Central Chapel

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Our mission is to lead Chicago in distinctive, affordable funeral and cremation care. Each person we serve or counsel must have their expectations exceeded because they have found competence and care. Our costs will not only be affordable but sensibly, completely packaged and easily understood. There is a difference in funeral homes--and we are making it. .
Robert J. Moynihan,
Funeral Director/Owner
Central Chapel - Funeral & Cremation
Lane-Moynihan Funeral Directors


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Our Obituaries

James W. Daly

February 2, 1924 - January 7, 2018

James W. Daly, Sr., 93, January 7, 2018, dearly beloved husband of the late Rose Godfrey Daly; devoted father of Martin (Maureen) Daly, James W. (Eileen) Daly, Jr., Michael (Joan) Daly, late John (Sheila) Daly, Timothy (Maureen) Daly, late Daniel Daly, Mary Rose (William) Schillo, and Sally Daly Hunt (Patrick); cherished grandfather of Kathleen, Martin, James, Brendan, Elizabeth, Ryan, Kevin,...
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Jose I. Torres

January 6, 2018

Jose I. Torres, 80, January 6, 2018, longtime resident of the southwest side of Chicago, Garfield Ridge neighborhood; dearly beloved husband of Maria Torres; cherished father of Patricia Torres, Caroline Torres, and Stephanie Torres. Resting at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave., Chicago, where family and friends will gather on Thursday, Jan. 11, from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11...
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Oscar Alejandro Valenzuela

January 6, 2018

Oscar Alejandro Valenzuela, 25, January 6, 2018, lifetime resident of of the Southwest side of Chicago-West Lawn neighborhood, dearly beloved son of Jose A. and Irma M. Armijo Valenzuela; loving brother of Kevin Valenzuela and Aileen Valenzuela; devoted grandson, preceded in death by Luis and Juana M. Armijo, Isabel Rodriguez and Rosendo Paz. Services at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S....
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Etanislao Vazquez

December 27, 2017

Etanislao Vazquez, 88, December 27, 2017, longtime resident of the southwest side of Chicago, of West Elsdon neighborhood, devoted father of Luz Maritza (Ezequiel), Nancy Vazquez-Caban (Roberto) and Anthony (Helen) Vazquez; loving grandfather of 10; great grandfather of 4; fond son of the late Silverio and Paula Tirado Vazquez; dear brother of Hilda, Lydia, and Gregoria, preceded in death by Juan...
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Javier P. Solorio

December 24, 2017

Javier P. Solorio, 71, died Christmas Eve, December 24, 2017, resident of Chicago, but Tizapan El Alto, Jalisco, Mexico is where his heart belonged. Beloved husband of Esperanza, nee Coronado; loving father of Claudia L. Torres, Javier (Cathleen) Solorio and Alejandra Solorio; cherished grandfather of Sophia A. Torres, Diego E. Torres and Emily N. Long; dearest brother of Maria Eugenia Solorio...
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Collin Daniel Rafferty

December 18, 2017

Collin Daniel Rafferty, 22, December 18, 2017, dearly beloved son of Erin E. Harrison and Kevin J. Rafferty; fun loving brother of Lauren Harrison and Kevin O. Rafferty; cherished by his lovely girlfriend, "His Becca-Rooski"; devoted grandson, nephew and great nephew; admired uncle of Jonathan and Anna. He was loved by his many cousins and friends. Special relationship with his cousin Jonny...
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Lydia J. Cohen

December 17, 2017

Lydia J. Cohen, nee Goodman, 93, December 17, 2017, beloved wife of the late Nathan Z. Cohen; devoted mother of Marvin (Linda) Cohen, Barry (Karen) Cohen and Fred (Carlene) (the late Linda) Cohen; loving grandmother of Adam (Lindsay) Cohen, Melissa (David) Iannella, Jolene and Robert Cohen, Jenny (Eric) Labowsky and Jessica (Alper) Mazun; fond great grandmother of Lindsay and Andrew Iannella,...
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Marcella M. ( nee Auburn) Kloc

December 16, 2017

Marcella M. Kloc, nee Auburn, 89, December 16, 2017, beloved wife of the late Chester; preceded in death by her son, Kenneth (Martha) Kloc; loving mother of Marcella (Thomas) Svec and Sharon Kloc; cherished grandmother of Michael Svec, Mary Margaret Svec, Samantha Kloc, Kristina Kloc, and Daniel Kloc; preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Bridget Auburn, nee McGrath; her siblings and...
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Julie Dorencz

December 12, 2017

Julie Dorencz, nee Jacecko, 81, December 12, 2017, longtime resident of of the Southwest side of Chicago--Clearing neighborhood, beloved wife of the late Thomas F. Dorencz; devoted mother of Ken (Janet) Dorencz, Lynette (Mark) Nutter, Mark (Melissa) Dorencz and Thomas (Karen) Dorencz; loving grandmother of Jacob, Amanda, Joseph, Nicole, Ian, Camryn, Devin, Alexandra, Jessica and Jayden; dear...
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Phillip C. Urasky

December 11, 2017

Phillip C. Urasky, 91, of Chicago, IL, passed away on December 11, 2017. Beloved husband of Carolyn, nee Klaric. Cherished father of Phillip Urasky, Bruce (Karen Frohman) Urasky, William (Denise) Urasky, Laura (Scott) Bosi. Proud grandpa of Anne Marie Urasky, Andrew Urasky, Susan Urasky, June (Steven) Enders, Benjamin Bosi and Jacob Bosi. Loving son of the late Joseph and Della Urasky. Dear...
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Rita Soto

December 11, 2017

Rita M. Soto, nee DeCaro, 70, December 11, 2017, lifelong resident of the southwest side of Chicago, of Clearing neighborhood, dearly beloved wife of Richard Soto, Sr.; devoted mother of Richard Soto, Jr., CPD (Terese, "TC," CPD) and Robert Soto; loving gamma of Maria Sophia Soto, Richard Soto, III, and Cecelia Pearl Soto; dear sister of Robert (Jeannette) DeCaro and the late Joseph "Mitch" ...
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Christina A. Thomas-Wilson, C.P.D.

December 6, 2017

Christina A. Thomas-Wilson, nee Varkalis, C.P.D., 48, December 6, 2017, lifelong resident of the southwest side of Chicago- Garfield Ridge neighborhood, beloved wife of David Wilson and the late Robert Thomas; devoted mother of Robert W. Thomas, David (Jill) Wilson and Denise L. Wilson; proud grandmother of Avery, Mia, and Matthew; loving daughter of Helena A. Varkalis, nee Marquardt and the...
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William Joseph "Billy" Swan

December 1, 2017

William Joseph "Billy" Swan, 30, December 1, 2017, of Crestwood, IL, dearly beloved son of Michelle F. Swan, nee Hisson, and the late David Paul Swan, CCSPD; loving father of Makayla Swan; fond brother of Daniel David Swan; devoted grandson of Frances and the late Martin Hisson, Charles and the late Mary Swan; dear nephew of Martin Hisson, Regina Hisson, Diana (Mike) Schmidt, Charles J. Swan,...
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James Gordon Cameron

November 30, 2017

James Gordon Cameron, November 30, 2017, formerly of Chicago, Back of the Yards neighborhood, recent 15 years in Wisconsin. Beloved husband of Joan Cameron, nee Novack. Cherished father of Janette (Daniel) Blake, James Cameron, Joan Cameron and Charlotte Cameron (Jose Alvarado). Proud grandfather of 12, a great grandfather and great-great grandfather of many. James worked for 17 years as...
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Israel Vega

November 29, 2017

Israel Vega, 67, November 29, 2017, longtime resident of the south and southwest sides of Chicago, of Ashburn neighborhood. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Devoted father of Mikey Vega (deceased), Daniel Vega and Willie Vega. Loving grandfather of Willie Vega, Jr., Joel Vega, Cecilia Vega, Mikey Vega, Jr., and O.J. Vega; fond great grandfather of one; dear son of the late Victor Vega and...
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Ronald Polchlopek

November 27, 2017

Ronald Polchlopek, 62, November 27, 2017, lifetime resident of the southwest side of Chicago-of Clearing neighborhood, beloved son of the late Walter and Clara Fein Polchlopek; loving brother of Gary Polchlopek. Resting at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave., Chicago, IL, where family and friends will gather on Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 11 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 1 p.m. Burial...
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Robert G. Zarach

November 23, 2017

Robert G. Zarach, 84, November 23, 2017, dearly beloved husband of the late Ann B. Zarach, nee Berzanskis (2009); devoted father of Nancy Ann Zarach, Dr. Robert J. Zarach, D.C., and the late Richard F. Zarach; dear father in law of Ellen Zarach; loving grandfather of Rachel J. and Ryan C. Zarach; preceded in death by parents, August G. and Catherine F. Sikora Zarach; dear uncle of many. ...
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Alma Lopez

November 21, 2017

Alma Lopez, 66, longtime resident of southwest side of Chicago, of Marquette Park neighborhood, beloved daughter of Xavier De León Reyes and the late Cristina Lopez; loving sister of Xavier De León, Leticia De León, Oscar De León, Shirley De León, Ramon De León, Yadira Maria De León Dominquez, Rosalinda De León Dominquez, Erik De León Dominquez, and the late Reynaldo De León;...
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Carl F. Zielinski

November 16, 2017

Carl F. Zielinski, 95, November 16, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Josephine V. Zielinski, nee Wozniczka; devoted father of Paul J. (Irene Lopez) Zielinski, Sr.; loving grandfather of Carl, Paul Jr. and Hannah Zielinski; dear brother, preceded in death by Anna Bafia, Caroline Dziubinski, Stanley, John, Fred, Frank, Bruno, and Joseph Zielinski. Veteran of World War II, U.S. Army Air...
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Gonzalo Cipres

November 14, 2017

Gonzalo Cipres, 85, November 14, 2017, longtime resident of the southwest side of Chicago, of Garfield Ridge neighborhood, beloved husband of Brumilda, nee Solorzano; devoted father of Martha (Salvador, C.F.D.-retired) Marquez, Maria Elena (Charles, C.P.D.) Artz and Michael (Sylvia) Cipres; loving grandfather of Stefanie (Jesse) Tello, Salvador Marquez, IV, Olivia Artz, Ava Artz, Janina ...
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Oliverio Saucedo

November 13, 2017

Oliverio Saucedo, 66, November 13, 2017, of Carol Stream, IL, formerly of the southwest side of Chicago; devoted son of Esther and the late Tomas Saucedo; loving father of Lucia Phillips, Rosemarie (Raul) Ruiz, Javier (Irene) Saucedo, Aurora Saucedo and the late Nancy Saucedo; beloved grandfather of Jeremy and Mia Phillips, Tomas and Ethan Ruiz, Xavier, Bella, and Andrés Saucedo; Qiana Lomax...
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Jesse Arellano, Jr.

November 7, 2017

Jesse Arellano, Jr., "Pancho," 60, November 7, 2017, devoted son of Linda Arellano and Jesse Arellano, Sr.; devoted father of Jesse Arellano and Jaclyn Arellano; loving grandfather of Joclyn, Damian, Cristian and Julian; great grandfather of Mia; dear brother of Cynthia (Anthony) Morales. Services at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave., Chicago, IL, where family and friends will gather on...
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Josephine A. Bova

November 4, 2017

Josephine A. Bova, 89, longtime resident of the southwest side of Chicago- of West Lawn neighborhood; beloved wife of the late Frank J. Bova; devoted mother of Karen Fultin, Christine Bova and Nicholas F. (late Rosemary) Bova; loving grandmother of Nicole Fultin; fond daughter of the late Frank and Maria Castellano Di Maria; dear sister of Dominic Di Maria, preceded in death by Rose...
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Robert Schweppe

October 28, 2017

Robert F. Schweppe, 58, of Chicago and formerly Bridgeview, passed away on October 28. He was the son of the late Frank and Margaret Schweppe (Thorpe). Beloved husband of the late Megan Schweppe; loved brother of Patricia Ketcham (late Russell), Jean Maloney (Michael) and the late Thomas Schweppe; cherished family member, friend, and colleague to many. Bob was an accomplished technical...
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Edward W. Carey

October 24, 2017

Edward W. Carey, 64, October 24, 2017, lifetime resident of the southwest side of Chicago-of Gage Park neighborhood, dearly beloved husband of Patricia A. DeBella Carey; devoted father of Angela (Richard) Watts, Paula Carey and Joanna Carey; loving grandfather of Lillian, Arianna, Audrey, Nicholas, Natalie and Edward; fond son of the late John and Margaret Nurton Carey; dear brother of John ...
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Daniel W. Piegari

October 20, 2017

Daniel W. Piegari, 61, October 20, 2017, lifetime resident of the Southwest side of Chicago-Garfield Ridge neighborhood, dearly beloved husband of Rochelle Rubino Piegari; devoted son of the late Daniel C. and Anna Kozina Piegari; brother of Dina Piegari; son in law of the late Antoinette and Michael Rubino; brother in law of Gregory (Kim) Rubino; loving uncle of Jennifer Rubino-Melody (John...
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Mary Ellen Wright

October 9, 2017

Mary Ellen Wright, 75, died on October 9, 2017, in Chicago, IL, due to Alzheimer's. Longtime resident of Topsham, ME. The youngest of three, Mary Ellen is survived by her brother, Richard Lippincott, and sister, Virginia Lippincott, Maine residents. Her son, Richard Wright, of Chicago, IL; one daughter, Kathy Frey, of Grass Valley, CA; and three grandchildren carry on her legacy. Preceded in...
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Jannette Portalatin

October 8, 2017

Jannette Portalatin, 38, October 8, 2017, longtime resident of the Southwest side of Chicago, Marquette Park neighborhood. Beloved wife of Jose Martinez. Devoted mother of Jonel and Jose Martinez. Loving daughter of Maria Maldonado and the late Angel Portalatin. Fond stepdaughter of David Gonzalez. Dear sister of Mayda Portalatin, Daniel (Danielle) Portalatin, and Yajaira Portalatin. Fond aunt...
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Stephen r. Schnoebelen

October 8, 2017

Stephen R. Schnoebelen, 63, October 8, 2017, of Thornton, IL, formerly of Oak Forest, Evanston and the southwest side of Chicago, beloved husband ofJoann B. Schnoebelen, nee McKellar; devoted father of Dennis and Donald Schnoebelen; dear brother of Patrice (Neil) Benjamin; fond uncle of Jeffrey, Jeremy, and Jordan Benjamin; preceded in death by parents, Ronald and LoisSchnoebelen, and parents by...
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James B. Fox

October 8, 2017

James B. Fox, 60, October 8, 2017, lifetime resident of the Southwest side of Chicago, Garfield Ridge neighborhood. Beloved father of Rebecca Fox, James Fox, and the late infant twins, Timothy and Sean Fox. Fond son of the late James T. and Leona Lave Fox. Devoted grandfather of Jordan. Loving brother of Gloria Fox (late), Daniel Fox (Linda) (late Marcine), Richard (Darlene) Fox, C.F.D., retired,...
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Valente Picazo Aguilar

October 4, 2017

Valente Picazo Aguilar, 91, at rest October 4, 2017, longtime resident of Pilsen and Marquette Park neighborhoods. Beloved husband of Emma Aguilar, cherished son of the late Juan and Cesarea Aguilar. Devoted father of Juan (Evon) Aguilar, Dora Aguilar, Alfredo (Silvia) Aguilar, Ricardo (Irene) Aguilar, Efrain Aguilar, Baltazar (Roseann) Aguilar, Geronimo (Ubaldina) Aguilar, Alexander Aguilar,...
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Jose Manuel Montoya Garcia

October 2, 2017

Jose Manuel Montoya Garcia, 24, October 2, 2017, Loving son of Maurilio and Guadalupe Montoya. Devoted father of Sofia Itzel Montoya. Cherished brother of Juan, Oscar and Rocio. Resting at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave., Chicago, where family and friends will gather on Monday, October 9, from 3 to 8 p.m. Funeral Tuesday, October 10, 8:45 a.m., at chapel, to Our Lady of Charity Church,...
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Edward Lawrence Herbeck, Jr.

September 27, 2017

Edward Lawrence Herbeck, Jr., 85, lifelong resident of the South Side of Chicago, passed away September 27, 2017. Beloved husband of Luciene D., nee Rimsza; loving father of Elaine Macias, Diane Herbeck (Dickson Diamond, MD), Edward Herbeck, Ill (Mark Lavin), Corrine (James) Rodriguez, Tony Herbeck, Dan (Karen) Herbeck and Thom (Gracie) Herbeck; cherished grandfather of Holly, Alex, Adriana,...
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Helen nee Mikalauskas Gravante

September 26, 2017

Helen Gravante, nee Mikalauskas, 71, passed September 26, 2017, longtime resident of the southwest side of Chicago, originally of the Brighton Park neighborhood. Cherished wife of Peter Gravante, Loving mother of Steve (Kimberly) Gravante and Christina (Joseph) Smarzewski. Devoted grandmother of Grace and Emily Gravante and Canine grand pups, Lexi, Tootsie, Penny, Jazzy and Kirby. Held a special...
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Patricia Huerta

September 18, 2017

Patricia Huerta, nee Garza, 81, September 18, 2017, of Chicago, formerly of Stamford, Texas. Devoted mother of Caroline Jebnouni, Armandina (Alex) De La Peza, Juanita (Eduardo) Oria, Edward (Lisa) Alvarado, Lupe (Rafael) Ortiz, Shawn Huerta, Ramona Alvarado, and the late Henry Alvarado; dear stepmother of Jeronima Martinez and Tita (Francisco) Rodriguez; cherished grandmother of Alexander,...
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F. Ray Kennelly

September 18, 2017

F. Ray Kennelly, Lieutenant, C.F.D., retired, 85, September 18, 2017, of Crestwood, formerly of Mt. Greenwood, originally of Canaryville, beloved husband of Marilyn Moynihan Kennelly, nee St. Clair and the late Frances Kennelly, nee Willner; dear stepfather of Robert Moynihan and the late Thomas Moynihan; devoted son of the late Frank and Anna Moore Kenneally; fond brother and brother in law...
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September 14, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather David M Frederick. David was married to Roberta for 48 years, a wonderful father to Lisa Strazz (Joe), Kara Bertino (Dominic) and David Frederick (Allison). He was a devoted grandfather to 6 wonderful grandchildren, Jacob, Julia, Emma, Michael, Charles and Edward. David was born in...
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Fred P. Centano

September 8, 2017

Fred P. Centano, 93, September 8, 2017, of Island Lake, IL, former longtime resident of the southwest side of Chicago, dearly beloved husband of Marilyn Tafel Centano; devoted father of Michael (Veronica) Velazquez and Ronald Velazquez; loving grandfather of Michael and Xavier Velazquez, Ronald, Kathryn, Kimberly, Robert, Roger and Krystal Velazquez; great grandfather of Xavier and Michael...
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Mary Ellen Jazdziejewski

September 7, 2017

Mary Ellen Jazdziejewski, nee Strickland, 70, September 7, 2017, lifetime resident of the southwest side of Chicago-Clearing neighborhood, beloved wife of the late Anthony M. Jazdziejewski, Sr.; devoted mother of Sandra (Frank) Nielsen, Michael (Sherry) Dennis, Tammy (Sloan) Zupan, and Thomas Dennis; stepmother of Anthony M. Jazdziejewski, Jr.; loving grandmother of Amanda (deceased), Ashlee,...
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Mary C. Swan

September 5, 2017

Mary C. Swan, nee Kolasa, 82, September 5, 2017, beloved wife of Charles A. Swan; devoted mother of Charles J. Swan, Andrew Swan, Christine (Kevin) Montano, the late David Paul Swan and Rose Mary Callahan; fond grandmother of 3. Services at QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE CHURCH, 7114 S. Hamlin Ave., Chicago, where family and friends will gather on Monday, September 11, from 10 a.m. until Funeral Mass...
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Leticia Lara

September 5, 2017

Leticia Lara, 58, September 5, 2017, of Cicero, IL, beloved wife of Gregory Watts; devoted mother of Jeremiah (Maria) Watts, and Gregory Charles Watts; loving daughter of Agueda Lara and the late Rafael Lara; cherished grandmother of Jeremiah Watts, Jr. and Matthew Watts; fond sister of Carmen, Rafael, Eva, Juana, Adela, Sandra, Araceli, Georgina, Nena, Laura, Corina and Nancy; dear aunt of many....
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Stephen N. Frabotta

September 3, 2017

Stephen N. Frabotta, 67, September 3, 2017, lifetime resident of the southwest side of Chicago, of Garfield Ridge neighborhood, beloved husband of Jackie, nee Kazmierski; devoted father of Jennifer Frabotta; loving son of the late James and Helen Jane Frabotta; brother of William and Gregory Frabotta; dear brother in law, uncle and cousin of many. Retired from Chicago Department of Streets...
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Joseph Patrick Leyden

August 30, 2017

Joseph Patrick Leyden, 91, August 30, 2017, lifelong resident of the southwest side of Chicago, of West Lawn neighborhood, formerly of Brighton Park/St. Agnes Parish. Dearly beloved husband of Mary Ann McMillin Leyden; devoted son of the late Thomas and Mary Carroll Leyden; loving brother of Eleanor (late Noel) Lynch, Agnes (James) Blaney, the late Theresa (late Ed) Urbanski and the late Anna...
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John Richard Casino

August 29, 2017

John Richard Casino, 73, August 29, 2017, lifetime resident of the south side of Chicago, longtime resident of Bridgeport, currently of Summit, loving son of the late John and Mary Rodriguez Casino; loving brother, cherished uncle and good friend to all. Avid TV watcher who loved to drink his favorite coffee and smoke his Lucky Strikes. Loyal fan of the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bears and...
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Maryann , nee Fasula, Whitehead

August 28, 2017

Maryann Whitehead, nee Fasula, 74, August 28, 2017, of Bourbonnais, IL, former longtime resident of the southwest side of Chicago, dearly beloved wife of Bernard Whitehead; devoted mother of Denise (Mike) Frabizio, David (Terri) Whitehead, and Donna Topps; loving grandmother of Alyssa (Jeremy) Turrisi, Michael Frabizio, Cody Hanauer, Travis Hanauer, Daniel Whitehead, Madison Whitehead, David...
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Carl Katarzynski

August 27, 2017

Carl Katarzynski, August 27, 2017, of Orland Park, IL, beloved husband of Dorothy "Dee" Wolak Katarzynski; loving father of Kristen Lanham, Ron (Mary Lou) Katarzynski and Mike (Lynda) Spirakis; dear brother of Paul (Sue) Kathro; special grandfather of Theresa, Kayla, Mary Kate, Ronni, Laura, Haley, Nick, Hannah, Holly and Allen. Carl retired from United Parcel Service after 34 years of...
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William E. "Billy" Wiren

August 23, 2017

William E. "Billy" Wiren, died peacefully in Northwestern Memorial Hospital on August 23, 2017 in Chicago, IL at the age of 59. Billy is survived by his mother, Irene Wiren of Crossville, TN; his son Sean Berek-Wiren of Denver, CO, and his siblings, Barbara Wiren of Anderson, SC; Mark Wiren of Aurora, CO; Kristina Wiren Kniebes of Lafayette, CO. He is preceded in death by his father, William E...
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William Dale Bernhard Olafsen

January 6, 1949 - August 22, 2017

With great sadness I must share the news of the passing of my beloved, William Dale Bernhard Olafsen. Bill died Tuesday, August 22, after a long up-and-down illness. He was born to Anton and Catherine Olafsen in Beloit, Wisconsin, January 6, 1949. School began under watchful eyes at home, then on to the Manchester School District where his Mother taught. Bill cherished the value of liberal...
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William J. "Billy" Deering

August 18, 2017

William J. "Billy" Deering, 57, of Monee, IL, died peacefully at home on August 18, 2017. Best Friend of 39 yrs and one and only true love of 37 years to beloved wife, Leslie Mouser Deering, who were married on August 23, 1980, in Chicago. Devoted father and best friend to his four children especially his special needs son Jacob; Best and very proud Dad to Joshua William (Mallory Lyall)...
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Vicente Iniguez

August 15, 2017

Vicente Iniguez, 79, August 15, 2017, of Homewood, dearly beloved husband of Candelaria Mendoza Iniguez; devoted father of Rosalinda Iniguez-Perez (Jose Perez), Vicente Iniguez, Jr., Patricia Carrillo (Jose Bruno), Luis Gerardo (Alicia) Iniguez, Emilia (Jaime) Munoz, Miguel Angel (Elidia) Iniguez, Jesus Iniguez and Elida Iniguez (Charles Linzy); loving grandfather of 22 and great grandfather of 4...
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Ermelinda Gonzalez

August 15, 2017

Ermelinda Gonzalez, 84, August 15, 2017, of Cicero, IL, beloved wife of the late Guadalupe Gonzalez; devoted mother of Elda Martinez, Sanjuana (Felipe) Neira, Hector Gonzalez, Norma Gonzalez, John Gonzalez, Ray Gonzalez, and Mary (Robert Castillo) Gonzalez; loving grandmother of 14 and great grandmother of 25; dear daughter of the late Pablo and Dolores Sanchez; fond sister of Elisa Ortiz, Isaac...
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J. Timothy Ritchie

March 23, 1938 - August 14, 2017

Ritchie, J. Timothy - age 79, of Chicago and Chesterton, IN, died on Monday, August 14, 2017 at the hospice unit of the Rush Medical Center in Chicago. Tim was born on March 23, 1938 in St. Paul, MN to Dr. Wallace P. Ritchie and Alice Otis Ritchie. He graduated from the St. Paul Academy in 1956 and received his BA degree from Yale University in 1960 and his JD degree from the University of...
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Deangelo T Torres,

August 13, 2017

Deangelo Torres, age 5 years, August 13, 2017, lifelong resident of the southwest side of Chicago, West Lawn neighborhood, precious angel to his parents, Esmeralda Trujillo and Giovanni Torres; cherished brother of Gianna Torres; loving grandson of Manuela Trujillo, Guadalupe Torres, America Rocha Contreras, and the late Victor Juarez. Resting at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave.,...
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Mario A. Estrada

August 9, 2017

Mario A. Estrada, 46, August 9, 2017, lifetime resident of the Southeast side of Chicago, of Clearing neighborhood, dearly beloved husband of Lilliana Estrada, nee Guevara; devoted father of Mario Augusto Estrada, Jr., Lizbeth Lilian Estrada, Mario Alejandro Estrada, and Julian Augusto Estrada; loving son of Miguel and Lillia Estrada; fond brother of Mayra Estrada, Ingrid Izurieta, Marielcy...
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Linda Pedigo

August 8, 2017

Linda Pedigo, 81, August 8, 2017, of Oak Lawn, beloved wife of the late Archie Pedigo; devoted mother of Kenneth Michael Wilson, Myra (David) Kalis, Kimberly (Dennis) Hayes and Robert Pedigo; loving grandmother of Ken and Chris Wilson, Michelle Dabrowski, Taylor Kalis, Megan Hayes, Travis, Anthony and Kylie Pedigo and McKenize; fond great grandmother of many; dear sister of Joan...
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Javier Calvo

August 5, 2017

Javier Calvo, 50, August 5, 2017, of the southwest side of Chicago-West Englewood neighborhood, dearly beloved husband of Arasele Aranda Calvo; devoted father of Jeshua and Gabriel Calvo; loving stepfather of Andres Quiles; dear brother of many; fond brother in law of Juana Nunez, Ernestina Aranda, Miguel Aranda and Maria Guadalupe Aranda. Resting at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave.,...
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Olivia Rose Acevedo

February 9, 1955 - August 1, 2017

Olivia Rios Acevedo, Queen of the Family, 62, August 1, 2017, Lifelong resident of Chicago, born and raised in Pilsen neighborhood, currently residing in West Lawn. Loving wife of Frank Acevedo. Cherished mother of Francine (Bayron) Garcia, Dina Acevedo (Jose Morales), Frank J. Acevedo, Tania (Gabriel) Ibarra, Conception Acevedo, Angela Acevedo, Dominick Acevedo and the late Anthony Acevedo....
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Mattie Jordan Brooks

July 31, 2017

Mattie Jordan Brooks, 92, July 31, 2017, lifetime resident of Chicago, except for the few years in San Francisco where number one son was born. Sister of Aleater Webster; mother of Lewis Anthony Jordan; aunt of Dr. Lois Clarke-Bassett and Robert Bassett; aunt of Vincent Webster; grand-aunt of sisters Elizabeth and Rebecca Bassett; and dear mother-in-law of Anna Werner. She was a retired...
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Darrell Lynn Dimmick

June 28, 1960 - July 29, 2017

Darrell Lynn Dimmick, 57 of Chicago for past twenty-five years formerly of East Peoria, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday July 29, 2017. He was born June 28, 1960 in Peoria, the son of Wayne B. and Gloria L. (Chapman) Dimmick. He is survived by his mother of Peoria and siblings Deborah K. Smith of Kingston, Ontario, Canada and Rodney B. Dimmick of St. Louis, MO. In addition, he...
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Patricia G. Diaz de Leon

July 27, 2017

Patricia G. Diaz de Leon, 58, dearly beloved wife of Bernardo Diaz de Leon; devoted mother of Magdalena Diaz de Leon (Gregg Loredo), Jennifer Diaz de Leon (Phillip Perez), and Bernardo Diaz de Leon, III (Mayra Nunez); loving grandmother of Angelise, Joseph, Adrian and Joell Loredo, Phillip Perez, Jr., Bernardo, Xavier and Jacob Diaz de Leon; dear daughter of the late Guadalupe and David...
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Joseph Louis Bland

July 25, 2017

Joseph Louis Bland, age 8 months, July 25, 2017, of Chicago Ridge, IL, cherished son of Victoria Mejia; dear stepson of Jerome Jones; beloved brother of Christopher Butler, Amelia Jones and Ariel Jones; loving grandson of Louis Mejia and the late Mary Mejia; special nephew of Amanda Valenzuela, Maria Treto, Virginia Miller, Amber Fiala, Reggie Busch, Josh Fiala, Lisa Iverson, Michele...
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Jessica Kall

July 23, 2017

Jessica Kall, 26, July 23, 2017, lifetime resident of the Southwest side of Chicago, Clearing neighborhood. Dearly beloved daughter of Dawn Meagher Kall and the recently deceased James Kall; devoted mother of Ava, Michaela, and Aubrianna; loving sister of James, Ryan, Jeremy and the late Eric Kall; fond granddaughter of the late Charles and Jacqueline Kall, John and Sylvia Meagher; dear...
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Stanley Moscinski

July 20, 2017

Stanley J. Moscinski, 92, July 20, 2017, lifetime resident of the southwest side of Chicago- of Clearing neighborhood, beloved husband of Betty Louise Pranter Moscinski; devoted father of Sandra (late Michael) Farrell, Susan (Garth) Kennedy; Sharon (Steve) Sagat, Linda Moscinski and the late Stanley (Terri) Moscinski; loving grandfather of Michelle (Rick) Plummer, Steven (Candy) Moscinski,...
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Richard Hotwagner

July 4, 2017

Richard Hotwagner, 55, July 4, 2017. Beloved son of Dolores M. Garcia Hotwagner and the late the late Richard J. Hotwagner. Longtime soulmate of Karen Oliver. Devoted brother of Denise (Gabriel) Zavala, David Hotwagner, Michael (Liz) Hotwagner and James Craig. Dear uncle to many and was proudly known as "mommy-daddy" to all. Richard was a family man - nothing was more important! Memorial and...
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James Michael Kall

July 2, 2017

James Michael Kall, 58, July 2, 2017, long time resident of the Southwest side of Chicago, Clearing neighborhood. Beloved husband of Dawn Kall, nee Meagher. Devoted father of James, Ryan, Jessica, Jeremy and the late Eric Kall. Proud grandfather of 12. Cherished brother of 2 brothers and 2 sisters, Son of the late Charles and Jacqueline Johnson Kall. Took great proud and joy in riding his...
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Patricia Colby Doherty

June 29, 2017

Patricia Colby Doherty, 77, June 29, 2017, lifetime resident of the southwest side of Chicago- of Garfield Ridge neighborhood. Loving mother of Gerald (Cathy), James (Joanne), Jacqueline (Larry) Joseph, Jeanie and Janet (Bryan). Loving Nana of 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, proud canine grandma to the precious Gizmo and special Love to the late Brian beloved grandson. Devoted...
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Joaquin Munoz

June 21, 2017

Joaquin Munoz 73, June 21, 2017, longtime resident of southwest side of Chicago- Brighton Park neighborhood; Loving husband of Maria Guadalupe Munoz, devoted father of Joaquin Munoz, Jr., and Gerardo Munoz. Son of the late Jesus Munoz and Susana Magana. Cherished brother to 4 brothers and 8 sisters. Joaquin enjoyed cooking, barbecuing, gardening, and cherished his dog, Spike! Services...
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Irma G. Mercado

June 18, 2017

Irma G. Mercado, 71, June 18, 2017, of Justice, IL, Loving daughter of the late Policarpio and Magdalena Espinoza Mercado. Devoted mother of Jose Gaya, Rosario Gaya, Noel Gaya, the Late Jaime Mirelez, Guillermo Gaya and Consuelo MIrelez. Beloved Sister of Esmeralda Mercado, Aida Mercado, Alicia Alicia, Israel Mercado, Mario Mercado, the late Bernardino Mercado, Polin Mercado, Arturo Mercado,...
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Lauren McKee

June 13, 2017

Lauren McKee, 23, of Burbank, God has taken Lauren into his arms to be one of His angels on June 13, 2017, dearly beloved and cherished daughter of Glenn and Eleanore McKee, nee Butkewicz. Lauren was loved by many aunts, uncles and cousins and will be missed deeply by all who knew her. Graduate of Reavis High School. Services at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave., Chicago, where...
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Christopher Rubio

June 10, 2017

Christopher Rubio, 47, June 10, 2017, lifetime resident of the west side of Chicago, beloved husband of Vanessa Wilson Rubio; fond stepfather of Ariel Wilson, Diamond McCoy, and Christian McCoy; dear son of the late Patricia Rubio and Christopher Rubio; loving brother of Nicholas Rubio and Jason (Veronica, fiancée) Rubio; devoted uncle and godfather of Vivian Rubio. Resting at CENTRAL CHAPEL,...
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Benjamin Novoa

June 8, 2017

Benjamin Novoa Rodriguez, 81, June 8, 2017, of Justice, dearly beloved husband of Petra Diaz Alvarez; cherished father of Martha Estella Novoa Diaz (Jose Francisco Pantoja), Maribel Novoa Diaz (Daniel Lopez Figueroa), Gloria Padron (Jose A. Padron), and by ten children who preceded him to heaven; devoted grandfather of Jose Francisco Pantoja Novoa, Maria de Jesus Pantoja Novoa, Fatima...
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Emily M. Jeziorski

May 20, 2017

Emily M. Jeziorski, 93, May 20, 2017, lifetime resident of the southwest side of Chicago, of West Lawn neighborhood, beloved wife of the late Chester Jeziorski; devoted mother of Yvonne (Thomas) Hayden, Anthony Jeziorski, and Mary Jean (Charles) Slukis; loving grandmother of Thomas Anthony Hayden (Suzanne), Amy Marie Hayden, Julie Marie Neumann (Dave), Charles Slukis and Jessica Slukis; fond...
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Anthony M. Jazdziejewski

May 20, 2017

Anthony M. Jazdziejewski, Sr., 72, May 20, 2017, lifetime resident of the of southwest side of Chicago-Clearing neighborhood, beloved husband of Mary Ellen Jazdziejewski, nee Strickland; devoted father of Anthony M. Jazdziejewski, Jr.;dear stepfather of Sandra (Frank) Nielsen, Michael (Sheri) Dennis, Tammy (Sloan) Zupan, and Thomas Dennis; loving grandfather of Amanda (deceased), Ashlee,...
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Ann M. O'neill

May 19, 2017

Ann M. O'neill, nee Lentz, 62, passed away with peace and dignity on May 19, 2017, following a long battle with some major health issues. She is survived by her husband, Cliff O'Neill; two sons, Anthony and Martin O'neill; one sisters, Connie Ruthenberg; and three brothers, Tom Lentz, Roy Lentz, & George Lentz. She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon and Elaine Willie Lentz. Family...
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Margaret Karas Swiedrych

May 16, 2017

Margaret Karas Swiedrych, 48, May 16, 2017, of Willow Springs, dearly beloved wife of Richard Swiedrych; devoted daughter of Jan and Krystyna Karas; loving sister of Marek, Pawet and Tomek Karas. Resting at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave., Chicago, IL, where family and friends will gather on Monday, May 22, 6 to 9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday, May 23, chapel prayers 9:30 a.m., to St. Stephen...
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Joseph R. Fabian

May 15, 2017

Joseph R. Fabian, 63, May 15, 2017, lifetime resident of the south side of Chicago-Bridgeport neighborhood, dearly beloved husband of Sylvia, nee Mika; devoted father of Lisa Marie Fabian Casanova (Alvaro, Jr.) and Valerie (Jose) Terriquez; dear son of Stella Fabian and the late Joseph "Pep" Fabian; dear stepfather of David (Elizabeth) Reyes and Lisa and family. loving brother of Diana (Mario)...
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Theodore James (Ted) Thompson

October 3, 1934 - May 12, 2017

Theodore James Thompson (Ted), age 82, of Northbrook, IL, passed away in the early morning hours on Friday May 12, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born October 3, 1934, in Chicago, IL he was the son of the late Theodore (Spats) Thompson and Quenta (Dinnocenzo) Thompson. After graduating from Mount Carmel High School, Ted attended University of Illinois, Champaign and Roosevelt...
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Tony V. Negrete

May 6, 2017

Tony V. Negrete, 59, lifetime resident of the south side of Chicago-of Bridgeport neighborhood, beloved son of the late Juanita & George Negrete; loving brother of Christina Perez, Larry Negrete, Debra Plada, Andrea Negrete, George Negrete, Jr. & Tamara Negrete; dear uncle of many. Proud dad of his fur babies Mia and Miley. Resting at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave., Chicago, where...
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Mark James Murphy

April 24, 1965 - May 3, 2017

Mr. Mark James Murphy, 52, passed away at home in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017. Born on April 24, 1965 in St. Paul, Minnesota, he eventually settled in Chicago and has lived in the Clearing neighborhood for the past 13 years. Mark's career as a driver and Owner Operator, took him across the continental US. He enjoyed exploring regional cuisines and specialties and would bring...
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Stephan M. Kort

May 1, 2017

Stephan M. Kort, 57, May 1, 2017, lifetime resident of the southwest side of Chicago; of McKinley Park neighborhood; beloved son of the late Merlin C. Kort and Anna Mae "Mary" Rosensteihl Kort; loving brother of Ellen (Thomas) Purdy and Gary Kort; devoted uncle of 7 and great uncle. Stephan enjoyed his career as an advertising salesman and, in his spare time, had great fun fishing and...
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Estanislao Garcia

April 28, 2017

Estanislao Garcia, 70, April 28, 2017, beloved husband of Adelita Alvarez Garcia; devoted father of Anilu Garcia, Rodolfo Garcia, Janett Garcia, Ricardo Garcia, and Edgar Garcia; fond son of the late Piedad and Estanislao Garcia, Sr.; dear brother of many; loving grandfather of Isabella, Ayanna, Kaitlyn, Jaelani, Jazlene, Lilliana, Edgar Jr., Celeste and Annette. Resting at CENTRAL CHAPEL,...
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Raul Angeles

August 2, 1971 - April 26, 2017

Raul Angeles, 45, April 26, 2017, longtime resident of the southwest sideof Chicago-West Lawn neighborhood; dearly beloved husband of Leticia Angeles; devoted father of Anali and Daniel Angeles; loving son of Esperanza Martinez and the late Gelacio Angeles; dear brother of Gelacio, Bolivar, Betina, Norma, Erik, and the late Emilia. Services at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave., Chicago,...
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Rogelio Chavez, Sr.

April 22, 2017

Rogelio Chavez, Sr., (Rogelio Chavez Garza), 66, April 22, 2017, longtime resident of the west side of Chicago-Little Village neighborhood, fond son of the late Andrew and Margarita Chavez; former husband of Maria Cortez; devoted father of Rogelio "Roy" Chavez, Jr. and Hector (Julie) Chavez; dear brother of Margarita, Alicia, Nancy, Martha, Jesus, and the late Ruben; loving grandfather of Jacob...
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Robert Dean Zugg

May 15, 1946 - April 21, 2017

Robert ("Bob") Dean Zugg, 70, of McHenry, IL passed away Friday, April 21st, 2017, 12:01am at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago. Bob was born on May 15, 1946 in Des Moines, Iowa. He was the son of George L. and Lela E. (Jones) Zugg. He married Karla (Tudor) Zugg on October 16, 2010, she survives. Bob is also survived by his children, Kenneth Zugg of Ocotillo, CA; Tonya Zugg of...
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Paul Kosiba

April 17, 2017

Paul Kosiba, 53, April 17, 2017, lifetime resident of the southwest side of Chicago-of Clearing neighborhood, beloved father of Priscilla (Daniel) Hernandez, Crystal, Paul Jr., and Michael Kosiba; proud grandfather of Daniella; loving son of Betty Fifer and the late Ted Kosiba; dear brother of Janet Kosiba, Nancy (Bob) Ryan, Philip Kosiba and Daniel Kosiba; dear uncle of many nieces and nephews;...
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Jerome (Jerry) Tokars

April 16, 2017

Jerome (Jerry) Tokars, 85, of Oak Lawn, IL, passed away on Easter Morning, 4/16/17. Beloved husband of deceased wife Eileen (Lawler) Tokars, beloved husband of wife Kathryn (Stapleton) Tokars. Loving father of Carey (Tim) Ferrarell, Eileen (Jack) Tumpane, Tim (Julie), Jerry (Amaal) and Annie (Bob) Kolpin. Loving step father to Kevin Kelly, Patsy Kelly, Kay (John) Denton and Robert (Eileen) Kelly...
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Wayne Rytlewski

April 13, 2017

Wayne Rytlewski, 69, April 13, 2017, lifelong resident of the southwest side of Chicago-of Garfield Ridge neighborhood, born, raised and longtime resident of Brighton Park, beloved husband of the late Christine Girkent Rytlewski; devoted father of Wayne Rytlewski, Jr., and Dena Rytlewski; dear son of the late Leonard and LaVerne Luback Rytlewski; fond brother of Craig (Donna) Rytlewski; dear...
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Genevieve "Gene" Virginas

April 12, 2017

Genevieve "Gene" Virginas, 83, April 12, 2017, lifetime resident of the Southwest Side of Chicago. Beloved wife of Robert Virginas. Devoted mother of Susan Jaseckas and Barb (Ken) Davison. Proud Grandmother of 7 and Great-grandmother of 8. Active member of the Senior Center on Archer Avenue for over 20 years. Member of the St. Symphorosa Parish Family. Services at CENTRAL...
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David Paul Swan

April 11, 2017

David Paul Swan, age 51, April 11, 2017, Father of Daniel Swan and Stepfather of William "Billy" Swan. Beloved son of Charles and Mary Kolasa Swan. Cherished brother of Charles J. Swan, Andrew Swan, Christine (Kevin) Montano, and the late Rose Mary Callahan. Dear Friend of many. Proud Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and Lieutenant, Cook County Sheriff's Police for over 30 years. Services...
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Carol Ann Kennelly

April 11, 2017

Carol Ann Kennelly, nee Kammerer, 64, lifelong resident of the Southwest side of Chicago, of Clearing neighborhood, passed away peacefully on April 11th. She was preceded in death by her loving daddy, William "Willie" Kammerer, her loving mom, Esther Kammerer (nee Dillon) and dear brother Jim Kammerer. Carol was the Beloved wife of Patrick Kennelly. Devoted Mother of Jeannie and Megan....
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Kurt Thomas Downham

April 3, 2017

Kurt Thomas Downham, 49, passed away on April 3, 2017. He was a resident of Santa Fe, NM and a long-time resident of Chicago. Kurt is survived by his mother, Margaret P. Downham; father, Max C. Downham; brother, Keith J. Downham; sister-in-law; Melissa E. Downham; and beloved nephew and niece, Max A. Downham and Zoe N. Downham. Kurt graduated from Purdue University with a BS in Economics as...
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Frederick John Polenica

April 3, 2017

Frederick John Polenica, 60, passed away suddenly on April 3, 2017. Beloved husband and soulmate of Rose ("Rossi") Polenica. Devoted father of Michael (Karen) Polenica, Hope Polenica, and Cristina Polenica. Loving, kind, and caring uncle to all of his nieces and nephews. Fred was a skilled union professional painter and previously worked for Professional Decorating-he always remembered his...
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Manuel Jose Betancur

October 4, 1938 - April 2, 2017

Manuel Jose Betancur, 78, April 2, 2017, longtime resident of the southwest side of Chicago-West Lawn neighborhood; beloved husband of the late Maria R.; devoted father of Gloria Patricia (Aldemar) Leon, Nilton Freddie Betancur and Edison Ferney Betancur; loving grandfather of Kevin Valencia, Grisselle Valencia, Ana Maria Betancur, Isabella Betancur, Camilo Betancur, Nilton Manuel Betancur, Juan...
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Alberta D. "Veta" Castaneda

June 11, 1933 - March 28, 2017

Alberta D. "Veta" Castaneda, nee Lopez, 83, lifetime resident of the south side of Chicago-Back of the Yards neighborhood, loving mother of Efren Castaneda, Jr. and Catherine "Kit" (Bill) Sarolas; beloved grandmother of Mark E. Sarolas, Becka Sarolas, and Melissa Castaneda; great grandmother of Noah E. Sarolas; dear sister of Alejos (Janice) Lopez, James Lopez, Lorenzo "Aber" Lopez, Jr., Rodrigo ...
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Jane Anna Cholewa

August 15, 1924 - March 28, 2017

Jane Anna Cholewa, 92, March 28, 2017, lifetime resident of Chicago, of Garfield Ridge neighborhood, former longtime resident of Pilsen; beloved daughter of the late Henry and Anna Zadora Cholewa; cherished sister and sister in law, preceded in death by Julia (Joseph) Trela, Henry (Mildred) Cholewa, Edward (Dolores) Cholewa and Mitchell (Irene) Cholewa; devoted aunt and great aunt of many; dear...
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Lottie Pyter

March 25, 2017

Lottie Pyter, nee Micek, 98, March 25, 2017, lifelong resident of the southwest side of Chicago- of Archer Heights neighborhood, beloved wife of the late Edwin Michael Pyter; devoted mother of Edwin "Sonny" (Nancy) Pyter, Ronald (Karen) Pyter, and Chris (William) Baltazar; dear sister of Stanley (Irene) Micek, the late Theodore Micek, the late Joseph Micek, and the late Lucille Manijak; loving...
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Arthur Dean James

March 20, 2017

Arthur Dean James died unexpectedly in his Chicago home on Monday, March 20, 2017. Arthur would have celebrated his 91st birthday on April 16th. Arthur is survived by his two nieces, Darby Colwell and Wendy Cummings, three great nephews and one great niece and four great great nieces. Arthur was preceded in death by his parents Ralph Wilson James and Ruby Grace James as well as his sister...
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John W. Fitzgerald

June 9, 1948 - March 15, 2017

John W. Fitzgerald, 68, entered into eternal rest on the morning of March 15, 2017. John W. Fitzgerald, beloved son of late John Fitzgerald and Rosemary Fitzgerald was born June 9th, 1948. John is survived by his wife Mary; 2 daughters, Kelly Fitzgerald and Jill Fitzgerald (Brian Fugere - future son-in-law) brothers, Jerry (Diane) Fitzgerald, Joe (Debbie) Fitzgerald, late Jim and Jeff...
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Maria T. Salgado

March 12, 2017

Maria T. Salgado, 68, March 12, 2017, longtime resident of the southwest West side of Chicago-Chicago Lawn neighborhood; dearly beloved wife of Ponciano Salgado; devoted mother of Catalina Gutierrez, Gavino Salgado, Raymundo Salgado, Petra Salgado and David Salgado; loving grandmother of Ruben, Elias, Joshua, Bianca, Cristal, Gael, Janya, Meleena and Alexander; dear daughter of the late Francisco...
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Louis "Lou" Robert, Gonzalez

March 6, 2017

Louis Robert Gonzalez "Bobby" / "Lou" , age 76 passed away on March 6, 2017 of St. Simons Island, Georgia. Born and raised in Chicago Lou worked for the Chicago Transit Authority as an Electrician and was a member of Local 9 Union. He had a passion for playing the blues on his guitar, riding his horse the late Queenie and being on island time. He is preceded in death by is father, Louis George...
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