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Arline D. Licari

January 4, 1934 — June 18, 2022

Arline Delthia Licari, 88, of Rockford, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Cherry Vale Place. She was born on January 4, 1934, in Rockford, the daughter of Charles and Margaret (Hoey) Waters. She married Francis “Frank” Licari in 1955, and he preceded her in death on November 25, 2021.

Arline was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. She enjoyed all forms of art, including drawing, painting and crafting.

She is survived by her children, Joseph (Debbie) Licari, Christopher Licari, and Deborah Roller; granddaughters, Erica (Dean) Schibley, Amanda Roller, Stacey (Joe) Cantrell, Marisa Licari, Alexandra Licari and Samantha Licari; great-grandson Clark Cantrell; great-granddaughters; Rayven Morea, Gabrielle Schaibley and Stella Cantrell; sister, Gerry (Paul) Hanrahan; nephews, Paul Trent, Greg Hanrahna; and great nieces, Ashlee Ashwood and Brittney Trent. She is predeceased by her parents, and husband, Frank.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 10:30 am, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 1010 Ferguson Street, Rockford, 61102. A public visitation will take place the night prior, on Friday, June 24, 2022 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, 3910 N. Rockton Avenue, Rockford, 61103. Cremation rites have been accorded. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. Please share memories and condolences online at

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Service Schedule

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Friday, June 24, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory - Riverside Chapel

3910 North Rockton Avenue, Rockford, IL 61103

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, June 25, 2022

10:30 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

1010 Ferguson Street, Rockford, IL 61102

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