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Jacqueline "Jackie" L. Rootes

January 22, 1964 ~ July 17, 2021 (age 57)

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Age 57, late of Aurora, IL and formerly of Hegewisch passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021. Beloved partner of 34 years to Scott Sowizrol. Loving sister of the late Kevin “Bones” Rootes, the late Frank Rootes and Denise (Dean) McCracken. Caring aunt of Kevin (Beth) McCracken, Ashley McCracken, Zachary (Jacqueline) Rootes, Stephen Livak, Eric Livak, and Justin Livak. Proud great aunt of many. Dear and loving cousin of many. Dearest niece of Fran (Ace) Gargas. Preceded in death by parents: Donald and Henrietta “Hank” Rootes.

Interment 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, IL.

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July 25, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Opyt Funeral Home
13350 S Baltimore Ave
Chicago, IL 60633

Chapel Service
July 26, 2021

9:00 AM
Opyt Funeral Home
13350 S Baltimore Ave
Chicago, IL 60633

Funeral Mass
July 26, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Florian Church
13145 S. Houston Ave.
Chicago, IL 60633

September 2, 2021

Holy Cross Cemetery
801 Michigan City Rd.
Calumet City, IL 60409

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