Roseann C. Madison

Born: Wednesday, April 20, 1927
Passed: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

4/23/2018 | 11:00 am -
Holy Family Catholic Church 

4/23/2018 | 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Holy Family Catholic Church 


Roseann Madison was born April 20, 1927 in Rockford to Anthony and Santina (Todora) Mangiaracina Madison. Her adoptive father was Martin Castree. She graduated from West High School in 1945. She received her bachelor's degree in psychology from Northern Illinois University and her master's in social work from Loyola University in 1972. She worked as a medical secretary prior to attending college at age 33. She worked for Illinois Dept. of Children and Family Services for 27 years. While living in Chicago for 23 years, she served as president of Chicago Catholic University Club as well as Chicagoland Assoc. of Singles. In 1993 she moved to St. Anne Retirement Home, where she served as activities chairman for 9 years, vice-president of the Residents Council for two years and president for 2 years.
Survivors include nieces Valerie (Allen) Matejek of Lake Jackson, TX., Kim (Dr. Ray) Johnson of Conroe, Tx., Dr. Cynthia Day (Russell) of Boerne, TX.; great-nephews Craig Laudicina and Kurt (Camille) Laudicina; great nieces Amber (Heston) Whately and Dawn Jones; cousin, Daniel (Nancy) Todora and many other cousins. Predeceased by her sister and brother-in-law, Antoinette and Richard Steen.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Holy Family Church, 4407 Highcrest Rd. Rockford. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service. Burial in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Northern Illinois Hospice at 4215 Newburg Rd., Rockford, IL 61108 or