Roslyn B. DeBellis
Roslyn B. DeBellis
  • September 19, 1931 - June 14, 2017
  • Mobile, Alabama

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Roslyn De Bellis passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Mrs. De Bellis, who was born in the Bronx, New York, had been a long-time resident of New York and a 24-year resident of Mobile. She was a magna cum laude graduate of City College of New York with a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's degree in education. She earned a master's degree in guidance and counseling from Fordham University. She was a well-respected New York City educator, first working as a high school business teacher. She then became a high school assistant principal, and concluded her professional career as principal of a large junior high school. Mrs. De Bellis was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church. She was a member of the Schumann Society and had been a docent at the Mobile Museum of Art. Roslyn was a member of the League of Women Voters and the New Mobilians, and was a founding member of the Opera Guild. She volunteered for many other local organizations and charities. Roslyn De Bellis was predeceased by her husband, Judge Frank M. De Bellis, and her brother, Vincent Brutto. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Mark Andrew De Bellis and Karla Marie Johnsen; her daughter and son-in-law, Marlene De Bellis and David Lee Brandon; her granddaughters Amy Katherine De Bellis, Christine Francesca Brandon, and Olivia Anne Brandon; her sister, Catherine De Buono; her brother-in-law, Michael de Bellis; her sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Carmela and Ralph Mastandrea; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, June 20, at St. Dominic Catholic Church. Visitation will be at St. Dominic Catholic Church on Tuesday, from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. Burial will take place at 12 noon on Wednesday, June 21, at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Florida. Funeral arrangements by Radney Funeral Home, 3155 Dauphin Street, Mobile, Alabama, 36606.Please sign the online guest book at Arrangements under the direction of Radney Funeral Home-Mobile, Mobile, AL.