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Carmella Meyer

June 8, 1927 December 19, 2018
Carmella Meyer
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Obituary for Carmella Meyer

Carmella Agnes Meyer (Cam), 91, passed away at Condell Hospital, Libertyville, Illinois, on December 19, 2018. Cam was a longtime resident of Highland Park, Illinois.

Cam was born on June 8, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois to Pasquale and Giacomina Pace (Serpico). She later moved to Highland Park with her parents and sister, Theresa Pace (Werhane), who preceded her in death January 1, 2017. Cam attended Highland Park High School, and later Northwestern University. She obtained her BA in Business Administration later in life, and became a Media Buyer for various advertising agencies. Cam enjoyed many hobbies that included tennis, singing (Northshore Harmonizers), and was an avid runner, completing several marathons. She was active with the Lake Bluff Lake Forest Running Club, and had many dear friends there.

Cam is survived by her children, Gregory Meyer, (Sharon), Wheeling, Illinois, and Jacquelyn Tucker, Highland Park, Illinois, her grandchildren, Timothy Meyer, (Jill), Wheeling, Illinois, Tiffany Riesselmann, Portage, Wisconsin, Matthew Meyer, John Tucker, Middletown, Connecticut, and Lisa Tucker, Washington, D.C., Great Grandchildren, Kathryn Meyer, Wheeling, Illinois, Logan and Connor Riesselmann, Portage, Wisconsin, and Nazareth Meyer. She also leaves behind many nephews, and nieces.

Cam is predeceased by her loving husband, Karl August Meyer (9/30/1999), her son Karl August Meyer Jr. (10/8/98), and her grandson Joseph Eric Tucker (5/21/08).

A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 8:30 am - 9:30 am at Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home, 1787 Deerfield Rd. Highland Park, IL. A funeral mass will follow at 10:00 am at St. James Church, 134 North Ave. Highwood, IL. Entombment Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville, IL. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Equestrian Connection, 600 N. Bradley Rd., Lake Forest, Illinois 60045, and Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 6060. For info or directions please contact Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home at 847-831-4260

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8:30 AM 12/27/2018 8:30:00 AM - 9:30 AM 12/27/2018 9:30:00 AM
Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home - Crematory

1787 Deerfield Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home - Crematory
1787 Deerfield Road Highland Park 60035 IL
United States

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 12/27/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. James Church

134 North Avenue
Highwood, Illinois 60040

St. James Church
134 North Avenue Highwood 60040 Illinois
United States

Cemetery Details


Ascension Cemetery Final Resting Place

14750 Buckley Rd
Libertyville, IL 60048

14750 Buckley Rd Libertyville 60048 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Equestrian Connection

600 North Bradley Road
Lake Forest , IL 60045

Alzheimer's Association - Chicago

225 N. Michigan Ave.
Floor 17
Chicago, IL 60601

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