Jewell R. Sova (nee Loomis), 96, of North Riverside, died Dec. 19, 2021. 

Born Oct. 20, 1925, Ms. Sova worked as a waitress at Richard’s Lilac Lodge, a popular dining spot in the 1960s and 1970s in Hillside, prior to retiring.

Ms. Sova was the wife of the late John F. and the mother of Ronald and John. She is also survived by her sister, Shirley Simpson, and many nieces and nephews. 

Visitation is Thursday, Dec. 23 from 9:30 a.m. until time of a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at Mater Christi Church in North Riverside. Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.

Online condolences may be offered at KuratkoNosek.com.