Cover photo for Gene Delrose's Obituary
Gene Delrose Profile Photo
1933 Gene 2020

Gene Delrose

March 24, 1933 — March 6, 2020

Gene Delrose, age 86, at rest on Friday, March 06, 2020 with his loving family by his side.

Gene is survived by his children, Rondi (lifetime friend Sharon Palmer) Kallas, Mark (Laura) Delrose, Dawn (Kevin) Pendry; grandchildren, Stacy (Carlos) Hinojosa, Stephanie (Joel) Aranda, Gianna, Alexa, Mara and Joseph Delrose, Nicole (Kevin) Depinto, Jessica (Kevin) Holzinger and Dean Pendry; 6 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Ann Dionigi; numerous nieces, nephews and countless dear friends.

Preceded in death by his wife, Helen M. (nee Popa) (2018); parents, John and Stella (nee Colonna) Delrose; brothers, Patsy, Val, Rudy and Rico Delrose.

Gene was a proud United States Army Veteran during the Korean War. He was a member of the Laborers Union International Local #75. Gene was an avid sports fan; he enjoyed playing sports in his youth and watching them later in life.

Services for Gene were held privately. Per his wishes cremation rites have been accorded. He was laid to rest with his wife at Abraham Lincoln Nation Cemetery on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gene Delrose, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Chapel Prayers

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Starts at 4:00 pm (Central time)

Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life

1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet, IL 60435

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 13

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree