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Record #: R2022-83   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 2/23/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 2/23/2022
Title: Tribute to late Charlotte Rose Spalla
Sponsors: Thompson, Patrick D.
Attachments: 1. R2022-83.pdf
City Council February 23, 2022


WHEREAS, Charlotte Rose Spalla has been called to eternal life by the wisdom of God at the age of 79 to her eternal reward; and

WHEREAS, The Chicago City Council has been informed of her passing by the Honorable Patrick D. Thompson, Alderman ofthe 11th Ward; and

WHEREAS, Born at Mercy Hospital in Chicago, on her parents' 5th wedding anniversary. Went to high school for 2-1/2 years; worked as a. switchboard receptionist, assistant supervisor ofthe shipping department, a file and a stock clerk. On her 18th birthday, 24 September 1960 she married Casper Joseph Spalla "Chester" (16 April 1940- 28 February 1998) at Santa Maria Incornata Church where her parents were married exactly 23 years earlier; and

WHEREAS, Beloved wife of the late Casper "Chester"; loving mother of Joseph (Miriam) and William; beloved daughter of the late William and Marie Mecarg (nee Vicario); fond daughter-in-law ofthe late Joseph and Sarah Spalla; fond grandmother of Nicole (Jeff) Morton, Jacquelyn, and Francesca Rose; great grandmother of Bella Rose and Jaxson; dear sister of Joanne (the late Angelo) DeFrancisco, Mary Lou (Ron) Skoraczewski, and William (the late Sharon) Mecarg; sister in law of Anthony (Bertha), Augusta (Joseph) Villa, Margaret, the late Mary (the late AL) Garfinkle, and Rosella Spalla. She is survived by loving nieces, nephews, and a host of long-time friends; and

WHEREAS, Her love of life and ability to live it to the fullest endeared Charlotte to her family members, friends and all who knew her, and enabled her to enrich their lives in ways they will never forget; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, That we, the Mayor and members ofthe City Council ofthe City of Chicago gathered here this twenty-third of February 2022, do hereby express our sorrow on the death of Charlotte Rose Spalla and extend to her family and friends our deepest sympathy; and

Alderman, 11 th Ward
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolutio...

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