Barbara Jean Tadley, 74 of Naperville, IL, formerly of Bolingbrook, IL, passed away on May 28, 2022. She was born on February 22, 1948, in Philadelphia, PA to Doris E. (nee Hopkins) and Charles R. Hawthorne .
Loving mother of Kathleen (Steven) Christie, Edward J. Tadley III, Jean Marie Kessler, Angela (Daniel) Priestley, and Michael (Jaclyn) Tadley. Grandmother of Kaitlyn, Dana (Rob), Amy, Blake, Lauren, Ben and Avery. Great grandmother of Maverick. She is also survived by extended family members, dear friends, and in-laws who she cherished dearly.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years Edward Joseph Tadley Jr. (2009), daughter Michelle Tadley (1975), brother James Hawthorne (2013) and her parents (1967, 1984).
Barb grew up in Philadelphia where she met her husband at a summer carnival. They were married on December 30, 1972 at St. Cecilia Church in Fox Chase. Barb was welcomed into the Tadley family with open arms. Eventually, they settled in Bolingbrook where they raised their children.
Family was a big part of Barb’s life. She enjoyed nothing more than spending time with her grandchildren or helping her children.
Barb’s family would like to express our gratitude to her doctors and nurses, and in lieu of flowers, would appreciate donations to the Edward Hospital Cancer Center (Oncology Fund) at www.eehealth.org/ways-to-give/edward-foundation/ donate
A visitation will be held on Sunday June 5, 2022 from 1pm to 5pm at Friedrich Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville IL 60540. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday June 6, 2022 at 10am at the funeral home . For more information please call 630-355-0213.
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Published by Legacy on May 29, 2022.
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