Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Jessie's obit

Vega, R.N., Jessica C. age 40, beloved daughter of Jesus and the late Marie [Hajduch] Vega, cherished sister to the late John, Charles (Cathy), Judy, Cathy (Chris), Paul, Coye, David, Jennifer and Joseph, dearest niece to Lorenza Vega, Sr. Crescilde, Remedios Vega, Ramon (Clarita) Vega, John (Anna Rose) Hajduch, Helen (Michael) Svonavec, and Raymond (Georgia) Hajduch, loving aunt to Marie, Rachel, Alex, Audrey, Emilia and others, dearest friend to many, warm-hearted godmother to many and dedicated mother to Widdo Poopie, Hairy Potter, Cleo, Thumbalino and Elston. She was a graduate of St Edward, Good Counsel HS, and UIC College of Nursing. She was loyal to her nursing career in the VA Hospital system (Lakeside and Jesse Brown). Jessica was one of the Ferocious Five and an honorary female member of the Brotherhood. Jessica lost her 7-month battle with cholangiocarcinoma on Wednesday, December 29, 2010. Visitation Friday 5 9pm, Saturday 2 - 9pm and Sunday 12 7pm at Tohle Funeral Home 4325 W. Lawrence Ave. Chicago. Visitation Monday Jan. 3rd 9 10:30 am from Owens Ruzich Funeral Home 816 119th Street, Whiting, Indiana to St. John the Baptist Church Mass 11:00 am. Interment St. John St. Joseph Cemetery, Hammond Indiana. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the McNulty-Kelly Scholarship Foundation c/o St Edward School, 4343 W. Sunnyside Ave, Chicago, IL 60630-4146. Info 773-685-4400 or

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