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Gene Delrose

March 24, 1933 ~ March 6, 2020 (age 86)


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. 

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Chapel Prayers
March 12, 2020

4:00 PM
Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life
1211 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL 60435

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