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Joan Therese Dolinar

June 25, 1936 October 16, 2019
Joan Therese Dolinar
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Obituary for Joan Therese Dolinar

Joan T. Dolinar, nee Cepek, age 83 of Lisle formerly of Chicago, IL passed away, Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Edward Hospital of Naperille, surrounded by her family. She was born June 25, 1936 in Chicago to her late loving parents, John and Evelyn Cepek.

Cherished wife of Anthony J. Dolinar, wedded on September 15, 1956.

Beloved mother of Sue (the late Kenneth) Howell, Jim (Peggy) Dolinar, Mary Ellen (Stacey) Dunn, and Mike (Jen) Dolinar.

Loving grandy of Nicholas (Heather) Dolinar, Christopher, and Michael Dolinar, David Dunn, Danielle and Becky Howell.

Adored great-grandy of Elliot and Timothy Dolinar.

Dear sister of Phil (the late Louise) Cepek, the late Jack (Joyce) Cepek, the late Jeanette (the late John) Kwiatkowski.

Dear aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Joan graduated from Lourdes High School, Chicago class of 1954. After raising her 4 children with Tony, she worked 20 years at Inland Steel Company. Joan was an avid quilter. She donated her time and talents to charities and arts/environment ministry at St. Margaret Mary Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society.

Visitation: Sunday, October 20th 2:00-7:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL 60540.

Prayers will begin, Monday, October 21st 9:15 AM and will process to St. Margaret Mary Church, 1450 Green Trails Drive, Naperville, IL 60540 for a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial.

Interment is private. For more information, please call 630-355-0213 or

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2:00 PM 10/20/2019 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/20/2019 7:00:00 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 10/21/2019 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

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

1801 S. Meyers Rd.
Suite 100
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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