Justine M. Almon, 99, of Marion, formerly of Bradley, Illinois, passed away on Monday, August 31, 2020 at 9:27 pm at Parkway Manor.
Justine was born March 23, 1921 in Chicago the daughter of John and Frances (Tescari) Lupato. She married Paul Almon on September 2, 1939 in Chicago and together they shared over 62 years of marriage until his death in March, 2002.
She retired from Bliss & Laughlen Steel, where she was a telephone operator. Justine was an advocate and fundraiser for the Glenwood School for Boys. She loved to talk, crochet and in 2007 she moved to Marion as she loved to spend time with her family.
Survivors include her; Daughter-in-law – Margaret Almon
Six granddaughters; Carrie (Gene) Watson, Tracy (Bud) Scott, Cindy Almon, Judy (Patrick) Claybrook, Charlene Savarino, Michele (Rich) Novak
Eleven great grandchildren
Preceded by her Parents, husband – Paul Almon, two sons: Woodrow Almon and Gerald Almon and 1 brother
As per her wishes, Mrs. Almon will be cremated. Burial will be in St. Casimir’s Lithuanian Cemetery in Chicago at a later date. Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois 62959.