Carole R. Parrinello, 83, lifelong resident of Sioux City, Iowa passed away Saturday, October 29th, 2022, after a lengthy illness surrounded by her family.
A Requiem Mass will be at 10:30 AM on Friday, November 4th at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Father Frank Parrinello, of the Archdiocese of Omaha, Celebrating. Burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, with a 6:30 PM Rosary with a Prayer Service at 7:00 PM on Thursday, November 3, 2022, at Christy Smith Larkin Chapel located at 2320 Outer Drive, Sioux City, Iowa.
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Carole was born July 13, 1939, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Harold and Martha (Junker) George. Carole graduated from Bishop Heelan Catholic High School, she earned her bachelors degree from Briar Cliff College and went on to earn her masters degree in social work from the University of Iowa. On April 8, 1961, she married the love of her life, Joseph P. Parrinello. The couple had two children, Frank and Gina.
Carole worked for Siouxland Mental Health Center, then later entered into private practice with husband, Joseph. She did pioneering work, aiding victims of abuse and trauma in Siouxland. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Carole was devoted to her family, grandchildren and to her work.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph Parrinello of Sioux City, Iowa; son, Father Frank Parrinello of Omaha, Nebraska; daughter, Gina & Paul Rosenbaum of Dakota Dunes, South Dakota; 4 granddaughters, Tasha Rosenbaum and her husband Kevin Lotero, Katherine Rosenbaum and her significant other, Logan Whitead, Alyssa Rosenbaum and her husband Edward Kroll, and Hailey Rosenbaum; 2 great-granddaughters, Madeline Young and Kai Lotero; brother-in-law, James Cosgrove; sisters-in-law, Barbara George, Virginia Milun, and Nina Bruno; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Beverly Cosgrove; brother, Dennis George; and brothers-in-law, Albert Milun and Peter Bruno.