Florence A. Hitchcock (Tylka), 83, of Bradenton, Florida, formerly of Naperville, Illinois, passed away on August 22, 2021. Wife of the late Raymond "Ray" Hitchcock; daughter of the late Van and Anna Tylka; sister of Wendell (Dolores) Tylka, the late Marge Gill (Tylka), and the late Edward Tylka. She will be missed by many extended family members and friends. She was a graduate of Northern Illinois University, Mount St. Mary's H.S. (St. Charles) and St. Simons (Chicago). Florence taught elementary school, was an avid dog lover and was known as "Sugar" to her family.
A Celebration of Florence's Life will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 5015 Lincoln Ave, Lisle, from 10am to noon. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home at noon following the visitation. Interment will be held on Monday, September 20, 2021 at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 1400 S Wolf Road, Hillside, at 10am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to cancer research. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.Blake-LambFuneralHome.com
Published by Chicago Tribune on Sep. 15, 2021.