Jeanie M. Grieco

November 09, 2023

Jeanie M. Grieco

Born on May 31, 1934 in Chicago, IL to parents Ralph and Jeannette Grieco.  She died peacefully on October 17, 2023 in Wood Dale, IL.  She is the widow of Ralph F. Fortino (2001); beloved mother of Ralph L. Fortino (Stephanie); loving grandmother of Elizabeth Bridge (Devin) and great-grandmother of Robin; sister of Maryanne Magno (James); and aunt of Diane Magno and Julie Procich (Thomas) and their children.

Jeanie had a deep love of music and trained in her younger days to be a soprano for Chicago’s Lyric Opera Company. She also had an affection for animals and had several dogs and cats through the years that she cared for unconditionally.  Jeanie made many life-long friends who will miss her greatly.

Visitation will take place on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 from 10 am to 11 am at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 551 N. Rush Street, Itasca, IL in Margaret Woods Hall.  A funeral Mass will take place at 11 am in the church.

Ashes will be interred by the family at Assumption Cemetery, 1S510 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL in the Our Lady of the Angels columbarium.

Remembrances may be made in the form desired by friends.

Arrangements entrusted to Cappetta’s West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Info 630-852-8000 or