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Jean Fonte

Jean Fonte (nee Stumpo), age 89, formerly of Berwyn, passed away peacefully on August 13, 2017. Beloved wife of late Henry “Rick”; caring and devoted mother of Frank (Kim) Fonte, Gloria (William) Bovenzo and Michele (Patrick) Cahill; cherished grandmother of Anthony (Catherine) Kannenberg, Sean Cahill, Frank (Noelle) Fonte and Brian (Tabatha) Fonte; treasured great-grandmother of Aidan, Collin, Francesca, Isabella, Gabe and Sophia; adored sister of late Aida (late Robert) Stuart, late Joseph (late Rose) Stumpo, late Arthur (late Lee) Stumpo, late Ernesto (late Nella) Stumpo, Gloria (Tito) Fonte, Dorothy (late Pat) Conjura, late Chester Stumpo, late Albert Stumpo and late Alfred Stumpo; loving aunt of many; and supportive friend to many.  Jean will be missed not only because of the unconditional love she showed each person, but for her quick wit, wonderful sense of humor, tremendous strength and courage, excellent cooking and for being an avid Bears, Cubs and Blackhawks fan. A funeral service honoring her life will be held at the Mary Queen of Heaven Cemetery Interment Chapel 1400 S. Wolf Rd., Hillside on August 17 at 12:00 pm CST.  Family and Friends are asked to meet directly at the cemetery office by 11:45am. Interment Mount Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Alzheimer’s Association (https://act.alz.org) and the Rainbow Ark Hospice at Presence Resurrection Hospital (https://rainbowhospice.org/).

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Thank you for your condolences. I would be interested to see the family photos. My email is listed below. Thank you, Michele Fonte

Michele Jul 15 2018 8:15 PM

Our condolences to you and your family, may GOD BE WITH YOU IN THIS TIME OF SORROW AND SADNESS

Anthony & Diane Bovenzo Aug 16 2017 4:54 PM

Condolences on the loss of your beloved Jean. I came across the death notice for Jean and recognized that their is a family connection through the Stumpo side. I would attend the service, but I had recent surgery and cant get out. My maiden name was Ortale. Im the niece of Rose and Josephine. I have some old Stumpo photos from my aunts that I would be pleased to give you. If you are interested, please contact me. Again my sincere sympathy for your loss.

Adele Ortale Lynch Aug 16 2017 4:47 PM

Condolences on the loss of your beloved Jean. I came across the death notice for Jean and recognized that there is some type of family connection through the Stumpo side. I would attend the service, but had recent surgery and cant get out My maiden name was Ortale. Im the niece of Rose and Josephine. I have some old Stumpo photos from my aunts that I would be pleased to give you. If you are interested, please contact me. Again my sincere sympathy for you loss

Adele (Ortale) Lynch Aug 16 2017 3:56 PM

Gods Grace and peace to you and your family. Deb H. PT

Deb H Aug 16 2017 1:12 PM