In Memoriam | Villa St. Benedict

In Memoriam

A gift in memoriam is a lasting gift that will honor the memory of a loved one. We send a tribute report to the family listing the names of each friend who remembered their family member with a donation. It's a loving and valuable way to share in the memories.

Eileen D’Ambrose

Eileen D’Ambrose

Eileen D’Ambrose, a resident of our Villa St. Benedict Assisted Living community, Benedale Center, passed on October 27, 2020. Eileen and her beloved husband, John, moved to their Villa St. Benedict home in July 2011. Eileen was adored by her family, friends and caregivers alike. Many found enjoyment, laughter and wisdom in her presence. She will surely be missed by all.

The D’Ambrose family has suggested memorial donations in Eileen’s name go to: The Villa St. Benedict Foundation. We will use your gifts to assure a loving and caring environment for our residents based on the Benedictine core values of Hospitality Stewardship Respect Justice

Geraldine Jerry Drevalas

Geraldine "Jerry" Drevalas

Geraldine "Jerry" Drevalas passed away on September 15, 2020 at the Benedale Center Assisted Living Center at Villa St. Benedict Senior Living Community, where she had lived since 2006. Jerry enjoyed so much about living at VSB where she met many friends-both fellow residents and staff alike. She enjoyed playing LRC with a group of friends each week and also enjoyed all the special events on campus.
Her family has requested that memorials in Jerry’s name be made to: Villa St. Benedict Foundation, Attn: Tammy Bruner, 1920 Maple Ave. Lisle, IL 60532 or

Her sons will be provided with a complete list of all who donated in Jerry’s memory.

Catherine Rentz

Catherine Rentz

Catherine Rentz, an original resident of the Villa St. Benedict Community, passed away on August 23, 2020. Catherine moved to the community in January, 2005 with her beloved husband Roy. They both enjoyed seeing the Villa St. Benedict Community blossom and grow. Catherine was an active member of the Independent Living Community. She volunteered in many capacities and always brought her joyful spirit to anything she did and anyone she spoke with.
In Catherine’s spirit of always helping others, her family requests donations in her memory be made to the Villa St. Benedict Foundation. Her sons will be notified of all donations offered in Catherine’s memory.

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