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Long-time Skokie resident Jerri Rae Hook Sweeney, 69, died March 7, 2014, in Palm Harbor, FL. She was surrounded by her family at the time of her passing. Mrs. Sweeney is survived by her husband, retired District 219 English teacher, Jim Sweeney; three daughters, Caitlen (Mark) de la Paz, Cameron (Jason) Mauricio, Christine (Kevin) Hughes and a son, Hector (Yolanda) Davilla; nine grandchildren, Jordan Leigh, James Armando and John Michael de la Paz; Emlyn Rae, Avery Aurora, and Owen Sweeney Mauricio, Oliva Skye, Jack Edwin Hughes and Julian Brendon Davilla and one sister, Mary Brosseit (Jack) of Scottsdale, AZ. Mrs. Sweeney was born in Winter Haven, FL, August 20, 1944, to Charlotte Muller Hook and Gerhardt Hook. Raised in Skokie, she attended Cleveland School and graduated from Niles East High School in 1962. She received a bachelor's and master's degree from National Louis University. Mrs. Sweeney taught at Golf School in Morton Grove, IL for twelve years and was an active volunteer at Middleton and McCracken Schools. She also served as a Girl Scout leader in Skokie. She retired to Tarpon Springs, FL. In 2003, and was a member of Crescent Oaks Country Club. In retirement, she was an avid quilter and volunteered extensively for Meals-On-Wheels. A memorial will be held at Donnellan Family Funeral Home, 10045 Skokie Blvd at Old Orchard Rd. Skokie, IL 60077 on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a brief service starting at 7:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Make-A-Wish-Foundation, http://friends.wish.org/100-000/page/Caitlen-de%20la%20Paz/Jerri-Rae-Hook-Sweeney.htm. Info: 847 675-1990 or www.donnellanfuneral.com.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Apr. 1 to Apr. 6, 2014
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