Official Obituary of

JoAnne Festle

March 21, 2024

JoAnne Festle Obituary

JoAnne Festle (nee McGrath) – age 89 – passed away peacefully on March 21, 2024.
Daughter of Frank D. and Mary C. McGrath. JoAnne is preceded in death by her loving
husband, Edward, of 27 years, her sons John and Robert, sister Mary Lou Thompson
(Donald), brothers-in law, Rev. John, Rev. Robert and Richard Festle. She is survived by
her children Thomas (Jackie Hair), Mary Jo (Barbara Taylor), and James (Lisa). Beloved
grandmother of Kate, Jocelyn (Loren) White, Sean, John and Matthew. Loving great-
grandmother of Miles. Dear aunt of Carrie Tepper (Marc), Joanne Bauer, Kathleen
Thompson, Michael Thompson (Kelly) and Joyce Haqq (David). Loving great aunt to many.
JoAnne, a devout Catholic, was a longtime parishioner, volunteer and, later, an
administrative staff member at Our Lady of Lourdes. In 2018, JoAnne moved from her
residence on Ashland Avenue to Sedgebrook Independent Living. She enjoyed her last six
years making new friends and being part of a great community. A visitation will be held
Monday, March 25, 3:00 – 8:00 pm at Cooney Funeral Home located at 625 Busse Hwy in
Park Ridge. A funeral service to celebrate JoAnne’s life will be held Tuesday, March 26 at 10 a.m.  Family and friends are asked to meet
 at Our Lady of Lourdes located at 4640 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Interment at
All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines.

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March 25, 2024

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cooney Funeral Home
625 Busse Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Funeral Service
March 26, 2024

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Lourdes Church
4640 N. Ashland
Chicago, IL 60640


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