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Josephine Rosella Baldridge

December 7, 1915 — January 29, 2011

Josephine Rosella Baldridge of Rockford passed away January 29, 2011 in her home.nbsp; She was born December 7, 1915 in Rockford.nbsp;nbsp; The daughter of Joseph and Josephine Guarino.nbsp; She was married to D.T. Baldridge for over 25 years and worked at Rockford Products for over 30 years.nbsp; She was often called Jo, little Jo or JoJo.nbsp; A hard worker who always thought of others first, was muched loved by everyone who knew her.nbsp;nbsp; She was a lifetime member of St Anthony Church.nbsp; Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were always in her heart.nbsp; Josephine enjoyed gardening, dancing and bowling.nbsp; Josephine was close to all of her family, friends and neighbors and she had a sweet quiet manner and a great sense of humor.nbsp;

She is survived by her daughter; Michele (Harold) Grenert; grandchildren:nbsp; Randy (Cindy) Grenert), Rick (Keli) Grenert, Brannon (Angie) Grenert; great grandchildren; Dayton, Jordan, Rose, Cody, Shawn and Ethan Grenert.nbsp; Brothers; Sam (Geri) Guarino, Jasper (Anita) Guarino and Sister Lillian Joy and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.nbsp; Predeceased by her parents, brother, Nick Guarino and her daughter Kathleen Farr.nbsp; The family would like to thank Northern Illinois Hospice for the special care they gave to Josephine during her short illness.nbsp;

Mass of Christian Burial at 10am Thursday February 3, 2011 in St Anthony Church with the Franciscan Friars officiating.nbsp; Visitation from 9am until time of service Thursday in the church.nbsp; Burial in Calvary Cemetery.nbsp; In lieu of flowers memorials to NI Hospice or the Kathleen M. Farr Fund for Education, for her students at St. Mels School in Citrus Heights, CA.nbsp; Send online condolences to

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