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Phyllis Jean Meade

January 9, 1943 February 12, 2021
Phyllis Jean  Meade
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Obituary for Phyllis Jean Meade

Meade, Phyllis J. (nee Vandekerckhove) Age 78

Beloved wife of the late Terrence R. Meade.
Loving mother of Timothy (Christine) Meade and Tracy (Timothy) Chiappetti.
Cherished grandmother of Michael, Ryan, and Kiley Meade, and Anthony, Thomas and Tori Chiappetti.
Devoted sister of the late Michael (the late Connie) Vandekerckhove.
Dear aunt of Kathi (Greg) Bein, Beth (Joey) Hundley, and Amanda (James) Britton.
Kind great aunt, cousin and friend to many.

Phyllis graduated from the University of Illinois, got married, raised two children, and taught elementary school for 38 years. In her retirement she enjoyed spending time with her six grandchildren and watching them participate in various sports and activities. She was involved with the West Suburban Teachers Union, IFT/AFT, serving as president of the Retirees’ Council. Phyllis loved to travel and especially enjoyed her trips overseas. She was a big fan of the Chicago White Sox, Blackhawks and the Illini.

In lieu of flowers donations made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, TN, 38105-9959; or to American Cancer Society, 17060 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL, 60477, would be greatly appreciated.

Visitation Tuesday 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, 9000 W. 151st Street, Orland Park, IL.

Services and Interment Private

Due to Covid, masks are required and no loitering is preferred.

Please leave a memory for the family on Phyllis’s Tribute Wall; your stories will bring comfort to her family. 708-857-7878

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Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park

9000 W. 151st St.
Orland Park, IL 60462

Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park
9000 W. 151st St. Orland Park 60462 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society (Tinley Park)

17060 S. Oak Park Ave.
Tinley Park, IL 60477

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-9959

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