Rosalina D. Finney of Newark, DE was reunited with her late husband on October 14, 2016. She was born August 30, 1930 in Davao City, PI to Ignacio and Isabel (de Dios) Diaz. She was a graduate of the Chinese General Hospital College of Nursing in Manila, PI and completed her nurse residency at the Margaret Hague Women's Health Institute in Jersey City, NJ. Afterwards, she worked at the Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, DE. Rosalina married Don Finney on January 15, 1960. In 1972, she joined the VA Hospital in Elsmere, DE out of gratitude to the American Forces that liberated Davao during WWII. After retiring from the VA in 1986, she went back to nursing in the Delaware Psychiatric Hospital in New Castle, DE. Having retired for good in 1998, Rosalina traveled with her beloved husband to the Philippines, the Caribbean, and China. She was a life member of the Filipino-American Association and the Chinese American Community.
Rosalina is survived locally by her daughter, sons, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren.
A service will be on Tuesday, October 18th 2016 at 11:00 am at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808 where friends may call after 10am. Burial will be at All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mark’s U.M. Church,1700 Limestone Rd, Wilmington, DE 19804. To send condolences visit: