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Obituary for Rosaria Portera (Brocato)

Rosaria Portera nee Brocato, age 95, born in Cefalu ( Prov. Palermo) Sicilia; beloved wife of the late Salvatore Portera for 56 years; loving mother of Francesco (Maryann), Concetta (Salvatore) Biondo, Domenica (Michele) Nitti, Rosa (Robert) Schwartz, Maria (late Keith) Bowcock, Angelina (George) Bukovatz,; Beloved daughter of the late Rosario and Domenica ( nee Maranto) Brocato; fond Nonna of Rosie and Rosaria Portera, Pasquale Biondo, Rosa (Joe) Pollizze, Rosaria (John) Penesis, Salvatore Biondo, Anna (Rich) Ruffolo, Nicola (Mandy) Nitti, Denise (Michael) McSwain, David (Francine) Schartz, Michelle (Dave) Grabinski, Michael (Patricia) Bowcock, Christine (Rocco) Pretzie, Stephanie (Vince) Bertuca, Melissa Bukovatz, and the late Francesca Portera; great Nonna of 36; great great Nonna of Francesca; loving sister of Maria (late Gino) Merendino, and the late Salvatore (Caterina) Brocato, late Vincenzo (late Maria) Brocato, late Giovanna (Giuseppe) Giamo, and late Teresa (Giuseppe) Catalanotto; fond aunt and friend of many. Visitation Monday, March 20, 2023 from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Cumberland Chapels 8300 W. Lawrence Ave Norridge, IL 60706. Funeral services begin on Tuesday at the funeral home at 11:00 am and will proceed to St. Eugene Catholic Church for 12:00 noon Mass. Entombment St. Joseph Cemetery Crucifixion Garden Mausoleum. For more info please call 708-456-8300.