Maria T. SwobodaSWOBODA

Maria T. Swoboda, 82, of the northwest side of Chicago passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021 in Schaumburg, IL.  She was born September 14, 1939 in Chicago to the late Josephine “Nany” (nee Moser) and the late Gustav Swoboda.  She was the loving 
sister of the late Gus (Dottie) Swoboda and the late Josephine Van Hecke.  She is survived by her nieces and nephews:  Kathy, Chrissy, Lorrie, Scott, Mike, Diane, Patrick, and Nancy, as well as many great-nieces and nephews. In addition, she was a cherished friend to Sally Cooney and her daughters, Kelly and Jessie. 

Maria had many friends in her church family and is fondly remembered, specifically in the children’s ministry where she lovingly served for many years.

A memorial service celebrating her life will be held Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 11AM  (10AM Visitation) at Bethel Community Church, 7601 W. Foster, Chicago, IL 60656.    In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Maria’s name to the National Breast Cancer Society at http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org  or Bethel Community Church.