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Lisa Macdonald Deering


Last updated 10/9/2019 at 8:20pm | View PDF

Lisa Macdonald Deering, 52, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at her Willowbrook home on Oct. 2, 2019.

Lisa was born in 1967 in Woodstock and grew up in Hinsdale, graduating from Hinsdale Central High School.

Her three children have many cherished memories with their fun, loving and kind mother. Lisa was selfless, loyal and had unbelievable strength. She will be missed by many, especially her family and friends, who meant everything to her.

She was preceded in death by her uncle, Don Anderson.

She is survived by her husband, Sean Peter Deering; her three children, Emily, Jack and Peter; her parents, Margaret (Edward) Stocker and Iain (Dottie Engels) Macdonald; her siblings, Ken (Pam) and Duncan (Mandy) Macdonald, Jim (Annette) Stocker and Kathy (John) Elting; her parents-in-law, Bernie and Carol Deering; her siblings-in-law, Connor (Heather), Jimmy (Lisa) and Brian (Regan) Deering; her future son-in-law, Brian Kravcik; her aunt, Emily (Peter) Greenwood; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation is from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Adolf Funeral Home, 7000 S. Madison St. Willowbrook.

A celebration of life and luncheon will follow from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Drake Hotel, 2301 York Road., Oak Brook.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the AMITA Cancer Institute with a donation to the Hinsdale Hospital Foundation, 120 N. Oak St., Hinsdale, IL 60521 (designate ACI on the check memo) on online at


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