Grace P. Hoskins, beloved wife of the late John Hoskins of Homewood, IL. Passed away at Ingalls Hospital Hospice Unit of November 21, 2013. She was 93 years of age. Grace was born November 20, 1920, the only daughter of James Cooke and Edna Howatt.
Raised in Carleton Siding, P.E.I. Canada with her brothers, Frank, Fenton and Stanley, Grace left her island home as a young woman, married Art Chilcott, 1942 and spent the next several years in Western Canada and the Yokon Territories, before settling in the Chicago areas in the mid 1950’s. Grace married John Hoskins, in June 28, 1957. They lived a active happy life in Markham, Dolton and Glenwood communities for several years.
Grace was a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Homewood. Enjoyed many events thru the years with many friends.
Grace is survived by many nieces and nephews in Eastern Canada, Oregon and Alaska, as well as her special friends and adopted family, Tom Sr., Carol Vanderlee of Dolton. Carol was Graces friend and “daughter” and cared for her needs, and their children, Tom Jr. and Tricia, their spouses and children. She enjoyed many family gatherings at their home.
Grace would want her families and friends to remember the wonderful memories that they shared and will cherish as we celebrate her life….