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Amelia E. Smith (nee Turchi) born on September 26, 1937; died June 10, 2016 at the age of 78. She is survived by her sons, Earl (Elizabeth) and John (Sally), grandchildren, Madeline, Michael, Eric, and Celina, niece Debbi (Robert) Mikush, nephew Fred (Gwen) Feyertag, great nieces, Jaime and Brigitte Mikush, and Sierra Feyertag, nephew Paul Feyertag, great, great nephews Aedan and Shaun Mikush, and best friend, Charlotte Goldberg. She is preceded in death by her parents Dominica and Rocco Turchi and her sister, Fedora (Rudolph) Feyertag. Amelia Smith was a proud member of the Italian Women's Prosperity Club, a philanthropic organization which began in 1929 by a small sewing-circle of women who banded together holding various fundraisers to assist those in need.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Amelia's name to National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, 215 W. Illinois Street, #1C, Chicago, IL 60654