Obituaries

Nadia Perkins

March 12, 1976 - December 26, 2021

Perkins Obit PhotoNadia Perkins (Ghandour), of Batavia, IL, peacefully passed away on December 26, 2021, surrounded by loved ones after a courageous battle with cancer.

Nadia was born on March 12, 1976, to Samir and Jacqueline Ghandur at Lutheran General Hospital in Des Plaines, IL.  Nadia graduated from Lake Park High School and attended College of DuPage (COD) where she played on the Women’s Soccer Team.  Upon leaving COD, Nadia began her career at Navistar in Melrose Park, where her father worked for over 30 years.

Nadia met Thad in February of 2001 and they were married on August 31, 2003.  In 2010, Nadia left Navistar to fulfill her lifelong dream of raising her four boys Eric, Jack, Rhys, and Liam.

Nadia is survived by her husband, Thad; her four children Eric, Jack, Rhys, and Liam; her parents Samir and Jacqueline Ghandur; her siblings Deena Vargocko (Ray) and Peter Ghandour (Immaculada); her in-laws Mike and Toni Perkins; And her brother and sister in-laws, many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

On Nadia’s behalf, we would like to thank the countless people who supported Nadia and her family for the past year.  Your kindness and compassion are why we are all proud to call Batavia home. 

Furthermore, words cannot express the gratitude we have for the kindness and care extended to Nadia and family by the staff at Seasons Hospice Facility in Naperville. 

Thank you all and God bless you.

Visitation will be held at Moss Family Funeral Home in Batavia on December 30, 2021, from 3:00pm until 7:00pm. A family-only burial will be held at West Batavia Cemetery, on December 31, 2021.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to Batavia Memorial Park Bench and Tree planting via the Go FundMe Click here.

Guest Book

  • Brian & Sherry Hatfield The Hatfield family sends it's deepest condolences. Nadia was a vibrant caring person that always smiled and provided love. To Thad and their children you have our support. "A person that departs this earth never truly leaves, for they are forever in our hearts and minds, through us they live on".
  • Rita LaForest Nadia was such a gracious person and was always so welcoming to everyone. Her calm demeanor all the time was such a sweet characteristic. God received a perfect Angel! All my love, Rita
  • Heather Nooks My deepest condolences to the Perkins, Ghandour and Vargocko families. Sending prayers for your comfort and healing.
  • Leen Ghandour We will miss Nadia, a beautiful and loved family member. Her memory eternal. The void for her family is massive Our hearts are heavy for what Nadia endured. We pray for the healing that needs to happen here on earth in her abscence.
  • Liz Vargocko Thad, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
  • Marla Folkerts I’m so so sorry and I’m praying for all of you! She was a great light to so many.