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Donna Jo Comiskey

November 14, 1926 ~ October 11, 2018 (age 91)

Donna Jo Curran Comiskey, 91, of Hinsdale passed away peacefully on October 11, surrounded by her loving family. She was very active in the Hinsdale Community raising money for the needy families and children in the Chicago area. She was an active member of Service Club, The Cradle Society, Children's Home, and Aid, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and the Hinsdale Community House. Donna Jo "Joey," always wanted to make life better for less fortunate children and make a difference in their lives. Her love for flowers and her green thumb made her an expert in gardening. She was a member of the Garden Club of Hinsdale. Joey was a lifelong Catholic and a very active and devoted member of St. Isaac Jogues Church. She had a very special relationship with the Blessed Virgin Mary, mother of God, and believed in the powers of healing of the green scapular and rosary. Joey was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Charles A. Comiskey II; her parents, Frank and Hope Curran; and her sibling Patricia Curran Murphy. She is survived by her four children; Colleen Kelley, Charles (Judy) Comiskey III, Patricia (Scott) Slaga, and Francis Beau Comiskey; her grandchildren, Carolyn Kelley, Meghan (Ryan) Johnson, Sarah Hope (Christopher) Carlson, Alison (Shane) Rundall, Patrick Kelley, Charles (Sined) Comiskey IV, Mead (Alex) Comiskey; and her great-grandchildren, Quinn and Henry Holderman, Avery and Jack Johnson, Will, John, and Tommy Carlson, Lily Hope, Harper, and Owen Rundall, Charles Comiskey V, and Delaney Comiskey.  A gathering before her funeral mass will be held at St. Isaac Jogues Church in the Fireside Room. 306 W. Fourth Street, Hinsdale, at 9 am on Thursday, October 18. A funeral mass will follow at 10 am in the Church. Interment will be at Bronswood Cemetery. Memorials appreciated to The Cradle Society, 2049 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60201 or Hope For HIE at

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