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Barbara C. Palazzolo

Published January 14,2016

Obituary's Biography:

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.


8 replies on “Barbara C. Palazzolo”

  1. We will miss Barb. She was a special person that will never be forgotten.
    She really enjoyed her life and retirement with all of you. She is now at peace and no more suffering.
    Frank & Laura

  2. Dear Vic & family

    We are so sorry to hear about Barb & (Mom & Grandma) she retired. I only got to work with Barb for a month and at that time I could tell she was a very special lady. She loved her family very much!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you.When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.
    Love Larry & Melody Dunn

  3. Steve,
    We send to you and your family our deepest condolences. Please know she will be with you all always and will be waiting at the Rainbow Bridge when the time comes. She is now at peace and walking in the sunshine of God’s Garden.
    If you need anything at all, please don’t hesitate to ask. When we lost my mom, a beautiful memory quilt was made for me out of some of my mom’s clothes by Brian’s 3 Aunts.

  4. My sympathy to Barbs family. I knew her through bowling and Grant High Alumni reunions. She was always friendly. May she rest in peace. Evelyn

  5. Our thoughts and prayers are with Vic, Steve, Anita and their families. Barb was our neighbor for many years, we spent a lot of time together with our children. She will be missed greatly! Rest in peace, Barb. Love to the family!

  6. We send our love and sympathy to the family and know that we loved her and will miss her visits and her smile Kath

  7. My sincere condolences Vic, Steve, Anita and family. I have many great memories of Barbara. I always enjoyed your visits to Florida. My prayers and love. Patti

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