Joanne C. De Leo Posted: 2022-06-21 13:12:30

Joanne C. De Leo


Joanne C. De Leo, 84, of Huntley, died peacefully on June 18, 2022, at Northwestern Hospital in Huntley.
Joanne was born in Chicago on April 2, 1938, to parents Neal and Mary (nee Petta) De Leo. Joanne was incredibly proud of her family, and she was affectionately known as “Auntie Joanne” or “AJ” to her many nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews, as well as her godchildren. She ended every conversation with “I love you more!” Joanne was quiet and reserved, and enjoyed spending time reading and playing Solitare. She was an excellent baker, and her brownies were widely regarded as the best brownies ever. She will be missed dearly by all who knew her.
Joanne is survived by her siblings, Ralph (Camille) De Leo, Mary Ellen (Michael) Petryniec, and Patricia (George) Corter, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and godchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday, June 28, 2022, from 9 a.m. to time of memorial mass at 10 a.m. all at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Road, Huntley.
Inurnment to follow at St. Mary Columbarium.
For further information please contact the funeral home at 847-515-8772 or online condolences may be directed to

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Donna Santell Cote 2022-06-22 08:27:27

Joann was beautiful, caring and and giving to all. Her legacy is reflected in love and closeness of her beautiful family.

Joseph Rostowsky 2022-06-22 12:10:32

Sorry about your loss. Her picture shows that you are sisters.

Mary Ellen Petryniec 2022-06-22 16:27:03

I miss you so much. I miss your love & kindness for your family and I miss our daily phone calls.