ALBERT R. FERRARO, 83 MACHESNEY PARK - Albert R. Ferraro, 83, died Thursday, September 19, 2013, at River Bluff Nursing Home, surrounded by his family. Born September 26, 1929, in Chicago to Domiano and Rosalie Ferraro. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Albert married JoAnn Roberts, and together they enjoyed going to the casinos, shopping and picnics. Albert was an avid sports fan, and loved his pets. Survivors include wife, JoAnn; children, Steven Ferraro, Sandra (Tony) Di Gristina, Vickie Jo (Jeff) Christensen; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Anthony, sisters-in-law, Stella and Terry. Predeceased by parents; brothers, Dominick and Michael. Service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 24, at Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, Rockford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Rd. Visitation from 5 p.m. until time of service. Burial 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 25, at Arlington Cemetery Lake Street, Frontage Road, Elmhurst, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials my be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation for Research Assoc., 322 8th Ave., 7th Floor, New York, New York 10001. To express condolences visit honquestfh.com.
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Honquest Family Funeral Homes with Crematory - Loves Park
4311 North Mulford Road
Loves Park, IL 61111
Published in Rockford Register Star from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23, 2013