FRANKFORT – Rosemary (McKnight) Amberg, 86, of Frankfort, Ill., and formerly of Dolton, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012.
Born Sept. 21, 1926, she was the wife of H. John Amberg for 65 years. She was mother to James (Jody), Eugene (Ellen), John (Helen), Maribeth (Thomas) Rasmussen, Eileen (John) Loftus, Therese (John) Gregori, Michael (Ola) and Philip (Barbara) Amberg.
She was a grandmother of 34 and great-grandmother of 31. Rosemary was the daughter of the late Mary (nee Leo) and James McKnight, and sister to Leona (late Thomas) Boyd.
Rosemary and her husband, Deacon John Amberg, were a deacon couple and member of the second Diaconate class of the Archdiocese of Chicago in 1974.
Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. in Chicago Heights on Wednesday, Dec. 26, from 2 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 9:15 a.m. at St. Anthony Church, 7659 W. Sauk Trail Ave., in Frankfort with a Mass at 10 a.m. Burial will take place at Abraham Lincoln National in Elwood.
For further service information, call 708-481-9230.