Josephine DiMaggio nee Paoletta - 87

7/22/1928 - 11/24/2015
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident Josephine DiMaggio nee Paoletta, age 87. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Cashier at Garofalo Grocery Stores for many years. Bloom High School Class of 1946. Wife of the late Peter DiMaggio. Mother of Joseph (Donna) DiMaggio and Michael (Claudia) DiMaggio. Grandmother of Krista (Dan) Goldstein, Joseph DiMaggio Jr., Mia (Michael Shideler) DiMaggio, and Nina DiMaggio. Sister of Frank (Sharyn) Prestia Jr. and the late Michael (Catherine) Paoletta. Beloved 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 Tuesday Dec. 1st from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Wednesday 9:15 Am to Infant Jesus of Prague Church, Flossmoor. Mass 10:00 AM. Entombment Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum, Glenwood. 708 481-9230 or

Beth Ann Seman nee Janick - 31

6/19/1984 - 11/21/2015
Longtime Crete resident Beth Ann Seman nee Janick, age 31. Longtime Crete resident. Training Producer for Whirlpool Corporation. Graduate of Marian Catholic High School, Illinois Weslyan University and Loyola University MBA Program. Wife of David Seman. Daughter of Madeline nee Des Forges and the late Thomas Janick. Sister of Kate (Christopher) Goesel. Sister-in-law of Emily (Chris) Hales. Daughter-in-Law of Jean nee DeHollander and Don Seman. Aunt of Will, Molly, Piper and the late Collin Goesel, Jacob, Charlie and Grace Hales. Beloved niece, cousin and dear friend of many. Her love and grace captivated every room she walked into. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Tuesday Nov. 24th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Wednesday 9:15 AM to St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Matteson. Mass 10:00 AM. Burial private. 708 481-9230 or

Alex Cipolla - 65

12/15/1949 - 11/20/2015
Crete resident, formerly of Chicago Heights Alex Cipolla, age 65. Longtime Crete resident formerly of Chicago Heights. An architect and builder, Alex retired after 25 years of service for Novak Construction in Chicago. Graduate of Prairie State College and Bloom Twp. High School Class 1968. Husband for 40 years of Barbara nee Cialkowski. Father of Elyse (J.T.) Eagan and Matthew (Sarah) Cipolla. Grandfather of Giada Eagan and Natalie Cipolla. Son of the late Cecelia nee Capua and Alex Cipolla Sr. Brother of Enes (late Dennis) Glavas and Lorraine Cipolla. Beloved brother-in-law, uncle 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 Tuesday November 24th from 2:00 PM until time of funeral services at 8:00 PM. Burial private. 708 481-9230 or

Margaret Des Forges - 90

2/3/1925 - 11/16/2015
Country Club Hills Margaret Des Forges nee Fitzgerald age 90. Longtime Country Club Hills resident formerly of Roseland/West Pullman. Retired from Chicago Public School Systems, she had taught Kindergarten for many years at Scanlon School. Wife for 63 years of the late Milton R. Des Forges. Mother of Bernadette (Charles) Palombo, Yvonne (Robert) Lenhardt, Adrienne (Jon) Butler, Madeline (late Thomas) Janick and Mark Des Forges. Grandmother of Margaret Szelinski, Mary Ivancik, Julie Morgan, Sarah Herron, Matthew Lenhardt, Hanna Butler, Kate Goesel, Beth Janick and Adam Des Forges. Great grandmother of Jenna, Logan, Luke, Liam, Fiona, Joseph, Oliver, Elijah, Will, Molly, Piper and Walker. Sister of the late Coletta (late William) Schomburg. Beloved aunt and dear friend of many. Body will lie in state at St. Emeric Church, 4330 180th St., Country Club Hills on Saturday morning November 21st from 9:30 AM until time of funeral mass at 10:30 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. In Margaret’s memory, the family asks that memorials be made in her name to the charity of your choice. For further service information, Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, 708-481-9230 or

John Raymond Eustace - 69

10/18/1946 - 11/14/2015
New Lenox John Raymond Eustace, age 69. New Lenox resident formerly of Crete. Retired from Flying Tiger Line air cargo, and Applied Systems Inc. Graduate of Parks College of Aviation. Loving husband of Janet (nee Jorgensen) Eustace. Devoted father of Blake Williams. Son of the late Clara Armstrong and Raymond Eustace. Brother of Robert (Elsa) Eustace, Virginia (Armand) DeToro, and the late Thomas Armstrong Eustace. Brother-in-law of Eric (Mary) Jorgensen. Beloved Uncle and dear friend of many. A memorial visitation and service will be held at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Friday Nov. 20th from 3:00 PM until time of service at 7:30 PM. Committal service Saturday at Skyline Memorial Park Cemetery, Monee. For further service information contact 708 481-9230 or

Marilyn A. Molnar - 79

1/21/1936 - 11/13/2015
Ricgton Park formerly of Rosleand Marilyn Molnar nee Beemster, age 79. Longtime Richton Park resident formerly of Chicago Heights and Chicago’s Roseland Neighborhood. Graduate of St. Willibrord High School. Wife of the late Martin J. Molnar. Mother of Martin (Laurie) Molnar, James (Lisa) Molnar, Adele (Joseph) Perino, Thomas (Lisa) Molnar and Mari Molnar. Grandmother of Jessica (Daniel) Hauser, Melanie, Jonathan, Amy, Jake, Luke and Olivia Molnar, Charlie and Joey Perino. Great grandmother of Audrey Lynn Hauser. Sister of James (Mary) Beemster, Dorothy (Donald) Chase, and the late Raymond Beemster. Beloved 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 Tuesday Nov. 17th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral services Wednesday morning 10:00 AM. Burial Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. 708 481-9230 or

Albert P. Battaglin - 95

7/22/1920 - 11/7/2015
Frankfort and Chicago's Roseland/West Pullman area Albert P. Battaglin, age 95, passed away peacefully on Saturday Nov. 7th at the Illinois Veterans Home in Manteno where he had resided the past two years. Longtime West Pullman and Roseland resident. Retired after over 30 years of service as welder for Blaw-Knox Steel Foundry in East Chicago, IN. WWII Veteran/US Army-Sharpshooter and Marksman. Fenger H.S. graduate. Beloved husband of the late Kathryn nee Gaetano. Cherished father of Richard (Linda), Ronald and Cheryl Battaglin. Loving grandfather of Julia (Joshua) Klein, Emily (Jon) Vaala, Anthony and Brooke Battaglin. Proud great grandfather of Elliot Klein. Dear brother of Antoinette “Lovey” Winter, Cono V. Ciufia, and the late Vincent Ciufia and Evelyn Stankey. Brother-in-law, uncle, and dear friend of many. A memorial mass will be celebrated Saturday Nov. 21st, 10:00 AM at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 7659 Sauk Trail Ave, Frankfort, IL. A reception to follow. For further service information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, 708 481-9230 or

Colin Jasper Paiva - 9

3/31/2006 - 10/31/2015
Chicago Heights resident Colin Jasper Paiva, age 9, Chicago Heights resident. Passed away suddenly Saturday October 31, 2015. Garfield Elementary School student. Son of William Paiva and Jennifer N. Rainey. Baby Brother of Gabrielle, William, Francysco “Cysco”, Charles, Nicholette and Jaden Paiva. Grandson of Jerry Baum and the late Tammy Lee Rainey, Vicki (Keith) Gervais, and Maria Suarez. Great Grandson of Charles and Beverly nee Piazza Rainey, and the late Carlos (late Paulina) Suarez. Nephew and cousin to many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave) on Wednesday November 4th from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Funeral Service Thursday 10:30 AM. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Steger. For further information 708-481-9230 or

Jeanette E. Pierog-Cornwall - 88

2/20/1927 - 10/22/2015
Harvey Jeanette E. Cornwall nee Aaron, age 88. Longtime Harvey resident, passed away peacefull on Oct. 22nd. Wife of the late William J. “Bill” Cornwall. Mother of Barbara (Bill Olson) Raymond and John (Esther) Wilkerson. Step mother of Bobby (Barbara) and B.J. Cornwall. Grandmother of Tony, Christle, Tonya, Robyn, Michelle, Charlie, Bridget and Jeffrey, Brittany and Samantha. Great grandmother of 15. Great-great grandmother one. Sister of the late Mildred Willis, Robert, Harvey “Bo”, and Billy Aaron. Dear aunt and friend of many. A memorial visitation and services will be held on Sunday November 1st from 1:00 PM until time of 4:00 PM services at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St, Chicago Heights. 708 481-9230 or

Erminia Tomassi nee Agresta - 83

1/1/1932 - 10/21/2015
Longtime Chicago Heights resident Erminia Tomassi nee Agresta, age83. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Native of Amaseno, Prv. Frosinone, Italy. Wife for 52 years of the late Oreste Tomassi. Mother of Theresa (David) Armitage and Maria (Vincenzo) Bove. Devoted “Nonna” of Ali (Michael) Hernandez, Diana (James) Kelly, Lauren (Richard) Gehlmann, David Armitage Jr. and Danny Armitage. Loving “Nonna Minia” of Elaina, Gabriella and Vincenzo Kelly and Giuliana and Joseph Gehlmann. Sister of Gina (late Silvio) Zomparelli, Eliseo (Alberina) and Franco (Assunta) Agresta. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St, Chicago Heights on Friday October 23rd from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Saturday 10:15 AM to San Rocco Oratory, 315 E. 22nd St. Chicago Heights. Mass 11:00 AM. Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708 481-9230 or

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