Rosie Pancrazio


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Posted Online: April 09, 2013, 4:43 pm
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Rosie M. Pancrazio, 93, formerly of Moline, passed away Monday, April 8, 2013, at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Sacred Heart Church, Moline. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline, with an Altar and Rosary Society rosary at 4 p.m. Entombment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Memorials can be made to Seton School.
Rosie was born Jan. 11, 1920, in Streepyville, Iowa, the daughter of John and Angelina Padavich Kopatich. She married Michael Pancrazio on Aug. 3, 1939, in Centerville.
Rosie worked at the Rock Island County Sheriff's Office as a correctional officer.
Rosie was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Moline, Altar and Rosary Society, County Retirees, Croatian Crest Club, Moline, Pastoral Care at the church and a member of the Resurrection Choir. She enjoyed volunteering to help send out church mailings and helping with the funeral luncheons.
Survivors include her sons, James (Dixie) Pancrazio, Moline, John (Annie) Pancrazio, Mesa, Ariz., Michael (Sherry) Pancrazio, Davenport, and Ed (Sheryl) Pancrazio, Centerville, Iowa; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.
Condolences may be left at RaffertyFunerals.com.














 




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