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Margaret E. Paradise

June 15, 1923 - May 01, 2017

Margaret E. Paradise (nee Carbone), age 93, a resident of Plainfield, IL, formerly of Elmwood Park, IL, passed away on Monday, May 1, 2017 at her home . She was born June 15, 1923 in Columbus, OH

Beloved wife of the late Daniel J. Paradise, whom she married January 7, 1943 and who preceded her in death June 1, 1994, loving mother of Patricia "Pat" (John) Berardi of Plainfield and the late Mary Ellen (James) Beutel, adored grandmother of Debbie Berardi, Cheryl (Rob) Hicks, Tina (James) Walters; Monique (Matt) Simmons, Daniel Beutel and James (Sara) Beutel, cherished great-grandmother of Emily, Lauren, Brandon, Jimmy, Aidan and Olivia, devoted daughter of the late Ralph and Margaret (nee Popoly) Carbone, dear sister of Florence (the late Anthony) Panzarella of Norridge, IL and six deceased siblings, fond aunt, great-aunt, and friend to many.

Margaret grew up on Chicago’s East Side and was employed for many years at Jackson Press and in the cafeteria at Pettibone Corp., both in Chicago. She also served as a crossing guard in Chicago and enjoyed BINGO.

Funeral Information

Visitation Friday, May 5, 2017, 3:00-9:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Rd., Plainfield, IL.  

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 6, 10:00 AM in the funeral home.

Entombment: Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL.

For more information, please call (815) 436-9221. 

Donations Information

For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Margaret's life, memorials can be made to: Plainfield Interfaith Food Pantry, 22525 W. Lockport St., Plainfield, IL 60544, (815) 439-8394,

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