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Jeanne A. Velo - 102

3/28/1918 - 7/12/2020


Jeanne A. Velo nee Felice, age 102, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday July 12, 2020.  Jeanne was a longtime Flossmoor resident and matriarch of a five generation family.  Wife of the late Dominick.  Mother of Monsignor Kenneth Velo, Robert (Gail) Velo and the late Barbara (late Richard) Fordon.  Grandmother of Richard (Julie) Fordon, Brian (Kristin) Fordon, Barbara (Thomas) Haggerty, John (Megan) Fordon, Mark (Lori) Fordon, Daniel Fordon, Robert Velo and Brian (Robin) Velo.  Great-grandmother of 22 and great-great grandmother of 2.  Sister of Ada Krusinski and the late Alba Felice and Brunie Courtney.  Received excellent care and compassion from Dana, Patti, Sue and Judy.  A visitation will be held on Thursday July 16th at Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1131 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor from 2:00 PM until time of funeral mass at 6:00 PM.  Committal Service and Entombment will be on Friday July 17th, St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, 87th St. & S. Hamlin Ave., Evergreen Park, at 11:00 AM.  In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jeanne’s name to Big Shoulders Fund, 212 W. Van Buren St., Suite 900, Chicago, IL  60607 or , would be appreciated by the Velo family.  For further service information contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights at 708-481-9230 or

Below is the link address to view the Funeral Mass on July 16th at Infant Jesus of Prague Church


  • patrick barrett

    on 07/15/20

    Father- very sorry to hear of your mother's death. The priests at St. Pats have long lived mothers- Father Wall and Father Hurley. I love your interaction with Father Tom.

  • Kristen (McGuire) Mansch

    on 07/16/20

    Praying for you all and Aunt Jeanne. She lived a full life indeed passing at 102. I will continue to pray for you all and wish you comfort and peace during this time. 

    Sending much love,

    Kirsten, David, Jake and Allyson Mansch

  • William Daley

    on 07/16/20


    Sorry to hear about your mothers passing. My condolences and prayers go out to you and your family.

    Bill Daley

  • Kessler Family

    on 07/18/20

    Monsignor Ken and the Velo Family: We are very sorry to hear about Jeanne your mom, grandma, great-grandma, great-great grandma - our prayers & condolences go out to your entire family.

    The Kessler Family, Q.A.S.

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