Joanna Marie
Chancellor, 81

 Joanna Marie Chancellor,

of Toledo, Illinois, passed

away at 5:22 PM – Thursday,

April 19, 2018, at her home

surrounded by family.

Funeral services celebrating

Joanna’s life will be held

at 11:00 AM – Tuesday, April

24, 2018, at the Meyer Funeral

Home - Bishop Chapel in Greenup, Illinois, with

Scott Sims officiating. Burial will be in the Greenup

Cemetery in Greenup, Illinois. Visitation will be held

6:00-8:00 PM – Monday, April 23, 2018, at the funeral

home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the

St. Jude’s Research Hospital. The obituary can be

viewed and condolences left at

Joanna was born on July 1, 1936, in Chicago, Illinois,

the daughter of Vito and Minnie (Pittacora) Colangelo.

She married Gerald Lee “Pete” Chancellor on October

26, 1957, and he preceded her in death on August

15, 2013.

Joanna was a Certified Nurse’s Assistant and worked

Our Lady of Mercy Hospital and the Cumberland Nursing

Center. She also worked at the IGA in Greenup.

She was a member of the Christ the King Catholic

Church in Greenup, Illinois.

Joanna enjoyed doing cross stich, raising flowers and

was a great cook.

Joanna is survived by: Children – David Chancellor of

Toledo, Illinois and Sandi (Billy) Gilbert of Toledo, Illinois.

Grandchildren – Ashley (Rex) Whetsell of

Charleston, Illinois and Adam Gilbert (Taylor Davis) of

Effingham, Illinois. Great Granddaughter and bright

light in her life – Jolene Whetsell. Sister- Marie (Rich)

Chasny of Oak Forest, Illinois. Brother – Anthony (Penny)

Colangelo of Franklin, Tennessee. Brothers-in-law –

Vance (Anna) Chancellor of Jewett, Illinois and Don

(Rosie) Chancellor of Greenup, Illinois. Numerous

nieces and nephews also survive.

Joanna was preceded in death by her parents, husband,

sister Josephine Moreno and a sister-in-law Marilyn