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Mary Arena DeRosa

July 16, 1968 - August 26, 2022

Mary Arena DeRosa Mary Arena DeRosa
    September 6, 2022 | 3:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home Saint Charles
    405 E Main St
    Saint Charles, IL 60174
  • Funeral
  • September 7, 2022 | 10:30 A.M.
  • St. Patrick’s Church - Crane Rd
    6N491 Crane Rd
    Saint Charles, IL 60175
  • Burial Location

South Elgin, IL – Mary Arena DeRosa, 54, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 26, 2022. She was born and raised in Northwest Indiana and found her way to the Chicagoland area where she met her husband, Guy. Prior to starting a family, Mary worked many years as a school psychologist dedicating her career to helping children excel to their fullest potential. As a loving, dedicated and committed wife and mother she raised three beautiful children, Guy, Joseph, and Isabella, filling their lives with love and grace. Mary was loved and adored by many because of her kindness, beauty, and friendship. Mary is preceded in death by her grandparent’s: Rosario and Josephine Arena, Nicola and Maria Urso – Nephew: Arthur Cavalea II. Mary is survived by her beloved husband, Guy and three beautiful children, Guy J. DeRosa, Joseph DeRosa and Isabella DeRosa -Parents: John Arena, Domenica (Urso) – Sisters: Josie Arena-Wissinger, Rosie Jancich Stefanelli – Nephews & Nieces: Jasmine Wissinger, Jacob Wissinger, Roman Jancich, Anthony Cavalea IV, Alexander Cavalea, Roberta Cavalea, Michael Cavalea and Chantal Miller – Pets: Biscuit and Gretzky and several cousins and friends.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Mary DeRosa to support cancer research and patient care at:

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
P.O. Box 849168
Boston, MA 02284
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Madonna Rideout from O'Donnells, NL, Canada, AK

"Your cousins on Newfoundland and Labrador grieve with you at the loss of Mary. We hold you all in our prayers. May God bless you all with peace and live."

Charles and Christina Boorsma from Marango, IL

"The DeRosa Family has our deepest condolences. We will continue to love and miss Mary with you. Mary had a bright soul that touched so many. We love you and miss you. ❤️"

Ida atteo from Chicago, IL

""The DeRosa Family has our deepest condolences! Keeping you all in my prayers 💔❤️🙏🙏 Carmine and Ida Atteo ( cousins)"

Brad and Lori Beaulieu from South Elgin, IL

"To Guy Sr, Guy, Joseph and Isabella, Our hearts go out to you all and will pray God blankets you in His peace, comfort, grace and strength during this most difficult time. Mary was such a wonderful neighbor and friend and will be greatly missed."

Nina and Sonny origitano from ELMHURST , IL

"Thinking of each of the DeRosa kids as they reach out to family and friends to find comfort and support during this time. Guy, you are the rock of this family and we want you to know we’re all here for you in any way we can be. Hugs and love to each of you as you get through this incredibly difficult time"

Anthony C Cavalea III from SALIDA, CO

"Mary you are a special person and a friend. You will be missed by all of us. Your smile filled our hearts with a special joy and your arms were always open to us. Mary, I will miss chatting with you! But we will see each other again as God and Jesus Christ have their arms open to us, and await our arrival to him. Thank you Mary, for being who you were. You touched many hearts in the 54 years of your life. May God bless you, and the DeRosa Family, we will miss you."

Elizabeth Bieber from Arvada, CO

"I was heartbroken to hear about Mary. We met at a Denny’s restaurant some years ago and kept in touch over the years. She was a lovely person with a beautiful family. My thoughts and prayers are with you."

Pam Arena from Valparaiso , IN

"My Deepest Condolences to this Family! May The Lord Bless you in this Time of Sorrow ❤️ Peace and Comfort To you All"

Maureen Alongi from St John, IN

"Dear Sweet Mary. You have been an inspiration to me. You will be missed by many. Peace and Love. To Guy, Bella, GJ and Joey and John and sincere Sympathy."

The Grady Family from Bedford , NH

"We are holding you all in love and light. May Mary's love and strength live on through her beautiful family."

Scott Busch from Mount Prospect, IL

"Guy, To you and your family my sincere condolences, you were one of the nicest family’s to come into the pro shop at West Dundee."

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"Guy, my deepest condolences to you all. I am so very sorry, and the entire hockey community is thinking about you."

Kim & Dave Davenport from Holiday, FL

"Guy & Family, We are so deeply saddened to hear of Mary's passing and send you our deepest sympathies. She was the most incredible person...loving and kind. Please know that you and the family are in our thoughts and prayers. May she rest in peace."

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