Dr. Salvador del Rosario
Dr. Salvador del Rosario of Mequon joined his Creator after a 6-year
battle with nasopharyngeal carcinoma on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2011, at
Horizon Hospice at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Ozaukee in Mequon.
Born on Sept. 17, 1944, Dr. del Rosario leaves behind his devoted
wife, Rica; loving children, Clarissa (Norbert Schiek), Melissa,
Salvador Jr. (Gigi) and Michael; grandchildren, Anissa, Bella, Zoe
and Camilo; his brother and sisters, Rene (Remy) del Rosario, Corazon
Penner, Carmelita Reyes, Laura Henegan, Manuel and Juliet Abon;
nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Dr. del Rosario interned at Deaconess
Hospital in Milwaukee and took
his residency in internal medicine at Milwaukee County General
Hospital. He was in private practice in Grafton and Cedarburg for 39
years. Dr. del Rosario was on the staff of the old St. Alphonsus
Hospital in Port Washington before joining the staff at Columbia St.
Mary’s Hospital Ozaukee in Mequon. He served as medical director of
Cedar Springs Health and Rehab in Cedarburg for more than 10 years
and was awarded Physician of the Year honors in 2006 by the Wisconsin
Health Care Association.
Dr. del Rosario was devoted to his patients
and passionate about
their health and welfare.
Visitation will be at Schmidt & Bartelt
Funeral and Cremation
Services, 10280 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon, from 4 p.m. to 7
p.m. today, Nov. 1, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. A Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2.
at Lumen Christi Catholic Church, 2700 W. Mequon Road, at the corner
of North Range Line Road in Mequon.
Memorials to Dr. Carlos A. Ramos, assistant
professor of cell and
gene therapy, Baylor College of Medicine, 6565 Fannin M964, Houston,
TX 77030 would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.
Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation
Services in Mequon is serving
the family. Online condolences may be offered at