Rosalie McDonald  

Rosalie McDonald, 91, of St. Joseph passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at Woodland Terrace, Bridgman. 

A private graveside service will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to Berrien County Cancer Service. Those wishing to share a memory of Rosalie online may do so at

Rosalie was born Nov. 21, 1926, in Michigan City to Phillip and Rose (Gagliardo) Salerno. She graduated from Benton Harbor High School. On Jan. 20, 1951, she married John McDonald in South Bend. Rosalie worked for Riverwood as a receptionist for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, bowling, reading, watching old movies and spending time with her dogs, especially Skippy. 

Rosalie is survived by her aunt, Annie LaPianna; nieces, nephews, and great nieces, and great nephews.

Rosalie was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Joseph Salerno, and sister, Mamie Dimatteo.