Jennifer Ilgauskas, the wife of former Cavaliers star Zydrunas Ilgauskas, died at the age of 50 due to an unknown cause of death.
Jennifer’s obituary was published on the Zeis-McGreevey Funeral Homes and Berry-McGreevey-Martens Funeral Homes websites after her death last Sunday. “Her memory will forever be with so many. May that memory continue to bring joy to those who knew her for years to come,” the obituary reads.
Jennifer was reportedly a very successful businesswoman and the founder of multiple health-focused organizations.”Jennifer was the owner of Rebound Physical Therapy, North Olmsted Urgent Care, Lakewood Urgent Care, as well as Darbo, a medical billing company. Jennifer’s approach to her professional life was visionary and selfless, executed with a servant’s heart,” the obituary says. “Jennifer’s approach to her professional life was visionary and selfless, executed with a servant’s heart. She always had ideas for growth and the never-ending desire to achieve more.”
“She truly enjoyed working and being a leader who led by example. She cared deeply about everyone she employed, and her door was always open to those who needed to talk. She was generous with her time, finances, and counsel,” the note adds.
Jennifer shared two children, Deividas and Povilas, with 47-year-old former professional basketball player Zydrunas Ilgauskas. In her obituary, it was noted that the 50-year-old dedicated her life to providing her family, more specifically her sons and husband, with a fulfilling life.
Jennifer Ilgauskas’s well-rounded personality was family orientated and charitable
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“Her family was extremely important to her. She enjoyed family gatherings and celebrations and made sure they created lasting memories,” it continues. “Above all, Jennifer’s husband and sons were her first priority. She made their home a safe and loving place for making memories.”
However, Ilgauskas’s incredible personality extended beyond her family. Alongside her notable organizational skills, she was an active participant in charity events. “Many individuals were touched by her acts of kindness, but few knew the far-reaching extent of her charitable work,” her tribute explained. “She was a wonderful giving and intimate friend to so many. Her vibrant personality and infectious laugh will be deeply missed.”
According to the website, a public memorial will be held on Sept. 17, at St. James Church in Lakewood. The family requested the flower donations be sent to Catholic Charities, 1404 E. 9th St., 8th Floor, Cleveland OH.
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