ROSEMARY H. SMITH, 86 NAPERVILLE - Rosemary H. (Hall) Smith, 86, a resident of Naperville, IL for six years, formerly of Rockford, IL, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at Meadowbrook Manor of Naperville. She was born January 17, 1928, in Kansas City, MO. Dear wife of the late E. Charles Smith, Jr., whom she married August 25, 1951, in St. Joseph. MO, and who preceded her in death on July 23, 1978; loving mother of Jill (Jay) Hruska of Naperville and E. Charles (Denise) Smith III of Cedarburg, WI; adored grandmother of Donald and James Hruska; devoted daughter of the late Ernest and Florence (nee Wellington) Hall; dear sister of Catherine (Clarence) Reno of San Luis Obispo, CA and the late R.D. (Joanne) Hall and the late Virginia E. Hall; fond aunt and great-aunt of many. Rosemary graduated from Washington University in St. Louis where she began her lifelong affiliation with Delta Delta Delta Fraternity. She also was a loyal member of the Rockford Women's Club, P.E.O., and Century Club, as well as many other clubs and organizations. She loved being with people and socializing. Rosemary spent 25 years in her perfect profession as a Realtor where she made many, many friends and where she was able to indulge her hobby of fashion. Rosemary was a voracious reader and loved spending time in her garden. She lived life to the fullest making many trip throughout the US and Europe. Rosemary often "buzzed down the highway" to Chicago where she loved to shop, visit museums, and attend theatre and opera. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 24, at Grace United Methodist Church, 300 E. Gartner Rd., Naperville. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Rockford Women's Club, 323 Park Ave., Rockford, IL 61101, www.rockfordtheater.com. Arrangements by at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, IL. For more information, please call 630- 355-0213 or visit www.friedrich-jones.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from July 13 to July 14, 2014