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Stephen Montalbano

11/14/1979 - 07/17/2020

Obituary For Stephen Montalbano

Stephen Montalbano, 40, of Rockford, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020, in Swedish American Hospital. He was born November 14, 1979, in Rockford, the son of Steve and Mary Pat Montalbano. He graduated from Boylan High School, class of 1997. He married Rosette Kazandjian on July 24, 2015. Stephen loved sports and was a fan of the Packers and the Yankees.

Survivors include his wife Rosette. Three children, Jolie, Khloe, and Cameron. Parents, Steve and Mary Pat. Siblings, Nicholas, and Christopher(Laura). Aunts and Uncles, Jody (Ernie) Marquez of South Carolina, Dan (Joanne) Gregg, Geoff (Joyce) Gregg, Nancy (Bryon) Kuca of Roscoe, Rosanne Montalbano, Maryanne Montalbano. Brother in law, Mano Kazandjian. Sister-in-law, Ano Kazandjian. Numerous cousins. Predeceased by his aunt, Jacqueline O’Brien, and Uncle, Stephen Gregg.

Memorial Visitation from 5 pm until 7 pm Friday, July 31, 2020, in Tony Gasparini Funerals 6825 Weaver Road. Express online condolences at




05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Tony Gasparini Funerals
6825 Weaver Rd.
Rockford, IL 61114
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Dear Mary Pat and Family, So deeply sorry to read of your son's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time
- maggie yates
Mary Pat, I'm so sorry to read about your son passing. I know he will live in your heart forever. You and your family are in my prayers. Deb (Bartel) Jafraty.
- Deb Jafraty
Oh my goodness, what sad, sad news. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I never met your children but we go back a long ways in south Rockford and at Boylan. This is the worst loss I am told. I am so, so sorry. May you find some measure of peace. God Bless you all.
- Valeri DeCastris
Steve & Mary Pat, Please accept our deepest sympathies. Our prayers are with you during this time. May your memories of Steve and the love of your family surround you and give you strength and peace in the days ahead. Sincerely, Chuck & Mary Stiles
- Chuck Stiles
Mary Pat and Steve, I am so very sorry for your loss. Hold onto the wonderful memories of your son to give you strength during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sue (Marchese) Sondgeroth
- Sue Sondgeroth
Dear Mary Pat and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you. Linda Wellens
- Linda Wellens
Steve & Mary Pat, I was very sorry to read about your son's passing. You have my deepest condolences & are in my thoughts & prayers. Mike Bartel
- Mike Bartel
Mary Pat, I'm so sorry for the loss of your son. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you in the days to come...
- Laura DAgnolo

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