Elinor L. Parsons, age 88, longtime resident of West Chicago, passed away on December 13, 2019. She was born on July 15, 1931 in New York, NY to Thomas and Florence Parsons. Ellie was nurse for many years and retired from VA Hines Hospital. She was very active in her community of West Chicago, where she was a member of St. Mary’s Church, Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court #432, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Red Hat Society, friend of the West Chicago Library, St. Irene’s CCW and participant of West Chicago CERT. She enjoyed reading, playing cards, and was a great friend to all that knew her.
Ellie is survived by several nieces; nephews; relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Thomas Parsons, John (Jack) Parsons and James Parsons; and sisters, Florence Parsons and Rose Eickhoff.
Visitation will be held on Monday, December 16, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Norris-Segert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 132 Fremont St. (one block north of Washington St. and Main), West Chicago. Prayers will be on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home and proceed to St. Mary’s Church, 164 N. Oakwood Ave., West Chicago where Mass will be held at 10:00 am. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers contributions in Ellie’s memory may be made to St. Mary’s St. Vincent de Paul Society, 140 N. Oakwood Ave., West Chicago, IL 60185. For Info (630) 231-0060 or www.norrissegertfh.com.
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