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Rose M. Alberico

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Rose Marie Alberico

Born: January 25, 1933

Died: January 4, 2018

Rose Marie Alberico (nee Crutchfield), age 84, of Wilmington, passed away Thursday morning, January 4, 2018 at Silverado Orchard Park Memory Care Community in Morton Grove.

Born January 25, 1933 in Salem, Illinois, Rose Marie was a daughter of Alva Nathan and Mildred June (Kagy) Crutchfield. She was raised in Wilmington and graduated from Wilmington High School with the Class of 1951. Following high school, Rose went to work for the Joliet Arsenal, and it was there that she met Henry James Alberico. On September 26, 1953, Rose married Hank in the Methodist Church in Wilmington, and together they raised their family and made their home in Wilmington. Rose later gained employment with Johnson & Johnson Personal Products, from where she retired. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Wilmington, and enjoyed ceramics, cooking, gardening and sewing. Rose was family focused, and her grandchildren were her greatest joy.

Survivors include her daughter, Teri Madl of Evanston; and son, Henry James, Jr. "Jim" (Theresa) Alberico of Wilmington; seven grandchildren, Jason (Toni) Madl of Elk Grove Village, Kate Madl of Chicago, Jeff Madl of Austin, Texas, Allison Madl (Zack Smith) of Chicago, Chris Alberico (Jordan Wilson), Katie Alberico and Liz Alberico, all of Wilmington; three great grandchildren, Mason Henry Madl, Sofia Smith and Henry James Alberico; one sister, Ruth (the late Don) Gresham of Wilmington; one brother, Bob (Becky) Crutchfield of St. Charles; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Rose was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Henry James "Hank" Alberico, Sr. (2013); granddaughter, Emalie Madl (1991); brothers, Basil (Ann) Crutchfield, Bill (Clarie) Crutchfield and Barney (Leanna) Crutchfield; and one sister, Rita Mae Crutchfield in infancy.

Visitation and video tribute will be at the First United Methodist Church, 401 East Kahler Road in Wilmington on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow Wednesday morning, January 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the church with Reverend Harriette Cross officiating. Burial will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, where Rose will be laid to rest with her late husband Hank.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Rose's memory to the First United Methodist Church in Wilmington or to .

Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Rose's memorial page online by logging onto: www.BaskervilleFuneral.com

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)
Published in The Herald-News on Jan. 7, 2018
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