Phyllis A. Petrongelli - 714/18/1946 - 8/15/2017
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident Phyllis A. Petrongelli nee Zagone age 71. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Retired after 40 years of service as Administrative Assistant to the Fire Chief of Chicago Heights. She was affectionately referred to as the “2nd Mom” to the present and past firefighters of the Chicago Heights Fire Dept. Loving wife of 52 years to Italo Petrongelli. Dearest mother of Anna (Donald) Deubel. Devoted “Nonni” of Alexis Zivo, Paige and Zachary Deubel. Sister of the late Enrica (late Jack) Qunell. Sister-in-law of Americo (Rosemary) and Fr. Tomasso Petrongelli. 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 Friday August 18th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Saturday 9:15 AM to San Rocco Oratory, 315 – 22nd St., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Jane Cotton-Parker - 7311/2/1943 - 8/9/2017
Chicago Heights Jane Cotton-Parker nee Hutton age 73. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, born and raised in Kansas. Retired Executive Assistant for GMAC Finance with over 40 years of service. Wife of John L. Parker Jr. and the late Kenneth Cotton. Mother of Lance Cotton and Stacie (Joseph) Mancini. Grandmother of Paige and Cody Cotton. Sister of the late Emmett Hutton. Dear friend of many. Memorial Visitation Friday August 11th from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights. For further information contact 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Irene A. Lach nee Stefanisin - 877/5/1930 - 8/9/2017
Longtime Chicago Heights Irene A. Lach nee Stefanisin, age 87. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Attended Lindblom High School. Former office manager at Polk Bros. and 20 year deli counter server at the South Chicago Heights Jewel Foods. Wife of the late Stanley J. Lach. Mother of Jan Lach and Robert Lach. Daughter of late Anna nee Charnote and Elko Stefanisin. Sister of the late Alexander (Kathleen) Stefanisin and late Richard (Patricia and the late Shirley) Stef. Dear aunt, cousin and friend to many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Tuesday August 15th from 9:00 am until time of service at 11:30 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City. For further service information 708-481-9230.
Eleanore D. Gasik - 889/15/1928 - 8/8/2017
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident Eleanore D. Gasik, nee Krzykowski. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Wife of the late Lawrence Gasik. Mother of Christopher (Mary), Barry (Jeanne), Mark (Ann), and Rose Marie. Grandmother of Matthew, Daniel (Jen), Jacob, Joshua and Thomas. Great grandmother of 3. Sister of the late Phyllis Dombrowski, Theodore and Michael Krzykowski. Loving aunt of many. Member of P.W.A., the Polish American Auxiliary, Jones Center Seniors, Steger VFW Women’s Auxiliary, St. Joseph’s Alter and Rosary Sodality, Polish Falcons, Pieces & Patches Quilting Group and Polish American Community Fair. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Saturday morning Aug. 12th from 9:00 AM until time of funeral services at 11:30 AM. Entombment Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum, Glenwood. 708 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Gloria Ann Violante - 831/5/1934 - 8/8/2017
South Holland and Roseland Gloria Ann Violante age 83. Longtime South Holland resident formerly of Roseland/St. Anthony Parish. Retired Condemned Property Clerk for the Cook County Assessor’s Office with over 25 years of service. Past President of the Blue Army - Our Lady of Fatima. Member of 3rd Order Carmelite-St. Benedict Chapter. Daughter of the late Marie Antoinette nee Napoli and Donald Violante. Sister of the late Mary (late Glen) Rice, Carmel (late John) Pikosz, Vivian (late Joseph) Maslanka, Irene and Joseph (late Cristina) Violante. Loving 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 13th from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM, with Blue Army Rosary service at 3:00 PM. Family and friends will meet at Ascension St. Susanna Church, 15234 Myrtle Ave., Harvey on Monday for viewing from 10:00 AM until time of funeral mass at 11:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Cathleen Pellegrini - 494/21/1968 - 8/8/2017
Homewood Cathleen Pellegrini nee Coghlan, age 49. Longtime Homewood resident. Graduate of Hillcrest High School. Mother of Jordan, Mary and Emma Pellegrini. Daughter of the late Lucille “Jean” nee Turman and Joseph Coghlan. Sister of Timothy, Patrick, Michael and Daniel Coghlan. Aunt and dear friend of many. Memorial visitation at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Friday August 11th, from 4:00 PM until time of service at 7:00 PM. For further information contact (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Albert E. Smith - 815/30/1936 - 8/8/2017
Winnetka, Riverdale and Roseland Albert E. Smith, age 81. Longtime Winnetka resident, formerly of Riverdale and Chicago’s Roseland area. Retired Vice President of Anixter Bros. Inc. after over 20 years of service. U.S. Army Veteran. Graduate of the University of Illinois. President of the School Bd. District 133 Riverdale, IL for 13 years. Husband for 61 years of Carole Marie nee Zotti. Father of Michael (Judy) Smith and Eric (Kathy) Smith. Grandfather of Sara, Julian, Spencer (Christine), Ryan (Rachel), Megan and Steven Smith. Son of the late Josephine nee Callahan and Orville Smith. Brother of Adeline (late Ed) Hoholik, Joseph (late Jean) Smith and the late Mary (late Jack) Zylstra, Bernadette (late Jack) Hynes, John, William, Thomas (late Kate) and James Smith. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday October 7th at Sacred Heart Church, 1077 Tower Rd., Winnetka. Mass time pending. For further service information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights at 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Jean R. Vuco - 9211/21/1924 - 7/30/2017
Park Forest Jean R. Vuco nee Erickson age 92, passed away July 30th in Iowa City, IA. Born on November 21, 1924 in Chicago, IL; the oldest daughter of the late Ruth nee Huggins and Herbert Erickson, she graduated from Calumet High School and began working at Nalco Co. as a secretary. Loving wife of the late Anthony J. Vuco, whom she met at a military dance in Chicago. They married on January 24, 1948 and were together for 64 years until his death in 2012. Jean lived in Park Forest, IL for 45 years and Jensen Beach, FL for 16 years. She moved to Iowa City, IA to be near her daughter in 2012. Beloved mother of Mark, Steve (Chris), Diane (Steve) Clark, and Mary Jean (Dan) Briody. Proud grandmother of Kevin (Shelbi) Clark, Stephanie (Derick Schumacher) Clark, Jenny Clark, Kevin and Brendan Briody. Great grandmother of Avery Jean Clark. Sister of the late Barbara Rylands. Jean enjoyed the 21 years she spent as a salesclerk in the linen department of Marshall Fields and Co. and her favorite hobbies, knitting, playing the piano and afternoon bridge with friends. 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 10th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Friday 9:15 AM to St. Irenaeus Church, 78 Cherry St., Park Forest. 10:00 AM Funeral mass. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Timothy M. Rooney - 881/3/1929 - 7/28/2017
Crete resident formerly of Chicago Heights Timothy M. Rooney age 88. Crete resident formerly of Chicago Heights and County Club Hills. Born and raised in Chicago’s Roseland area. Graduate of Fenger HS and St. Joseph’s College. U.S. Army Veteran Korean War. Retired from CNA Insurance as VP of Group Insurance after over 20 years of service. Husband for 57 years of the late Maureen R. nee Casey. Father of Mary Therese (Michael) Griffin, Timothy J. (Tuesday), Brian (Patricia), Laurette and the late Mary Elizabeth Rooney. Grandfather of Margaret (Jason) Bearden, Timothy (Brittany) and Daniel Griffin, Casey, Faith, Brittany, Jaimie and Brian Rooney. Great grandfather of Eleanor Bearden and Isaac Grant. Brother of the late Fr. Jordan Rooney, O’Carm. 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 Sunday July 30th from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to St. Liborius Church, 35th St. & Halsted Blvd., Steger. Mass 10:00 AM. Memorials to the Carmelites’ Society of the Little Flower, 1313 Frontage Rd., Darien, IL 60561, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the Rooney family. For further service information 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Charles W. Berkley - 762/28/1941 - 7/27/2017
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident Charles W. Berkley age 76. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Retired Lab Technician for SKF Bearing Mfg. in Itasca. Crete Monee High School graduate. Devoted father of Paul (Lisa) Berkley. Proud grandfather of Allison Berkley. Son of the late James and Margaret Berkley. Loving Brother of James Berkley and the late Marie Strandberg and Lois Kundee. Dear uncle and friend 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 Tuesday August 1st from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral service Wednesday morning 11:00 AM. Burial Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
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