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Rita A. Hendricks
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Rita A. Hendricks
Of Arlington Heights

Rita A. Hendricks was born on December 14, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois to Patrick and Bessie (nee Zenaty) McCarthy. She died Thursday, June 14, 2018 at her home in Arlington Heights.

Rita worked as an operator and maintenance assistance at Illinois Bell and AT&T. She dearly loved her husband and family unconditionally and they were honored and proud to share her loving spirit with all who knew her. To many, Rita was “your Mom and Grandma” too.

Rita is survived by her husband Edward; her children, Mickie Hendricks, Debbie Hendricks, Ed (Cindy) Hendricks, Mike Hendricks (Joe Della Monica), Tom (Laura) Hendricks, Rita (Greg) Kokotis; her grandchildren, Brian (Jackie), Caitlin, Kevin, Timothy, and Michael Hendricks, Matthew and Danny Hendricks, Jennifer, Kimberly, and Ryan Kokotis; her great-granddaughter Reece Jo Hendricks; aunt to many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Kathleen (the late John) Diviak.

Visitation from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 North Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois and Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church, 440 S. Mitchell, Arlington Heights, Illinois from 8:30 am until time of Funeral Mass at 9:30 am. Burial at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to JourneyCare NWCH, 800 W. Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005; Lutheran Home & Services, 800 W. Oakton, Arlington Heights, IL 60004; or the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.

Funeral information and condolences <> or (847) 253-0168.

Previous Events





3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Visitation at Church




8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church

440 S. Mitchell
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Funeral Mass




9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church

440 S. Mitchell
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

3816 Paysphere Circle
Chicago, IL 60674

JourneyCare Hospice at Northwest Community Hospital

800 W. Central Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Lutheran Home

800 W. Oakton Street
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004

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