|Death: ||Jun. 27, 2011|
ELEANOR A. BAKER (Galowich), nee Bernstein, age 74, died Monday, June 27, 2011 at her late residence. Born in Elgin and a long time Joliet area resident. Attended the University of Illinois and a graduate of the College of St. Francis Class of 1986 where she was recognized as a Lincoln Scholar. Former partner and manager of Madison Clinical Laboratories. Past President of the Joliet Junior Women's Club, Easter Seals Board of Directors and the Joliet Area Community Hospice, and a Will-Grundy Medical Clinic volunteer. Past board member and member of the Joliet Jewish Congregation. A diehard Cubs fan. Preceded in death by her husband, Donald Baker (2002); parents, Adolph and Sylvia Bernstein; one sister, Elaine Cohen; two brothers-in-law, Jerald Galowich and Gary Cohen. Survived by one daughter, Pamela Galowich of Philadelphia, PA; two sons, Jeffrey (Jennifer Radler) Galowich and Bob (Lee Ann) Galowich both of Chicago; three grandchildren, Adam, Jenna and Rachel Galowich all of Chicago; her sister, Harriet (Morton) Barnett of Joliet; one brother, Gene (Nancy) Bernstein of Chicago; her former husband, Ronald (Linda) Galowich of Chicago; her sister-in-law, Deena (Galowich) Hyman; numerous nieces and nephews; three stepdaughters, Jan (Mike) Piasecki of Mahomet, IL, Nancy Baker of Joliet, and Judie Clark of Crest Hill; three step-grandchildren, Chris (Lyuda) Piasecki of Lake Zurich, Ben (Liz) Piasecki of Cicero, IL and Beth (Jeremy) Applebee of Minooka; two step-great-grandchildren, Bailey Piasecki and Hannah Applebee. Funeral Services for Eleanor A. Baker will be Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Joliet Jewish Congregation, 250 Midland Avenue, Joliet. Interment Bluff City Cemetery, 945 Bluff City Boulevard, Elgin, IL at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name to Joliet Jewish Congregation or Joliet Area Community Hospice would be appreciated. Visitation WEDNESDAY MORNING at the Synagogue from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements by: FRED C. DAMES FUNERAL HOME.
Published in Chicago Tribune on June 28, 2011.
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Record added: Jun 28, 2011
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