Lynn, MA — Nidia A. (Paz) Rosato, 61, of Lynn, Mass., died unexpectedly on Thursday, August 1, 2013, at the NSMC Union Hospital in Lynn. She was the devoted wife of David Rosato.
She was born in El Salvador, Central America, on April 2, 1952, and was the daughter of Angelica Paz/Spinney, and immigrated to Lynn in 1965.
She had been a nurses' aide at the former J.B.Thomas Hospital, Peabody, for 24 years. She later worked as a waitress at the Marriott Hotel in Peabody, and later was employed at the lab at Union Hospital for 15 years, prior to her retirement four years ago. She also worked at the Farnsworth Nursing Home in Peabody.
She was a very caring person, who loved taking care of the patients in the hospital. She also enjoyed taking care of and nurturing her cats. Each January, for five years, she volunteered to go to Central America for a month to help the friends of Asaprosar in El Salvador with the eye program there.
She is survived by her husband, David, of Lynn; a stepdaughter and her husband, Kerri Rosato and Matthew Schmidt of West Forest, N.C.; a sister, Aida Batista of Massachusetts; two stepgrandchildren, Michael and Ethan Schmidt of North Carolina; a mother-in-law, Bernadette Rosato of Danvers; and many nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: A visitation will be held on Tuesday, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody facility, with a service to be held there at 7:45 p.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited.