Joan Marie Alagna

Joan Marie Alagna formerly of Bartlett Prayers for Joan Marie Alagna (nee Janowiak), 67, of Grand Rapids, Mich., will be said at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, at Countryside Funeral Home, 950 South Bartlett Road (at Stearns Road), Bartlett, and proceed to Resurrection Church, Bartlett, for a Mass at 10 a.m. Born April 27, 1935, in Chicago, she died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, in Grand Rapids. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Joan is survived by her children, Paul (Sue), Mark (Lynda), Matthew (Beryl), John (Michelle) and Karl (Jennifer); siblings, Marilyn O'Malley, Arthur (Vivian) Janowiak, Carole (the late Val) Biebrich, Daniel (Rosa) Janowiak and Janine (Greg) Fetro; 11 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alex and Catherine (nee Cotter) Janowiak. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Her focus was on her faith, family and friends who will greatly miss her many talents and generous spirit. 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. Friends may visit to express condolences and sign the guest book. For more funeral information, (630)289-7575.

Funeral Home

Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory - Bartlett
950 South Bartlett Road at Stearns Road  Bartlett, IL 60103

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on June 27, 2002