Rosemarie Ellen Kelly Mallers, 82, passed away February 8, 2019, with her family by her side.
Rosemarie was born to the late James and Helen Kelly October 11, 1936 in Chicago, IL. Rosemarie graduated from Alvernia High School. Rosemarie earned her nurses degree at Elgin Community College and retired from Sherman Hospital. She married Thomas Mallers on May 14, 1955 and spent their formative years in Streamwood. They have spent the last 20 years in Huntley.
Rosemarie was a founding member of St John Evangelist Church in Streamwood and a strong contributor to St Mary Chuch in Huntley. Equally important to Rosemarie beyond her faith was being surrounded by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended families and friends.
Rosemarie is survived by her husband Tom and children Tom and Melodee, Tim and Laura, Anthony and Deb, Kevin and Betsy, Matt and Deb, Bob and Melissa, Kelly and Dave, and Cathy. Rosemarie is also blessed with 25 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.
Rosemarie was preceded in death by her parents James and Helen Kelly, her sister Eileen Mildenberger, children; Shannon, Michael and Terry, and grandchild Tammy Wensch.
Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, at the DeFiore Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley and on at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Road from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the 10:00 a.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, February 13. Burial will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Options & Advocacy for McHenry County. For more information please call 847-515-8772 or online condolences can be directed to www.defiorefuneral.com
My condolences and prayers to your family Matt
My deepest sympathies to the Mallers family. You will all be in my thoughts & prayers. Rest In Peace Mrs. Mallers, you will be missed.
I am so sorry for the loss of your mom, Cathy. You are your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Missy
I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Mallers passing. I babysat for quite a few years and remember when Michael was born. She love her Family and it showed in everything She did and said. My love and all God's peace and strength for each of You at this very difficult time.
Our hearts are with you in this diffciult time.
I am so sorry for this terrible loss. I’m lucky to have met her she was a beautiful, kind, and strong woman. Our prayers are with you all.
Dear Cathy and all members of your family, I'm sorry for your loss.
Am sorry for your loss. Your mom was a lovely lady.
Beautiful picture. My condolences to you and your family. Going to be missed.
Mallers Family. Donna and I want to say sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful woman, an inspiration to all, builder of faith and family. God Bless You All and your entire Family.
Sorry for your loss Bob
I am sorry for your loss, Tom. I am sorry that I will not be able to be with you and your family on Wednesday fir the funeral Mass. You and your family will be in my thought at 8 am Seattle time.
Our sympathy to the family. All will be in our prayers.
My heart goes out to my dear friend Cathy and her family in this sad time.
So sorry for your loss. God bless.
So sorry for your loss, Bob. Condolences to the Mallers’ family.
Kevin & Betsy, we are so sorry for your loss, may God’s blessings shine upon her.
We are very sorry for your loss. We remember Rosemarie fondly, and the wonderful family gatherings through the years.
A true matriarch! I will miss her greatly. God bless the Mallers family....including all those family by choice, location, faith, and the like. Our village is strong because of women like Mrs. Mallers!
My sincere condolences to the Mallers family on the loss of their Mother. I hope the memories of times together help heal the pain .
My prayers and thoughts are with you all. Remembering all the good times out families had together.
May she be with you always and the treasured memories make you smile. God Bless you and your family. May the Lord give you strength during this difficult time.
Kevin, Betsy our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow. You are in our thoughts and Prayers.
Our most heart-felt sympathies to the family of Rosemarie. Matt, you married our sweet, long-time friend, Deb. You have captured our heart during your recent visit to celebrate your marriage; and so, we share your burden as you mourn the loss of your mom and adjust to living life without her by your side. May God give you and your family members peace knowing she is in heaven with then One who heals all, restores all, and comforts all.
Our condolences and love to the Mallers Family. Rosemarie will be missed by all who knew her. Rest In Peace
Such a terrible loss for the family. Our sympathies are with you all.
So sorry for your loss. Wish we were able to be with you and your family. Rosemarie was a beautiful person and will be missed. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.