Our Obituaries

Rosemary G. Slattery

November 19, 1918 - January 27, 2018


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Rita M. Chappell

August 17, 1939 - January 27, 2018


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Ralph R. Johnson

February 11, 1921 - January 26, 2018


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Michael J. Kill

February 22, 1941 - January 25, 2018

Michael J. Kill, 76, US Army Veteran, Ret. CPD, beloved husband of Margaret A., nee True; devoted father of Mathias J. (Daniel) Kill, John M. Kill, and Michael D. (Corrin) Kill; dearest son of the late Mathias and Theresa (nee Sterzinger); loving brother of James, Susan (Phillip) Cunningham, Mary Therese (Edward) Lanuti, and Karen (Scott) Raske; also survived by many loving grandchildren, nieces,...
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Mark Bolden

July 3, 1931 - January 23, 2018


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Beverly T. Hindes

January 23, 1927 - January 22, 2018

One day shy of her 91st birthday, Beverly T. Hindes, nee Hill, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2018 at Hamilton Grove, New Carlisle, IN where she was a resident for the past several years. Devoted wife of the late Jack Hindes (1925-2005) for 59 years. Jack and Beverly became a "couple" after meeting outside a movie theater on the South Side of Chicago, she was 14 and he 16 years old. They...
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Barbara Ann Shipley

July 29, 1933 - January 21, 2018

BARBARA ANN MARX SHIPLEY July 29, 1933 - January 21, 2018 Barbara Ann Shipley, 84, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 in Paducah, KY. She was born in Chicago, IL on July 29, 1933 to the late Hubbard W. Marx and the late Lillian Grasser Marx. She is survived by her devoted husband of 42 years, Donald W. Shipley, also formerly of Chicago. In the Chicago metropolitan area, she was a member...
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John T. Shannon

February 5, 1933 - January 19, 2018

John T. Shannon, Ret. CPD, 84, Korean War U.S. Army Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Patricia, nee Pawlowski. Devoted father of Kathleen (Paul) Marshall, John Jr. (Ruth), Daniel (Catherine) and Kevin (Margarita). Proud grandfather of Jennifer, Paul (Jill), Colleen and Kevin. Great grandfather of Aurelia. Step-grandfather of TJ, Ben, Jessica and Cynthia and step-great grandfather of Jade...
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Raymond Henry Oviyach

July 14, 1930 - January 18, 2018


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Carol L. Bateman

December 7, 1931 - January 18, 2018

Carol L. Bateman, 86, beloved husband of Marion, nee Carver; devoted father of Carolyn Bateman, James (Sherry), Sharon (Dale) Crites, Tamara (John) Neilly-Bateman, Jennifer (Phil) Vervaet, the late Linda Bateman and Timothy Bateman; proud grandfather of 18; great-grandfather of 19; loving brother of Judith (the late Richard) Knox, Robert (Jane) Bateman, the late Elizabeth Olson and Winfield Scott...
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Marie Lou Bisonaya

October 15, 1945 - January 17, 2018

Marie Lou Bisonaya, nee Demonteverde, MD. Age 72, entered into eternity surrounded by her family on January 17, 2018. beloved wife of 47 years to Rudy Bisonaya; devoted mother of Del Bisonaya (Wendy Qualls), Vivien Bisonaya (partner, Vince Heidkamp) and Cindy (Yves) Villanueva; cherished Grandma of Destiny, Matthew, Ryan, Kevin, Elizabeth, Asha, Kayden and Caleb; loving sister of Lito (Dorothy)...
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Nicholas T. Flessor

October 28, 1922 - January 16, 2018

Nicholas T. Flessor, age 95, passed away on January 16, 2018.Nick was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Fran and his second wife, Geraldine. Nick was the loving father of Ruth Weir, Tom (Denise) Flessor, Marian (Robert) Houston, Ginny Flessor, Nancy (Jack) Hartung and E.J. (David) Flessor. He was the cherished grandfather of 11 and the great grandfather of 16. Above all, Nick was devoted...
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Walter Felix Hendzel

June 7, 1928 - January 14, 2018

Walter "Wally" F. Hendzel, age 89, of Oak Lawn, Illinois passed away on Sunday January 14, 2018. Walter was born June 7, 1928. Beloved husband of Ruth P. Hendzel (nee Gayowsky); Cherished father of David Hendzel, Diane (Russ) Laube, Gregory (Cynthia) Hendzel, Jennifer (Michael) Blattner and the late Gary Hendzel; Loving grandfather of Colleen (Evan) Lukowski, Kevin Hendzel, Elizabeth and Emily...
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Catherine M. Palka

May 24, 1931 - January 10, 2018

Catherine M. Palka, nee Ruddy, has passed away. She grew up in Visitation Parish in Chicago where her friends and loved ones began to call her "Kay" and where she wed the love of her life, the late Frank N. Palka. She is the loving mother of Jack (John M) and Maggie (Margaret M.), wife of Scott Donars, and the proud grandmother of their children Matthew Ruddy Donars and Sara Jeanne Donars....
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Lula Williams

July 21, 1937 - January 9, 2018

Lula "Toni" Williams, owner Sexty-Sex Cocktail Lounge (Club 6601)Sunrise-July 21, 1937; Sunset-January 9, 2018Toni will be missed by many; She leaves to cherish her memory a host of family, relatives and friends.Memorial Celebration of Life, Jan. 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W 103rd St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453To keep her memory eternally growing, plants are...
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Peter Michael Friar

March 20, 1949 - January 5, 2018


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Sara Jimenez

October 6, 1944 - January 3, 2018

Sara Jimenez, age 73, of Homewood, IL, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2018,. Beloved wife of Jaime Jimenez; loving mother of the late Felipe Jimenez, Jaime A. Jimenez, Lina (Flavio) Ponce and Elizabeth Jimenez (Andres Ramirez) ; adoring grandmother of Mila Ponce, dearest sister of Teresa (Lynn) Schriener. Sara will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Visitation Monday, January 8, 2018 3...
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Robert J. Turek

July 24, 1954 - January 3, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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James Michael Cooney

November 8, 1990 - January 2, 2018

James Michael Cooney, 27, a lifelong resident of Chicago, at rest January 2, 2018. Cherished son and Superhero of John and Mary Cooney. Loving brother of Elizabeth (Joseph) Laverde. Dear nephew of Janet (Richard), Bruce (Eileen), Neil (Susan), David (Eileen), Michael, William (Cindy), and Kevin (Sherri). Dear cousin to many. Visitation Friday 3 PM to 9 PM at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home 4727 W. 103rd....
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Phyllis Collura

March 17, 1925 - January 1, 2018

Phyllis Collura, nee Vecchio, 92, beloved wife of the late Anthony; devoted mother of Carlynn Collura (Michael) Dix, Nancy Mueller and the late Joyce Bray; proud grandmother of Eric (Veronica) Dix, Shane Dix, Ryan (Marisa) Dix, Thomas (Linda) Vellenga, Chalese Kestian and Heather (Vince) Tannura; great-grandmother of 13, great-great grandmother of 1; loving sister of Anna Mae (Claude) DeFacci;...
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Charles W. Newton

March 27, 1967 - December 31, 2017

NEWTONCharles "Charlie" W Newton, age 50 passed away on Sunday December 31, 2017. Charlie was born March 27, 1967. Beloved husband of Denise nee; Garbacz. Loving father of David (Michelle ) and Anna Newton and the late twins Timmie and Tommie and Baby Newton. Cherished son of the late David and Mary Newton, Son In-law of the late Chester and Patricia Garbacz. Dear brother of the late Paul Newton....
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Delio Vallera

March 14, 1931 - December 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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Charles J. Smith

September 4, 1932 - December 30, 2017

Charles J. Smith, 85, Korean War US Air Force Veteran, a lifetime resident of Chicago, at rest December 30, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Frances. Loving father of Charles J. Smith Jr. (Cerise), the late John R. Smith, Ellen (Donald) Dulaitis, and Cathy Smith. Cherished grandfather of Genesis (Chris) Figura, John Smith, Matthew (Cara) Dulaitis, David Dulaitis, and James Dulaitis. Great...
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Michael A. Pochordo

December 28, 1946 - December 29, 2017

Michael A. Pochordo, 71, was born December 28, 1946 to the late William and Elizabeth (nee Kokos) Pochordo, and passed away Decemeber 29, 2017; loving husband of Shirley (nee Raczy); beloved father of Karyn (Eric) Hager, and Michael (fiancée, Kourtney Karecki); cherished grandfather of Kaycie and Samantha; dear brother of Paul and brother-in-law of Ronald (Susanne) Raczy; fond uncle to Brian ...
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Lorraine J. Trilla

April 26, 1922 - December 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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Robert Stanley Mankowski

June 27, 1949 - December 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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Robert Roy Oakes

September 28, 1951 - December 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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Robert Stanley Mankowski

June 27, 1949 - December 22, 2017

Robert (Bob) Mankowski, AKA Moose, 68, of Oak Lawn went home to heaven Friday December 22, 2017. Survived by his loving wife of 39 years Pamela (nee Lefebvre); son Kevin (Tomomi) Stepien, and beloved by his daughter Kristine (nee Stepien) Cote. Loving grandfather to Skylar, Christian, Sophia, and Abby; dear relative and friend to many. Bob was preceded in death by his adored grandparents, parents...
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Sally M. Piotrowski

March 16, 1940 - December 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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Sally M. Piotrowski

March 16, 1940 - December 20, 2017

Sally M. Piotrowski, nee Keenan, beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Piotrowski; devoted mother of Donald J. Bauer, Jr., Robert Bauer, Dawn (Robert) Weinert and John (Cindy) Bauer; dearest step-mother of Joseph, Michael and David Piotrowski; cherished mother-in-law of Valerie Bauer and Miriam Davila; proud grandmother of Donald III, Stefanie, Bryon (Tracey), Natalie, Robert Jr., Nicole (Marc)...
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Arthur Kobylecky

July 16, 1925 - December 20, 2017

Kobylecky, Arthur J. Korean Conflict Army Veteran. Beloved husband of over 50 years to Betty (nee Postany); devoted and loving father of Kurt (Angela) Kobylecky; adoring Grandpa of Kaden, Ella and Brecken; kind uncle and great-uncle; fond cousin and friend to many; preceded in death by his dear parents, five brothers and two sisters.Selfless and kind, Art always thought of and put everyone else...
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Martha Rosalia Aguirre

June 26, 1956 - December 20, 2017

Martha Rosalia Aguirre, nee Ayala, age 61, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017 of Chicago Ridge, IL formerly of Chicago, IL. Beloved wife of Ralph Sr.; loving mother of Sonia (Michael) Jama, Ralph Jr. (Linsey) Aguirre, Daniel Aguirre and Julian Aguirre; cherished grandmother of Preston, Michael, Elianna, Evan and Annabelle; caring daughter of Elpidia and the late Ramon Ayala; dearest sister...
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Roman Adam Boubel

August 9, 1927 - December 19, 2017

PsalmsChapter 23The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with thy rod; thy staff and they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before...
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James Popela

February 18, 1934 - December 18, 2017

James "Bud" Popela, age 83. At rest Dec. 18, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Joan, nee Gniedziejko. Loving son of the late George and Anna Popela. Dearest brother of the late Kate (the late Ken) Parrish, Rosemary Dorman and Georgine (the late William) Judd. Brother-in-law of Margaret Gniedziejko and Dorothy (Ray) Przydylski. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday from 3:00 ...
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Mark Plocharczyk

June 6, 1965 - December 17, 2017

Mark Plocharczyk, age 52 of Alsip, IL. At rest December 17, 2017. Loving husband of Donna, nee Valek; devoted Daddy of James and the late Aubrey, Jillian and Kristen; beloved brother of Gail and the late Scott and Todd Plocharczyk; dear son of the late Eugene and Frances, nee Piwaronas, Plocharczyk; out-going son-in-law of Edward and Rose Mary, nee Yarmoska, Valek; fun-loving brother-in-law, fond...
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Frank Douglas Secor

August 9, 1969 - December 15, 2017

Frank Thomas Secor, age 48. Formerly of Oak Lawn And Bridgeport. Passed away suddenly on December 15, 2017. Husband of Dawn Knaperek-Secor. Father of Frank and Stephanie. Dearest son of the late Franklin and Rachel nee Marcowka. Brother of Laura (Andrew) Perez and Rebecca McKay. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday from 3 to 9 p.m. with a service at 7:00 p.m. at Blake-Lamb...
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Charles Andrew Landgraf

January 29, 1951 - December 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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Dorothy M. Blume

March 21, 1918 - December 15, 2017

Dorothy M. Blume, 99, longtime resident of Oak Lawn, at rest December 15, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Melvin. Loving mother of Sharon (Jack) McCastland, Lynn (Edward) Sennett, Douglas (Susan) Blume, Debra Sanderson, and Mark (Cindy) Blume. Cherished grandmother of 20, great grandmother of 40, and great great grandmother of 4. Longtime member of the Double Nickles Senior Choir in Evergreen Park...
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Daniel J. Reilly

August 27, 1923 - December 14, 2017

Daniel J. Reilly, WWII Veteran, 94, of Oak Lawn, at rest December 14, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Sandra. Loving father of John (Genna) Reilly, Karen (Robert) Mensinga, Robert (Pam) Reilly, and Susan (Angelo) Lazzara. Cherished grandfather of Daniel, Richard, Michael, Emma, Kevin, and Robert Jr. Fond brother of Ben, the late James, and the late Robert. Many loving nieces and nephews. Alumni...
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Marie Landers

November 5, 1932 - December 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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Martha Hodson

May 15, 1920 - December 13, 2017

Martha Hodson, 97 of Oak Lawn, was born May 15, 1920 and passed away December 13, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Rex Hodson; loving mother of Charles (Joan) Hodson, Rose (Peter) Blomfeldt, and William Hodson; cherished grandmother of Sara Fox, Eric (Andrea) Blomfeldt, Russell (Melinda) Blomfeldt, and Andrew Hodson; dear great-grandmother of Kaitlyn, Casey, and Sofia; dear aunt to many nieces &...
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John J. Mansell

March 9, 1949 - December 12, 2017

John J. Mansell, 68, 2 Time Purple Heart Recipient, Viet Nam Marine Veteran, CCDOC Bootcamp Drill Instructor. Beloved husband of Margaret, nee Koch; devoted father of Amy, Jaime (Mark) Wilson, John (Allison) and James (Angelika); proud Papa of Abigail, Caylee, Annabelle, Jackson, Paislee and James; loving brother of Mary Duer, Lorraine Ditullio, William, Michael, Margaret Heinicke, Joseph, the...
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Cornelius J. Sullivan

July 11, 1935 - December 9, 2017

Cornelius "Sully" Sullivan, Retired CFD. Beloved husband of 62 years to the late Joan, nee O'Brien, Sullivan; loving father of Karen (Kevin) Leahy, Maureen (Robert) Lawson, Joan (Jack) Hughes, Eileen (Robert) Keffer, Dan (Kelly) and Kevin (Kathy); proud grandfather of Kevin (Heather), Martin, Brigid, Nora (Cody) and Anne Leahy, Brian and Brenden (Jessica) Lawson, Ellie and Katie Hughes, Timothy,...
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Martin Bernard Hession

August 4, 1935 - December 9, 2017

Martin Bernard Hession, 82 of Oak Lawn, was born August 4, 1935 to the late Daniel and Margaret Hession, and passed away December 9, 2017; beloved husband of Mary Hession (nee Carr); loving father of Mary (D. Brent) Wilson; caring grandfather of Riley, Patrick Martin, and Killian; dear brother of Pauline (the late Leonard) nee Hession- Dunlop, Bernadette (Arthur) nee Hession-Mullan; fond uncle of...
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Charles O. MacIntyre

April 7, 1934 - December 8, 2017

Charles O. Mac Intyre, Beloved husband for 52 years of the late Eileen, nee Gallagher; loving father of Madonna (the late Richard) Rice, Colleen (Mark) Nawrocki, Charlie (Karen), and John (Kimberly); proud grandpa of Kevin, Meghan (RJ), Brendan (fiancé Catie), Tim, Colin, Eileen, Clare, Kaitlyn, Sam, Heather, Jackson, Ryan and Daniel; great-grandpa of Morgan and Elizabeth; loving brother of the...
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Aidan M. Ellison

August 7, 1995 - December 6, 2017

Aidan M. Ellison, age 22. Of Evergreen Park, Illinois. Passed away after a long courageous battle with addiction on December 6, 2017. Beloved son of Thomas M. and Patricia A., nee Littleton, Ellison. Loving brother of Elyse Littleton (Michael Smith), Owen and Leo Ellison. Proud uncle of Brayden and Owen Smith. Dearest grandson of Joan (The late James) Littleton, Donald Ellison and Del Ellison....
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Rose S. Iaquinta

July 17, 1927 - December 6, 2017

Rose S. Iaquinta (nee Savaglio), 90 of Oak Lawn. Born July 17, 1927 to the late Sabino and Adeline Savaglio. Passed away December 6, 2017. Loving wife of the late Thomas Iaquinta; beloved mother of Denise (Roy) Prohaska, John (Katherine) Iaquinta, Peter (Susan) Iaquinta and Paul (Linda) Iaquinta; cherished grandmother of Thomas (Geanna) Iaquainta, Dante (Robin) Trybalski, Darren (Kris) Trybalski,...
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Arcadio Kayo Juarez

January 5, 1953 - December 5, 2017

Arcadio Kayo Juarez, 64, a lifelong resident of Blue Island at rest December 5, 2017. Visitation will be held Saturday December 9, 2017 from 10:00 AM until time of funeral services 1:00 PM at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home 4727 W. 103rd. St., Oak Lawn. Interment will take place privately. For more information please call (708) 636-1193 or visit www.blakelamboaklawn.com.
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Richard Lee Leeper

May 17, 1960 - December 4, 2017

Richard Lee Leeper, 57, was born May 17, 1960 to the late Arthur & Charlotte Leeper and beloved step-son of Joseph Grennan, passed away December 4, 2017. Richard was the loving father of Tori Lynne Leeper; beloved brother of Marcie, Rose, Marty (Tammy); dear uncle to Bethany, Abigail, and Kimberly. Friend of Bill W. Richard is preceded in death by Victor, Colleen, Torrey, and Marcellia. Richard...
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Daniel Jay Wagner

October 30, 1957 - December 2, 2017

Daniel Jay Wagner, 60, of Worth was born October 30, 1957 to the late Donald & Virginia Wagner, and passed away December 2, 2017. Daniel was the loving brother of David (Cheryl), and Barbara; beloved uncle of Zachary, Autumn, and Nathan. Daniel was an avid golfer, and a member of Local 141 Carpenters Union for many years. Arrangements under the direction of Blake Lamb Funeral Home.
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Gloria A. Hasier

December 25, 1928 - December 1, 2017

Info: 708-636-1193 or www.blakelamboaklawn.com
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Barbara E. Sherwood

July 31, 1935 - November 30, 2017

Barbara E. (nee Cleary) Sherwood, Age 82. Beloved wife of the late James F. Sherwood; devoted mother of Julie Anne (John) Prencipe; cherished grandmother of Sophie and Christopher Prencipe; dear sister of Richard (Barbara) Cleary, James (Dorothy) Cleary, Robert Cleary and the late Mary (late Gordon) Austin. Visitation, Monday December 4, 2017, 9:00 am until the start of service 12 Noon at Blake...
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Mary S. Darcy

November 28, 1926 - November 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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Veronica T. Crot

June 29, 1944 - November 25, 2017

Veronica T. Crot, age 73. Formerly of Chicago. At rest November 25, 2017. Beloved daughter of the late Norman P. Sr. and Elizabeth C. Crot nee Doyle. Loving sister of Norman P. Jr. (Evelyn), Rosemary (Michael) Ryan, Patricia (Conrad) Siemanski, William J. (Delores) and Elizabeth (George) Robb. Proud aunt of many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Veronica treated her great nieces...
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Bernadine H. Segler

January 27, 1923 - November 19, 2017

Bernadine H. Segler, nee Blake, born January 27, 1923 in Chicago, IL. She passed away quietly on November 19, 2017. She is survived by her devoted son John (Denise), grandsons John II (Angela), Jeffery, and David, great grandchildren Katie and Colton, sisters Mary Wyness (the late Jim) and Vivian Stephens (Ron) as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert V....
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Helen Ann Daly

October 17, 1929 - November 16, 2017

Helen Ann Daly (nee Baldasty) was born October 17, 1929 to the late John and Anna Baldasty, and passed away November 16, 2017. Helen was the loving wife of the late Patrick "P.J." Daly; beloved mother of Patrick, and John (Mary Beth); caring grandmother of Adam, and Ryan; dear sister of the late Albert Baldasty; fond aunt to many nieces and nephews. Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb...
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Joseph C. Falvey

March 1, 1968 - November 14, 2017

Joseph C. Falvey, passed away on November 14, 2017. Born on March 1, 1968 to his devoted parents Lawrence and the late Maureen, nee Colemen, Falvey; loving brother of Lawrence "Larry" (Kathy) Falvey and the late Laura Falvey. Joseph was a proud union carpenter for 25 years. He was a friend to all who knew him; he will be dearly missed. Memorial visitation, Saturday November 18, 2017 from 1:00...
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Derek L. Wasilevich

May 16, 1978 - November 13, 2017

Derek L. Wasilevich, 39, suddenly, beloved son of Glenn and Maureen, nee Mudore; loving brother of Christine (Derek) Kissel and Kelly (Michael) Segreti; proud uncle of Ashlyn, Ryley, Ariana and Shea; cherished boyfriend of Melanie Davis; also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Derek enjoyed running, working out, golf, playing his guitar, The Dolphins and White Sox. He was...
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Patti Ann Walsh

June 1, 1963 - November 13, 2017

Dr. Patti A. Walsh, 54, of Chicago, at rest November 13, 2017. Beloved wife of Robeata Clay Walsh. Loving daughter of Jerry and the late Marlene Walsh. Dear sister of Cheryl (Sam) Noto, Robert (Janette) Walsh, and Sarah (Darren) Snuckel. Dear Aunt of Jason Forlenzo, Chad Forlenzo and Christopher Walsh. Great Aunt of Kole Forlenzo and Liv Forlenzo. Many loving Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins. Dr. Walsh...
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Bernice M. Winston

November 22, 1933 - November 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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John P. Clancy

June 2, 1930 - November 11, 2017

John P. Clancy, 87, of Oak Lawn, at rest November 11, 2017. Beloved husband for 52 years of the late Julianne. Loving father of John (Toni), Timothy (Karen), and Margaret (Greg) Weizeorick. Proud grandfather of Michael, Catherine, Thomas, Peter, Matthew, Erin, Elizabeth, and Daniel. Fond brother of the late Catherine (Late Walter) Rudziewicz and the late James (Late Rita) Clancy. Brother-In-Law...
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Rita M. Wilinsky

October 27, 1926 - November 11, 2017

Rita M. Wilinsky, nee Sainati, 91. Beloved wife of the late Walter. Devoted mother of Anna (Ed) Kozlowski, Barbara (Steve) Peters, Walter (Wendye), the late Paola (Larry) Kelly and Sharon (Jim) Sasak. Proud Little Gram of 13. Great Little Gram of 21. Funeral Tuesday 9:15 AM from Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd St., Oak Lawn to Our Lady of Loretto Church. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Holy...
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Matthew Steven O'Brien

June 29, 1989 - November 10, 2017

Matthew S. O'Brien, 28, beloved son of Matthew T. and Sharon, nee Maiella; loving brother of James (Katie) Moriarty, Roberta O'Brien, Stephanie Moriarty, Bridget Walsh and Stacy O'Brien; proud uncle of Caleb Moriarty, Dominic Zamatala, Kaden Moriarty, Audrey Moriarty and Nicole McIntosh; cherished grandson of Audrey and Tom Maiella; great grandson of Rose Mary and the late Frank Bosi. Visitation...
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John Bautista

October 20, 1932 - November 8, 2017

John Bautista, age 85. Fomerly of Oak Lawn Illinois. U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Beloved husband of the late Janice nee Williams. Loving father of Valerie (Tom) Hubing, William and the late Steven Bautista. Dear brother of Luis and the late Helen Bautista. Proud grandfather of Tim (Alaine) Bautista - Johnston, Mark Johnston, Alexander Francois, William Jr. (Jeannette) Bautista, Tina...
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George Poulakidas

August 18, 1935 - November 6, 2017

George Poulakidas, 82, beloved husband of the late Angeliki, nee Penita; devoted father of Paula (Cary) Bastian and Martha Poulakidas-Sandine; proud Papou of Nickolas and Alexis Bastian. Visitation Sunday 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Trisagion 6:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM from Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd St., Oak Lawn to St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 10301 S. Kolmar Ave., Oak Lawn. ...
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Nedra J. Harrison

February 16, 1932 - November 5, 2017

Nedra J. Harrison. Beloved wife of the late Thomas R. Harrison; loving mother of Thomas, David, Mark, Jeff, Tim and the late Glen Harrison; grandmother and great-grandmother of many.Memorial service to be announced. Arrangements entrusted to Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Oak Lawn, IL. Phone: 708-636-1193. www.blakelamboaklawn.com
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Antonia Mascorro

July 6, 1931 - November 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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Virginia Marie Kowalski

November 13, 1937 - November 3, 2017

Virginia Kowalski (nee Piwowarski), 79, beloved wife of the late John; loving mother of Mary (Kevin) Welch, John (Mindy), and Joseph (Shannon); devoted grandmother of Kaylie, Alex, Jack, Johnny, Claire, John and Evan; fond aunt and friend to many. Virginia was a teacher at Holy Ghost in South Holland for many years. Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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James Patrick Ready

June 12, 1948 - November 1, 2017

James Patrick Ready, age 69. of Grand Beach, Mi. and Chicago; passed away November 1, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved Husband of 47 years to Roberta Ann nee Clouston. Loving father of Nina (Randall) Ready-Boerst, Danna Ready, James (Alice Papaleo) and Robert (Maricella) Ready. Proud grandfather of Isabella, Samantha, Eileen and Lillian. Dearest son of the late John and...
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Mary J. Janusz

September 25, 1921 - October 31, 2017

MARY J. JANUSZ, nee Dolezal, 96, of Oak Lawn, formerly of Chicago, born in New York. Beloved wife of the late Walter and devoted mother of Sherry (Jim, CPD), and Gary (Linda); treasured grandmother to the late Jimmy, Jodi (Drew), Jill (Jeff), Julie (Rob), Mary (Brad), John (Melissa), and Tom (Laura); cherished great-grandmother to 16; and precious friend of many she touched throughout her life...
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Chris H. Sarlas

December 7, 1941 - October 19, 2017

Chris H. Sarlas, DDS MS, 75, at rest October 19, 2017. Beloved husband for 52 years of Georgia, nee Collias. Loving Father of H. Christopher (Carol Kalvonjian) Sarlas and Johanna (Warren) Abend. Cherished Papou of Nathan and Myles Abend. Fond brother of the late Jane Fontana and Sophie Sarlas. Brother-In-Law of Peter (Mary) Collias. Many loving nieces, nephews, and Godchildren. Alumni and faculty...
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Michael D. Connelly

January 31, 1938 - October 19, 2017

Michael "Potato" Connelly, A.K.A. Mr. C, Mikey, Spuds. Age 79, of the Beverly Hills neighborhood in Chicago, IL, passed away on Thursday October 19, 2017. Funeral service will begin Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 9:45 am from Blake-Lamb Funeral Home to the Funeral Mass, 10:30am at Saint Barnabas Church 10121 S Longwood, Chicago IL. Visitation will be held at 4pm to 9pm, on Tuesday October 24th,...
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Michael Robert Ferguson

April 24, 1946 - October 13, 2017

Michael Robert Ferguson, 71, Ret. Detective CPD, passed away October 13, 2017. Devoted husband of Karen (nee Callaghan) for 49 years. Loving father of Brian (Bridget), Kevin (Tracy), Michael (Kelly) and Ann. Proud "Papa" of Brendan, Patrick, Ella, Hannah, Katie, Michael, Kevin and Nora. Dear brother of the late William, late Richard, and late Irene (late Dan) Halloran. Fond brother-in-law,...
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Beatrice R. Rothschild

October 20, 1926 - October 13, 2017

Beatrice R. Rothschild, age 90. Beloved wife of the late Irwin Rothschild; devoted mother of Mark (Susan) Rothschild, Bruce (Linda) Rothschild and Leslie Rothschild; dear sister of Annette (the late Herbert) Brautman and the late Marvin (Ellen, survived) Brooderson; cherished grandma of 6 and great-grandma of 4; fond aunt and great-aunt of many; also survived by many loving family and friends....
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Ann M. Valentine

January 21, 1927 - October 10, 2017

Anne M. Valentine, nee Janisch, 90, beloved wife of the late John J.; devoted mother of Diane Oberts, John Jr., and the late Mark (Lisa); proud grandmother of Lisa (Michael) Dedio-Oberts, Laura (Michael) Hynes, Amy (Mark) Rosas, Adam, Matthew and Annie Valentine, Danielle (Randy) Goss, Jennifer (Michael) Goss and Katie (Emanual) Duarte; great-grandmother of Joseph, Ann, Abigail, James, Emma,...
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Nancy L. Ferry

May 12, 1937 - October 8, 2017

Nancy L. Ferry, nee O'Rourke, 80, of Hemet, CA, formerly of Chicago Ridge, IL. Beloved wife of the late Phillip C. "Don" Ferry; devoted mother of Linda (Roger) Milholland and Donna Ferry; proud grandmother of Laura, Joseph and Grace Connolly; great-grandmother of Jacob McVey and Jacqueline Connolly; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral Friday, 9:15 AM from Blake-Lamb Funeral...
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Rose Gallagher

December 31, 1952 - October 8, 2017

Rose Gallagher, 64. Beloved daughter of the late James J. (Phyllis) and Shirley, nee Murtaugh. Loving sister of James, Therese (Cecil Wood), Thomas, Rev. Edward, Michael (Jackie), Daniel (Marianne), John (Eileen) and Terrence Gallagher. Cherished niece of Uncle Tom and Aunt Pat and Aunt Mary Ann. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Memorial visitation Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, 9...
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Lorraine Frost

September 15, 1928 - October 7, 2017

Lorraine Frost (nee Erdman), 89 of Chicago was born September 15, 1928 to the late Charles and Anne Erdman and passed away October 7, 2017. Lorraine was the loving wife of William; cherished mother of Kathleen (Donald) Kruse, William (Cheryl) Frost, Karen (Joseph) Whirity, Mary Ellen (Adrian) Ciesla, Michael (the late Darlene) Frost, and Robert Frost; proud grandmother of David (Beth) Kruse,...
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Debra Lynn DePass

April 17, 1954 - October 7, 2017

Debra Lynn DePass, at rest October 7, 2017. Beloved Mother of Justin Vasquez and Jessica Kask. Loving Grandmother of Tyler and Lincoln Vasquez. Fond sister of Martin DePass, Barry DePass, and the late Dennis DePass and many loving nieces and nephews. Debra was a loving, generous, and giving person always willing to help and was a devoted Mother to many other than her children. Funeral Service...
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Bernadette Marie De

May 26, 1950 - October 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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Florence E. Ryan

October 9, 1930 - October 6, 2017

Florence E. Ryan, nee Martin. Beloved wife of 63 years to the late John G. "Jack" Ryan. Cherished mother of James (Linda), Cathy, Colleen (Denis), and Jack CPD (the Late Lauren) Ryan. Adored grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of 14. Loving sister of Kay (the late Jack) Rau and the late Mary (the late Jim) Smith. Dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday 3 to 9 PM at...
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Emily Martin

March 2, 1921 - October 3, 2017

Emily B. Martin, 96 of Chicago, formerly of Jensen Beach, Florida and Cedar Lake, Indiana was born on March 2, 1921 to the late Francis and Amelia (nee Robertson) Longhi and passed away on October 3, 2017. Emily was the beloved wife of the late Walter R. Martin Sr., for 65 years; loving mother of Walter Jr. (Charlene), Richard (Marianne), and Bette (Kenneth) Engemann; cherished grandmother of...
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Judy L. Zgobica

January 23, 1948 - October 1, 2017

Judy L. Zgobica, nee Skrobanski, 69. Beloved wife of the late Fred Jr. Devoted mother of Fred III (Allison), Dan (Deena), Andrew (Lee Ann), David and Joseph. Proud grandmother of 10. Great grandmother of 3. Loving sister of Paulette (Chuck) Mola, Ronald (Debra) and Richard. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral Saturday 9:15 AM from Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W....
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Marcus J. Corcoran

November 17, 1919 - October 1, 2017

Marcus J. Corcoran, 97, WWII and Korean War Army Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Ann, nee Gallagher; devoted father of Michael (Eileen), Thomas and John (Sharon); proud grandfather of Donovan, Kelsey, Burke, Erin and Keara; loving brother of John Corcoran, Mary Seiler, Therese Evans and the late James Corcoran. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Memorial visitation Friday,...
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Jeffrey P. Novy

July 23, 1961 - September 28, 2017

Jeffrey "Buck" P. Novy, age 56 of Hometown. At rest Sept. 28, 2017. Beloved son of the late James and Diana, nee Prosken. Dearest brother of James (Patricia), Wayne, Dawn (Ken) Czeszewski, Scott (Lisa) and Chris Novy. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Dear nephew of many aunts and uncles. Visitation Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 from 3:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd St...
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Debra Wasylik-Bowie

April 30, 1964 - September 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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Casimir S. Dering

July 14, 1927 - September 26, 2017

Casimir S. Dering, 90, born July 14, 1927, formerly of the Chicago area, he passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at his home in Tinley Park. Beloved husband of the late Helen, nee Stravikas. Worked as a carpenter for 28 years (1956-1984); however he was a proud member of the Chicago Carpenter's Union Local 54 for 61 years 4 months. Committal Service and Interment Friday, September...
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Rosemary Hill

May 12, 1945 - September 24, 2017

Rosemary nee: Kehoe (age 72) died of a worn out giving heart.Beloved wife of Donald C. for over 50 years. Devoted mother of Donna Marie (Mark) Rook and Donald William (Dawn) Hill. Proud grandma of Ashley, Brendan, Kevin Rook and Madeline, Daniel, and Briana Hill. Loving daughter of William Martin and Mary Josephine Kehoe (nee: Campbell). Loving sister and friend. She cherished her grand dogs,...
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Marge Nichols Lawless

November 4, 1925 - September 23, 2017

Marge Lawless, age 91, passed away in Morgan Hill, CA, on September 23, 2017. She was born in Chicago on November 4, 1925, to Kate and John. She graduated from Mercy High School in 1943 and married Robert "Bob" on October 18, 1947. She lived in Merrionette Park and Midlothian before moving to Pittsburgh, PA in 1972. Marge and Bob retired in the Palm Harbor/Clearwater area of Florida in...
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Robert Joseph Heinisch

August 14, 1951 - September 20, 2017

Loving husband of Rosemary. Beloved father of Nicole (Dan) Malcolm and Andrew (Diana) Heinisch. Cherished grandfather of Ryan, Liliana, Adam and Amera. Visitation Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 3:00 to 9:00 pm at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home 4727 West 103rd Street, Oak Lawn, IL 60453.
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Brian H. McMahon

March 19, 1966 - September 20, 2017

Brian H. McMahon, 51, of Oak Lawn, Cherished son of the late Hugh and Catherine (nee Galvin) McMahon; Loving brother of Kevin McMahon, Eileen Polak, and Amy (Daniel) Greene; Beloved uncle to Nolan, Garrett, Liam, Kaitlyn, and Richard; Dear nephew of Mary Ellen Galvin, and Kathleen (James) Knowles; Cousin to many. Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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Anna Marie McBride

August 18, 1933 - September 19, 2017

Anna Marie McBride, 84, nee Sands, longtime resident of Chicago, at rest September 19, 2017. Beloved wife for 64 years of Eugene. Loving Mother of Michael McBride, Catherine McBride, Margaret (William) Rowe, and the late Terrence (Leanne) McBride. Cherished grandmother of Kelly, James, Brianna, Megan, Christopher, Emily, Thomas, William, and Ellie. Great Grandmother of Fionna, Corbin, Vincent,...
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Kathleen L. Sammon

May 16, 1972 - September 16, 2017

Kathleen L. Sammon, 45, devoted mother of Kyle, Jenna and Megan; proud grandmother of 2; cherished fiancé of Scott Sawallisch; beloved daughter of Lawrence and Frances (nee Bruce) Sammon; loving sister of Larry (Cindy), Mike (Dawn), Karen, Patrick, Dennis and the late Kelly; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation Saturday 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home,...
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Anibal Morales

July 2, 1971 - September 15, 2017

MORALESAnibal Morales (age 46) Beloved son of Amado (the late Rubencia), step-son of Isley Morales. Loving brother of Jose (Stephanie), Shirley Munoz and Angel Morales. Cherished uncle to Jacob, Joshua and Sheila Morales and a friend to all. Visitation: Thursday September 21, 2017 4:00pm until time of Chapel Funeral Service at 7:30pm. Interment: Private
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August W. Sundermeier

August 13, 1927 - September 15, 2017

August W. "Gus" Sundermeier, 90, US Army Veteran, Beloved husband of the late Kathleen, nee Malone; loving father of August (the late Donna); Michael (Joanne) and Maureen (Dan) Fadden; adored grandfather of Dan, Lauren (Brett), Emily, Katie, August V., Michael, Robert and Josie; loving brother of Jean and the late Bud Philippi, the late Sev and Don Christensen, Dane and Jack Burke and Cherubim....
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Robert C. Griffith

September 19, 1956 - September 11, 2017

GRIFFITHRobert C. Griffith, age 60, of Chicago. Proud member of the CPD for 20 years, at rest September 11, 2017. Beloved husband of Arlene, nee Morrison; loving step-father of Amanda (Bradley) Herr and Samantha (Fiance' Donald Sliwa) DeSaga; proud Grampa of Brooke, Austin, McKenna and Mason; dearest son of Martha and the late Robert; fond brother of Gary (Patricia) and the late Blair Griffith;...
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Joseph Anthony Herbert

May 12, 1924 - September 10, 2017

HERBERTJoseph Anthony Herbert, age 93, died peacefully on September 10, 2017. Joe was the founder and sole owner of Marquette Photo Supply. He was a continuous fixture in the Chicago Lawn community since November of 1944 until his death. Joe could always be found behind the counter of his store serving customers and making new lifelong friends. In his time he was appointed to the Commission...
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Helen T. Krol

February 16, 1919 - September 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Blake-Lamb Funeral Home/103rd, Oak Lawn, IL.
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Jill Ann Davis

November 27, 1963 - September 7, 2017

Jill Ann Davis, nee Zerinskas, 53, beloved wife of Jeffrey; devoted mother of Dominic, Michael, Katie and Anna; loving daughter of the late Charles and Lorraine Zerinskas; dearest sister of Ann Marie (Daniel) Collins, Mark (Linda) and Jerome (Lisa); proud aunt of Shannon, William (Tracy), Michael (Polina), Daniel and James. Funeral Tuesday 9:15 AM from Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd St.,...
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Bernard W. Domagala

February 6, 1951 - September 5, 2017

The City of Chicago has lost a great man and a true hero. Surrounded by his family, Chicago Police Officer Bernard "Bernie" Domagala passed away on September 5th, 2017, from injuries sustained while serving and protecting the city that he loved (in 1988).Bernie, 66 of Chicago, was the beloved husband of Denise, loving father of Erik (Lynda), Craig (Jen), and Adam (Krystal), cherished brother-in...
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