Highland Park Teacher Dies at 88

Vincenza L. Jennings, of Highwood, died Nov. 1, 2012. She taught for 45 years at Karger Center in Highland Park.

The information below comes from Kelly and Spalding Funeral Home.

Vincenza L. Jennings, 88, of Highwood, died November 1, 2012.

She cherished her 45 years as a teacher at Karger Center in Highland Park. Beloved wife of the late James W.; loving mother of Marina Young; dear grandmother of Nicole Marie Young and Stephanie (Josh) Smith; cherished great-grandmother of Mason Smith; and adored sister of Giuseppe, Pietro and Giorgio Lopizzo.

A visitation will be held Monday, November 5th from 9 am until time of funeral mass 10 am at St. James Church, 134 North Ave., Highwood, IL. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Lake Forest, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Lake Co. Regional Office, 100 Tri-State Int. #125, Lincolnshire, IL 60069.

Molly November 03, 2012 at 12:56 PM
Such a wonderful lady. Mrs. Jennings took care of our son 12 yrs ago at Karger & Community Nursery School. For years she would stop me to ask after him. My thoughts and prayers to her family.


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