Barbara L. Commo|
Born: May 28, 1935
Died: June 21, 2014; in McHenry
Barbara L. Commo, age 79, of McHenry, passed away on Saturday June 21, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 28, 1935, the daughter of Samuel and Anna (Irwin) Jones. She married the late Donald Commo. Barbara was a long time member of the Buffalo Grove Lioness Club and was in charge of a bowling league for special needs children for many years. She was a homemaker who was involved in school programs and the PTA for many years. In her late years, she was a devoted caregiver to her late husband Donald after he was injured in an accident in 1983 and was confined to a wheelchair and her special needs son Thomas.
She is survived by her children, Timothy Commo of McHenry, Thomas Commo of McHenry, Terrence (Joyce) Commo of Holiday Hills, Tracy Commo of McHenry and Tricia (Andrew) Vasis of Lake In The Hills; four grandchildren, Samuel, Sara, Pauly, and Alex.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and a sister, Joyce Rawlinson.
The family may be reached at 708-814-2656 for Memorial Arrangements.
If desired, memorials may be made in her name to Special Olympics of NE Illinois; PO. Box 897, St. Charles, IL 60174.
For more information call the funeral home at 815-385-0063, or log onto www.colonialmchenry.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on June 28, 2014