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Joan Ann Considine

October 6, 1936 September 30, 2018
Joan  Ann Considine
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Obituary for Joan Ann Considine

Joan Ann Considine (nee Maher), age 81, of Lisle, IL, former longtime resident of Lombard, IL, passed away Sunday, September 30, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 6, 1936 in Chicago, IL.

Beloved wife of the late Michael J. Considine, whom she married April 11, 1959 and who preceded her in death on May 21, 2015. Loving mother of Jeanmarie, Connie (Jim) Wedmore, Caitlin (Ray) Murphy, Michael (Beth) Considine and the late Colleen Considine, adored grandmother of Claire and Joanie Considine; Jackie (Steven) Gooden, Jimmy and Carly Wedmore; Sean, Siobhan, Mary Kate, and Meaghan Murphy; Michael, Colin, Colleen, Peter, and Maryfaith Considine, devoted daughter of the late Paul and Camille (nee Romano) Maher, sister-in-law of Helen (Bill) Scott, Jack (Peggy) Considine, Marianne (Bill) Dahlborn, Kathy (Bill) Meyers and the late Jeanne (the late Harold) Johnson, fond cousin of many, especially Arlene (the late John) Chiaro, dear aunt, great-aunt and friend of many.

Joan grew up in Chicago's Austin neighborhood, attended St. Lucy's Grammar School and was a 1954 graduate of Sienna High School. She received a bachelor's degree in English from Mundelein College in Chicago and later earned a Master's of Literature from Northeastern University in Chicago. Joan taught high school English at Marshall High School in Chicago and, after raising her family, taught at Montini High School in Lombard from 1979-2007, where she was chairperson of the English Department. She was an avid reader who loved books and was a member of multiple book clubs. Joan also enjoyed fine dining with good friends.

Visitation Thursday, October 4, 2018, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL.

Services will begin Friday, October 5, 9:15 AM from the funeral home and will proceed to a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 1450 Green Trails Dr., Naperville.

Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: The Considine family or Colleen H. Considine Memorial Scholarship, c/o Montini Catholic High School, 19W070 16th St., Lombard, IL, 60148, (630) 627-6930,

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

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4:00 PM 10/4/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/4/2018 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 10/5/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church

1450 Green Trails Drive
Naperville, IL 60540

St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
1450 Green Trails Drive Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Queen of Heaven Cemetery Final Resting Place

1400 S. Wolf Road
Hillside, IL 60162

1400 S. Wolf Road Hillside 60162 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Colleen H. Considine Memorial Scholarship, c/o Montini Catholic High School

19W070 16th St.
Lombard, IL 60148

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