Roberta Giolli

Roberta Hope Giolli

Monday, July 31st, 1961 - Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Roberta Hope Giolli, CPA, nee Solomon, age 59 of Buffalo Grove, Administrator, Home Health Care for Northwest Community Hospital; beloved wife and best friend for 28 years of George Giolli II; loving mother of Jason and Lauren Giolli; devoted daughter of Gwen and the late Jack Solomon; dear sister of the late Jerald Solomon; cherished daughter-in-law of the late George, Sr. and the late Loretta Giolli; fond sister-in-law of Dino, Guy, and Laura Giolli; treasured aunt, cousin, and friend of many. Roberta’s care and compassion has left an indelible mark on the lives she profoundly touched. The graveside service will be private. The service will be live streamed Thursday, 11:00 a.m. CT at Under Recent Services, click onto Roberta’s photo and scroll down to Service Details to watch the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions to The Alvin J. Leeb Cancer Research Fund at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Info: The Goldman Funeral Group (847) 478-1600.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Thursday, September 17th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, September 17th, 2020 11:00am
    The graveside service will be private. The service will be live streamed Thursday, 11:00 a.m. CT.

    To view the live stream, please click on the video below.
    Rabbi Lisa Bellows
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    The graveside service will be private. The service will be live streamed Thursday, 11:00 a.m. CT at Under Recent Services, click onto Roberta’s photo and scroll down to Service Details to watch the service.


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Colin Imperial

Posted at 04:45am
Mrs Giolli was the purest and kindest human being God has ever graced this Earth. Her hospitality and loving support was beyond words can fathom or describe. Life itself will never be the same without the compassion and unconditional love she openly showed to every individual she met. Her words, wisdom, and powerful ability to take the weight off your shoulders are unmatched. Truly she was one of God's own angels walking among us healing us in ways we never knew were possible. Her doors were always open to the tired and overwhelmed. She took in anyone who needed a mother, a friend, an embrace that cured all wounds to the heart. I can never thank her enough for the absolute most pure form of kindness a human being can offer in this world. I'll always cherish forever the times she took me in, held me, and told me pain is only temporary. There is no way we can repay her for the excellence she displayed every day but together we can live by her example. Her actions can live through us, and through that, so long as we continue to let her teachings live through us, she will always be there. Not just watching us but standing next to us, guiding us, holding us, and letting us know she loves us twice as much as we will ever love her back.

Ginny Boswell-Wood

Posted at 01:21pm
Aunt Roberta was always special. So many people will miss her. Fun fact: When my Grandpa George decided I was old enough to try red wine and I didn't like it, Aunt Roberta, kindly and quietly, got rid of it for me so that Grandpa wouldn't know. Thats stuck in my head for some reason. She was loved and will be loved.

Trisha Ortega Posted at 06:01pm

That is funny!! Love it

Judie Truelsen

Posted at 01:15pm
To Buddy, Jason, and Lauren...Please accept my deepest sympathies in the death of your dearest wife and most loving Mom, Roberta. Roberta and I worked together at NCH for two years and ten months and each day with her was a shot of optimism and a boost of energy. Her smile was brilliant, her laughter infectious....but it was her hugs....her hugs were incredibly warm and genuine and encompassed your whole being. Her work ethic, her determination, her sense of fairness, her compassion, her organizational skills, her knowledge, and her cheerful outlook on life all made her who she was, and I will never forget her. We last had breakfast together in early breakfast before she had to get to and Roberta and Cathy...and we planned to be together again in April, and then COVID came along. It's so difficult to say good bye now.
I hold you all in my heart and in my prayers, as well as Roberta's Mom, Gwen. She loved you all so dearly....I know you know that...but she never hesitated to tell all the world that you were the world to her.
Peace and blessings,
Judie Truelsen

Trisha Ortega

Posted at 01:08pm
I remember the 1st time I met you, I was Soooo jealous!! YOU stole MY uncle Buddy!! But then when I actually got to know you, you stole my heart aunt Roberta. I remember talking to you a few months ago and sent you a pic of my DQ blizzard and u couldn't belive I remembered! You took me there one time and ordered a oreo banana blizzard and I thought that was the most disgusting combo ever but u made me try it, and now to this day its my favorite too! You will always be in my heart and memories aunt Roberta! I love you forever!

Deborah Leeb Marshall

Posted at 12:58pm
Rest in peace, our darling Roberta. You will remain in our hearts forever.

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