Obituary for James E. Higley
March 17, 1927 – June 10, 2017
James E. Higley was born on March 16, 1930 in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania to James and Bertha (nee Kelly) Higley. He passed away peacefully Monday, June 5, 2017 at Kindred Hospital in Sycamore, Illinois. Before retiring Mr. Higley worked as a computer technician for Univac.
James was a graduate of Steinmetz High School and 1948 graduate of St. Elizabeth Hospital where she received her R.N. degree and served in the medical field for many years. Anita the worked in I.T. at Kraft for 17 years and another 23 at MCS, retiring at the age of 83.
James is survived by her children Michael T. (the late Pudgy), Leonard J. Jr., Charles A. (Linda), Patricia R. (Thomas) Bromm, David P. Sr. (Michelle) and Dario; her grandchildren, Michael Jr., Melissa, Anthony, Julie, Michelle, Kristen, Karl-Thomas, Jason, Kyle, David Jr., Jack, Vincent and Elle; her great grandchildren Ava and Stella; her siblings Marie (the late Frank) Ringa; her sister in law and Ann (the late Frank) Rubino and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her husband Leonard J. Cardella, Sr., her grandson, Raymie; her brother Joseph (Shirley) Wright and her sisters in law Mary (the late Howard) Marquett and Rose (the late Richard) Boughamer and by her parents.
Visitation 3:30 – 9 PM on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd., (4 blocks south of Palatine Rd.) Arlington Heights. Prayers 9:15 AM Thursday at the funeral home to St. Mary Parish, 10 N. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove for Mass at 10:00 AM. Interment Evergreen Cemetery, Barrington.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Mary Parish. Information at 522.214.171.124.
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