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Dolores B. De Rosa

August 15, 1923 April 7, 2019
Dolores B. De Rosa
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Dolores B. De Rosa
Of Arlington Heights

Dolores De Rosa was born on August 15,1923 in Chicago, Illinois to Edward and Flossie Mae (nee Beeman) Smith. She died Sunday, April 7, 2019 at her home.

Mrs. De Rosa was a homemaker who cherished her family and enjoyed dancing, music, attending her family’s performances and socializing. She was a quiet and courageous woman who led by example.

She was a member of Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church and Eucharistic Ministry, Northwest Community Hospital Eucharistic Ministry, the Arlington Heights Senior Center Advisory and Events Councils, and the 793RD Military Police BN Association.

Her interests and hobbies included reading, costuming, iPad solitaire, crossword puzzles and sewing.

Special Recognitions:
1988 Association Development Team for the 793RD Military Police BN Annual Reunions
1999 1,000 Volunteer Hours for the AH Senior Center
2003 Arlington Heights Hearts of Gold Award
2016 Military Police Honored with the Order of the Vivandieres
2017 AH Senior Center Lifetime Achievement Honor for Notable Success in Volunteer Work


Dolores is survived by her children Frank (Maureen) De Rosa, Susan (John) Palombi, Diane (Joseph) De Rosa Reynolds her grandchildren Joseph (Rebecca) De Rosa, Eddie (Kendal) Palombi, Amanda Atwood, Colleen (Matthew Roberts) De Rosa, Christie (Mark) Rivera, Tony (Katie Eileen) Palombi, Samantha Kaplan and Joseph Reynolds; her
great grandchildren Trever, Joey, Ainsley, Adison, Naomi, Parker, Bennett, Maddox, Henry, Emmy, Lily, Sophie Rose and Jack Robert; her sister-in-law Jackie; she was also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by Frank Robert De Rosa, her husband of sixty-seven years and her parents as well as five siblings.

Visitation Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 3:00pm until 8:00pm at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60004 and on Friday, April 12, 2019 from 8:30am until time of Funeral Mass at 9:30am at Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church, 440 S. Mitchell, Arlington Heights, Illinois. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Journey Care Foundation 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview, IL, 60025 journeycare.org; March of Dimes https://www.marchofdimes.org/; or the American Lung Association https://www.lung.org/

Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFuneralHome.com or (847) 253-0168.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

11

Apr

3:00 PM 4/11/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/11/2019 8:00:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 North Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 North Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Visitation

Friday

12

Apr

8:30 AM 4/12/2019 8:30:00 AM - 9:30 AM 4/12/2019 9:30:00 AM
Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church

440 S. Mitchell
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church
440 S. Mitchell Arlington Heights 60005 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

12

Apr

9:30 AM 4/12/2019 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 4/12/2019 10:30:00 AM
Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church

440 S. Mitchell
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church
440 S. Mitchell Arlington Heights 60005 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

JourneyCare Foundation

2050 Claire Ct
Glenview, IL 60025

March of Dimes, Chicago

111 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 2200

American Lung Association in Greater Chicago

55 W. Wacker Drive
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60601
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