Genevieve Barabasz(1936 - 2013)

GENEVIEVE L. BARABASZ, 76 LOVING WIFE, MOTHER AND GRANDMOTHER BELVIDERE - Genevieve L. Barabasz, 76, of Belvidere died Monday, June 10, 2013, in her home. Born June 28, 1936, in Chicago; the daughter of Oliver and Barbara Gillis. Married her loving husband, Robert Barabasz on May 4, 1957, at St. Boniface in Chicago. Worked for Oak Park and Athens Fur Company, retiring in 1994. Survivors include her husband, Robert of Belvidere; children, Robert B. Barabasz of Aurora, Kathleen K. (Vincent) Scotellaro of Belvidere and Jeffrey S. (Laurie) Barabasz of Rockford; 8 grandchildren, Robert, Samantha, Ryan, Anthony, Kelly, Michelle, Jason and Matthew; and one great-granddaughter, Ava. Preceded in death by her parents and brother, Oliver Gillis Jr. The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to Heartland Hospice and to her home health care nurse, Vickie. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday, June 17, at St. James Catholic Church, 535 Caswell St., Belvidere. Visitation from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Rd., with a rosary to be recited at 5 p.m. Visitation continues on Monday in the funeral home from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. Inurnment will be held in Calvary Catholic Cemetery following the Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name to the . Extend online condolences at:

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Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory - Rockford
1860 S. Mulford  Rockford, IL 61108

Published in Rockford Register Star from June 14 to June 15, 2013