With a great deal of sadness, we inform our members of the passing of Michelle Salerno, daughter of board member and Connections editor Barbara Salerno. Below is the funeral notice.
Michelle Salerno, age 44 of Lombard, IL. Beloved daughter of Barbara and the late Joseph C. Salerno Sr. Dearest sister of Joseph C. Jr. (Lisa) and Anthony M. Sr. (Brenda) Salerno. Dear aunt of Elizabeth,Cody, Anthony Jr., Francesca, Cono Joseph, Isabella Michelle, Hannahand Gianna. Loved niece and cousin of many. Survived by her canine companion Bisou. Funeral Friday, March 1st, 2013, 9:15 a.m. prayers at:
Steuerle Funeral Home 350 S. Ardmore Avenue, Villa Park, IL
to Sacred Heart Church 14 S. Elizabeth, Lombard, IL.
Interment Mt. CarmelCemetery,
Visitation Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. For additional information 630-832-4161.You can learn more about this brave and inspiring young woman by viewing her web page. www.joeypouch.com Also on that page is “My Story” written by Michelle.
Michelle’s family would love for you to post your remembrances and stories about Michelle on the Steuerle Funeral Home guestbook.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Michelle’s favorite charities and foundations listed below:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Michelle worked very closely with this organization over the years.
651 W Washington Blvd Suite 400 Chicago, IL 60661
Please make donations in memory of Michelle Salerno.
Leukemia Research Foundation This organization assisted with expenses and provided services to Michelle.
Please mention Michelle Salerno on your check or online donation http://www.leukemia-research.org American Cancer Society - Illinois
Please make your donation in memory of Michelle Salerno. http://illinoiscancerhelp.org
The Family thanks you for all of your prayers and loving support.