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Full Text of SR0841  95th General Assembly



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2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3 learn of the death of Dorothy M. Orsolini of Marco Island,
4 Florida, formerly of McHenry and Richmond, who passed away on
5 August 10, 2008; and
6     WHEREAS, She was born April 13, 1914, in Chicago, to the
7 late George and Margaret (Murphy) Grotto; she was married to
8 Nello Orsolini on March 19, 1949, in Oak Park; and
9     WHEREAS, She was educated in Chicago public schools; she
10 was co-owner and partner of Orsolini's Restaurant in Richmond
11 for 20 years, retiring in 1978; she was a member of St. Joseph
12 Catholic Church in Richmond, past president of St. Joseph's
13 Home and Grade School Club, and a member of St. Joseph Altar
14 and Rosary Society; and
15     WHEREAS, She served as past president of Lotus Country
16 Woman's Club and Richmond Garden Club, was a member of the Past
17 President's Club, was a Paul Harris fellow of the Richmond
18 Rotary Club, was a volunteer at Harvard Hospital, and was a
19 die-hard Chicago Cubs fan; and
20     WHEREAS, She was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna
21 Jean Raschke; and a grandson, Donald New; and



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1     WHEREAS, Dorothy Orsolini is survived by a son, Alex
2 (Marcia) Orsolini; her four grandchildren, David and Adam
3 Orsolini, Denise (Jim) Collins, and Jim New; and her seven
4 great-grandchildren, Don Budzynski, Cory, Amy, and Alex
5 Collins, and Dana, Kate, and Tyler New; therefore, be it
7 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
8 her family and friends, the passing of Dorothy Orsolini; and be
9 it further
10     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
11 presented to the family of Dorothy Orsolini as a symbol of our
12 sincere sympathy.