Helen Alfini, nee Johnson, born February 20, 1916, died July 3, 2011. She served in the Public Health Department as a Registered Nurse upon graduation from Michael Reese School of Nursing. Beloved wife of 70 years of the late William R. Alfini Sr.; loving mother of William Jr. (Cherri) Alfini, Louise Alfini, John (Patricia) Alfini, Raymond (Susan Roberts) and their son Gage Alfini and Maria Alfini; proud grandmother of Ras Alfini, Susie (Joe) Pepp, Naomi Alfini (David Wendt) , Tina (James) Mundschau, Alfonso Alfini and Anthony Alfini; dearest great-grandmother of Michael and Dylan Mundschau; fondest "Mama Mia" to her loving caregivers Nila and Nina. She will always be remembered as a generous supporter of the arts. She advanced progressive and environmental causes in the name of helping those less fortunate and without voices. Helen donated her body to medical science and a memorial celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Please donate to your favorite charity. Info (847) 675-1990 or www.donnellanfuneral.com.

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Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on July 10, 2011