Rosa Helen Maniscalco Broadus, 90, of Biloxi, Mississippi passed away November 20, 2021. Rosa was born March 16, 1931 to Vincent J. Maniscalco and Angelina Maniscalco. She was a lifelong resident of Biloxi and worked as a housekeeper with Nativity BVM Cathedral. Rosa was a true patriot, holding a celebration at Memorial Day each and every year, for one or a hundred people, it didn’t matter. She was an avid writer and had many publications in the Daily Herald and Biloxi/D’Iberville Press. Rosa is preceded in death by her husband, Philip C. Broadus; her parents, Vincent J and Angelina Adamo Maniscalco; as well as all her siblings. Survivors include her daughter, Felecia (Kevin) Broadus Pokalus; sons, Philip C. Broadus II, Luther L. (Angelic) Broadus, and James F. (Debra) Broadus. A visitation will be held 5 PM- 7PM on Friday, December 3, 2021 at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral home on Howard Avenue in Biloxi with a funeral service on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 10 AM. Interment will be at Broadus Cemetery in Saucier, MS. Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Rosa Helen Maniscalco Broadus.
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