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1 of 2 | Posted by: norkys benitez - rockford, IL

“Elena , I was so sorry to hear of Jose's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: Brenda Cravens - Rockford, IL

Jose A. Iglesias, 73, of Rockford passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center. Born April 17, 1941, in Cuba, the son of Manuel and Ana Rosa (Pacheco) Iglesias. He married Elena Banuelos after they met in Rockford; they were married for 47 years. They renewed their vows in 1995 in Spain. Jose worked at Chrysler as an assembler for 33 years. He was a member of the Cathedral of St. Peter. Jose was a loving and caring husband, father and papa. He will be greatly missed.
Survived by his wife, Elena; sons, Enrique (Isaura Marquez) and Mauricio (Melonie) Pichardo; daughters, Ana Luisa (Daniel) Iglesias-Masters and Norka Iglesias; grandchildren, Julio, Yoel, Eros and Brandon Iglesias, Natalia and Nicholas Masters, Ony (Stormy) Marco and Isabel Pichardo; great-grandchildren, Nathan Iglesias and Miko Pichardo; numerous siblings, nieces and nephews.
The Iglesias Family would like to give a special thank you to the doctors and staff at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center ICU for Jose's care and their kind and comforting words.
Memorial mass will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 8, 2014 at the Cathedral of St. Peter. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. on Friday at the church. Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, Mulford Chapel, assisted the family. To express online condolences, please visit: