Steuerle Funeral Home - Villa Park
350 South Ardmore Avenue
Villa Park, IL
Elizabeth "Reno" Militello, 77, a homemaker of Lombard, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2011 at her daughter's home, surrounded by family. Born June 23, 1933 in Belfast, Northern Ireland to parents Elizabeth and David Kennedy. Reno immigrated to Chicago in 1948. In 1954, Reno met the love of her life, Sam, and they married at St. Alexander's Church. They enjoyed 53 wonderful years of marriage, which included honoring Reno's hometown with naming of the family business, Belfast Auto Parts. They were blessed with five children. Reno had a passion for her faith, family, friends, bowling, bingo, traveling, and spoiling her 13 grandchildren. Reno was an active member of the DuPage County Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Beloved wife of the late Sam; loving mother of Ann Marie (Tim) DeMars, Patty Ann (Don) Nolte, Donna (Howie) Tribble, Samuel (Anna) Militello, and the late Tim Militello; loving grandma of David, Kevin, Ryan DeMars, Jennifer (Francis) Loughran, Brian, Danny Nolte, Kelly, Matt, Ricky Tribble, Kayla, Alyssa, Taylor, and Gage Militello; sister to Jean Corso, David Kennedy and the late Thomas Kennedy; aunt to many nieces and nephews; mother-in-law of Annie (Tony) Bahrs; daughter of the late Elizabeth and David Kennedy. Visitation Sunday, May 15, 2011, 3 to 8 p.m. at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, IL, where prayer will be said on Monday, May 16, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. with 10 a.m. Mass at St. Alexander Catholic Church, 300 S. Cornell, Villa Park, IL. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. For info. 630-832-4161 or www.steuerlefh.com
Published by Chicago Tribune on May 15, 2011.
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God rest her soul. She was Godmother for 3 of my children.
patricia may
December 2, 2011
My sincere condolences to all the Family of my friend Reno,May she rest in Eternal peace.
William Wilson
May 16, 2011
I wish to convey our deepest sympathy to the family of Reno on her passing.
I came from Ireland the same year (1948) and we enjoyed many good times together My husband and I had the privelige to attend your Mom and Dad's wedding.
And, if I could send sincere condolances to Jean and Davie I send this on behalf of all the Sloan family.
So sorry due to circumstances we are unable to share in your services. We all remember you in prayer.
Lele & Tom Ruane (Sloan)
God Bless!!!
May 16, 2011
Many wonderful childhood memories spent in the Milltello Northlake home.
Karen Marksteiner-Ryan
May 15, 2011
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
May 15, 2011
It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through.
Maureen Bernico
May 15, 2011
We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help at this time.
May 15, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
May 15, 2011
May her Soul and the Souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace with Christ our Lord, Amen.
Michael & Kathleen Holmes
May 15, 2011
On behalf of the entire Scott Family, our deepest sympathy. Reno and Sam were a big part of our "Belfast family." We were all blessed in knowing such a wonderful family. Our prayers are with all of you during this sad time. The Scott Family
Theresa Scott
May 15, 2011
My deepsst condolences to the Militllo family on behalf of the Scott family. Sam and Reno were a wonderful couple and have a great family. Their's legacy will live through their family. Your father, Sam, adored your mother and called her "my bride" to the very end. My Aunt Jean has lost her baby sister and the Scott family shares in your loss. May you remember all the wonderful memories that your parents have left you. Our hearts are filled with sadness. Theresa, Cathy, Rosemary and
Patty Scott and their families.
May 15, 2011
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
From the Staff of Steuerle Funeral Home, Ltd.
May 15, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of grief. May all your wonderful family memories bring you comfort.
Velma & Jack McClelland
May 14, 2011
We were sorry to hear about your mother's passing. We will keep all the family in our prayers.
Tony & Peggy Dahlia
May 14, 2011
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