Maria R. Alvarez nee Romo - 90

3/5/1924 - 10/26/2014
Longtime Chicago Heights resident Maria Alvarez nee Romo age 90. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Native of Nueva Rosita, Coahuila, Mexico. Wife of the late Alvaro Alvarez. Mother of Grace (late Joseph) Vela, Oscar Alvarez, Maria de Los Angeles Alvarez, Armando (Jesusita) Alvarez and Philip Alvarez. Grandmother of 10, great grandmother of 14, great great grandmother of one. Preceeded in death by six brothers and one sister. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Wednesday October 29th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Thursday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com

Michael J. Badali Jr. - 37

11/18/1976 - 10/25/2014
Beecher Michael J. Badali, Jr, age 37. Lifelong Beecher resident. Supervisor for HEPA Enviromental. Member Laborer’s Local #225. Son of Kathryn nee Hickey and Michael J. Badali Sr. Brother of Lisa Stevens and Kathryn (Michael Hannon) Badali. Loving “Uncle” of Nicholas Michael, Joseph Anthony, Sophia and Emma. Nephew, cousin 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 Wednesday October 29th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral service Thursday 11:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230

Orlando Vitelli - 97

9/9/1917 - 10/24/2014
Lifelong Chicago Heights Orlando Vitelli age 97. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Retired Pipefitter for Keystone/Inland Steel. U.S. Army Veteran/WWII. Member Catholic War Veterans Chicago Heights Post #1060. Husband of the late Lorraine nee Forbes. Father of late Dennis (Maureen) Vitelli and Sharon (late William Jr.) Bacon. Grandfather of Denise Maness, Robert and Brian Vitelli, and Christopher Bacon. Brother of Rena Scartozzi and the late Vera Maine, Velma Cattando and Anthony Vitelli. Longtime partner and devoted friend of Connie Nowocin. Great grandfather, 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 Monday October 27th from 9:00 AM until time of funeral services at 11:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com

Connie Jeanne Bonner nee Greer - 75

3/24/1939 - 10/23/2014
Crete and Flossmoor Connie Jeanne Bonner, Pharm.D, nee Greer, age 75. Longtime Crete and Flossmoor resident, native of Chicago’s Woodlawn Community. A graduate of Bloom High School and Purdue University College of Pharmacy, Connie had worked as a Pharmacist until her retirement in 2004. Longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church of Homewood. Mother of Bret (Nectaria) Bonner. Grandmother of three. Daughter of the late Delores nee Carlson and William Greer. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Monday Oct. 27th from 3:00 PM until times of funeral service at 8:00 PM. Graveside committal services Tuesday morning 11:00 AM at Glen Cemetery, Paxton, IL. 708 481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com

Edward G Wojtczak - 91

2/22/1923 - 10/17/2014
Longtime Crete resident, formerly of Harvey Edward G. Wojtczak, age 92. Longtime Crete resident, born and raised in Harvey. Retired Bussiness Agent for Automobile Mechanics Local #701. World War Two Veteran, U.S. Navy/USS Barnes CVE 20. Husband for 69 years of Genevieve nee Wasiel. Father of Edward (Bobbie), Michael (Carol), John (Shirley), and Gerard (Mary Beth). Grandfather of Marc (Carla), Erin, Bryan (Jaimie), Jaclyn (Robert Wernersbach), Angela and Austin. Great grandfather of Molly, Aidan, John, Max and Alyx. Brother of Phyllis Krygier, Michael Wojtczak, and the late Sally Grant, Walter and Casimir Wojtczak. 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 Tuesday Oct. 21st from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Wednesday 9:15 AM to St. John the Baptist Church, Harvey. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City.

Frank John Jobbe - 72

6/27/1942 - 10/16/2014
Chicago Heights formerly of Roseland Frank John Jobbe age 72. Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Roseland. Retired Chief Engineer Local 399. Fenger High School graduate. U.S. Army Veteran. Husband for 48 years of Marilyn nee Venditti. Father of Frank (Lynette) and Mario (Beth) Jobbe. Grandfather of Alex, Nicholas, Maxwell, Kieth, Julia, Jackson, Sophia, Lillian, Spencer and Olivia. Brother of Mario (Beverly) Jobbe and Marcia (John) Byers. Uncle and dear friend of many. A Memorial Mass in celebration of Frank’s life will be offered Sunday October 19th, 4:00 PM at San Rocco Oratory, 315 E. 22nd St., Chicago Heights. For further service information please call Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, 708 481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com

Frances Franze - 94

10/20/1919 - 10/16/2014
Chicago Heights Frances Franze nee Liporota age 94. Lifelong Chicago Heights area resident. Wife of the late Frank Franze. Mother of Eileen (James) Venditti, Frank Franze and the late Roger (Patricia) Franze. Grandmother of James (Sabrina Whitlow) Venditti, Paul Franze, Elena (Steve) Kozlowski, Michelle (David) Herndon, Francesca (Nick Doerr) Franze and the late Therese Panozzo. Great grandmother of Christina Venditti, Dominic Franze, Nicholaus and Danielle Kozlowski, Anthony, Joshua, Christopher and Ariana Herndon, Jacob, Maximilian and Eva Franze, Andrew and the late Matthew Panozzo. Sister of Victoria Pulcini and the late Frank Liporota, Theresa Luzi, Natalie Bartusiewicz, Connie Franze, Rose Ross and Jennie Guadagnolo. 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 Sunday Oct. 19th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to Infant Jesus of Prague Church, Flossmoor. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708 481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com

Catherine "Katie" Landolina - 88

10/27/1925 - 10/16/2014
Chicago Heights Catherine “Katie” Landolina nee Wenckus, age 88. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Wife for 61 years of the late Philip Landolina. Daughter of the late Cathrina (nee Rosicks) and Joseph Wenckus. Sister of the late Ann Montella, Joseph (Pearl) and Frank Wenckus. Loving “Aunt Katie” to her many nieces and nephews including Rosemary Kogut, Cosmo, Mario and Joseph Christofanelli. Sister- in-law of Joseph and the late Catherine Christofanelli. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Sunday Oct. 26th from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708 481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com

Catherine Mitidiero nee Covelli - 93

9/11/1921 - 10/15/2014
Lansing formerly of Calumet City and Roseland Catherine Mitidiero nee Covelli, age 93. Lansing resident formerly of Calumet City and Roseland. Wife of the late Frank “Ciccio” Mitidiero. Mother of Donna (late William) Charmelo. Grandmother of Julie Anne (Phillip Nguyen) Charmelo and Eric Charmelo. Loving “Num Num” to her great grandchildren Isabel, Charlie, Max and Leo. Sister of Joseph (Marilyn) Covelli, and the late Frances (late Robert) Bass and late Rosemarie (late Peppy) Mitidiero. 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 Oct. 21st from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Wednesday 10:15 AM to St. John Church, Glenwood. Mass 11:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708 481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com

George Simonaitis Jr. - 86

5/13/1928 - 10/14/2014
Crete and Chicago Heights George Simonaitis Jr. age 86. Longtime Crete and Chicago Heights resident. Member of IBEW Local #134 with over 50 years of service for Service Electric Company. Husband for 57 years of Patricia nee Pent. Father of Cheryl (Forrest) Leigh, George “Randy” (Sharon), Douglas and Lisa Simonaitis. Grandfather of Michelle (David) Blank, Lauren (Chris) Trino, Genelle (Ryan) Graman, Jennifer, Jessica, Brandon and Jayla Simonaitis and the late Michael Matthes. Great grandfather of Randi, Clayton, Jenna, Jason, Tyler, Blake, Ava, Ryder, Gracie, Jordyn, Gina and McKenna. 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 Thursday morning October 16th from 9:00 AM until time of service at 11:00 AM. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery, Chicago. 708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com

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