Ellen M. De Long

December 25, 2023

Ellen M. De Long (nee Shannon), 82, of Berwyn, at rest December 22, 2023. Born November 15, 1941 in Chicago, IL to Patrick and Eleanor Shannon; beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of Thomas (Sandra) De Long and Dawn (Robert) Johnson; devoted grandmother of Daniel De Long; dearest sister of Maryann (the late Peter) DiCianni Jr., Lorraine (Joseph) De Mondo, Bernadette Shannon, Patricia (the late Robert) Krasniewski and John (Diane) Shannon; dear godmother of Peter DiCianni III, Robert Krasniewski and Theresa Sebastian; fond sister-in-law of Joanne (the late Richard) De Long; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Ellen loved dancing with her husband Joe, especially the twist. They were so skilled they won a trip to Las Vegas! She also was an avid fan of Elvis Presley and was fortunate enough to see him in concert. Ellen also enjoyed Irish music and watching cooking shows. Memorial Visitation Thursday December 28, 2023 from 10-1 P.M. followed by a 1 P.M. Funeral Service at Cappetta’s West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 4920 Main St., Downers Grove. Info 630-852-8000 or westsuburbanfh.com