March 25, 1939 - January 11, 2018
Rose Morton, age 78, of Creal Springs, IL passed away peacefully at 3:53 a.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018, in Heartland Regional Medical Center of Marion, IL. She was born on Saturday, March 25, 1939, in Chicago, IL the daughter of Herbert and Mary Stella (Caligiuri) Campbell. She later was adopted and raised by her maternal grandparents Dominick and Irene Caligiuri. She moved from Chicago to Creal Springs when her daughter Roberta was young. Her working career was as a caregiver helping those in need in their homes until she retired. Rose was of the Catholic faith. In her spare time she enjoyed sewing, crocheting, shopping with her daughter and gardening. She loved spending time with her family and enjoyed the many times they had together. The memories that have been created will now be cherished by those she leaves behind. She is survived by three daughters and one son-in-law, Christine Cordero of Creal Springs, Roberta and Chris Tunget of Marion and Michelle Morton of Nebraska; four grandchildren, Joe Morton, Maria Cordero, Jose Cordero and John Cordero, eight great grandchildren; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Wava Walker of Crystal Lake, IL and Diana and Bob Amedio of Chicago, brother and sister-in-law, David and Lin Story of Boca Raton, FL, other extended family and many friends. She was preceded in death by her adoptive grandparents, parents; and infant daughter, Ella Louise. Arrangements for Rose Morton were entrusted to Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, 900 N. Court St., Marion. The visitation was from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 15, 2018, at the funeral home. Following the time of visitation the memorial service was at 7:00 p.m. with Monsignor Ken Schaefer presiding. Comments of memory were presented by Rose’s daughter, Roberta Tunget; grandson Joe Morton and his wife Jill; sister, Wava Walker and friend, Rachel Davis. Special recorded vocal musical selections presented during the service were “Amazing Grace”, “Love Me Tender” and How Great Thou Art” all by Elvis Presley. For those who preferred, memorial contributions were made to “St. Francis Care,” an animal rescue center, and mailed in care of Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, 900 N. Court St., Marion, IL 62959. Memorial envelopes were available at the funeral home. For additional information please call the funeral home at 618-993-2131.
Rose Morton, age 78, of Creal Springs, IL passed away peacefully at 3:53 a.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018, in Heartland Regional Medical Center of Marion, IL. She was born on Saturday, March 25, 1939, in Chicago, IL the daughter of Herbert... View Obituary & Service Information
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