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Drake & Son Funeral Home

5303 North Western Ave, Chicago, IL

OBITUARY

Michele Lucille Comella

December 30, 1955November 23, 2019

Michele Lucille Comella, born December 30, 1955, passed peacefully from this life on November 23, 2019. She is preceded in death by her parents Lucille (nee Gade) and Anthony J. “Tony” Comella. She is survived by her daughter, Jessica Gade (Lasse Norgaard-Larsen); brothers Chris (Clair Anderson) Comella, Mark (Annette) Comella, and Eric (Arlene) Comella, and sister, Melanie Comella; nieces and nephews Keri (Joey) Isacovici; Dan (Liz), Olivia, Nick, Stephen, Joe Comella; and Jenna Levy; and a great niece and great nephew, Noah and Ally Isacovici. Michele held a degree in piano performance from the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago. She also was proficient in violin and guitar. Michele loved cooking, drawing, painting and making jewelry. Michele worked for many years as an administrative assistant at Roosevelt University in Chicago and at the University of Miami (Florida) Hospitals, until a struggle with mental illness and diabetes forever changed her life. Michele eventually succumbed to kidney failure, a complication resulting from her diabetes. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Michele’s name to Thresholds, a not-for-profit agency for persons dealing with mental illness and substance abuse (https://www.thresholds.org/support-thresholds/ ); or to the American Diabetes Association (https://www.diabetes.org/donate). Visitation Saturday, November 30, 2019, 10 AM at Drake & Son Funeral Home, 5303 N. Western Ave., Chicago 60625. A Funeral Service follows at 10:30 AM at Drake & Son. Interment will be held at Saint Lucas Cemetery, 5300 N. Pulaski Ave, Chicago.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, November 30, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 30, 2019

Memories

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Regina Dominican

December 3, 2019

You are being held in the thoughts and prayers of the Regina Dominican school community.

Henning Gade Sørensen

December 3, 2019

Henning Gade Sørensen

December 3, 2019

Henning Gade Sørensen

December 2, 2019

Henning Gade Sørensen

December 2, 2019

melanie comella

December 1, 2019

Artwork by Michele

melanie comella

December 1, 2019

melanie comella

December 1, 2019

Eric Comella

November 28, 2019

This has been a difficult year for our family, however, I remember Michele and Mom with the happiness they filled all our lives.

melanie comella

November 27, 2019