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Obituary of Carolyn F. Supple

Carolyn F. Supple

Carolyn F. Supple, late of Shorewood, and formerly of Chicago, passed away peacefully, Sunday, December 30, 2018 at home with her loving family by her side.

Born December 29, 1946 in Evergreen Park, IL, she was the daughter of Thomas P. and Rosemary M. (nee Ward) Supple, and was the first of their 13 children.  She was a 1961 graduate of St. Margaret of Scotland Grade School, Chicago, and the Academy of Our Lady High School, Chicago, Class of 1965.  Carolyn received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Illinois State University in 1969.

Carolyn was a talented and dedicated teacher throughout her career with Chicago Public Schools and was a proud member of the Chicago Teacher’s Union.

Surviving are her brothers and sisters,  Mary Anne (Robert) Britz of Elburn, Phillip J. (Patricia) Supple of Austin, TX, Patricia E. Supple of Minooka, Kathleen M. (Joseph) Farej of McHenry, Thomas V. (Mary) Supple of Sycamore, William J. (Jeanna) Supple of Edwardsville, Bridget R. Supple of Shorewood,  Elizabeth J. Supple of Shorewood, Father Richard A. Supple, O.Carm., of Osprey, FL, Daniel C. (Sharon Teeling-Supple) Supple of Shorewood, and Gerard P. Supple of Shorewood; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews; two aunts, Anita Smith and Roseann Ward; one uncle, Frank Supple; and numerous cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Michael E. Supple.

Visitation for Carolyn Supple will be held Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black Road, Joliet.  Funeral services will be held Monday, January 7, 2019 at 9:15 a.m. from the funeral home chapel to Holy Family Catholic Church, Shorewood, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m.  Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, IL.

For more information, please call (815) 741-5500 or visit her Memorial Tribute at