Dawn Marie Lopez nee Bassett - 50

9/22/1965 - 4/27/2016
Longtime Hammond Indiana Resident

Dawn Marie Lopez nee Bassett, age 50, passed away suddenly Wednesday morning April 27th. Longtime resident of Hammond’s Hessville area, formerly of Blue Island and Hazel Crest. Thornwood High School graduate. Dawn was presently employed by Horeshoe Casino in Hammond, and formerly had served many years as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant at Harstfield Village in Munster. Loving wife for 26 years of Larry M. Lopez. Devoted mother of Brandy (Ozzie Rodriguez-Rosales) Lopez and Cheyenne Lopez. Proud grandmother of Leilani Lopez and Liahna Rosales. Daughter of the Bernadette (nee O’Connor) Brooks and the late Floyd M. Bassett Jr. Step-daughter of Robert Brooks Sr. Sister of Catherine Bassett, Patricia Piotrowski, Elizabeth Martinez, Bernadette Grisham and Floyd W. Bassett Jr. Beloved niece, cousin, aunt and friend of many. A celebration of Dawn’s life will be held on Monday May 2nd from 3:00 PM until the time of 7:30 PM at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US RT. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights. For further information please contact 708 481-9230 or panozzobros.com

Jamie A. Horneman - 36

8/7/1979 - 4/25/2016
Hazel Crest

Jamie A. Horneman age 36.  Hazel Crest resident.  Graduate of Thornwood High School.  Daughter of Annie Horneman and William E. Thibideau.  Sister of Jeremy Thibideau, Melinda Ann Rohder, Christy (Xavier) Branch and Christine (Doug) Charington.  Loving aunt of Xavier, Zander, Robert, Christian and Eddie.  Survived by Edward Rohder.  Dear niece, cousin and 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 Thursday April 28th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Funeral services Friday 11:00 AM.  Burial Skyline Memorial Park Cemetery, Monee.  708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com

Eleanor L. Esposito - 82

4/2/1934 - 4/24/2016
Plainfield, South Holland and Roseland

Eleanor L. Esposito nee Foss, age 82. Longtime South Holland resident formerly of Roseland, had made her home for the past 12 years at the Carillon in Plainfield.  1952 graduate of Fenger High School.  Worked many years as a Credit Manager from Area Transportation.  Wife for 62 years of Frank A. Esposito.  Mother of Lori (William) Wright and Frank (Nora) Esposito. Grandmother of Mckenzy and Kristyn Wright and Frank Dominick Esposito.  Sister of Harold “Bud” (Loretta) Foss.  Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Thursday April 28th from 3:00 to 8:00 PM.  Funeral Friday 9:15 AM to St. Joseph Church, 18015 Dixie Hwy., Homewood.  Mass 10:00 AM.  Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth.  708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com

Patricia B. Oprea - 83

4/23/2016 - 4/23/2016
Matteson

 

Patricia B. Oprea nee Wilkins, age 83. Longtime Matteson resident, born and raised in Grand Rapids, MI. Wife of the late John Oprea Jr. Mother of Micheal (Ruth) Oprea, Susan (late Joseph) DeLeon and Paul (Julie) Oprea. Grandmother of John, “J.J.”and Cody Oprea, Nicole DeLeon, and Christina (Paul) Anderson. Great grandmother of Jaiden and Makayla DeLeon. The wife of a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, Patricia maintained a strong devotion to the Marine Corps and was a proud Member of the Women’s Auxiliary of the American Legion. A memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday April 27th from 4:00 PM until time of 7:00 PM services at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St, (U.S. Rt 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights. For further information please contact 708 481-9230 of panozzobros.com

Reno Corradin - 91

9/12/1924 - 4/23/2016
South Holland

Reno Corradin, CFD Retired, age 91. Longtime South Holland resident formerly of Roseland. Retired in 1981 after serving the City of Chicago Fire Department as an Engineer/Engine 50. U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII. Graduate of Pullman Tech Class of 1942. Husband of the late Earlene nee Buschner. Father of Ronald, David (Lori), Daniel (Monica) and the late Thomas (Linda) Corradin. Beloved “Papa” to his grandchildren Lisa (Randy) Walter, Heather (Kevin) Pond, Lauren (Jeff) Abrego, David Reno, Nina Angelina, Trevor and Rachel Corradin and his great grandchildren Grace, Brock, Ethan and Mason. Brother of the late Angeline (Olinto) Nicoli. Dear uncle of Robert Nicoli. Beloved friend and fellow firefighter 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 Wednesday, April 27th from 3:00PM until 8:00 PM. Funeral services Thursday morning 10:30 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708 481-9230 or panozzobros.com

Carl A. "Chico" Pisterzi - 89

10/1/1926 - 4/20/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident

 

Carl A. Pisterzi, age 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning at the Illinois Veterans Home in Manteno. A lifelong Chicago Heights resident, he spent his winters in Deerfield Beach, Fla. Retired Brick Mason. U.S. Coast Guard Veteran. Husband of the late Irma nee Fleck and Roberta nee Boyd. Father of Joseph (Laura) and the late Carl Jr. (Kathleen) Pisterzi. Grandfather of Carla (Marc) Wojtczak, Anthony (Liz) Pisterzi, Gina (Mark) Finney and Mia (Phil) Taets. “Great Papa” of Molly, Aidan, Dylan, Claire, Brenna, Andrew, Sophie, and Maxwell. Beloved 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 Friday, April 22nd from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral services Saturday morning 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708 481-9230 or panozzobros.com

Lena "Lee" J. Pierandozzi - 93

11/3/1922 - 4/17/2016
Chicago Heights

Lena “Lee” J. Pierandozzi nee Perozzi, age 93. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident.  Retired from Meany Electric where she worked as a bookkeeper. Active member of the Infant Jesus of Prague Seniors Group. Mother of Karen (Richard) Mantoan, Susan (David) Newstat and the late Toni Lee (Frank) Keenan and Carla (Robert) Koenig.   Nani to 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Daughter of the late Domenica nee Pilota and Joseph Perozzi.  Sister of the late Edith Gabrielli, Mary Bruno, Primo Perozzi and Americo Perozzi.   Former wife of the late Tony Pierandozzi.   Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 West 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Thursday April 21st from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Funeral Friday 9:15 am to Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1131 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor.  Mass 10:00 AM.   Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood.  In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sister Simeon Scholarship Fund, c/o Marian Catholic High School, 700 Ashland Ave, Chicago Heights, IL, 60411 would be appreciated by the Pierandozzi family.   For further information 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.

Louis V. Minelli Jr. - 68

9/23/1947 - 4/17/2016
Longtime Chicago Heights resident

Louis V. Minelli Jr. age 68.  Longtime Chicago Heights resident.  Body Shop manager at Napelton Cadillac. 1966 graduate of Bloom High School. Husband for 47 years of Sharon Ann nee Lueder.  Father of Laura (Todd) Zaylik, Krissy Minelli and Gina (Brian) Bryzgalski.  Grandfather of Anthony Louis and Marissa Marie Bryzgalski.  Brother of John (Maryanna) Skirnick, James (Beatrice) Minelli and the late Janice Wheeler.  Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Wednesday April 20th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  Funeral Thursday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, Chicago Heights.  Mass 10:00 AM.  Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood.  708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.

Paul D. Fedinets - 63

8/12/1952 - 4/17/2016
Northlake formerly of Irving Park (Chicago)

 

Paul D. Fedinets, age 63. Longtime Northlake resident, born and raised in Chicago’s Irving Park neighborhood. Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish. Gordon Tech High School graduate. Retired after over 30 years as a Postal Carrier for The U.S. Post Office-Chicago Dunning Station. Beloved husband of the late Patricia (nee Stur) Fedinets. Son of the late Loretta Jaworski and Peter Fedinets. Brother of Kenneth (Gail), Gary (Natalie) and Robert Fedinets. Dear uncle and friend of many. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday morning April 30th, 11:00 AM at St. Kieran Catholic Church, 19600 S. Halsted Avenue, Chicago Heights. Burial will be private. For further service information please call Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights at 708 481-9230 of panozzobros.com

Patricia M. Fedinets nee Stur - 63

11/14/1952 - 4/17/2016
Northlake fomerly of East Chicago, IN.

 

Patricia M. Fedinets nee Stur, age 63. Longtime Northlake resident formerly of East Chicago, IN. Longtime secretary at the Entenmann’s Bakery Distribution Warehouse in Northlake. Beloved wife of the late Paul D. Fedinets. Daughter of the late Helen Krupinski and Ben Stur. Sister of the late Trudy (Roy) Baldwin and Ben “Benji” Stur. Dear aunt, cousin, and friend of many. Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday morning April 30th, 11:00 AM at St. Kieran Catholic Church, 19600 S. Halsted Avenue, Chicago Heights. Burial will be private. For further service information please call Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights at 708 481-9230 of panozzobros.com

 

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