Saturday, July 21, 2012

Obit of Rosetta M. McQuillin

Rosetta M. McQuillin, formerly of Bradley, passed away Monday (July 16, 2012) in Chatsworth. She was born Sept. 16, 1922, in Kankakee, the daughter of Moses and Annie (Boudreau) Cote. Rosetta married Clayton T. McQuillin on Dec. 5, 1975, in Kankakee. He passed away Jan. 14, 2009.

She was employed at J.W. Mortell Company in Kankakee as a machine operator for 33 years and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bradley.

Surviving are two daughters, Sandra Hale, of Shreveport, La., and Pamela Willis, of Chatsworth; seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Rosetta was preceded in death by her parents; eight brothers, Lawrence, Lloyd, Doris, Walter, Leroy, Vernon, Arnold and Donald Cote; three sisters, Mabel Gilbert, Yvonne Benoit and Vernell Brooks; one son, Wayne Eric; and three granddaughters, Tamela Weaver, Crystal Hale and Dawn Bonner.

A gathering time for family and friends will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Schreffler Life Story Funeral Homes, Kankakee Chapel, where a celebration service of Rosetta's life will be held at 10 a.m. Friday. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Kankakee. Memorials may be made to the family wishes.

Please visit Rosetta's personal memory page at, where you can learn more about her life, share a favorite memory or photo and sign the online guestbook. 

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