Miller Funeral Home
504 W Main St
Dundee, IL 60118
(847) 426-3436
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Della P. Chuffo of East Dundee Della P. Chuffo, 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning at the home of her daughter, surrounded by family in Crystal Lake. Della was born in East Dundee on June 22, 1921, and was a life-time parishioner of St. Catherine of Siena Church. She graduated Dundee Community High School in 1939 and was a veteran employee of Haeger Pottery and J.C. Penney Co. at Springhill Mall. She was a devoted member and volunteer at the Dundee Township Historical Society. Della was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Librado) Fonte, Della was an out-going, kind, hardworking mother devoted to her family and large circle of friends. She is survived by her six (6) children: Betty McDuffie, Joseph (Sandra) Chuffo, Mary (Frank) Dusek, Cindy Hillebrand, Rebecca Chuffo Siewert and Victoria Chuffo (Anthony Bonich). Della will be remembered fondly by her (12) grandchildren, (6) great grandchildren,(2) great-great grandchildren, her sister Mollie Ianno, her brother Ralph Fonte, many nieces and nephews and countless good and faithful friends. In addition to her parents, Della was preceded in death by her grandson Christopher Eubanks, her sisters Dorothy Sjurset, and Josephine Domenico, and her brothers James, George, and Merique "Mickey" Fonte. Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Mass on Monday, April 29, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Church, West Dundee. The Rev.James Canova will officiate. Burial will follow in the Dundee Twp. East Cemetery, East Dundee. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 1-6 p.m. with the Rosary being recited at 5:30 p.m. in the Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee and again on Monday morning at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Please omit flowers, masses would be appreciated or memorials may be made to: St. Jude's or Journey Care Hospice and Palliative Care. To leave an on-line condolence, please visit For info, please contact Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee 847-426-3436.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Apr. 26 to Apr. 27, 2013
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