Rose Ruggiero (nee Sestito), age 90, of Chicago's Garfield Ridge neighborhood. Cherished wife of the late Frank Ruggiero; beloved mother of Ralph (the late Terry), Joseph (Gloria), and the late John (Theresa) Ruggiero; loving grandmother of Peter, Katrina, Frank, and Stephanie (Rob), and great-grandmother of Alessandra, Noah, Anthony, Raphael, Dominic, and Jacob; sister of Carmella Calace, and the late Marie Kandle, Betty Massaro, Joanna Pokrywczynski, and Nancy Calace; daughter of the late Rose Vaccaro and John Sestito. Visitation Friday, October 30th from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Clearing Funeral Home, 5800 W 63rd Street, Chicago. Chapel Service at 7:00 p.m. Private cremation to follow.
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