Constance R. Gerardo 76 passed away unexpectedly on Sunday evening March 3, 2013 in Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center. She was born November 23, 1936 in Racine the daughter of Irving and Emma (nee: Adam) Handrich. Constance married Salvador Gerardo in Racine. He passed away in 2001. She had been a secretary for 1st Presbyterian Church for years, and was a homemaker. Caring for her family and reading her bible were her life. Survivors include her children; Rudy, Chris, Rochelle and Ron Gerardo, and Juanita (Mark) Petersen, 6 grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Her parents preceded her in death. A Service of Remembrance will be held Saturday March 16, 2013 at 10 a.m. in Strouf Funeral Home, Reverend Phineas Marr officiating. Friends may gather in the funeral home Saturday from 9:45 am until the service.;