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Joan Marie Grzeskowiak

February 13, 1947 - March 19, 2017

Joan Marie Grzeskowiak (nee Greco), age 70, of Aurora, IL, formerly of Chicago and Naperville, IL, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 19, 2017.  She was born February 13, 1947 in Chicago, IL to her loving parents, the late Anthony and Angeline Greco. 

Cherished wife of 49 years to Michael S. Grzeskowiak.  Beloved mom of Michael (Egle) Grzeskowiak, Susan Grzeskowiak, Jeffrey Grzeskowiak, and Joseph Grzeskowiak.  Dearest twin sister of Jane (Remo) Frangiosa. Sister-in-law of the late Paulette (the late Bob) Charmoli. Adored aunt of Anna Frangiosa, Laura (Joshua) Skaroff and Mark (Britt) Charmoli. Fond great-aunt of Levon Skaroff.

Joan was a 1964 graduate of Notre Dame High School for Girls in Chicago. She enriched the lives of others with her joyful spirit of selfless love through her friendships, childcare work, and hospital ministry service. Joan was a longtime member of St. Raphael Church in Naperville.

Funeral Information

Visitation Thursday, March 23, 2017, 3:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, March 24, 10:15 AM at St. Raphael Church, 1215 Modaff Rd. Naperville. 

A luncheon will follow the funeral mass.

Family and friends will meet Friday, 2:30 PM at the office in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL and will process to committal services at Christ the King Mausoleum.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, (800) 822-6344,

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