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Rose Farina

Visitation Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Visitation Time: 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Funeral Date: Friday, November 22nd, 2019
Funeral Time: 10:00 am
Place of Funeral: St. Giles Catholic Church
Funeral Notes: Prayers and final viewing will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday morning at the Funeral Home.
Interment: Private

Rose Farina nee: Torina; Beloved wife of the late Louis; Dearest mother of Philip(Kathy), James (Geraldine), Mark (Diane) and the late Richard (Patty); Dear grandmother of Lauren (Martin) Prieto, Nicholas (Jennifer) Farina, Lisa Marie Farina, Michael Farina, Olivia (Ashley), Louis Farina and the late Casey; Great grandmother of James Farina, Eva Rose Prieto, Jason Farina and Gabriel Farina; Fond sister of the late Florence (the late David) Domino, the late Angela Torina, the late Vito (Gloria) and the late Maria Torina. Funeral Friday, November 22, 2019, 9:00 a.m. from Salerno’s Galewood Chapels, 1857 N. Harlem Ave, Chicago, 60707, Ralph Massey Funeral Director to St. Giles Church, Mass 10:00 a.m. Interment Private. Visitation Thursday, November 21, 2109 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. For info 773-889-1700.

Funeral Home

Salerno's Galewood Chapel

Phone: 773-889-1700
Address: 1857 N. Harlem Ave Chicago Illinois, 60707

Church Details

St. Giles Catholic Church

Address: 1045 Columbian Ave. Oak Park Illinois, 60302
Service Date: November 22nd 2019
Funeral Time: 10:00 am

Interment Details



Posted by:
Christine Accettura

Posted on:
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

I took care or shall i say I had the pleasure of being aroubd Mrs. Farina, when I say I have never met such a classy, educated, beautiful, smart, funny woman in my entire life I hope you trust me. She was such a wonderful woman & I loved hearing her great stories. She will truly be missed. Godbless her.

Posted by:
Marie J Salerno

Posted on:
Friday, November 29, 2019

Rose was a long time family friend. While I haven't lived in Chicago for many yeas we would run into each other at various events when I was in town. She was always a bright light and someone that was and will be fondly remembered. My thoughts are with all of you.

Posted by:
Rebecca Fyffe

Posted on:
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Rose saw potential in me that I couldn’t yet see, and I didn’t want to let her down, so I became what she told me I could. She was the most important adult in my life during my teen years, from ages 12 to 18. She was my friend and I am forever grateful for her kindness toward me. She clutched me to her bosom, called me “dear child,” pinched my cheeks, praised and affirmed me like no one else ever has, and was the kindest person to me when I needed it most. If someone could send me a copy of that great photo of her gardening in her overalls, I would love to have it. Sadly I’ll miss the funeral because I’m out of town.

Posted by:
Pat Matsumoto

Posted on:
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

My condolences to the Farina family. As a former colleague working in the same office at the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, I think of Rose often. She was a delightful woman with many stories of her years as the creator and director of event “Under the Picasso.” I thought of her just yesterday as I shopped in the Christkindle Market at the Daley Center, and mused that I must try to find her. Alas, I missed her. And will continue to miss her. Best wishes to her children and grand children. You can be proud of the legacy of Rose Farina.

Posted by:
Jane Canepa

Posted on:
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Rose Farina was a special lady in my life! We met in the events world and she was a mentor a guiding star! I loved every inch of her - feisty - fun - and a true professional! We continued to keep in touch and in her memory I'll continue to wear a hat and wear it proud! God Bless her and God bless her family - she left legions of friends and fans! Let's rename the Daley Center after her! With love and friendship always - rest in peace sweet Rose! Your #1 fan and friend! Jane Canepa The Eventors