Catherine T. "Kay" Schafer - 7811/9/1936 - 4/24/2015
Frankfort, Olympia Fields & Chicago's Southside/Little Flower Parish Catherine T. “Kay” Schafer nee Conlon age 78. Frankfort resident formerly of Olympia Fields and Chicago’s Southside/Little Flower Parish. A graduate of Mercy H.S., Kay received her Nursing Degree from St. Xaivier and a B.S. in School Nursing from the College of St. Francis College. Wife for 57 years of Dr. Theodore Schafer, MD. Mother of John (Allison) Schafer, Michael Schafer, Mary Beth (Randall) Richardson and Therese (Christopher Lewers) Schafer. Beloved “Grandma Katie” of Jennifer, Eric, Ryan, Matthew, Zachary, Jason, Caitlin, Kelly, Riley, Justin and Dylan. Sister of Ann (John) Moody. Loving aunt of Julie, Mary Pat, Kelly, Jacqueline and Kathleen. 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 April 27th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Tuesday 9:15 AM to Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1131 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor. Mass 10:00 AM. Private interment Wednesday morning at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. Memorials to The New Hope Center, 1624 E. 154th St, Dolton, Il. 60419 would be appreciated by the Schafer family. For further service information contact 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Kenneth A. Bawolek - 7012/1/1944 - 4/23/2015
Crown Point,IN Kenneth A. Bawolek age 70. Longtime resident of Chicago’s Southside recently of Crown Point, IN. Bank Auditor for LaSalle Bank, Chicago and Chicago Heights National Bank. U.S. Army Veteran/Vietnam. Loving husband for 32 years of Nancy nee Cavallo. Son of the late Lottie nee Trzyna and Walter Bawolek. Brother of Keith (Donna) Bawolek. Beloved “Uncle Ken” to many nieces and nephews. 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 Saturday morning May 2nd from 9:00 AM until time of funeral service at 12:00 Noon. Private entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Maedene J. "Mae" Mascitti - 695/18/1945 - 4/17/2015
Chicago Heights Maedene J. “Mae” Mascitti nee Pignotti, age 69. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Wife for 46 years of Ronald R. Mascitti. Mother of Melissa (Chad) Nondorf and Ronnie Mascitti II. Grandmother and “Grammy” of Matthew and Anthony Ramirez and Cameron Nondorf. Daughter of the late Genevieve Lagone and David Pignotti. Sister of Thomas (Eileen) Pignotti. Daughter-in-law of Americo “Racket” and the late Lena nee DeLibertis Mascitti. Dear aunt and beloved friend of many. Mae was a Custodian at Chicago Heights School District 170 the past 15 years. For the past 50 years Mae was responsible for keeping thousands of women beautiful at her hair salon which she proudly maintained in Chicago Heights. Her great joy, were times spent camping and boating with her family. She will be fondly missed by all fortunate to have known her. Visitation will be held at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Tuesday April 21st from 3:00 PM to 9:00 Pm. Funeral Wednesday morning 9:15 AM to St. Liborius Church, Steger. Mass 10:00 AM. Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Anthony DalSanto - 10111/17/1913 - 4/15/2015
Chicago Heights Anthony Dal Santo, age 101. Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland area. Native of Caltrano, Pr. Vicenza, Italy. Retired Machinist for Ford Stamping Plant and the Pullman Company. Member U.A.W. Local 588. Husband for 73 years of Lena nee Melchiore, they were married Sept. 28, 1941 at San Rocco Church. Father of Anthony (Rebecca) and the late Jack (Margaret) Dal Santo. “Nonno” of Laura Dal Santo, Ann Marie (Adam) Bedell and Jacquelyn (John) Zorbas. “Bisnonno” of Brayden and Avery Bedell. Brother of John (Olga) Dal Santo and the late Catherine (late Aldo) Pozza. Grandfather-figure to Chris and the late Sean Fano. Bloved uncle and dear friend of many. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday April 23rd, St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights at 11:00 AM. Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. For further information please call Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Leo Adam Markert - 7510/8/1939 - 4/13/2015
Homewood Leo Adam Markert age 75. Longtime Homewood resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland area. Retired after 37 years of service as a Research and Development Engineer for International Harvester/CNH Industrial. U.S. Navy Veteran. Graduate of Fenger High School and St. Willibrord Grammer School. Husband for 26 years of Mary Lou nee Willger. Father of Melinda (Said Abid) and Linda Markert, Tina Tornga and Julie Markert. Grandfather of Danny, Stephanie, Brandy, Nicole and J.J. Great grandfather of Sophie. Brother of the late Michael Markert. Son of the late Joan nee Surowicz and Lawrence Markert. Son-in-law of Bernard and Linda Willger. Beloved brother-in-law, 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 Friday April 17th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Saturday morning 9:15 AM to St. Joseph Church, 17951 S. Dixie Hwy., Homewood. Mass 10:00 AM. Committal service and inurnment Monday April 20th 12:30 PM at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. For further information 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Kathleen "Kittie" Rutkowski - 3410/15/1980 - 4/13/2015
Park Forest Kathleen L. “Kittie” Rutkowski age 34. Longtime Park Forest resident formerly of Cedar Lake, IN. Graduate of St. Paul’s Lutheran School and Rich East High School. Loving mother of Caden Rutkowski. Beloved daughter of Cynthia nee Emole and Scott Holtz. Beautiful sister of Rebecca (Joseph) Durante and Jeffrey (Heather) Holtz. Loving “Aunt Kittie” of Dominic, Grave and Vince Durante. Granddaughter of Walter and Patricia (nee Harvey) Holtz and the late Francis and Bernice (nee Taylor) Emole. Beloved niece, and cousin of many. Former wife of Donald Rutkowski and stepmother of Randi Rutkowski. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Friday April 17th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Lying in state Saturday morning from 9:00 AM until time of 10:00 AM services at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 330 Highland Ave., Chicago Heights. Burial St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, Flossmoor. For further information 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Helen E. Dickerson - 929/17/1922 - 4/11/2015
South Elgin, IL Helen E. Dickerson nee Frederick, age 92, passed away peacefully on April 11th. Born and raised in Scotland County, Missouri, Helen moved to South Elgin, Il, where she happily worked alongside her husband on the “River Bend” Guernsey Farm, while simultaneously working as a warehouse packer at the Lee Wards/Michaels Stores, proudly never missing a day of work in 35 years. Longtime member of the Illinois Guernsey Assoc. Wife of the late Everett Dickerson. Mother of Mary (Robert) Hampton, Richard, James (Kathleen), and the late Dennis Dickerson. Grandmother of Dustin Hampton, Danielle Cavalear, Laura Dodson, Linda Geni, Richard, Eric and Kristin Dickerson. Great grandmother of Alexis, Tristan, Joncarlo, Brian, Brett, Catherine, Samantha, Brittany, James, Carly, James, Dalton, Bailey, Carter, Tanner, Jansen and Bristol. Sister of Hazel Unglesbee, Betty and Ruby Wright, Janie, George, Henry, Dean, John, Victor, Roscoe and Kent Frederick. Beloved cousin and dearest “Aunt Helen” of many. Services were private. Future inurnment in Bible Grove Cemetery, Scotland County, Missouri. The family would appreciate memorials be directed to the Bible Grove Cemetery Fund, c/o Rt. 1, Box 124, Baring, MO, 63531. For further information please call Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, IL 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Gordon "Mick" McGregor - 925/18/1922 - 4/11/2015
Monee formerly of Mattoon Gordon W. “Mick” McGregor, age 92. Monee resident formerly of Mattoon. Retired Real Estate Appraiser for Coles County, IL. Husband for 60 years of the late Nina nee Adams. Loving father of Kerry McGregor and Kristy Anderson. Beloved grandfather of Dr. Scot (Sandra Gonzalez) Rademaker and Chelsea Rademaker, Adam and Alec Anderson, and the late Bret Rademaker. Proud great grandfather of Bryce Rademaker. Father-in-law of Dr. Dennis Rademaker and Stan Anderson. Brother of the late Evelyn Moore, Ellen and Albert McGregor. Born May 18, 1922 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, Mick served in the Royal Enlisted Navy of Canada, where he met his wife Nina. They were they married May 25, 1945 in Brantford. Funeral services were private. To honor Mick’s lifelong love of learning, his family would appreciate memorial donations in Mick’s name be directed to Donorschoose.org, where local teachers request funding for classroom projects. For further information please call Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights 708 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Gregory S. O'Rourke - 681/30/1947 - 4/8/2015
Crown Point, IN Gregory O’Rourke age 68. Crown Point resident formerly of Lansing and Calumet City. Retired from Calumet City School District 155 where he had serviced 22 years as a Teacher and 15 years as a Principal at Wentworth Junior High School. Graduate of Chicago State University and TF North High School. Husband for 38 years of Mary Ann nee Torreano. Father of John (Amanda Brockman) O’Rourke. Son of the late Madeline Nicksic and John O’Rourke. Brother of Gerald O’Rourke. Son-in-law of Irma and the late Pat Torreano. 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 15th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Thursday 9:00 AM to Our Lady of Knock Church, 501 – 163rd St., Calumet City. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Victor Sam DeGuilio - 904/5/2015 - 4/5/2015
Chicago Heights Victor Sam DeGuilio age 90. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Retired as Manager of Sibley Lumber after many years of service. Bloom High School graduate. U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII and the Korean War. Husband of the late Julia nee Melei. Father of Victor A. (Judy) DeGuilio and Cecile (Robert) Carstensen. Grandfather of Dana and Jeffrey (Brooke) DeGuilio, Bridget and Brian Carstensen. Great grandfather of Sophia DeGuilio. Brother of the late Sam, Fred “5/8” and Louis “Red” Mele, Genesio “Max” DeGuilio and Thomas DeGiulio. Beloved 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 Wednesday April 8th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Thursday 9:15 AM to Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1131 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Evergreen Hills Cemetery, Steger. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Providing Distinctive Funeral Service...
Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home • 530 W. 14th Street (Rt. 30) • Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411 • 708-481-9230