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Mary Louise (Benhoff) LaRosa

January 7, 1934 ~ June 7, 2019 (age 85)


Mary  Louise LaRosa, 85, of Benld, IL, died at Heritage Health in Gillespie, IL on Friday, June 7, 2019 at 3:00 am.  She was born January 7, 1934, in Breese, IL to Frank Benhoff & Mary (Wehlage) Benhoff.  She married Louis Carl LaRosa on April 27, 1953 in Carlinville, IL.  She worked for Webco in Litchfield , IL and was a machine operator for  Roller Derby of Litchfield, IL.  Mary  was a member of the St. Joseph's Altar Society, Gillespie and Mt. Olive Senior Citizens .  She is survived by her Daughter, Dianne L. (Gary) Ronald of O'Fallon, MO; Son, Kenneth L. LaRosa of Alton, IL; Two Grandchildren, Jeffrey J. (Michelle) Ronald of O'Fallon, MO, Scott T. (Stefanie) Ronald of O'Fallon, MO; Two Great-Grandchildren, Sienna Ronald, Chase Ronald; Sister, Helen  Tebbe of Breese, IL.  Mary  was preceded in death by her Father, Frank Benhoff; Mother, Mary Benhoff; Husband, Louis Carl LaRosa; 3 Brothers, Wilbert Benhoff, Leander Benhoff and  Alfred Benhoff.
Friends may call on Monday, June 10, 2019 at  Kravanya Funeral Home in Benld from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be  held on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Benld, IL. Burial will be at Benld Cemetery in Benld, IL.  Memorials are suggested to  Benld Public Library or Partnership For Educational Excellence (Unit School District #7).  Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com.  Kravanya Funeral Home, Benld, IL  is in charge of the arrangements.

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June 10, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kravanya Funeral Home
308 N Main
Benld, IL 62009

Funeral Mass
June 11, 2019

1:00 PM
St. Joseph's Church
310 West Central Avenue
Benld, IL 62009

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