Photo courtesy of Butala Funeral Home & Crematory - Sycamore

Jarlath E. Avila

Jul 18, 1936 - Dec 17, 2012 (Age 76)

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Aunt Jarlath & Unlce Joe

One month...I miss you so...thank you for being the spirit of our family, for guiding us with every hug, for loving us beyond measure, for inspiring us with equal parts hard work and laughter...your smile lingers in my heart...

Jesse and family--You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Words cannot express our sorry. Jarlath is in heaven with our family members. She is always in your and our hearts.
God Bless and Keep You. Love,
Michael, Nellie (Fernandez)
& Roberta Allen---KCK

The Jarlath I will always remember had vitality, resilience, compassion and courage. When the first Augie was struck by a car, she went right out and acquired Augie the 2nd. Her sadness didn't stop her from loving again. When a homeless cat larger than “Augie the Doggie” took up residence under Jesse and Jarlath's porch, Jarlath fed him, ringing a small bell to call him from wherever he was. She liked my banana nut bread, blueberry yogurt and the pork chop dinner from the church. It was...

Jesse...Whenever Jarlath felt well enough she'd tell you to "go golf". I think that for a little while it would take your mind off of health problems. Even though she was going through so much, she wanted you to have some "normalcy". Very brave and thoughtful of her. She fought hard and we so admire that! Your golf partner...

Aunt Jarlath was an inspiration to all who knew her, the true embodiment of what a family should be. She touched everyone's life with love and kindness and will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege to know her. We love you Aunt Jarlath

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Mike, Naomi, Michael and Matthew Walsh

My deepest sympathies to all of Jarlath's family and friends who are grieving the loss of this truly remarkable woman. I will cherish my memories of her forever.

Miss you, mom.

To the Family,stay strong so you can help each other.It 's the love of family that keep's us going .Remember the "hearer of prayer"will comfort you and give you the strength to keep going.


Jarlath's Obituaries

Jarlath Esther AvilaThe family of Jarlath Esther Avila is sad to report the passing of their beloved matriarch, on December 17, 2012. Jarlath was born in Chicago on July 18, 1936, to Charles and Anne Flaws. Her family eventually numbered 11 siblings. She met Jesse Joseph Avila, the love of...

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