Alex Rosenberg Obituary

Alex  Rosenberg
Alex Rosenberg

June 2, 1944 - February 2, 2019
Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Resided in Downers Grove, Illinois


Alex Rosenberg, 74, of Downers Grove, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019 in Oakbrook. He was born on June 2, 1944 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He was the son of Louis and Gertrude (Tanswell) Rosenberg. Following the death of his parents, Alex was raised with his late brother, Harry Rosenberg, at the Illinois Masonic Children’s Home in LaGrange, IL. He graduated from Lyons Township High School in 1963. After graduation, he worked as a musician for 25 years and served in the National Guard. He also retired from Computer Associates as a facility associate in the summer of 2018. On February 21, 1971 he married Joyce (Schneider) Rosenberg. Alex enjoyed music and playing the guitar with his only son Ben. He is survived by his son Ben Rosenberg, his dear brothers: Ted (Doris) Elwell, and Russell (Barb) Reckell, brother-in-law: Roger Schneider, his beautiful nieces: Karrie (Robert) Kirk, Christine Clodfelter, Rebecca Gerovac, and Rachael (Bill) Stevens, awesome nephew: David (Wanda) Rosenberg, great-nephews: Will Stevens, Joshua Gerovac, Jacob Gerovac, Jason Gerovac, Jordan (Jessika) Rosenberg, great-nieces: Shannon Stevens, Sarah Stevens, Alexis Clodfelter, and Ashley Clodfelter. He is preceded in death by his wife Joyce, both parents, and brother Harry.

A celebration of life to be announced at a later date.
Donations can be made to Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation.

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Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation
1100 Industrial Road #1
San Carlos, California 94070
The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) is one of the largest philanthropies (patient-founded, patient-focused, and patient-driven) devoted exclusively to eradicating Lung Cancer through research, early detection, education, and treatment. The Foundation’s goal is to work with a diverse group of physicians, organizations, industry partners, individuals, patients, survivors, and their families to identify solutions and make timely and meaningful change and turn lung cancer into a chronically managed disease by 2023. The ALCF was established on March 1, 2006 as a 501c(3) non-profit organization and has raised over $30 million for lung cancer research and related programs.