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FRANK R. DE ROSA(1923 - 2013)

Frank R. De Rosa of Arlington Heights Frank R. De Rosa was born on June 3, 1923 in Chicago to Frank and Virginia (nee Azzarello) De Rosa. He died Thursday, August 1, 2013 in Arlington Heights. Frank worked for the National Broadcasting Company for 44 years. He served in the United States Army 793rd military police battalion during WWII in the European Theatre. He remained dedicated to the military police association and was promoted to Staff Sergeant and honored as a life-time member in October, 2012. Frank was active in Arlington Heights Village affairs, including the Senior Advisory Commission, president of the Senior Center Advisory Board, and received the Dr. Kenneth Hood Award and, with wife, Dolores, the Hearts of Gold Award in 2003. He was also a member of the Elk Grove Village American Legion Memorial Post 216. Frank is survived by his wife, Dolores (nee Smith) De Rosa; his children, Frank (Maureen) De Rosa, Susan (John) Palombi, and Diane (Joseph) De Rosa-Reynolds; his grandchildren, Joseph (Becky) De Rosa, Eddie (Kendal) Palombi, Amanda Jorgensen, Colleen De Rosa, Christie (Mark) Rivera, Tony Palombi, Samantha (Robert) Kaplan and Joseph Reynolds; his great-grandchildren, Trever, Joey, Ainsley, Adison, Naomi, Parker, and Bennett; and his sister, Jacqueline Garazin. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Sunday, August 4, 2013 at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights. Prayers 8:45 am Monday, August 5, 2013 at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd. proceeding to Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church, 440 S. Mitchell, Arlington Heights for Mass at 9:30 am. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to a . Funeral information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or 847-253-0168.
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Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 253-0168

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Aug. 3 to Aug. 4, 2013
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