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Rosemary A. Hagerty: 1933-2018


STREATOR — Rosemary A. “Chicki” Hagerty, 84, of Streator, passed away at 6:25 a.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at Heritage Health and Rehabilitation Center, Streator.

Visitation for Rosemary will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at Hagi & Baker Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Ann Ferguson, of First United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Streator. Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Rosemary was born Feb. 21, 1933, in Mackinaw Township, to Cecil C. and Mary Estelle (Bratcher) Henderson. She married Richard “Dick” Hagerty on Aug. 19, 1989, at St. Joseph Church in Wedron.

She is survived by five children, Susan (Jack Bodznick) Brown, of Streator, Gene (Patricia) Bacha, of Streamwood, Gregg LeRoy, of Plainfield, Todd (Sherri) LeRoy, of Ransom, and Lori (Larry) Escalanta, of Oologah, Okla.; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Robert (Joann) Henderson, of Geneseo, and Maurice (Mary) Henderson, of Streator.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on Sept. 26, 1997; a son, Bradley Bacha; sister, Eileen Reed; and brother, Marvin ‘Bud” Henderson.
She graduated with Lostant High School Class of 1950. She was a member of the Streator Moose Lodge 371 and the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary.
Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society or American Diabetes Association.
Online condolences and remembrances may be shared at

Hagi & Baker Funeral Home
205 High St., Streator IL 61364

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