Tennie Ila Dilallo

Tennie Ila (Smith) Dilallo was born on October 17, 1920, in Elk City, Oklahoma to Herschel & Bertha (Brown) Smith. She went to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 18, 2015, one day after celebrating her 95th birthday. She spent her early years as a girl near Hydro and Weatherford, Oklahoma. Later in life, she met her now deceased husband John E. Dilallo while living in San Diego, California and working as a "Rosy the Riveter" at Rohr Air Craft . After getting married in Clinton, Oklahoma, they moved to Hazel Crest, Illinois; where they raised their seven children. Ila was a wonderful wife, and a loving mother. Her unconditional love and kindness will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her. She is preceded in death by her husband John E. Dilallo Sr., daughter Tina Smith, two sons Joseph Dilallo and, Dennis F. Murphy, four Brothers: Bill, Calvin, Claude, and John, infant twins, and her twin sister Irene, and sisters Iva, Eva, and Alma. She is survived by 4 sons and two daughters: Danny (Laura), twins Don & Ron (Raquel), John (Roberta), Carol Smith (Stephen), Joann Herzfeld (Stephen). Sixteen grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

3:00 to 9:00 P.M. on Thursday October 22, 2015
Lawn Funeral Home - Orland Park
7732 W. 159th St.
Orland Park, IL 60462 (Map/Directions)

10:00 A.M. on Friday October 23, 2015
Lawn Funeral Home - Orland Park
7732 W. 159th Street
Orland Park, IL 60462 (Map/Directions)

St. Mary Cemetery - Evergreen Park
8700 S. Hamlin Ave.
Evergreen Park, IL 60805 (Map/Directions)