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Mary B. (Smolen) Kmiec

Obituary for Mary B. (Smolen) Kmiec

October 21, 1925 - April 26, 2017
Chicago, Illinois | Age 91


Mary B. Kmiec, age 91, of McHenry, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2017. She was born October 21, 1925 in Chicago, the daughter of John and Stefanja (Bardow) Smolen. Mary was a member of Ladies Auxiliary VFW #1284 in Chicago. She was a homemaker who had a love of Polka dancing and music. Mary was a longtime resident of The McHenry Villa where she was loved by many and volunteered to help organize social activities. Mary is survived by her children Christine (Jake) Elliott, Cynthia (William) Cavalier and Denise (Mark) Galasso; her grandchildren Caroline Miles, Stacie Elliott and Danielle Feit; her great grandson Jayden Rivera and her sister Marge Miller. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert Kmiec; her son Patrick Kmiec; her brothers Chester Mikolajczyk, Joseph, Bruno and Henry Smolen and her sister Adele Kijak. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 4pm to 8pm at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry and will continue from 9am to 9:45am on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will begin at 10am at The Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 Bull Valley Rd. McHenry. Friends and family will meet at the cemetery office of MaryHill Cemetery in Niles, at 12:30pm for the graveservice. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations may be made in Mary's name to JourneyCare, 405 N. Lake Zurich Rd., Barrington, IL 60010 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 1111 S. Alpine Road, Suite 307, Rockford, IL 61108. For more information visit or call 815-385-0063

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