Cook County’s Social Worker for the Unclaimed Dead

Cook County’s Social Worker for the Unclaimed Dead

More About Cook County’s Social Worker for the Unclaimed Dead

The McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society will host a presentation by Rebeca Perrone. Ms. Perrone is the Cook County Medical Examiner’s first indigent coordinator. She handles 700+ cases a year in her role as a Social Worker for the dead. Using a list of names of unclaimed remains, Rebeca searches for potential next of kin, hoping to reunite them with their loved ones. Her stories reflect how basic genealogy techniques can be used to find living relatives. For further information -
click for details

Originally from Algonquin, after studying sociology and criminal justice at Loyola University, Rebeca worked for the Indiana Department of Child Services, investigating abuse and neglect claims. She longed to be a detective but not a police officer, so she decided to change jobs and search for living relatives of the unclaimed indigent, so that they might help arrange for a dignified burial.

The meeting will be held at The Pointe, 5650 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 (next to Target) at 7 pm Thursday, May 10, 2018.

For more information, please email mcigs@mcigs.org or telephone 815-687-0436.

Price: Free

Tags: Special Interest, Genealogy, Dead, Cook County, Indigent, Family History, Next Of Kin

Posted By: McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society




Event Details

Date: May 10, 2018
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Location:
The Pointe Outreach Center
5650 Northwest Highway
Crystal Lake, , Illinois 60014

website

Contact:
McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society
815.687.0436
mcigs@mcigs.org


Share This Event

More About this Event Poster: McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society

The McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society is a non-profit, tax exempt organization of family history researchers from all over the United States, Canada and Germany.

The purpose of the McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society (MCIGS) is to foster an interest in genealogy, provide instruction in current research methods and practices, and support the preservation of and access to genealogical and historical records.

Would you like to add your event at TownPlanner.com?

Town Planner is a community-minded organization. We're all about keeping things local and promoting hometown pride! That's why we're glad to offer you this medium to inform the public about your event. Post it today and it will appear on our website and our newsletter .

As a general rule, we welcome the submission of events from charities, non-profit organizations, and municipal or community organizations such as mayor's offices, churches, schools, and the like. To get started, simply create an account. It's free and easy and you'll be able to start posting events as soon as you receive your authorization email.

If you're a business owner or you wish to promote a for-profit event, your event may be subject to the policies of your local Town Planner publisher. Some publishers may charge a nominal fee for such events, or reject them if they compete with other events from paying sponsors. To learn more about your local publisher's policies, or to inquire about adding a coupon or display ad for your business, please use our contact form.

Please keep in mind that Town Planner is a family-friendly publication and we reserve the right to reject any event that is deemed offensive, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate for inclusion on our site.

Remember that we're not just online! If you do business in an area with a local Town Planner publisher, our beautiful full color wall calendar is delivered free each December to thousands of homes in your community. Most people who receive the calendar hang it up in a prominent place and keep it all year long, making sure your business is On Display Every Day!

We're looking to bring the Town Planner to even more communities across America. If you or someone you know have an entrepreneurial spirit and would like to promote local businesses and build hometown pride while achieving financial security for yourself, why not look into becoming a Town Planner publisher?

Comments, Questions, or Concerns?

We're here to help! Email Us

Town Planner - Quickly Becoming America's Calendar!