JOSEPH S. ROSA of Paramus, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the age of 80 years. Prior to retiring he had worked in the research and development department for McMurray Fabric in North Carolina for many years. He was a parishioner of St. Francis R.C Church, Hackensack. Beloved husband to the late Carmela (nee Toriello) who passed away in 1997. Cherished father of Kevin Rosa, Robert Rosa and his wife Lynn and Marilyn Baliga and her husband John. Loving grandfather to Julieanna Rosa. Cherished son of the late Concetta and Peter Rosa. Dearest brother of Virginia and her late husband John Tummino, Rick Rosa and the late Salvatore Rosa and his wife Tina. Joseph is also survived by several loving nieces and nephews. A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, March 9th at the funeral home from 4:00 – 8:00 PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Francis R.C. Church, 50 Lodi Street, Hackensack, at 10:00 AM on Saturday March 10th with interment following at Hackensack Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Joseph's memory to: St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.