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Lorraine H. Silva

June 26, 1930 April 17, 2018
Lorraine  H. Silva
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Obituary for Lorraine H. Silva

Lorraine H. Silva (nee Lees), age 87, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1982, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Presence Resurrection Hospital in Chicago, IL. She was born June 26, 1930 in Chicago.

Beloved wife of the late Paul R. Silva, whom she married in 1948 and who preceded her in death January 25, 2004. Loving mother of Peggy Riemenschneider of Bolingbrook, IL, the late Paul E. Silva and the late Catherine White; adored grandmother of James, Michael (Kelly O'Brien) and Paul (Shannon) Szymikowski, Timothy (Jawnie) Brudek and Rebecca (Brian) Brudek Wells; cherished great-grandmother of Madelyne and Carson Brudek and Alia and Zachary Wells; devoted daughter of the late Irwin and Anna Lees, dear sister of the late Dorothy and Gloria, fond aunt, great-aunt and friend of many.

Lorraine grew up in Chicago, was a graduate of Kelly High School and was working as a hairdresser after she started her family. She will be remembered as a loving homemaker who enjoyed crocheting, knitting and her pets.

Visitation Monday, April 23, 2018, 3:00-9:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL.

Services will begin Tuesday, April 24, 10:30 AM from the funeral home and will proceed to an 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at SS. Peter & Paul Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville.

Interment: Private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Lorraine's memory may be made to:

Alzheimer’s Association - Illinois Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago , IL 60631, (847) 933-2413,


Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) P.O. Box 759329, Baltimore, MD 21275-9329, (800) 673-1290,


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), P.O. Box 62596, Baltimore, Maryland 21264-2596, 888-999-NAMI (6264),

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

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3:00 PM 4/23/2018 3:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 4/23/2018 9:00:00 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





11:00 AM 4/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church

36 N. Ellsworth Street
Naperville, Illinois 60540

SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
36 N. Ellsworth Street Naperville 60540 Illinois
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer’s Association - Illinois Chapter

8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800
Chicago , IL 60631

The National Alliance On Mental Illness (NAMI)

P.O. Box 62596
Baltimore, Maryland 21264-2596

Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF)

P.O. Box 759329
Baltimore, MD 21275-9329

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