Rose Marie Sutts



Rose Marie “Mama Rose” Sutts (Walch), 90, of Murrells Inlet, SC formerly of Long Branch, NJ, passed away Wednesday , July 25, 2018 at Embrace Hospice House of the Grand Strand under the care of Heartland Hospice. She was born June 05, 1928 in Jersey City, NJ, daughter of the late, Joseph E. Walch and Rosetta M. Walch (Defries).

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a daughter, Virginia “Ginger” Matarazzo and a brother, Joseph E. Walch, Jr.

Survivors include her sons, Gregory Matarazzo (Christine House) and Scott Matarazzo (Tracy Chambers); seven grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren. Mama Rose was a gifted conversationalist who enjoyed knitting gifts for people she loved, swimming, dancing, and a good cocktail hour or two! She loved bright colors, smiling faces and everyone who met her fell in love with her. As Mama Rose would say… See You Soon, Darling.

A celebration of Rose Marie’s life will be held Sunday, July 29, 2018 at the Oceanside Village Community Clubhouse from 1:00-3:00PM.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to a walk for the Alzheimer’s Association which honors Mama Rose at

The family would like to give a special thanks to the Heartland Hospice Staff and Embrace Hospice House for giving Rose Marie comfort and care.

Condolences may be made at

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is in charge of arrangements.