Jessica D. Brey, age 70, of Janesville died on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Agrace Center for Hospice & Palliative Care in Janesville. She was born in Herrin, IL on February 2, 1947, the daughter of the late Paul and June (Archer) Sullivan. Jessica graduated from high school, and later obtained degrees in psychology and theology. On September 16, 1977, in Madison, WI, she married Carl E. Brey.
Jessica worked as a lay pastoral minister at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Parish in Beloit, before her health declined. She will be remembered by her family and friends as a very smart, loving, classy, and sometimes sassy woman, who loved her family dearly.
She is survived by her husband Carl; her daughter: Destiny (Stephen) Jennings of Sun Prairie, WI and their children: Christian and Sabastian; her daughter: Cassondra (Christopher) Erickson of Stoughton, WI and their children: Madeline and Carter; and her son: Peter Meridian of Chicago, IL. She also had three stepchildren; Cindy Brey, Charles Brey, and Brigette Howell. She was predeceased by her parents.
Funeral services will be held at St. Jude Catholic Church in Beloit, WI on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 11am.