Albertha Payne Rosario Dies at 95

Albertha Payne Rosario

Albertha Payne Rosario, also known as “Anna” or “Auntie, “died on Tuesday, March 27. She was 95 years old.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Jacobs; father, Daniel Payne; daughter, Anita Simmonds Davis; and niece and nephews: Maria Payne, Reginald Payne Rivera, Leroy Payne, Lewis Payne, Elroy Payne and Reginald Payne Jr.

She is survived by her spouse: Miguel Rosario; sons: Albertho Davila; grandchildren: Carl “Doggy Brown” Schou, Agatha “Aggie” Felix, Clarence “Ico” and Earl “Pepeno” Williams, Priscilla “Prissy” Williams Mottley, Albertho Davila II, Elisha Davila Almonte, Albertho Davila III and Albertho Davila IV; nieces: Idalia Payne, Olivia Payne, Sharon Payne, Edna Payne Perez, Alicia Payne-Pipes, Luz Payne-Larsen, Joleen Payne, Alice Payne, Hyacinth Payne, Pearline Payne, Nora Payne-Paniaqua, and Robertine Payne-Stroter; nephews: Anthony Payne, Wayne Payne, Hugh Milton Payne, Aubrey Payne, Enrique Payne; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

A viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m., Monday, April 9, at James Memorial Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 10 at Lord God of Saboath Lutheran Church. Tributes will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the service beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery.

The family has requested that those attending the funeral service wear festive colors.

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