Joann (Delrose) LeeJanuary 8, 1952 ~ October 31, 2017 (age 65)
Joann Lee (nee Delrose), age 65, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 with her loving family by her side.
Joann is survived by her beloved husband of 45 years, David Lee; children, Christina (Diane) Lee, Ryan (Catherine) Lee, Aaron Lee and Zachary (Ashley) Lee; grandchildren, Amelia and Emmett Lee-D’Amico, Margaret, Clara and Charlotte Lee, Evan and Nora Lee; sisters, Linda Linko and Arlene Delrose; brother, Robert Delrose; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her parents, Fred Delrose and Lorraine (nee Mauger) Black.
Joann was a lifelong resident of Joliet. She was a teacher at Bentley Grade School in New Lenox. She later became a board member and active volunteer of the Joliet Catholic Women’s Club, supporting the Pediatrics Ward at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. She was also a board member on the Minooka Grade School PTA. Joann enjoyed coaching Troy Baseball and being active with her children throughout their little league careers. She will be truly missed by all who knew her.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Joann’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Joliet Area Community Hospice would be appreciated.
A celebration of Joann’s life will begin on Saturday, November 4, 2017 with a visitation at Tezak Funeral Home (1211 Plainfield Road - Joliet, IL) from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service to be held in the funeral home chapel at 3:00 p.m. Per Joann’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded following the service.
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Arrangements entrusted to Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Joliet Area Community Hospice
250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet IL 60431