Rocco, Emily "Millie" (nee Zemko), age 91, life long resident of Chicago's Pilsen Area, passed away on July 29, 2012. Devoted Wife of the late Charles Rocco; Dearest Mother of Frank, Charles (Elsa), Michele (Scott) Belak, and the late Susan Rocco Cherished Grandmother of Kory, Bianca, Taryn, Charles, and Sara. Preceded in death by siblings, Stephen, Mary, Tony, Ann, John and Jennie; Fond aunt and Great-Aunt of many nieces and nephews; Dear cousin and friend to many throughout the United States and Europe. Millie was an active parishioner at St. Joseph Church and Providence of God Church, Millie was a member of the Senior Citizens Club and volunteered at the church soup kitchen. Millie is an officer of the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association Branch 308. Millie will be missed for her sense of humor, strong willed determination and kindness. In lieu of flowers, donations to Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of Illinois, 310 W. Lake Street, Suite 111, Elmhurst, IL 60126. Funeral Friday 9:15AM from the Dalcamo Funeral Home, 470 West 26th St., to Providence of God Church, Mass 10AM. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Visitation Thursday 2-9PM 312-842-8681
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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Aug. 1, 2012