Loretta Corrado, 102

St. Edmund parishioner

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Loretta Corrado (nee Trantina), 102, a resident of The Woodlands at the British Home Community and formerly a longtime resident of Oak Park, died peacefully on Nov. 15, 2017. Born in 1915 in Cicero to Frank and Mary Lindauer Trantina, she graduated from St. Mary High School and DePaul University and taught primary school in Bourbonnais. She married her husband, Carmen Corrado, in 1939 and they became longtime members of St. Giles Church. 

After his death, she became an active member of St. Edmund Church where she had many dear friends. Her friends and family members remember her as a kind, giving, caring woman who never said a bad word about anyone. 

Loretta Corrado is survived by her children, Lawrence (Judith), Mary (Charles) Warner, Loretta (Richard) Mole, Christine Wilke, James (Noriko), Therese (Douglas) Spyrison and Catherine Privett; 20 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by Carmen, her husband of many years; her siblings, Frank, Irene, Anthony and Raymond; and her infant son, Vincent. 

Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Oak Park's St. Edmund Church, 188 S. Oak Park Ave., followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment will be private. 

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Missionaries of St. Charles (Scalabrinians), 546 N. East Ave., Oak Park 60302 or to Maryknoll Missionaries, P.O. Box 302, Maryknoll, New York, 10545-0302.

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