Barbara C. Palazzolo
Barbara C. Palazzolo, age 76, a longtime resident of Wildwood for 53 years, passed away at her home on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. She was born on December 19, 1939 in Chicago. She was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Church and a Gagewood Lioness. From 1985-2005 she was chief deputy assessor for Warren Township and school bus driver for nine years for Woodland School District 50 and worked for Abbott Labs from 1958-1964. She received the Lions’ International Melvin Jones Fellow award and the Illinois Lions’ Foundation Fellow Award. She was a member of the Lake County Woman’s Bowling Association. She is survived by her husband, Victor, whom she married on May 4, 1963; her children, Steven (Sue) Palazzolo of Gurnee and Anita (Will) Gregory of Sturgeon Bay, WI; grandchildren, Nicholas, Timothy, Miranda and Julia; brother Thomas (Annette) Cwik; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Caroline Cwik, a sister, Lorraine Mora and a brother, James Cwik. Friends of the family may visit from 2 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday January 16, 2016 at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Interment will be held privately. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or log on to www.strangfuneral.org.