Springbrook Ladies Golf League
Pauline Rose Eovaldi
Pauline was born in Herrin, IL, on May 17, 1921, to Guiseppe (Joe)
and Enrica (Kata) Carnaghi. She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church and graduated from St. Mary's
School and Herrin High School. After graduating High School, Pauline left Herrin for Italy in 1939, where she was
stranded due to the invasions of WWII. She spent the next 6 1/2 years there, and became a member of the Christian
Democracy (the Partisan underground) and helped fight against the Germans who had invaded Italy. Pauline did this
while living under the same roof with the German officers who had overtaken her parents Hotel and home. She was
present at the gas station in Milano when Mussolini and his girlfriend were hung from the rafters. In recognition
of her brave and valiant work during the war, Pauline received a medal from "Senator" Giovanni Mercaro
(former head of the Partisan Resistance in Northern Italy), which was hand delivered to her in the States by partisan
member Johnny Morani. She returned to Herrin in 1946. On July 1, 1947 she married the love of her life, the late
Angelo J. Eovaldi, who had served in the Army, and waited for her return. Pauline was a member of the Daughters
of Mary, and the Ladies Pinocle Club. She worked at Zwick's Shoe Store for about 25 years until moving to Troy,
Michigan, in 1972. Upon Angelo's retirement in 1986, she, Angelo, and her mother moved to Naperville. She became
a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Pauline loved to cook and to bake. All of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren
will remember her for her spaghetti and meatballs, her ravioli, and her pie crust cookies. She was an avid golfer
and was still a member of the Naperbrook Women's Golf Association 9 Hole League and the Springbrook Ladies 18 Hole
Golf League, having played golf at both courses (at age 92) the entire summer. Pauline was also a member of the
Springbrook Intersuburban Golf League Southern Division for several years. She won many awards and trophies, and
made 4 "holes in one" during her golfing career. For the 12 years her daughter co-owned and directed
a pre-school in Naperville, Pauline was known and loved by the children, parents, and teachers, and was known to
all as the "Grandma of Small Wonder Pre-School". Pauline was the loving mother of Joseph Paul Eovaldi
and Paula K (Jim) Rancilio. Her grandchildren, Gillian Eovaldi (Tom) Dilts of Villa Hills, Ky, Megan Eovaldi (Dan)
McElheney of Erlanger, KY, . Kara Rancilio Gallagher of Lisle, Il and Jeff Rancilio of Los Angeles, CA, and her
Great-children A. J., Ryan, and Maria Dilts, Riley and Brendan Gallagher, Luke and John McElheney. Pauline was
a vibrant, outgoing, loving and caring woman who loved life, lived it to the fullest, and made life-long friends
wherever she went. She will be remembered for her strong, loving hugs, her wonderful sense of humor, and her beautiful
smile. Visitation will be Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral
Home and Crematory, 516 S. Washington St., Naperville, IL. Funeral service from the Funeral Home at 11:15 a.m.
to a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 p.m. at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Rd., Naperville, IL. Interment
will be in Herrin, IL, on Tuesday, November 26th.
Beloved wife of the late Charles V. "Chuck" Ferreri, whom she married August 22, 1953 and who preceded her in death on March 5, 2017, loving mother of Dawn "Dee" (Don) Frieders of Batavia, IL, Dave C. Ferreri of Naperville and Don S. Ferreri of Naperville, adored grandmother of Bob (Michelle) Frieders, Tim and Jeff Frieders; Kristen (Nick) Bodmer, Rose, Teresa and Sara Ferreri; Brenda (Jason) Perkunas, Bridget and Brittany Ferreri, great-grandmother of Jonathan, Benjamin
and Nicholas; Brennan, Lilah, Jonas and Sawyer; Caden; Ian and Elliot, devoted daughter of the late Roy and Louise Burnside, dear sister of Robert "Bob" (Jan) Burnside of Denver, CO, Roger Burnside of Naperville, the late Curtis (the late Florence) Burnside and the late Helen (the late Ray) Flynn, sister-in-law of Bill (Joan) Ferreri, Sal (Jan) Ferreri, Phyllis (the late Fritz) Brown and Andy (Jane) Ferreri, fond cousin, aunt, great-aunt and friend of many.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Shirley's memory may be made to: St. Patrick's Residence, 1400 Brookdale Road, Naperville, IL 60563, (630) 416-6565, www.stpatricksresidence.org -- For more information, please visit www.friedrich-jones.com or call (630) 355-0213.
Robert (Robin) Mair, 80, a 47 year resident of Naperville, formerly of Cranford, NJ passed away suddenly, April
20, 2014. Born in Scotland May 24, 1933, he came to the US at age two with his family. He became a US citizen prior
to joining the army where he served with the Finance Corps in Germany. He graduated from the Wharton School of
Business, University of Pennsylvania and later earned an MBA from Lewis University.