CRYSTAL LAKE – Annamarie Alexander, 48, of Crystal Lake, passed away Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, at her home with her family by her side. |
She was born Aug. 1, 1962, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Joseph and Jennie (Grella) Rodaligo.
She was a graduate of Nazareth High School where she was very active in the drama department. After high school, she went on to NYU and Adelphi College, where she received a bachelor's degree in social work.
She was a boating enthusiast, enjoyed road trips and traveling. She lived and enjoyed her life to the fullest degree.
Her survivors include her husband of 21 years, Brian; her parents, Joseph and Jennie; her mother-in-law, Marion Hunt; her father-in-law, Robert (Joretta) Alexander; her brothers, Frank (Linda) Rodaligo and Vito (Elizabeth) Rodaligo; her sister, Joanne (Mark) Restivo; her brother-in-law, Oba (Reva) Vincent; and her beloved godchildren, Ryan Williams, Jaclyn Rives, Ty Vincent, Louis Restivo and Joseph Rodaligo.
The visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave. (Route 176), Crystal Lake. The visitation will continue at 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Catholic Church, 1023 S. McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake. A memorial service will be in Staten Island, N.Y., in mid-January 2011.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the
, 1114 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004, 800-227-2345, www.cancer.org; or Rainbow Hospice, 444 N. Northwest Highway, Ste. 145, Park Ridge, IL 60068, 847-685-9900, www.rainbowhospice.org.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-3411. Leave online condolences at www.davenportfamily.com.