In loving memory, we celebrate the life of Elaine M. Everett (nee Morosky) who peacefully passed away on January 29, 2024 at the age of 82. Born on September 17, 1941 in Chicago Illinois she was the beloved daughter of Anthony and Julia Morosky (nee Chesus). Elaine was the loving wife of George S Everett whom she married August 18, 1962, but was sadly widowed on May 22, 2001. Loving sister of Joan (Dubson) Morosky. Cherished mother of her three children Scott M. Everett, Kerry L. Everett, and Michelle L. (Everett) Gervais. Devoted Grandmother to Emeline Gervais, Jacqueline Gervais, and Christine Everett.
Elaine was raised in Cicero Illinois and graduated from J. Sterling Morton High School in 1959. She attended college at De Paul University in Chicago, Illinois in 1961. Elaine and George S. Everett were married on August 18th, 1962, at St. Anthony’s Church in Cicero Illinois. They bought their first home in 1969 in Clarendon Hills, Illinois and lived there happily for 32 years raising three children.
Growing up Elaine was very fond of playing cards and eventually when she met her husband George, they both enjoyed the mathematical challenge of playing bridge and continued to enjoy playing with friends for many years. Eventually, Elaine continued her passion with bridge and became a life master’s level bridge player in the American Contract Bridge League, she played against Warren Buffet and Bill Gates in live tournaments and later enjoyed playing with people throughout the country online almost every day up until her passing.
Elaine also loved to bowl and enjoyed being a part of local bowling leagues most of her life, in the 1970’s she finished in the top 10 Illinois state tournament at Willowbrook Bowl.
Elaine also loved reading and was a ferocious reader with hundreds and hundreds of book collections. She poured through the great writers and then became fascinated with detective novels such as Agatha Christie, John Grisham, Patricia Cornwell, and James Patterson.
Elaine and George moved the entire family to Fourqueux France in 1976, the family lived there for a few years and had great adventures all over Europe. Elaine and George were so excited to teach their children about other countries, cultures, and languages.
In the mid 80’s Elaine became a realtor and joined Coldwell Banker and enjoyed a successful career and loved being able to find the perfect home for her friends and family.
Elaine had a beautiful marriage to George, and she was devastated by his passing in 2001, but during that time she took solace in her first grandchild Emeline who was just under a year old. Elaine became a devoted grandmother doting all her extra time and attention on her three grandchildren Emeline, Jacqueline, and Christine. Elaine loved and adored her grandchildren immensely and spent every moment she could taking them to water parks, movies, Chuckie Cheese, and sleepovers.
Elaine was so very proud of her 100% Lithuanian heritage. She loved her Lithuanian culture and enjoyed cooking Lithuanian dishes to share with her family.
A memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday February 6th, 2024 from 4:00 – 8:00pm at Cappetta’s West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4920 Main St. Downers Grove, IL 60515. Funeral Services will be at Cappetta’s West Suburban Funeral Home on Wednesday February 7th, 2024 from 8:30am to 9:30am followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Joan of Arc Church 820 Division Lisle, IL at 10:00am. Inurnment to follow at Holy Family Mausoleum in Downers Grove, IL. Info 630-852-8000 or westsuburbanfh.com
- Funeral Mass
- Wednesday, February 07, 2024
- 10:00 AM
- St. Joan Of Arc Church 820 Division Lisle, Illinois 60532