Lucy A. McDonald (nee Vallera), age 90, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 28, 2022.
Lucy is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Jack McDonald; three children, Kelly (Jim) Walker, Chris McDonald, Jackie (Tom) Tezak; grandchildren, Brandon Walker and Jill Tezak; great-granddaughter, Madilynn Tezak; sister-in-law, Frieda Vallera; numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her parents, Cesideo and Nancy (nee Petrella) Vallera; grandson, Scott Tezak (2011); brothers, Americo Vallera, Al (Dorothy) Vallera and Tony (Nancy) Vallera.
Lucy was a devout Catholic and parishioner of St. Jude Catholic in New Lenox. She always had a strong faith and happily made herself present in her family’s lives. She loved being involved with her children and grandchildren and never hesitated to lend a helping hand. Lucy will be truly missed by all who knew her.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Lucy’s name to Trinity Services would be appreciated.
A celebration of Lucy’s life will begin on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 with a visitation at St. Jude Catholic Church in New Lenox, 241 W 2nd Ave, New Lenox, IL 60451 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville.