Leanne M. Lopez, 60, of Chicago, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at Genesis Medical Center in Silvis.
She was born July 29, 1959, in Chicago, the daughter of Anthony and Nancy A. (Widmeier) Lopez Sr.
She is survived by her companion of 25 years, Ronald Novak of Chicago; her father, Anthony (Linda) Lopez Sr. of Chicago; her mother, Nancy Swiszcz of Orland Park; two daughters, Christina (Joe) Cisneros of Hammond, Indiana and Amanda (Benny) Castellano of Galesburg; two brothers, Anthony (Juanita) Lopez Jr. and David (Viviana) Lopez, both of Chicago; and a sister, Gina (Karriem) Stevenson of Chicago. Leanne was a loving grandmother and great grandmother to numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins and the father of her children and friend, Christopher Almendarez of Chicago. She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Almendarez and a sister, Toni Lopez.
Leanne worked for many years as a home health provider. She was of the Catholic faith. Leanne loved her family deeply and enjoyed cooking for them. She was always the life of the party. She also enjoyed music, dancing, and her pets.
Cremation will be accorded. Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 19, 2020, at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel. At 4 p.m. there will be a prayer service with Deacon Michael Crummer officiating. Due to social distancing limitations related to the COVID-19 pandemic, visitors will be limited to 10 at a time and face masks will be required. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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