Mrs. Olivia DeLaRosa passed away Saturday, August 20, 2022, at her home in Lebanon, Indiana. She was 100 years old, born March 30, 1922, in Pharr, Texas, one of seven children of the late Refugio and Anita (Avila) Guajardo.

On April 24, 1945, in Pharr, Texas, she was married to Miqueas “Mike” DeLaRosa. They had celebrated sixty-seven years of marriage before he passed away on February 18, 2012.

Her life was devoted to raising her children, taking care of the home, and always praying for her family. In the early 1960s, she began employment with Commercial Filters Corporation in Lebanon, retiring in the late 1970s.

She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother who loved her family dearly. Mrs. DeLaRosa was an active member of the Lebanon Wesleyan Church.

Survivors include four daughters, Olivia “Junie” (Michael) Faulkinbury of Carmel, Indiana, Ruth (Douglas) Baker of Lebanon, Anna DeLaRosa of Lebanon, and Amanda (Terry) Fearrin of Lebanon; nine grandchildren, Michelle (Kyle) Shelburne of Indianapolis, Indiana, Shane Faulkinbury of Carmel, Kendra Baker of Lebanon, Lori (Jason) Mitchell of Lebanon, Rachael Pestana of North Providence, Rhode Island, Antonio (Erika) DeLaRosa of Noblesville, Indiana, Benjamin DeLaRosa of Sevierville, Tennessee, Craig (Onna) Fearrin of Lebanon, and Chris (ShaLane) Fearrin of Lebanon; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; brother, Benjamin Guajardo of Houston, Texas; and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. DeLaRosa was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Samuel DeLaRosa; and siblings, Victoria Riojas, Ruben Guajardo, Abel Guajardo, Esequiel Guajardo and Anita Ysaguirre.

Visitation is planned from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Morris Jones, officiating.
Private Interment will take place at Lincoln Memory Gardens in Whitestown.

Memorials may be directed in her memory to Lebanon Wesleyan Church, 1004 South Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana 46052.