Obituaries & Death Notices

02/14/1948

- 04/28/2022

02/14/1948 - 04/28/2022

James R. Spataro Sr., 74, of Rockford passed away Thursday, April 28, 2022, in his home. He was born February 14, 1948, in Rockford, the son of Phillip and Josephine Spataro. He married Barbara Webste...



11/10/1977

- 04/15/2022

11/10/1977 - 04/15/2022

Angelo Joseph Pipitone, 44, of Rockford passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 15, 2022. He was born November 10, 1977, in Rockford, the son of Anthony Pipitone and Maureen Pipitone (Burke). Angelo wa...



03/20/1960

- 04/10/2022

03/20/1960 - 04/10/2022

Susan M. Rondone 62 of Loves Park, passed away Sunday April 10, 2022 in Swedish American Hospital after a long illness. She was born March 20, 1960 in Rockford, the daughter of Gary and Mary Sue Stra...



01/27/1957

- 12/15/2021

01/27/1957 - 12/15/2021

Howard James Dean, 64 of Machesney Park, IL died unexpectedly December 15, 2021, Rockford, IL. Born January 27, 1957, in Elkhorn, WI. Lived in Lake Geneva, WI. Enlisted in the United States Marine Co...



04/30/1943

- 02/14/2022

04/30/1943 - 02/14/2022

Thomas E. Harvey, 78, of Rockford passed away Monday, February 14, 2022, in Mercy Hospital. He was born April 30, 1943, in Rockford the son of Charles and Mary Harvey. He served in the United States N...



08/25/1968

- 12/28/2021

08/25/1968 - 12/28/2021

Laura Bethanne Molina, of Rockford, daughter of Paul and Myrna Pullin passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 in her home with her family and friends surrounding her. She was born August...



07/19/1951

- 11/08/2021

07/19/1951 - 11/08/2021

Richard D. Cunningham of Rockford passed away Monday November 8, 2021, in his home after a long illness. He was born July 19, 1951, in Rockford, the son of Darrell and Corrine Cunningham. He was a g...



01/30/1925

- 11/04/2021

01/30/1925 - 11/04/2021

Harry “Bomp” Buck Sr. 96 of Cherry Valley passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021, in his home surrounded by his family. He was born January 30, 1925, in Rockford, the son of Delbert and Mamie Buck...



11/30/1940

- 11/05/2021

11/30/1940 - 11/05/2021

Michael A.Vaccarello, 80 years old of Rockford Illinois passed away Friday, November 5, 2021, at Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center. Michael was born on November 30, 1940, in Rockford. He was the s...



07/19/1948

- 11/02/2021

07/19/1948 - 11/02/2021

William Crumb 73 of Rockford passed away Tuesday November 02 2021 in Rockford. He was born July 19, 1948 in Rockford, the son of Neal and Alice Crumb. He graduated West High School class of 1966. B...



12/08/1942

- 10/07/2021

12/08/1942 - 10/07/2021

Gerald “Jerry” E. Devera passed away October 7, 2021 in Northwoods Care Center. He was born December 8, 1942 in Streator IL, the son of Frank and Catherine “Cass” Devera. He graduated from Str...



03/20/1932

- 09/26/2021

03/20/1932 - 09/26/2021

Anita Navarra Rossi of Rockford passed peacefully at home with her family on Sunday, September 26, 2021. She was born on March 20, 1932, in Rockford, the daughter of Ambrose and Josephine Navarra. She...



07/09/1946

- 09/24/2021

07/09/1946 - 09/24/2021

Gerald Williams 75 of Rockford passed away Friday, September 24, 2021, in his home. He was born July 9, 1946, in Rockford. He was a Veteran of the Army serving in the Vietnam War. He worked for man...



04/04/1931

- 09/20/2021

04/04/1931 - 09/20/2021

Barbara Lee Hallberg passed away Monday, September 20, 2021, in Rockford, IL. Barbara was born on April 4, 1931, in Menominee, Michigan to James and Edna Emery. Barbara was one of thirteen children. B...



08/25/1950

- 08/14/2021

08/25/1950 - 08/14/2021

Michael John Muzzarelli, Jr., 70, of Rockford, passed away Saturday, August 14th with his family at his side. Michael was born in Rockford on August 25th, 1950, the son of Michael and Viola (Liberato...



09/28/1943

- 06/03/2021

09/28/1943 - 06/03/2021

Patricia L. “Pat” Ambrose, 77, of Rockford, passed away Thursday, June 3, 2021, after a brief illness, in Swedish American Hospital. She was born on September 28, 1943, in Richland Center, WI, the...



02/17/1935

- 06/06/2021

02/17/1935 - 06/06/2021

ROLAND K. (“ROLLY”) BOWLER, 86 Rockford, Illinois – Rolly Bowler passed away peacefully of natural causes at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon, Illinois on Sunday 6 June 2021. Born 17 February 1...



02/12/1962

- 05/03/2021

02/12/1962 - 05/03/2021

Greg Italis, 59, of Rockford passed away on May 3, 2021, after a long battle with brain cancer. He was born on February 12, 1962, to Tony and Mary Ellen Italis. He attended St. Francis Consolidated S...



Passed 05/03/2021

Passed 05/03/2021

It can be hard to reconcile the totality of Tuong Nguyen’s life with the man that he was for the past thirty years. Somehow, the beloved grandfather who crept into his kitchen late at night to sneak...



02/25/1964

- 03/27/2021

02/25/1964 - 03/27/2021

Bobby Coble 57, loving father and best friend, good brother, and great uncle to many was called home unexpectedly at 2:55 PM on March 27th, 2021 in Silverdale, WA.  Bobby Coble was born on February 2...



07/05/1942

- 04/03/2021

07/05/1942 - 04/03/2021

Vicki G. Rimkus of Rockford passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021. She was born July 5, 1942, in Rockford, the daughter of George and Frances “Alyce” Straher. Graduate of West High School, class o...



02/28/1936

- 03/15/2021

02/28/1936 - 03/15/2021

Inge Helminski of Rockford passed away March 15, 2021 in PA Peterson. Inge was born on February 28, 1936 in Romania, the daughter of Theodore and Katharina Serr. She married Henry Helminski whom pre...



04/12/1937

- 03/10/2021

04/12/1937 - 03/10/2021

Richard "Dick" L. Gasparini of Rockford, IL, passed away on March 10, 2021. Born April 12, 1937 son of Angelo and Ida Gasparini. Richard was born in Rockford and raised on the west side, where the tim...



05/31/1973

- 03/04/2021

05/31/1973 - 03/04/2021

Cheryl Ann Dawson-Adkins 47 of Rockford passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, March 4, 2021. She was born May 31, 1973, in Rockford the daughter of David Dawson and Mary Kleczkowski. Cheryl attended Bo...



Memorial Visitation from 11 am until 2 pm, Memorial service at 2 pm Saturday, February 27