Bernadette E. Beallis|
Born: March 7, 1927; in Joliet
Died: June 12, 2014; in Joliet
Bernadette E. Beallis (nee Autero) "Bernie", age 87, of Joliet, IL, passed away Thursday, June 12 2014, at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Born March 7, 1927 to the late Emma (nee Midlock) and John Autero, she was a lifetime Joliet resident.
Beloved wife of 59 years to the late Robert H. "Bob" Beallis (2011); loving mother of Cathy (James) Derry of Shorewood, Barbara (Rick) Robinson of Marseilles, and Patrick (Kelly) Beallis of New Lenox; dearest grandmother of Brian (Jessica) Bertino, Sarah Derry, Michael, Donny, Alec Robinson and Ryan Beallis; proud great-grandmother of Stephanie, Zachary Bertino and Zachary Robinson; one sister-in-law, Marcy Autero; one brother-in-law, Jack Beallis; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Preceded in death by her husband; son, Robert "Bobby" Beallis, Jr.; parents and one brother, John Autero.
Bernadette was a graduate of Joliet Township High School. She was a licensed beautician, employed in her younger years at the former Orchid Beauty Shop until she became a full time homemaker.
Funeral Services for Bernadette E. Beallis will be held Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at 9:15 a.m. from the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black Rd., Joliet to Holy Family Catholic Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Romeoville. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name to Joliet Area Community Hospice would be appreciated. Visitation Monday 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
For information: 815-741-5500 or www.fredcdames.com
Published in The Herald-News from June 15 to June 16, 2014