Born: January 9, 1935 - Deceased: March 29, 2021
Rosemary Crowe, 86 of Freeburg, Illinois passed away on Monday, March 29, 2021. Rosemary was born to John and Rose Laskowski on January 9, 1935 in East St. Louis, Illinois.
Rosemary married Howard David Crowe on November 7, 1953 and was blessed with four sons, David Crowe, Steven (Joyce) Crowe, Michael (Julie) Crowe and John (Julia) Crowe.
Rosemary was also a beloved grandmother of David (Mary Antoine) Crowe Jr., Daniel (Alissa) Crowe, Douglas (Tara) Crowe, Catherine “Katie” (Ryan) Rusteberg, Adam (Sarah Horton) Crowe, Megan Crowe, Brian Crowe, J’Dah (Cyrus) Koger, Matthew (Brenann) Crowe, Jorgia Crowe.
Rosemary was also blessed with great grandchildren, Leigha, Kaylee, Lydia, Garrett, Colton, Kemper, Castor, Lennon, Nolan, Leighton, Layn, Lilyann, Carl, Geneva, Savannah and a new baby due in October.
Rosemary and Howard were loving parents who sacrificed much to provide the best they could for their family including their faith based education, sports, especially their passion for Notre Dame football, and their wonderful meals during the Holidays and Sundays. Rosemary, with the help of her granddaughter Katie, ensured the special meals and recipes would continue in the family by preparing and gifting a recipe book to all.
Rosemary was a loving mother and grandmother who was known for her positive attitude and smile. She loved spending time with family and friends and would always send you away with, food, a kiss and a wave from the door.
Rosemary was a truly selfless person who always put others before herself. She was rich in family, faith and love from all who knew her and she wouldn’t trade that for all the money in the world.
Rosemary will be missed by many but her memories will live on and shine brightly in her surviving children, grandchildren, great grandchildren
and extended family and friends.
Rosemary was preceded in death by her:
- Parents: John and Rose Laskowski
- Infant sister: Helen Laskowski
- Sister: Ruthann Dunn
- Husband: Howard
She is survived by her:
- Brother: John Laskowski.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made in Rosemary’s name to St. Jude Research Hospital.
Funeral: We will be meeting at Kurrus Funeral Home at 9:30 am Thursday, April 1, 2021 to go in procession to Mount Carmel Cemetery in Belleville, IL for a 10:00 am graveside service.