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Violet L. Chisholm

January 3, 1925 October 17, 2019
Violet L. Chisholm
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Obituary for Violet L. Chisholm

Violet L. Chisholm nee Valiani, age 94, a resident of Oak Park for over 30 years, passed away on October 17, 2019. Violet was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 3, 1925 to the late Aldo and Maria Valiani. She graduated from Pickard Elementary and Harrison High School in Chicago and she attended St. Francis College in Joliet. On August 27, 1949 she married John Adrian Chisholm. They raised 5 children in Chicago and Maywood. Following Adrian’s death in 1976 Violet began working outside the home, most recently she worked for Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL until her retirement. She was a member of St. Edmund Parish and the Italian Catholic Federation (former President). Family and church were her passions. She is survived by her children; Timothy Chisholm, Mary Cay (Ken Kirk) Chisholm, Christopher Chisholm and Andrea (Tim Mooney) Andrade. She also leaves behind her 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and her sister, Dolores Bobruk and her brother Aldo (Dorine) Valiani. She was preceded in death by her husband John Adrian Chisholm and her son Eric Milton Chisholm.

Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday October 24 at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Friends and family will meet at St. Edmund Church, 188 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park on Friday October 25 for mass at 11 a.m. Private interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Edmund Church are appreciated.


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Visitation

Thursday

24

Oct

4:00 PM 10/24/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/24/2019 8:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

25

Oct

11:00 AM 10/25/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 10/25/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Edmund Church

188 S. Oak Park Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302

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St. Edmund Church
188 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

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St. Edmund Church

188 S. Oak Park Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302
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