Rosemarie Mallers Posted: 2019-02-09 14:14:55

Rosemarie Mallers


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

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Mike Lennox 2019-02-09 17:28:22

My condolences and prayers to your family Matt

Julie Zych 2019-02-09 20:29:23

My deepest sympathies to the Mallers family. You will all be in my thoughts & prayers. Rest In Peace Mrs. Mallers, you will be missed.

Missy Lavender 2019-02-09 22:21:12

I am so sorry for the loss of your mom, Cathy. You are your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Missy

Becky Gerber (Lemrise) 2019-02-09 23:09:57

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.

Marcel, Betty, Maya and Eliza Glaser-Kshensky 2019-02-09 23:15:32

Our hearts are with you in this diffciult time.

Kim Rentner 2019-02-10 07:38:13

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.

Dave Hirsh 2019-02-10 08:36:41

Dear Cathy and all members of your family, I'm sorry for your loss.

Maggie Finegan 2019-02-10 08:43:58

Am sorry for your loss. Your mom was a lovely lady.

Daniel Quirk 2019-02-10 11:23:55

Beautiful picture. My condolences to you and your family. Going to be missed.

Brian Harrington 2019-02-10 11:43:45

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.

Todd and Nancy Thorsen 2019-02-10 12:13:37

Sorry for your loss Bob

Sissie 2019-02-10 13:11:13

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.

Frank Rzeszutko 2019-02-10 13:49:02

Our sympathy to the family. All will be in our prayers.

Don Cortelyou 2019-02-10 16:20:45

My heart goes out to my dear friend Cathy and her family in this sad time.

Carol Fernandez 2019-02-10 16:58:58

So sorry for your loss. God bless.

Amanda Vogt 2019-02-10 18:51:48

So sorry for your loss, Bob. Condolences to the Mallers’ family.

Linda & Tim Wadman 2019-02-10 20:56:24

Kevin & Betsy, we are so sorry for your loss, may God’s blessings shine upon her.

Harry and Jan Mangos and Family 2019-02-11 06:09:32

We are very sorry for your loss. We remember Rosemarie fondly, and the wonderful family gatherings through the years.

Amy Kancler 2019-02-11 13:06:00

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!

Carol Vogt 2019-02-11 15:18:26

My sincere condolences to the Mallers family on the loss of their Mother. I hope the memories of times together help heal the pain .

Adrienne Stuart 2019-02-12 09:02:58

My prayers and thoughts are with you all. Remembering all the good times out families had together.

Maureen Martino 2019-02-12 11:51:33

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.

David and Sandy Baumgartner 2019-02-12 12:55:54

Kevin, Betsy our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow. You are in our thoughts and Prayers.

Cindy Yoder-Brown & Terry Brown 2019-02-12 17:27:07

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.

Kitzinger Family 2019-02-13 05:09:39

Our condolences and love to the Mallers Family. Rosemarie will be missed by all who knew her. Rest In Peace

Lisa McGarry Stejskal 2019-02-14 17:38:12

Such a terrible loss for the family. Our sympathies are with you all.

Kathy and Dave Disparte 2019-02-15 21:18:57

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.