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Joanne Adeline Constantine

April 22, 1937 September 13, 2019
Joanne Adeline Constantine
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Obituary for Joanne Adeline Constantine

Joanne A. Constantine (nee Peterson), age 82, a resident of Naperville, IL, former longtime resident of Downers Grove, IL, passed away peacefully on September 13 ,2019 at her Naperville home surrounded by her loving children.

She was born on April 22, 1937 in Downers Grove, IL. Joanne is survived by her children Dominica Constantine, Damian (Jennifer) Constantine, and Dan (Sandra) Constantine; grandchildren Tyler and Ethan Constantine and Mason and Danika Constantine; brothers Robert (Bonnie) Peterson and David (Mary) Peterson; nieces and nephews Bobby, Chris, and Kelly Peterson.

She is preceded in death by her husband Damian Nicholas Constantine, who passed away in March of 1986, and her parents Adeline and Earl Peterson. Joanne graduated from Downers Grove High School and attended St. Paul’s United Church of Christ of Downers Grove. Always a woman of great faith, she remained active in the church community being a member of the choir and also teaching Sunday School.

Joanne is also a past president of the PTA at Henry Puffer Elementary School in Downers Grove.

She was also very musically talented, having played the accordion, clarinet, zither, and the piano. She could often be heard playing her rendition of the “Beer Barrel Polka”.

In more recent years, Joanne enjoyed travelling with the Mayflower Senior Group, especially enjoying visiting new casinos.

Joanne will be remembered as being an excellent cook and hostess, especially around the holidays, where her tremendous spreads of great food was always looked forward to. Most of all, she was a family woman who loved all of her family dearly. She will be deeply missed.

Visitation will be Tuesday, September 17, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services 44 S. Mill St. Naperville, IL 60540.

Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, September 18, 10:00 AM at the funeral home.

Interment will follow at Clarendon Hills Cemetery, Darien, IL.

For those wishing to leave a lasting tribute to JoAnne’s memory, donations to Alzheimer’s Association 1150 Essington Rd. Suite 109 Joliet, IL 60435 would be appreciated.

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

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4:00 PM 9/17/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/17/2019 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





10:00 AM 9/18/2019 10:00:00 AM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

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

Cemetery Details


Clarendon Hills Cemetery Final Resting Place

6900 S Cass Ave
Darien, IL 60561

6900 S Cass Ave Darien 60561 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association - Joliet Chapter

1150 Essington Rd.
Suite 109
Joliet, IL 60435

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