Donna Jean Chocol passed away at home on Sept. 4, 2013. She was born in Chicago on July 25, 1938, to Lillian and George Rott.
Donna graduated from the University of Illinois. She married Richard J. Chocol in 1963 and they lived together in Downers Grove before retiring to Sanibel Island, Fla. Donna was a supreme homemaker and dear friend to many. She faced five cancers in over 15 years, never asking "Why me?" but said "Why not me".
She is survived by her beloved husband Richard J. Chocol, son Marc (Tracy) Chocol and daughter Tara(John) Joyce. Fond grandmother of Chance, Caroline, and Campbell Chocol and John Joyce. Dear niece of Louis Gavens.
Donna Jean Chocol
Should friends desire, donations may be sent to St. Thomas Hospice, 119 E. Ogden Ave., Hinsdale, Ill. 60521; www.keepingyouwell.com.
Family and friends to gather Friday, Dec. 20, for an 11 a.m. Memorial Mass at St. Isabel Church, 3559 Sanibel-Captiva Rd., Sanibel.