Irene Krstinich - 8310/1/1934 - 12/15/2017
South Chicago Heights Irene Krstinich nee Ruggeri age 83. Lifelong South Chicago Heights resident. Bloom High School graduate, class of 1953. After raising her own children, Irene enjoyed many years working as a nanny. Wife of the late John Krstinich. Mother of and Mike (Terry) Krstinich, Joseph Krstinch and Leanne Bruce. Grandmother of Kylie and Cole Krstinich. Sister of Vince (Phyllis) Ruggeri. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Monday December 18th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral service Tuesday morning 10:30 AM. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Steger. (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Frederick Fortune Brazzale Jr. - 819/22/1936 - 12/11/2017
Cedar Lake, IN Frederick Fortune Brazzale, age 81, passed away December 11, 2017. Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 27 years, Rebecca F. Brazzale (Lungaro), his parents, Frederick F. Brazzale I and Catherine Brazzale (Bortoli), in-laws, Anthony and Rose (Basile) Lungaro, and his grandchildren Declan Ahearn and Martin Hunt. Survived by his sister Edith Berner (James), brother William Brazzale (Beanie), brother and sisters-in-law, Joan Galullo (late James), Anthony LaBanca (late Josephine), Jacqueline Lungaro (late Pascal), Antoinette Bonato (Ronald). His children Annette Brazzale, Stephen Brazzale (Kathleen), Anthony Brazzale (Mary), Christopher Brazzale (Loretta), William Brazzale (Heather), Catherine Dutra (Robert), Rose Hunt (Gregory), AnneMarie Ahearn (Timothy), and Joseph Brazzale (Mary). Also survived by 43 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Frederick, born September 22, 1936 in Chicago, IL, was a resident of Cedar Lake, IN, for 10 years, of Calumet City, IL, for 35 years, and Roseland, Chicago, IL preceding that. He proudly served America as a US Marine, 1956-1962. He was a Third Order Carmelite and the custodian for Our Lady of Fatima, Chicago Archdiocese, for 29 years (1978-2007). Frederick was a very devout husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who loved being a servant of our Lord and the Catholic Church with a true devotion to our Lady of Fatima. Formerly employed in banking at Talman, LaSalle and BMO. His hobbies included constructing models and spending time with his family. His heart, love, and smile will surely be missed. Visitation Thursday December 14th from 3-8 p.m. at Elmwood Chapel, 9931 Lincoln Plaza Way, Cedar Lake, IN. Carmelite Rosary at 3:00 pm and rosary at 7:00 pm. Family and friends will meet Friday at St. James the Greater Church, 22400 Torrence Ave., Sauk Village. Viewing 9:00 AM until time of funeral mass at 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Fred's name to Eternal Word Television Network, 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL, 35210 or EWTN.com, would be appreciated by his family
Agnes T. Marchioretto - 854/27/1932 - 12/9/2017
Chicago Agnes T. Marchioretto nee Scharenbrock age 85. Longtime resident of Chicago’s Kensington neighborhood. Born and raised in Conrath, Rusk County, Wisconsin. Tony High School graduate. Retired after many years of loving service as dedicated Pediatric Nurse at St. Anne’s Hospital in Chicago. Cherished wife for 50 years of Joseph Peter Marchioretto. Devoted mother of Joseph (Sonu), Matthew (Victoria) and Darrell Marchioretto. Adoring grandmother of Mira, Jacob, Isabella and Julia Marchioretto. Dear sister of Bertha Goda and the late Mary Rathsack, Gertrude Bakken, Theresa Franzen, Anna Scharenbrock, Elizabeth Majcher, Margaret Scharenbrock, Hilda Schwemmer, Irene LaPointe, Joseph, Frank, Robert, Leo, Ray, and baby Clara Scharenbrock. Survived by her beloved sister in law Emma Sharenbrock. 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 December 15th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Family and friends will meet Saturday morning at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 11533 S. Prairie Ave., Chicago, for a viewing from 8:30 AM until time of funeral mass at 9:30 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Ricky Alan Rainey - 587/19/1959 - 12/5/2017
Matteson Ricky Alan Rainey age 58. Longtime Matteson resident, born and raised in Chicago Heights. Homewood-Flossmoor High School graduate. Son of Beverly nee Piazza and Charles E. Rainey. Father of Ricky Alan Rainey II. Grandfather of Ethan, Alana, Giavana. Brother of Vicki (Keith) Gervais and the late Tammy Lee Rainey. Uncle of Jennifer Rainey, Jamie and Jaclyn Marion, Scott Gervais and Kimberly Kaczmark. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Thursday December 7th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Friday morning 9:15 AM chapel prayer to St. Irenaeus Church, Park Forest for 10:00 AM Solemn Holy Day Blessing. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Steger. (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Pauline Coniglio - 8911/15/1928 - 12/5/2017
Dyer, IN. Pauline Coniglio age 89. Dyer, IN. resident formerly of Dolton, South Holland and Chicago Heights. Wife of the late Nick Coniglio. Mother of Rose (Antonino) Castagna and Phillip John (Maria) Coniglio. Devoted “Nonna” of Nicasio (Beth), Nicolas (Melissa), David (Kristy) and Nadia Castagna, Christina, Nick (Ashley) and Jessica Coniglio. Proud “Nonna P” to her great grandchildren Andrea, Mason, Amelia, Gino, Olivia, Gianni, Madeline and Zoey. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Friday December 8th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Saturday morning 9:15 AM to St. Kieran Church, Chicago Heights. Funeral mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Vivian Rose Adducci - 942/22/1923 - 11/28/2017
Crestwood Vivian Rose Adducci age 94, passed away peacefully Nov. 28th at her home in Crestwood. Born and raised in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood, Vivian had resided for many years in Glenwood. She was a graduate of Fenger H.S. She retired after 40 years with Acme/Interlake Steel Company where she served as assistant to the Purchasing Manager. A Professional Class bowler, Vivian was one of the nation’s top bowlers during the 1950’s. In 1979 she was inducted into the Roseland-Pullman Sports Hall of Fame for her many awards and accomplishments. Loving daughter of the late Isabelle nee Abbeduto and Anthony Adducci. Beloved sister of the late Rose (late Paul) Adducci, Mary O’Sullivan, Joseph (late Nita) Adducci and Angeline (late James) Basile. Devoted and loving aunt, great aunt and great-great aunt “Viv”. A visitation will be held at St. Christina Church, 3342 West 111th St., Chicago on Monday December 4th from 10:00 AM until time of funeral mass at 11:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. Memorials to the Hadley Institute for the Blind & Visually Impaired, 700 Elm St, Winnetka, IL. 60093 would be appreciated by the family. For further service information contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Julia Ehlert - 957/13/1922 - 11/27/2017
Kankakee Julia I. Ehlert nee D’Ottavio, age 95. Longtime Sauk Village resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Wife of the late Arthur Ehlert. Mother of Judith Osborn. Grandmother of Donald (Sue) Smith, Dale (Eric) Sylvester, Darren (Juana) Osborn and the late Dana and David Smith. Great grandmother of seven, great-great grandmother of one. Sister of the late Mafalda Padilla, Mathilda McGunn and Jean D’Ottavio. 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 December 1st from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Saturday morning 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
James Kalus - 6310/9/1954 - 11/25/2017
Chicago Heights James Kalus, age 63. Lifelong Chicago Heights area resident. 1972 graduate of Bloom High School. Jim received his Associates Degree in Political Science from Prairie State College. Husband of Anita nee Werning. Father of Kristin Kalus, Katherine (Brian) Teniente, and Laurin (Thomas) Johnston. Grandfather of Sabrina and Ruby Teniente, Faith, Kylie, Kara and Gavin Johnston. Son of the late Nancy nee Patti and John Kalus. Loving, uncle, cousin and 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 Saturday morning Dec. 2nd from 10:00 AM until time of Memorial Services at 1:30 PM. For further information contact (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Ralph Edward Carlson - 721/20/1945 - 11/25/2017
Mokena Lehigh Acres, Florida Ralph Edward Carlson, Age 72, Recent Mokena resident formerly of Lehigh Acres, Florida and Chicago Heights. U.S. Army Veteran. Retired with over 30 years service as a Manager for AT&T. Graduate of Thornton-Fractional South High School Class of 1963. Husband for 47 years of Karen nee Clark. Father of Jennifer (Joe) Bruni, Jim (Lisa DiGiovanni) Carlson, Angela (John) Hernandez. Grandfather of Jared, Jordan, Jackson Bruni, Jimmy, Nick, Tyler Carlson, and Samantha Hernandez. Brother of Mary (Ted) Mar, and David Carlson. Services were held privately. For further service information Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home 708-481-9230.
Maria A. Smejkal - 7910/2/1938 - 11/23/2017
Flossmoor Maria Anna Smejkal (nee Schenk) transcended from this life Thursday, November 23 at approximately 3:15 AM at the age of 79. Maria lived as an intelligent, strong, and spirited woman whose love of teaching impacted many students, at Illinois Masonic School of Nursing, within her family, and throughout her life. Maria will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Jerald Smejkal, her children, Jon (Jen) Smejkal, Marc (Belinda) Smejkal, and Larissa (Joey) Villagomez, and her siblings Timothy, Francesca, and Richard Schenk. She was preceded in death by her brothers William and Paul Schenk. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Sunday Nov. 26th from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Funeral service Monday morning 10:00 AM. Entombment Skyline Memorial Park, Monee. Memorials to the Les Turner ALS Foundation 5550 W Touhy Ave, Suite 302, Skokie, IL 60077-3254 or email@example.com would be appreciated by the family. For further service information contact (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
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