Herbert E. Bliese - 90

10/24/1923 - 8/31/2014
Homewood, Illinois Herbert E. Bliese, age 90, Longtime Homewood Resident. Retired employee of Swift Independent Company after 47 years service. WWII US Army Air Corp Veteran. Member of the Knights of Columbus, VFW Wally Burns Post, American Legion. Past President Homewood-Flossmoor Kiwanis Club, President Homewood-Flossmoor AARP Advisory Committee, Senior of the Year for Cook County Sheriff, Homewood-Flossmoor Park District and the Village of Homewood. Husband of the late Pearl nee Roy. Father of James (Debbie) Bliese, Barbara (Marty) O’Donnell and Robert (Claudia) Bliese. Grandfather of Carolyn (Matt) Millar, Lisa and Marty O’Donnell, Samuel and Maximilian Bliese. Great grandfather of Parker, Ethan and Mackenzie Millar. Brother of the late Mildred (late Jack) Bronson and Gary (Lucille) Bliese. Resting at Panozzo Bros Funeral Home, 530 W 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Wednesday from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Thursday 9:45 AM from funeral home to St Joseph Church, Homewood. Mass 10:30 AM. Interment private. Info 708-481-9230 and www.panozzobros.com

Joseph A. Boggio - 94

5/27/1920 - 8/25/2014
Oak Forest formerly of Chicago's Roseland neighborhood Joseph A. Boggio, age 94. Longtime Oak Forest resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland Area. A graduate of University of Illinois-Chicago School of Pharmacy, Joe worked for over 30 years as a Pharmacist for Walgreens Stores on Chicago’s south side. Husband for 62 years of the late Lillia (nee Stratta) Boggio. Father of Alexander (Jan) Boggio and Massimo (Paula) Boggio. Proud grandfather of Sgt. Steven Boggio, U.S. Army, and John (Lindsay) Boggio. Great grandfather Diesel. Beloved uncle and dear friend of many. Resting at Curley Funeral Home, 6116 W. 111th St., Chicago Ridge on Thursday morning September 4th from 9:30 AM until time of funeral service at 11:30 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708 422-2993 or www.curleyfuneralhome.com.

Doris "Dorie" Van Arkel - 68

5/22/1946 - 8/23/2014
Richton Park, Illinois Doris “Dorie” Van Arkel, age 68. Longtime Richton Park resident formerly of Chicago’s Southside/St. Killian Parish. Daughter of the late Bertha nee Andrews and William Van Arkel. Sister of Carol (Norman) Spies, William (Carolyn) Van Arkel and Daniel Van Arkel. Beloved aunt and dearest friend of many. A graduate of St. Killian Grammar School and CVS High School, Dorie trained as a Medical Technologist and retired from St. James Hospital where she had worked in the Laboratory. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Tuesday August 26th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Wednesday 9:45 AM to St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Matteson. Mass 10:30 AM. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park. 708 481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com.

William J. Mathews - 78

12/7/1935 - 8/23/2014
Longtime Evergreen Park resident formerly of Roseland Mathews, William J. Mathews, age 78. Longtime Evergreen Park resident formerly of Roseland. Retired after 30 years of service as a freight clerk for Central States Motor Freight. Husband of the late Virginia “Ginny” (nee Kunis) Mathews. Father of Carol Mathews and Linda (Ronald) Mathews-Horwath. Loving “Grandpa” of Renee Mathews and Mckenzie Horwath. Son of the late Florence (nee Sullivan) and Floyd Mathews. Uncle and dear friend of many. Funeral Thursday August 28th 9:15 Am from Beverly Ridge Funeral Home, 10415 S. Kedzie to St. Bernadette Church, Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. (773) 779-4411.

Kenneth J. Opyt - 54

12/15/1959 - 8/21/2014
Longtime Steger and Sauk Village resident Opyt. Kenneth J. Opyt age 54. Steger resident formerly of Sauk Village. Longtime Roofer and Owner of Interstate Exteriors. Life Partner of Joni Martin. Father of Zachery P. Martin and Kenneth J. Blisset. Son of Dorothy nee Zywicki and the late Thaddeus Opyt. Brother of Valerie (Roger) Lange, Alan Opyt and Steven (Robin) Opyt and Ray Marrocco. Uncle and dear friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Friday August 29th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral service Saturday morning 11:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood.

Louis Saviano - 72

5/19/1942 - 8/16/2014
Longtime Chicago Heights resident recently of Lowell, Indiana Louis Saviano, age 72. Native and longtime resident of Chicago Heights recently of Lowell, In. passed away peacefully at his home on August 16th. Husband for 50 years of Sylvia nee Patterson. Father of Renee (Antonio) Sabino and Anthony (Stacey) Saviano. Proud “Grandpa” of Victoria, Marina and Sabrina Sabino. Son of the late Dorothy nee Colangelo and Albert Saviano. Brother of Tom (Sarah) and Philip (Debbie) Saviano. Beloved brother-in-law, cousin and uncle of many. A graduate of Bloom Twp. High School, Lou was the former owner of L&R Drapery Installers. From 1985 until 2010 he was responsible for serving up cold beers, world famous hamburgers and smiles to thousands of patrons as the proud owner of Bob & Clara’s Tavern in Chicago Heights. His good nature and love of a good conversation will be fondly remembered by those fortunate to have known him. Resting at Panozzo Bros Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Wednesday Aug. 20th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral services Thursday morning 11:00 AM. Burial Homewood Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Homewood.

Joseph D. Saviano - 81

10/11/1932 - 8/16/2014
Lifelong Chicago Heights and Crete Joseph D. Saviano age 81. Lifelong Chicago Heights and Crete resident. Retired after 34 years as a Business Teacher for School District 201U/Crete-Monee High School. U.S. Army Veteran. Graduate of Bloom Township High School and Northern Illinois University. Husband for 57 years of Mariann nee Fattura. Father of Laurie (Brian) Mackie, Ronald Saviano and Michael (Jennifer) Saviano. Grandfather of Eric (Maggie) Mackie, Brian (Rebecca) Mackie, Marianne Tidwell, Joseph (Jessica) Mackie, Sophia and Isabella Saviano. Great grandfather of Matthew, Zachary, Aryanna, Allyssa, Cooper, Lexi and William. Brother of Eugene (Carol) Saviano and the late Dorothy Soto. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Thursday August 21st from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral service Friday at funeral home 11:00 AM. Burial Skyline Memorial Park, Monee. 708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com.

Timothy M. Travaglini - 39

9/11/1994 - 8/15/2014
Chicago Heights Timothy M. Travaglini age 39, passed away peacefully after a courageous yearlong battle with cancer. Born and raised in Chicago Heights. Bloom High graduate Class of 1992. Enjoyed his many years of working as a server at restaurants throughout Chicago. Beloved son of Mary Lou nee Venditti and Bernard Travaglini. Brother of Tina (Bryan) Lopez. Uncle of Rocco, Elio and Matteo Lopez. Grandson of Leonard Venditti and the late Ina nee Smith, Clara nee Angellotti and Bernard Travaglini. Loving nephew and cousin, and dear friend and co-worker to many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Monday August 18th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Tuesday 9:45 AM to St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:30 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com.

Elizabeth "Elsie" Pascale - 91

6/29/1923 - 8/13/2014
Olympia Fields formerly of Chicago's Roseland neighborhood

Elizabeth “Elsie” Pascale nee Loichinger, age 91. Longtime Olympia Fields resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland area. Wife for 69 years of Dr. Luke R. Pascale, MD. Mother of Betsy (Thomas) Flanagan, Luke (Paula), Katy Drumm, Mia, John (Cathleen), Peter, Joseph (Diane), Anne Pascale, Mike (Jamie) and the late Vincent Pascale. Grandmother of 20, great grandmother of 13. Sister of the late Anne Molner and Anton Loichinger. Beloved aunt and dear friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Sunday August 17th from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1131 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor. Mass 10:00 AM (Please be aware of the Metra Railroad viaduct closure on Flossmoor Rd at Sterling Ave). Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood

Charlene M. Herzic - 67

1/14/1947 - 8/12/2014
Munster, IN Charlene M. Herzic nee Isom, age 67. Munster resident formerly of Chicago Heights. Graduate of Bloom High School and Prairie State College Interior Design Program. Longtime Data Processor serving the Trucking industry and proud homemaker. Mother of Kellie (Robert) Kassela, Steve (Meghan) Herzic and Mary Rose (Robert) Rourke. Grandmother of Caden and Luke Herzic, Reese and Cooper Rourke. Daughter of the late Mary nee Nardoni and John Isom. Sister of David Isom, Rosanne Isom-Nardoni and the late Clyde Isom. Loving aunt and dear friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Friday August 15th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral services Saturday morning 11:00 AM. Burial private. 708 481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com.

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