Rosagitta "Rosie" Podrovsky, 76, passed away on Tuesday, June 8, after a long illness. Rosie was the beloved wife of Yossi Katz, loving sister of the late Allegra and cherished daughter of the late Bess and late Bernard, dear cousin of Ralph Wilder and Penina Weinberger, caring step-mother of Benjamin (Sara) Katz and proud grandmother of Zachary. Rosie was a superb pianist, clarinetist, and an accomplished musician and educator, and a long time member of the Mount Prospect Community Band. She received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Roosevelt University and her Doctorate from Northwestern University. Rosie will be greatly missed by her many friends who loved her wit, her charm, and her intelligence. Graveside services will be held 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2021 at Memorial Park Cemetery 9900 Gross Point Rd., Skokie, IL. Services will also be livestreamed on the Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home Facebook page. Memorial contributions to Northwest Concert Band (www.northwestconcertband.org/support-the-band
) appreciated. For information 847-256-5700.
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Published by Chicago Tribune on Jun. 11, 2021.