Lillian M BukietJuly 31, 1917 ~ September 11, 2017 (age 100)
Lillian Mary Bukiet (nee' Fronczak), passed away peacefully on September 11th, 2017, at the age of 100. A longtime resident of Glen Ellyn, Lillian was born along with her twin brother Aloysius in Chicago to Chester and Mary Fronczak. She married her beloved (late) husband John Edward Bukiet in 1936 and was the devoted mother of Diane (O'Brien), the (late) Arlene (Swearingen) and John. Lillian was a dedicated member of St. Petronille Parish in Glen Ellyn for many decades. The Council of Catholic Women named her "Woman of the Year" in 1986. A faithful servant, Lillian donated much of her time and talent to St. Pets, making handmade dolls and crafts for raffles and bazaars, baking for the parish or families in need, or sewing linens, banners and altar garments for the church. She attended mass daily, loved her Wednesday rosary group and was an offertory accountant for many years. Lillian also spent time as a loan officer in Wheaton banking, the Glen Ellyn Senior Citizens Group, volunteered at DuPage Hospital and crocheted cozy blankets for the sick. She was blessed with four grandchildren, Michael, Lisa, Thomas and Kathleen; eleven great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation on Friday, September 22 from 10am-11am at St. Petronille Church, 420 Glenwood, Glen Ellyn. Funeral mass to immediately follow. Internment at Assumption Cemetery, Wheaton, IL. Arrangements handled with Leonard Memorial Funeral Home. For information, please call 630-469-0032.