Elaine Josephine Tworek SLW

May 21, 1940March 31, 2021
Obituary of Elaine Josephine Tworek SLW
Elaine Josephine Tworek, SLW was born May 21, 1940 in Lindsay, Nebraska and passed away March 31, 2021. Sr. Elaine was preceded in death by her parents Alois S. and Helen D. (Kosiba) Tworek and her brothers Raymond S. Tworek and Leonard R. Tworek. Sr. Elaine is survived by her sister Dorothy (Jack) Greene of Omaha, Nebraska and her brothers Marc J. Tworek of Greenwood, IN and Jim J. Tworek of Cincinnati, OH and 15 Nieces and Nephews, 37 Great-Nieces and Nephews and 32 Great Great-Nieces and Nephews. Sr. Elaine was a teacher and principal at many schools including St. Thecla Elementary School in Chicago (1961-1962 and 1978-1980), St. Casimir Elementary School in Chicago (1962-1963), St. Mary of Angels Elementary School in Chicago (!963-1965), Resurrection High School in Chicago (1965-1973 and 1980-1988), Queen of the Rosary Elementary School in Elk Grove Village (1973-1978), St. Joseph High School in Westchester (1988-1994) and St. Mary High School in Remsen, IA (1994-1998). Sr. Elaine was the Coordinator of Ministry for Sisters of the Living Word (1998-2002) and Pastoral Minister at St. Mary’s Parish in Lower Brule, SD (2003-2011) working with the Lakota Native Americans. Memorial Visitation will be held Friday, April 16, 2021 from 11:00 AM until the time of the Memorial Funeral Mass at 12 Noon at St. James Church, 831 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Sisters of the Living Word, 800 N. Fernandez Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 appreciated. The funeral mass will be livestreamed beginning at 11:50 AM on Friday, April 19 at

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Friday, April 16, 2021

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Friday, April 16, 2021

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Friday, April 16, 2021

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