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Michelle Lee (Stanley) Filardi

September 5, 1970 — November 29, 2023

Davenport, Lake Zurich

Michelle Lee Filardi (nee Stanley), age 53, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 with her loving family by her side.

Michelle was born in Van Nuys, CA on September 5, 1970. She moved to Bolingbrook, IL in 1976 with her family where she graduated from Bolingbrook highschool in 1988. There she met and married Tony Filardi Sr., and together they had 3 wonderful children; raising their family in Crystal Lake Illinois.

Michelle worked for Marshall, Gerstein, and Borun in Chicago for many years before joining AbbVie as a Patent Prosecution Paralegal. Michelle loved spending time with her family and singing karaoke whenever she could. She also had a great love of animals, especially her grandpuppies Goose, Aurora, and Apollo. She had the most special gift of bringing joy and happiness to those around her, and the most contagious, amazing laugh; She absolutely loved to make others laugh as well.

Michelle is survived by her loving children, Angela, James, and Anthony Filardi; parents, Leonard and Karen Stanley; brother, Jeff Stanley; and former husband Tony Filardi. Preceded in death by maternal grandparents James and Sophie Derezotes; and sister Lisa Urso.

A visitation for Michelle will be held from 2pm until the time of Eulogies 5pm on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Old Rand Rd., Lake Zurich, IL 60047.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Michelle’s name may be made to Clearbrook – for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, you can do so online at or via mail at 1835 West Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Michelle Lee (Stanley) Filardi, please visit our flower store.

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