Visitation for Rita E. Romei, (nee Polidori) will be held on Friday, January 6, 2023, at St. Francis de Sales Church, 33 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich from 10:00 am until the time as the Mass of Christian Burial commences at 11:00 a.m. The Inurnment will be private.
Rita was born May 25, 1929, to Veronica (nee Allunni) and Antonio Polidori. She passed away December 11, 2022.
Rita was a devoted daughter, sister, wife and mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, sharing her love of Italian food, family, and hospitality throughout her life. While Reno, her husband of 63 years built sturdy houses, she built a strong and loving family based upon a solid foundation of unconditional love, laughter, and great Italian cooking!
Rita was the beloved wife of the late Reno Romei; devoted mother of four sons, Randy (Mary Ann Chambers), Regan (Laurie), the late Russell, and Robert (Dianne); grandmother of Phil (Ellen Marra) Romei, Ann Romei, Peter (Meggan) Romei, Landen (Richard) Zernickow, Kaitlin (Duncan) Standridge, Matthew (fiancé Melanca Logan) Romei, Pierce Romei and Allison Romei; great-grandmother of Arthur Zernickow, Benjamin Zernickow, Isabelle Romei, and Adira Standridge.