Hawrysz, Samantha Ann "Sammy" Age 20, a 17 year resident of Aurora, IL, died Friday, January 21, 2011 at University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital after a seven year battle with Ewing's Sarcoma. She was born May 25, 1990 in Hoffman Estates, IL. Beloved daughter of Joseph and Karen (nee Krzak) Hawrysz of Aurora, loving sister of Joseph Patrick Hawrysz, adored granddaughter of Georgiann and Joseph Hawrysz, David (Guynell) Krzak and the late Patricia (nee Lorenz) Krzak, dear niece and cousin of many, special friend to many, especially Meghan Benson and Kristy Petro, loving owner of Roman the Horse, Bubbles the Dog and Lilly the Rabbit. Samantha grew up in Aurora, attended McCarty Elementary School, Still Middle School and was a 2008 graduate of Waubonsie Valley High School. Samantha was currently attending North Central College in Naperville as a sophomore and was a Presidential Scholar. She loved animals, especially horses. A hunter/jumper and equestrian, Samantha trained horses, taught riding classes and bought and sold horses. Visitation Thursday, January 27, 3:00-9:00 P.M. at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St, Naperville, IL. Services will begin Friday, January 28, 9:45 A.M. from the funeral home and will proceed to a 10:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd., Naperville. Interment: SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville. In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Naperville Humane Society, 1620 West Diehl Road, Naperville, IL 60563, (630) 420-8989. For info. (630)355-0213, www.friedrich-jones.com
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Published in Naperville Sun on Jan. 24, 2011