Audrey E. Birong, nee Walker, 90, of Palatine, formerly of Rockford and Lake Zurich, passed away Dec. 14.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 16, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy., in Palatine. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Smith-Corcoran. Entombment will be held privately at Memory Gardens.
Born May 31, 1923, in Chicago, Audrey was beloved wife for 60 years of the late John F.; loving mother of Carol (Norman) Ohlson and Gary (Linda) Birong; cherished grandmother of Christopher Birong, Michele (Spyro) Emmanouilidis, Jason (Brigitte) Birong and Michael (Laura) Ohlson and great grandmother of Kyra Emmanouilidis, Lycan Birong, Gretchen Birong and Johnathan Birong; dear sister of Joan DiFiglio and the late Lorraine Dannhauer; fond aunt of Marilyn Dannhauer, Lori (William) McNeeley, Tony DiFiglio and Lana (Bill) Escobar.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Audrey's name to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 200 N. Plum Grove Road, Palatine, IL 60067, or Midwest Palliative & Hospice Care Center, Music Ministry, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL 60025, would be greatly appreciated.
Obituary submitted by Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home