Rose M. King, nee Dowling, Native of Co. Westmeath, Ireland; beloved wife of Michael J. for over 58 years; loving mother of Michael, Daniel (Maureen), Ann (Eric) Meltzer, James (Patty) and the late Kevin; proud grandmother of Michael (Leanne), Catherine (Grant) Detrick, Mary, Regina, Thomas, Colleen, Katie and Meghan King, Scott, George and Eleanor Meltzer, Abigail, Maggie and James King and great-greatmother of Madlyn King and Mairin and Clare Detrick; faithful friend of many. Rose’s life story took her from Ireland to London, where she met a young Michael in the dance hall, to Canada and finally home to Chicago. She was a feisty and lovely character who many feel fortunate to have met and loved. Rose’s family wants to thank the sisters at St. Patrick’s Residence for their gentle care over the past two years.
Monday, 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. at Saint Patrick’s Residence, 1400 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL 60563. Interment Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick’s Residence. Arrangements handled by Gibbons Funeral Home, Elmhurst 630-832-0018 orwww.gibbonsfuneralhome.com.