Jane “Jean” Corso

Jane “Jean” Corso nee Kennedy age 95 passed away Jan. 25 2016. Survivor of the “blitz” during WW II, brought up in the Market area of Belfast, Ireland and carried her strong Irish Catholic faith to guide her during her lifetime. Jean was an accomplished Irish dancer, was Irish to the back bone and was Matriarch of the Kennedy Clan. Jean was a longtime resident of Villa Park and member of St. Pius X Catholic Church for more than 60 years; Beloved wife of the late Frank Corso, loving mother of Frank Jr. (Kathleen) and Dr. Thomas (Teresa) Corso; proud grandmother of Angela, Anthony (Cara), Dr. Kristina, Frank Robert and Thomas Patrick; great-grandmother of Chloe and Cian; dear sister of the late David ( the late Cecelia) Kennedy, Elizabeth (Samuel) Militello, and Thomas (Gladys) Kennedy and sister in law of the late Zinia (Tony) Dahlia and Josie (Joseph) Traina; fond aunt of Joe (Mary Jane) and Anthony Traina; Antonio (Peggy) Dahlia; Ann Marie (Tim) DeMars; Donna (Howard) Tribble; Patty Ann (Don) Nolte; Sam (Anna) Militello; Tim Militello; John (Kristin) Kennedy; Jim (Michelle) Kennedy; Dori (Mike) Tucker; Sue Gredling; Barb (Bill) Baur; Tom (Pam) Kennedy and Theresa, Patricia, Kathy and Rosemary Scott. Visitation Friday, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. until time of funeral 9:00 a.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. at Saint Pius X Catholic Church, Lombard. Interment Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Hillside. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Howard & Donna Tribble, 7582 Las Vegas Blvd S, Ste 474, Las Vegas, NV 89123 or INSAR, 342 North Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06117-2507 or the St. Pius X Building Fund, 1025 E. Madison, Lombard, IL 60148. For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or www.gibbonsfuneralhome.com


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8 comments on “Jane “Jean” Corso
  1. Liam O'BRIEN says:

    To the family of Jean, please accept our deepest condolences , from Liam O ‘Brien son of Frank O’Brien nephew of Eamon O’BRIEN .

  2. Joe Salorino says:

    Love and prayers for Tom and family.

  3. Mindy Schlink says:

    My deepest condolences to you all. (I absolutely loved her soda bread.)

  4. Mary says:

    May she be at peace with all her loved ones.
    Wow what a extrodinary
    woman. Love Mary

  5. Martina Dalton says:

    Deepest sympathy to all the family from Martina Dalton and all the Dalton & Doyle family in Belfast, N.Ireland

  6. Rosemary says:

    God graced us with this precious lady! We will miss her and loved her! She is in the presence of her God, love and prayers to all the families feeling great loss! Rosemary Scott and Alan Gee and family!

  7. Rest in peace Jean,didn’t know you,but survived the Belfast Blitz along with my family in Ardoyne Belfast.
    Went to St Patrick’s C.B,S the oldest Catholicschool in Belfast.As my late father R.I.P. would say “you gave a great account of your stewardship in your life.

  8. Danny conlon says:

    Rip Jean from the conlon family markets

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