Helois Scarboro, age 85, entered into eternal
rest Wednesday, June 13, 2007 at Provena St.
Joseph Medical Center following a brief
in Elizabethtown, Illinois to the late Charles
and Mabel (nee Carmen) Gerhardt, she resided
in Joliet for many years. Daisy was an avid
gardener; she loved flowers and it was evident
in the beautiful blooms that filled her home.
A member of the Cathedral of St. Raymond
Nonatus and former member of the American
Italian Cultural Society. She will fondly be
remembered as a kind and gentle woman with a
generous spirit and sunny disposition.
in death by her devoted husband of 49½years,
Charles H. Scarboro; her parents; two brothers
Charles (late Blanche) and Clewis (late Alena)
Gerhardt and her sister Alma (late Leonard)
leaves to cherish her memory two daughters,
Mary H. Scarboro of Joliet and M. Kathleen
Scarboro of Joliet and Paris, France. One
grandson Jerome Kugel of Paris, France. Two
brothers, Bill (Dorothy) and Bob (Ann)
Gerhardt. Many nieces, nephews and cousins
also survive. The family of Daisy Scarboro
would like to extend their sincere gratitude
to Provena St. Joseph Medical Center, Provena
Villa Franciscan, Autumn Day Care and
Community Care for the compassion and comfort;
with special thanks to their mothers' care
givers, Mary, Deb, Alice, Yvonne and Ron for
the loving attention and TLC that was
constantly shown her.
was Daisy's desire, her remains have been
transferred to the Illinois Anatomical Gift
Association to further medical research.
memorial service will begin at 7p.m. Tuesday,
June 19, 2007 at the funeral home with Rev.
Rodney Juell officiating. In lieu of flowers,
memorials in Daisy's name to the Alzheimers
Association would be appreciated. All friends
and relatives are invited to gather Tuesday
from 5 p.m. until the services at:
C. DAMES FUNERAL HOME
Black at Essington Rds, Joliet
info (815) 741-5500
Herald News, The (Joliet, IL) - June 19, 2007