Cheryl Ann Rabine, age 56, of Bull Valley, passed away at her home at 11:11am on Saturday, October 31, 2020. She was born December 14, 1963, in Waukegan to Robert P. and Delores M. (DeCleene) Blackowicz. Cheryl was united in marriage with Gary T. Rabine on October 18, 1985. Cheryl lived and raised their family in McHenry County for the last 33 years. In her 20’s, Cheryl was a hairstylist and was involved in business management. In her 30’s, Cheryl was the philanthropic leader of the Rabine Group Foundation. In her 40’s and until recently, Cheryl was a board member of multiple philanthropic causes and businesses. She was a member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization) as well as a devoted member of St. Patrick’s Church in McHenry.
Cheryl is survived by her husband of 35 years, Gary Rabine; a son, Gary “Austin” Rabine of Woodstock; a daughter, Janelle Rabine of Chicago; daughter and son-in-law, Jordain and Gabriel Malavolti of Chicago; a son, Nikita Rabine of Bull Valley; two grandchildren, Lincoln and Siena Malavolti; and three brothers, James (Lisa) Blackowicz, Thomas (Laura) Blackowicz, and Jeffrey Blackowicz. Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Gary Blackowicz.
Due to increased COVID restrictions, the church funeral service is private for the family. All are welcome to attend a Celebration in honor of Cheryl’s life at Bull Valley Golf Club from 3pm-7pm on November 5th.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Justen Funeral Home & Crematory in McHenry. For more information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends and loved one’s may share memories of Cheryl on her tribute wall.