Rosemary Anne O'Dowd

Rosemary O’Dowd lost her battle with cancer after a courageous fight. She was the wife of Frank for almost 50 years, mother of Colleen, Kelly, Shannon (Eric), and Tracy (Tony), “Marmee” to Madilyn, Jeremy, Irelynn, Nicholas & Katharine; sister of Pam (Ron), and “sister-out-law” to the entire O’Dowd clan.

A native of Chicago, IL, Rosemary served at Lutheran General Hospital from 1978-1997. Rosemary served in Quality Management at CHOMP 1998-2013.

Rosemary was preceded in death by her parents, Jerome and Mary Louise Squires, and granddaughter Savannah.

Funeral was held privately and a celebration of Rosemary’s life will be held at a later date.

Donations may be made in Rosemary's name to

National Alzheimer's Association


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