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Charles D. Gallardo

Charles D. Gallardo
  • August 27, 1961 - December 21, 2015
  • Rockford formally of Sterling, Illinois

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“I was one of Charles's caregivers with his group home in Rockford. He is very missed. He had such kindness and zest for life. He loved his...Read More »
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Charles D. Gallardo, age 54, of Rockford formally of Sterling died Monday, December 21, 2015 at Milestone Long Term Care in Rockford.

Charles was born August 27, 1961 in Sterling the son of Joseph Z. and Virginia (Amesquita) Gallardo and Amelia Garcia.

Survivors include six sisters Dolly (Ralph) Gonzalez of Sterling, Lola (Dave) Pletsch of Sterling, Barbara (Roger) Berry of Geneseo, Valentina Gallardo of Rockford, Shirley (Mike) Hanson of Chicago, and Sally Martinez of Chicago, and five brothers Joseph A. (Denise) Gallardo of Sterling, Thomas (Kris) Gallardo of Sterling, David (Toni) Gallardo of Sterling, Reynaldo (Victoria) Gallardo of Rockford, and Refugio (Sally) Gallardo of Chicago and three biological sisters Lilly Garcia, Rachael Garcia, and Nellie Garcia, three biological brothers Roy Garcia, James Garcia, and Saul Garcia.

He was preceded in death by his parents, biological mother, one brother Joseph Gallardo, and one biological brother Julio Garcia.

Visitation will be from 10:00 – 10:45 A.M. Monday, December 28, 2015 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 A.M. Monday at the church with Reverend Adalberto Sanchez officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.