God gave Rosella 74 years on this Earth so we remember, we celebrate, we laugh and we cry, and let us not forget to Give God the Praise.
Rosella was born in Eutawville, SC on September 5, 1948, to parents Henry and Thelma Washington (deceased). She made her heavenly transition on March 14, 2023, at 12:17 AM.
Rosella came to NYC in 1955 and attended elementary school in Harlem, Cooper JHS, Julia Richmond HS, and George Washington HS, where she began her Nursing and a Major in Respiratory Therapy at Borough of Manhatten Community College for which she was licensed.
she worked at Columbia Presbyterian, Bronx Lebanon Hospital, and Terrence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Facility alongside her mother Thelma Washington. She later worked at various nursing homes in New York City and Westchester County.
Rosella met and wed Mr. Errol B. Green in Harlen, NY in 1968 and two children came from that union; Dawn and Mateen who gave them three grandchildren: Kiandra, Travis, and Myani.
Rosella never stopped believing in family, life, and God. She attended Springfield Baptist Church in Eutawville, South Carolina, Springfield Baptist Church in New York City, and Seven Light Baptist Church in New York City. She also attended Mosque #7 in Harlem.
Mom had a spirit where she would love on you all day and then later that night cuss you out because she had enough... her favorite saying was "Chile Please" and "Put God First", she loved reggae, the Caribbean Islands, and music overall.
She was preceded in death by her sister Mary Louise Washington, aunts and uncles: Alberta Carlton, Wilhemenia Wright-Bannister, Alice Blanchard, Joseph Wright, Ralph Davis, Belle Wright, Father-in-law, Wilbert Green.
She leaves on this earth to cherish and to hold and see on the other side: Her children: Dawn Monique Green and Mateen Terrell Green; Grandchildren: Kiandra Rose Brown, Travis Isaiah Brown, Myani Skye Green, Aaron Holliday ( husband of Kiandra Brown); Her Siblings, Naomi Robinson, Troy Washington, and Henry Washington, Jr.; Her Aunts: Dot (Queenie) Mack, Laura Wright-Marin and Maggie Montgomery; Uncle Van Wright, Jr.; Mother-in-law: Patricia Green and Aunt-in-law Thelma E. Davis; Sisters-in-law: Constance Flucus, Kendal Burtin, Joseph Flucus and Richard Burton; Other in-laws: Davis' Greens' Jones; Spouse: Errol B. Green ( legally separated ); Significant others of the children: Ken L. Ebron and Tiffany Williams (Myani's mother); Nieces and Nephews: Shantel Washington, Kimberly Robinson, Sharifah Robinson, Fatima Washington-Butts, Tarik Robinson, Atif Robinson, Rhasaan Robinson, Shakilla Williams, and Sade Washington, as well as their children and spouses; The Washinton and Spencer families of Harlem,NY, The Wrights, The Davis, Jones, Montgomery Family, McRays, Portee's, Harris' and the Lemons family; Family and Friends throughout NewYork, Westchester, Long Island, Bronx, South Carolina, Maryland, Florida and Washington, DC; Her adopted family in Nassau, Bahamas. The Barry's and too many cousins and extended family to name them all; but still thought of daily, in peace and blessings.
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