Barbara Ann Silvestri, age 70, of McHenry, died Monday, June 9, 2014 at her home.
She was born November 28, 1943 in Chicago to Clinton and Margaret (Kent) Blyth. On April 27, 1963 she married Thomas H. Silvestri at St. Eulalia Church in Maywood.
Formerly of Oak Park, Barbara moved to McHenry in 1987. She was employed for 35 years as an underwriter for Aon Insurance Company. She retired in 2003. Barbara enjoyed scrap booking, gardening and playing bridge.
Survivors include her husband Thomas of 51 years; three children, Cheryl (Thomas) Cargie of River Forest, Gregory (Christine) Silvestri of Johnsburg, Karyn Silvestri of Brookfield; grandchildren, Greg (Amber), Joseph (Tiffiney), Michael, Zach, Ryan, Jennifer, John; and three great grandchildren, Kylie, Aubrey, Noah.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Bonnie; and a brother, Clayton.
Visitation will be on Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 1 pm until 3 pm at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050
The memorial service will be at 3 pm on Sunday at the funeral home.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence the family suggests memorials to JourneyCare Foundation, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for the family.