Source: Rockford Register Star, November, 2019.
Source: Rockford Register Star, May 13, 1997, written by Julie Snively.
Source: Rockford Register Star, May 19, 2019
Source: Rockford Register-Republic, Sept. 6, 1977
This mural of Elizabeth “Libby” Gardner was painted by Jenny Roesel Ustick from Cincinnati as part of the CRE8IV festival, Mary 2019. Gardner served as a WASP during World War II.
Source: Rockford Morning Star, Jan. 1, 1948
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Source: Rockford Register Star 8/11/2013
Resides 1519 Montague St. Source: 1937 Rockford City Directory
89, died Saturday, July 17, 2010 at his home. Born Aug. 20, 1920, oldest son of Joseph and Rose (Buscemi) Castrogiovanni.
Married Fran Dodaro. 65th Anniversary, June 17, 2010.
He is survived by his wife, 3 daughters; Roz Hill, Carla (John) Cox, and Fran (Jim) Knutson; 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
From their beginning at Sanitary Meat Market on S. Main St., Tony, his father, his uncle and three brothers built Hilander Foods
into a regional institution that they operated for nearly 80 years.
Coast Guard, World War II.
Pilot’s license, Cessna 172.
Holy Family Catholic Church, Fitzgerald Funeral Hone, St. Mary’s/St. James Cemetery.
Source: Rockford Register Star, 7/18/2010. Also in Rockfordiana: Biographies CAR-CAZ 1967 – Date
Source: Rockford Police Relief Association. 42nd Biennial Ball, May 23, 1986, Forest Hills Lodge