette)

July 23, 1934 ~ February 14, 2017 (age 82)

On February 14, 2017, Mariette Rozario passed away after a hard fought battle with cancer.

Mariette Lucille Blanchette was born on July 23, 1934 in Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada. She was the fifth of six children born to Lucille and Pierre Blanchette. After graduating from Nursing School in Quebec, Mariette moved to the United States and married the love of her life, Frank Rozario in San Francisco in 1960. Both immigrants to the U.S., they lived and raised their family in Foster City for 35 years. Mariette worked as a registered nurse at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City for 33 years until her retirement in 1994, the same year she became a U.S. Citizen. In 1996 Frank and Mariette moved to Rossmoor where they enjoyed their retirement years. They were married for 41 years until Frank’s sudden passing in 2001.

Mariette lived a fulfilled life of love, family, friends and travel. She enjoyed lawn bowling, taking long walks, good food, and the beauty of all living things. She loved to read, laugh, sing, and dance, and always looked at the positive in life. She was a great role model and inspiration to her family and friends. Her passion to live the moment made her stand out.

Mariette is survived by her beloved siblings Jaqueline Blanchete, Roger Blanchette, Denis Blanchette, Janine Drolette, and Gil Blanchette; her four children and their spouses: Mark and Leslie Rozario, Michelle and Ken Schrum, Paul and Jennifer Rozario, and Janine and Don Mattison; and 9 loving grandchildren. She will be greatly missed and always loved by her family and friends. Her spirit lives on. 

In lieu of of flowers, the family requests that a memorial donation be made to the American Cancer Society in Mariette Rozario's name at

 Service Information

Memorial Mass
March 10, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Anne Parish
1600 Rossmoor Parkway
Walnut Creek, CALIFORNIA 94595


Queen of Heaven Cemetery
1965 Reliez Valley Rd.
Lafayette, CA 94549

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