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Jeanette Vella-Mahan
February 1, 1919 - July 30, 2010


Vella-Mahan, Jeanette age 91 of Rockford died at 6:05 AM on Fri. July 30, 2010 in Rosewood Care Center. She was born Feb. 1, 1919 in Rockford the daughter of Gaspare and Maria Vella. She lived her entire life in Rockford. She was employed as a Sales Clerk by 15th Avenue Drive-In Liquor and Domino Liquor for many years. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. The light of her life was her family. We would like to thank Rosewood Care Center for the loving care they gave our mother. Survivors include: daughter Darlene (Dennis) Alderman of Cherry Valley, IL., special daughter Marie (Dennis) Johnson of Rockford, grandchildren Tami, Brooke, Bill and Eric, great grandchildren Asha, Leo, Estaban, Gianni and Azareon, great-great grandchildren Alivia, Zofia, Lupe and Bella, brother Pat (Rose) Vella of So. Carolina, special nephew Drew, other nieces and nephews Pat, Joe, Robin and Jim, and numerous cousins. She was predeceased by her parents Gaspare and Maria Vella, brothers Anthony “Tony” Vella, and Joseph Vella, sister in law Millie Vella, nephew Mark Johnson, and niece Kathy Vella.

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Tuesday August 3, 2010, 10:00 AM at St. Anthony Church
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Franciscan Friars officiating.


Tuesday August 3, 2010 at Calvary Catholic Cemetery
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Tuesday August 3, 2010, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM at St. Anthony Church
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