Candace M. Laff
January 11, 1954 – April 15, 2018
Candace M. Laff, nee Carufel age 64, of Chicago, Illinois Passed away Sunday April 15, 2018. Beloved wife of Carl A. Laff; cherished mother of Heather (David) Tkach, Kelly (Scott) Wood and Sean Granger; devoted nana of Nathan, Jakob, Tyler, Lukas and Madelynne; fond sister of Mary (John) Rociola, Barbara (Dan) Caldwell, William (Sandi) Carufel III, Joseph (Teresa) Carufel and Michael (Cathie) Carufel. Beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents William and Gertrude Carufel and her sister Rose Hanton. Celebration of Life for Candace will be Thursday April 19, 2018 from 6p.m. until 9p.m. At Bartolini's Restaurant 14420 Pulaski Road; Midlothian, IL In lieu of flowers donations online or via mail to: Little Co. of Mary Hospital Foundation's, Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk 2018 for Candy's Team, "Chicks For A Cure", 2800 W. 95th Street Evergreen Park, IL 60805. Candace was loved by a huge family and countless friends. She was a Proud volunteer at Little Company of Mary Hospital and beloved team Captain of her Beverly Breast Cancer Walk team "Chicks for a Cure". Arrangements by Andrew J. McGann & Son Funeral Home (773) 783-7700 or www.andrewmcgann.com
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April 19, 2018
To Candy's Family, I too am truly heartbroken 💔 Although I have only known Candy a short time, she was my volunteer at LCMH. At the time I met Candy, we became fast friends. We both were survivors and close in age. We loved our families and spoke of them often. Every friday we would update each other on news from the "homefront". Candy especially loved talking about her grandchildren. Candy loved my hugs and I will truly miss hugging her, "Love You Girl"
I wish the family strength to get through this most difficult time.
Dawn Hillegonds Greiner
April 18, 2018
Dear Carufel Laff Families,
Thank you for sharing your beautiful Candy with us. What fun we had just being together. Talking until 3:00am...laughing and giggling like the little girls we once were. Candy and I went to kindergarden together. When we Sassies got together we had fun just being together again. Oh how I hoped wished and prayed for Candy to get well. But God had other plans. Our loss is heavens gain. Fly with the angels Candy...until we meet again. Thank you for being my dear dear friend. Love you and say hi to Red, our Sassy Sue.
April 17, 2018
Heather & Kelly - Your mom was a very special person. I enjoyed working with her at the computer center years ago. My prayers are with you guys.
April 17, 2018
To Candy's family, I am heartbroken💔. Friends since grammar school reunited through the sassies and Facebook. So glad for the pre-reunion get together with her favourite gals💖. Such an honor. May her strength, beauty and eternal love be a comfort to you all in the days to come. Peace and love, Mary Kelly Thorpe