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1930 Bernice 2020

Bernice DeRosa

September 10, 1930 — March 22, 2020

Wife of the late Mike DeRosa.
Precious daughter of the late Mabel and Erwin Busche.
Devoted mother to Rose Mary DeRosa (Judy), Carol (Karl) Wagner, Angela (Daniel) Jacobson, Dennis (Brenda) DeRosa, Josie (Steve) Smedberg, and Janet (Sean) Roberts.
Cherished sister of Donald Busche and Elroy Busche. She was preceded in death by her brother Edwin Busche, and sisters Lorna Busche DeRosa and Dolores Busche Loefer..
Bernice was a loving grandmother to 18 grandchildren, including the late Richard Sossie, 36 great grandchildren including the late  Angelica Marcello and Zoe Patterson, and 3 great-great grandchildren. Bernice was a dear aunt to many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Bernice's Life will take place at a later date, yet to be determined.

For information, please call the funeral home at (847) 678-1950 or

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