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Lenore Romanchek

January 25, 1934 September 25, 2018
Lenore Romanchek
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Lenore Germaine Romanchek, 84, of Vernon Hills, formerly of Elmwood Park, died peacefully at the JourneyCare Inpatient Hospice in Glenview, IL on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. She was born on January 25, 1934 in Chicago, IL to Louis Gordon and Elizabeth Lillian Melzer. She married Andrew Peter Romanchek on August 24, 1957, who preceded her in death.
Lenore was a Gordon through and through. Preceding her in death are her dear sisters and brothers; Geraldine Abraham-Briggs, Darlene Tomasik, and Louis, Norbert, Gilbert, Ronald, and John Gordon. Her surviving sisters are Elaine Tucker and Carol Gennuso.
Lenore was a beloved Mother and friend to her children, Cynthia (Russell) Gallagher, Robert (Susan) Romanchek, Nancy (Ashraf) Gantt-Romanchek, and Jayne (Scott) Haiber. Her memory will be cherished by her grandchildren, Dr. Brian (A.J.) Gallagher, James Gallagher, Gregory, Dean, Thomas, Lauren and Jennifer Romanchek, Nicholas and Jessica Gantt, and Margaux, Owen, Andrew and Katrina Haiber.
Lenore was the heart of the family and will be deeply missed.
The visitation is from 5pm until 8pm on Friday September 28, 2018 at the Wenban Funeral Home, 320 Vine Avenue, Lake Forest. The Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday September 29, 2018, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 175 E Illinois Road Lake Forest. The burial will follow at Ascension Catholic Cemetery in Libertyville. Info: Wenban Funeral Home (847) 234-0022 or

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5:00 PM 9/28/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/28/2018 8:00:00 PM
Wenban Funeral Home

320 Vine Avenue
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Wenban Funeral Home
320 Vine Avenue Lake Forest 60045 IL

Funeral mass




10:00 AM 9/29/2018 10:00:00 AM
Church of St. Mary

175 East Illinois Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Church of St. Mary
175 East Illinois Road Lake Forest 60045 IL

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Ascension Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleums Final Resting Place

1920 Buckley Road
Libertyville, IL 60048

1920 Buckley Road Libertyville 60048 IL

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