“Thank you for the thoughtful poem and forget-me-not seeds. I will plant them in my garden if it ever gets warm enough. What a great idea.
— A. W.
Barbara Jean Anderson
July 16, 1957 - November 20, 2012
Barbara Jean Anderson, 55, of Lisle, IL, passed away suddenly on November 20, 2012. She was born July 16, 1957 in Chicago, IL to Joseph and Geraldine Dellamorte.
Barbara is survived by her loving husband, Edward Gallagher; her devoted children, Jillian (James Nichols) Anderson, Corinne (Brandon) David and Brad Anderson and their father, William Anderson; her special grandchildren, James Lawrence Nichols, VI and Charles Joseph and Teagan Marie David and Nathaniel Michael, Makayla Jean Rebecca, Sophia Amelia Marie Anderson; her parents and her dear brothers and sisters, Theresa (Jeff) Crosby, Joseph (Sharon) Dellamorte, Diane (James) Sutton, Susan (Mike) Smith, Michael (Trish) Dellamorte, Lawrence (Laura) Dellamorte, Vincent Dellamorte; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and many good friends. She was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Dellamorte, in infancy.
Barb truly loved life. She easily made friends and remained dedicated to them. Barb had a strong work ethic and excelled in her professional life. She was a loving mother and lived each day for her family. She opened her home, affectionately referred to as Hotel de Barb, to her family and friends and always filled it with laughter and love. She will be deeply missed and her memory will live on forever in all who had the pleasure to know her.
Visitation will be Monday, November 26, 3:00 until 9:00 PM at the Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 27, 11:15 AM at St Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Lisle. Interment will be private.
For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Barbara’s life, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631 would be greatly appreciated.