Linda Santoro

Santoro, Linda Sue (nee Carso) 63, of Schaumburg. She was the beloved wife of Francis "Frank" J. Santoro; loving mother of Amanda D. Santoro. Preceded in death by her father, Michael Carso and mother, Rosemarie Carso (nee Gronek); dear sister of Pamela (Vito) Badalamenti, Michael (Lisa) Carso, Barbara (John) Gannon, Darlene (Thomas) Carrico and sister-in-law of Michael (Karen Alber) Santoro; dearest niece of Richard Carso, Gloria (Tom) St. John, Jessica Agin; dear aunt of Michael (Nicole) Santoro, Donna (Tom) Splitt, Nicholas (Patricia) Richert, Anthony Richert, Joseph (Kelsey) Badalamenti, Alexis (Garrett) LeTourneau, Vincent Carrico; great-aunt to seven. Linda came into this world too soon, as a preemie with major medical problems, and left too soon due to cancer. In between, she was a daughter, sister, wife, mother, extraordinary teacher and award winning quilter. She spent over twenty-two years teaching visual arts at the Schaumburg & Palatine Park Districts to students from age 5 to 95. Now she's teaching other angels that "wings are not just for flying". Memorial visitation December 9th from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral and Cremation Service, 330 W. Golf Rd., Schaumburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the Alexian Brothers Hospice Residence c/o the Alexian Brothers Foundation, 3040 Salt Creek Lane, Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Funeral information or online condolences, www.ahlgrimfuneral.com or 847-882-5580.

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AHLGRIM & SON FUNERAL HOME
330 W GOLF RD Schaumburg, IL 60195-3608
(847) 882-5580

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Dec. 7, 2017