Joan Marie Alagna

Joan Marie Alagna, nee Janowiak, of Grand Rapids, MI, formerly of Bartlett, dear mother of Paul (Sue), Mark (Lynda), Matthew (Beryl), John (Michelle) and Karl (Jennifer); beloved sister of Marilyn O'Malley, Arthur (Vivian) Janowiak, Carole (late Val) Biebrich, Daniel (Rosa) Janowiak and Janine (Greg) Fetro; cherished grandmother of 11; devoted aunt of many nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alex and Catherine Janowiak, nee Cotter. Her focus was on her faith, family and friends, who will greatly miss her many talents and generous spirit. Visitation Friday 3 to 9 p.m. at The Countryside Funeral Home, 950 South Bartlett Rd. (at Stearns Rd.), Bartlett. Funeral Saturday 9:15 a.m. to Resurrection Church, 1 block west of Rt. 59 on Army Trail Rd., Bartlett. Mass 10 a.m. Interment St. Joseph. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to ALS Association of West Michigan, 731 Front St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 or Hospice of Michigan, 1260 Ekhart NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. 630-289-7575.

Funeral Home

Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory - Bartlett
950 South Bartlett Road at Stearns Road  Bartlett, IL 60103
(630) 289-7575

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on June 27, 2002