Creaney, Lena (née Malizio) (Died on 24 May 2011)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 2011, p. 29

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Creaney, Lena (nee Malizio), age 86 of Glenview, former longtime resident of Wilmette, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011 in Evanston Hospital. Lena was born January 5, 1925 in Evanston to Joseph and Julia Meloni Malizio. The home in Wilmette that Lena grew up in is the same home that she and her husband raised their family, a home that she lived in for 60 years prior to moving to Glenview in 1986. Lena married Bill Creaney on October 26, 1946 in Saint Joseph Church, Wilmette. Lena was a parishioner of Saint Joseph Church for her entire life. Lena enjoyed bird watching, gardening, bingo, and attending garage sales. Lena loved spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren, siblings, her cousins and nieces and nephews. Lena was a member of the Huerter Post American Legion Auxiliary. Lena was the beloved wife of Bill Creaney; loving mother of Dan Creaney, JoAnn (Paul) Wilkinson, Will Creaney and Ken Creaney; adoring grandmother of Matthew and Garrett Wilkinson; dear sister of Tony Malizio and the late Mary Arndt, Helen Creaney and Frank (Arline) Malizio; aunt and cousin to many. Visitation Friday 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Donnellan Family Funeral Home, 10045 Skokie Blvd. at Old Orchard Rd. Skokie. Funeral Mass Saturday 9:30 a.m. at Saint Joseph Church, 1747 Lake Ave., Wilmette. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sisters of Christian Charity, 2221 Elmwood Ave., Wilmette, IL 60091.

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2 Jun 2011
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24 May 2011
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Creaney, Lena (née Malizio) (Died on 24 May 2011)