Normal - Carol Eve Tolone, 76, of Normal passed away at 8:48 p.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.
Her Funeral Mass will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bloomington with Fr. Joseph Baker officiating. Inurnment will be immediately following at Holy Cross Cemetery in Normal. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Normal Public Library, Habitat for Humanity of McLean County or Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen at St. Mary's Church.
Carol was born on June 5, 1940 in Cudahy, Wisconsin, a daughter to Frank and Eva Eberle Rodziczak. She married William Tolone on August 10, 1963 in Cudahy, Wisconsin.
Surviving are her husband, Bill Tolone of Normal; her children, Sharon (Dwight) Gillispie of Normal, Bill (Ellen) Tolone of Concord, NC, Laura (George) Santos of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and Bob (Laurie) Tolone of Northbrook; ten grandchildren, Tanika, Colin, Anthony, Dwight Jr., Selena, Bill, Joe, Katie, Russell and Benjamin; four great grandchildren, Kaleah, Kamyra, Kahniya and Rylan; and a sister, Eugenia Badtke of Milwaukee, WI.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Tom Rodziczak.
Carol began as an elementary school teacher, raised her family of four children, and worked for 28 years at the Normal Public Library, from where she retired in 2013.
Carol loved her family dearly. She enjoyed reading and the people with whom she worked.
A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Carol is truly loved and will be greatly missed.
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Bloomington, IL 61701
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