Sister Kathleen Moriarty R.S.M.

Sister Kathleen Moriarty, R.S.M, 81 years.

Beloved Sister of Mercy for 63 years.

Loving daughter of the late Katherine nee O’Connor and Timothy Moriarty.

Dear sister of Thomas (Peg) Moriarty, Mary Therese (the late Max) Pallasch,  Barbara Moriarty,  Irene Moriarty & the late Timothy Moriarty,  Msgr. John Moriarty, Eugene (Carol Moriarty Bauer) Moriarty,  Patrick Moriarty, & Brendan Moriarty

Proud aunt & great aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Thursday at Mercy Circle, 3659 W. 99th St., in Chicago, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a Welcoming and Prayer Service from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian burial Friday 10:30 a.m. at Mercy Chapel, 3559 W. 99th St., in Chicago.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sisters of Mercy would be greatly appreciated.

 

       

 

 

 

 

 

Genevieve M. "Jean" Belmonte

Genevieve M. “Jean” Belmonte nee Catalano.

Beloved wife of John Belmonte.

Cherished mother of Valerie (Joseph) Caccavale & the late John Belmonte Jr.

Loving stepmother of Diane Jessee.

Devoted grandmother of Luke Caccavale.

Dear sister of Stephen Catalano & the late Jerry Catalano.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Saturday 10:15 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 11:00 am.

Interment St. Mary Cemetery.

Visitation Saturday from 9:30 am until the time of prayers at 10:15 am.

 

 

 

 

Judith L. "Judy" Mitchell

Judith L. Mitchell “Judy” nee Cornfield. Beloved wife of the late Gerald M. “Jerry” Mitchell. Loving mother of Matthew (Angie) Mitchell, Kelly (John) Kelly, Craig (Brittany) Mitchell & Brett Mitchell. Proud grandmother of Shannon & Shea Mitchell & Mitchell & Leah Kelly. Cherished sister of Charles (Riza) Cornfield, Karen (William) Coglianese, & James (Anita) Cornfield. Proud aunt of many nieces & nephews. 

Funeral Tuesday 9:30 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Louis de Montfort Church for Mass at 10:30 am.

Interment St. Mary Cemetery.

Visitation Monday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society, 7234 Ogden Ave., Riverside, Il. 60546.

Betty Ann Caruso

Betty Ann Caruso, 88 years, of Chicago, at peace with Christ, Thursday, August 10, 2017. 

Holy Mass of Resurrection at St. Josaphat Church, 2311 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL, 60614 (parking along street and in rear of church), on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.  Ashes interment to immediately follow at Evergreen Cemetery, 3401 W. 87th Street, Evergreen Park, IL, 60805. 

A more complete posting will be published in September.  

Helen Patricia Gieffers

Helen Patricia Gieffers nee Morley, passed away peacefully surrounded by her devoted family.

Beloved wife of the late Ward J. Gieffers.

Cherished mother of Patricia (Martin) Knize, Susan (Dwain) Dyer, Nancy (Robert) Helme, &  Julie (Shawn) Kane.

Adored grandmother of Daniel Ward (Kelly) Knize, Marti Anne (Brad) LaHood, Michelle Dyer, Megan Patricia Dyer, Gerald Ward Kane, Katherine Helme, Kevin Kane, Robert Ward Helme, Cecilia Kane, Joshua Kane, & Ryan Kane.

Proud great grandmother of Carter Knize, Nathan LaHood, Casey Knize, & Ellie Patricia LaHood.

Loving sister of James (the late Delores) Morley & the late Tess & Paddy Reaney, & the late Anne (Donald) Greenhill.

Treasured aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Saturday 8:30 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Linus Church for Mass at 9:30 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Friday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lois J. Rios

Lois J. Rios nee Milashoski.

Beloved wife ofRichard.

Loving mother of  Debra (Tom) Oracki, Charles (Gina) Rios, Katheren (Raymond Wesolowski) Muehlhausen & Lora (Brian) Mizgate.

Proud grams of  Jen (Tim), Ken (Missy), Brian (Rachel), Charlie, Emily, Steven (Lynn), Dana,  Ryan & grandpup Carlie.

Adored great-grandma of Alexia, Landon, Emmett, Owen, Easton, Ethan & the late Audrey.

Dear sister of Diane (Richard) Secor & the late Leo (late Florence) Milashoski.

Funeral Service Thursday 10:30 am at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn.

Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.

Visitation Wednesday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

Lois was THE number one fan of the Chicago Cubs.

 

 

 

 

Josephine M. Fry

Josephine M. Fry nee Pericone.

Beloved wife of the late LeRoy P. Fry.

Loving mother of Lee J. (Janet) Fry, Joseph R. (Margaret) Fry &  Janice Wright.

Cherished grandmother of Bryan, John (Stephanie), Michael (Katy), William,  Daniel,  Christopher, Julie, Christine, Joseph & Thomas.

Proud great grandmother of Morgan, Jack, Alexander, Justin & Charles.

Dear sister of the late Mayme & Charles Di Novo & Mary Ann (William) Duggan.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Saturday 9:00 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to Sacred Heart Church, Palos Hills, for Mass at 10:00 am.

Interment St. Mary Cemetery.

Visitation Friday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rose Marie Morrison

Rose Marie Morrison (nee Bell) age 86.  

Beloved wife of William J. for 64 years;

Loving mother of Joan (Rick) Gentile, Sara (the late Donald) Bush, Rosemary (Paul) Fabbi, Nancy (Matt Wessman), Chuck (Janis), Mary Sue (Joe) Casola and Julie (Craig) Humphreys;

Proud grandmother of Lauren Gentile and Michelle (Evan) White; Eileen Bush and Elizabeth Bush (Matt Kozlowski); Annmarie Fabbi; Corrie (Andrew) Pudymaitis, Jack Wessman and Claire (Nick) Kolavo; Bill, Jillian and Kevin Morrison; Nolan and Nick Casola; Grant, Caroline and Gabrielle Humphreys. 

Great-grandmother of Owen and Ella White and Madelyn Kozlowski.

Dear sister of Delores Causland.

Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews and friend to many;

Member of St. Catherine of Alexandria 55+ Club.

Visitation Thursday, August 10, 2017, 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Funeral Friday 10:30 a.m. from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, 10621 S. Kedvale, Oak Lawn for Mass of the Resurrection at 11:30 a.m.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery;

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Alzheimer’s Association of Illinois Advocacy. 

 

Rosemary M. Patrick

Rosemary M. Patrick nee  Buchhaas.  99 years.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Patrick.

Loving mother of Linda (Wayne) Renderman, Larry (Cynthia) Patrick & Jennifer (Martin) Egan.

Cherished grandmother of Elliot (fiancé Alison), Vanessa (David), Christopher (Kasia), Kevin (fiancé Brittany), Timothy (fiancé Brittany) &  Caitlin.

Proud great grandmother of  Kinsley.

Dear sister of Catherine Lukasick, Theresa (Walter) Byszkowski & the lateHenry B. Buchhaas,  Francis B. Buchhaas &  Anna Velcich.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Friday 10:15 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Linus Church for Mass at 11 am.

Interment St. Mary Cemetery.

Visitation Thursday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

Long time parishioner of St. Joseph & St. Anne in Chicago. Crane operator during World War II for Ryerson Steel. A woman who loved Las Vegas and the One-Armed Bandit. Great cook and baker and a 9 year resident of Peace Village.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the National Kidney Foundation, 215 W. Illinois St. #1c, Chicago, IL 60654, or a charity of your choice.

 

 

Blanche M. Kelly

Blanche Muldowney Kelly. 

Beloved mother of Tom Kelly, Art (Judi) Kelly, Mick (Carol) Kelly, Stephen Kelly, Tim (Claire) Kelly, Mary Rita Ryder, Vincent Kelly, Joe (Tina) Kelly, Annice (Jeffrey Petrovski) Kelly &  Patti (Mark) Ortiz.

Cherished grandmother of 24.

Proud great grandmother of 25.

Devoted daughter of the late Hannah nee Sullivan & Arthur Muldowney.

Former wife of the late Frank X. Kelly.

Dear sister of the late Joan & Robert Schatzman, Sister Annice “Ann” Muldowney, RSM, & her treasured twin sister Mary & Jerry Miller.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Monday 10:30 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn to Sacred Heart Church, Palos Hills, for Mass at 11:30 am.

Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Visitation Sunday from 3 pm until 8 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Misericordia Home, 6330 N. Ridge, Chicago, IL 60660 or the Loss Program c/o Catholic Charities, 721 N. LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60610 would be greatly appreciated.

 

 

 

Gerald M. "Jerry" Mitchell

Gerald M. “Jerry” Mitchell.

Beloved husband of Judy nee Cornfield.

Loving father of Matthew (Angie) Mitchell, Kelly (John) Kelly, Craig (Brittany) Mitchell &  Brett Mitchell.

Cherished grandfather of Shannon & Shea Mitchell &  Mitchell & Leah Kelly.

Dear brother of Jim, Richard, Joe, Betty, Margaret  & the late Jack, Gene, Tom & Donna.

Proud uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Saturday 9:15 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Louis de Montfort Church for Mass at 10:00 am.

Interment St. Mary Cemetery.

Visitation Friday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Louis de Montfort Knights of Columbus Council # 14553 c/o Barry Zakes, 5840 W, Lynwood Dr., Oak Lawn, IL 60453 would be greatly appreciated.

Rodger W. Hilger Sr.

Rodger W. Hilger Sr.

Beloved husband of the late Dolores nee Almaraz.

Loving father of Rodger Jr. (Caryn) Hilger, Gary Hilger, Michael (Judi) Hilger, Laura Hilger &  Julia (Scott) Elget.

Cherished grandfather of 5.

Proud great grandfather of 1.

Dear brother of June Marie Daubs & Marilyn McGuire.

Fond uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn where Services will take place Friday at 8:00 pm.

Interment private.

Visitation Friday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

Retired Pipefitter Local #597.

 

 

 

Peter Thomas Eckroth

Eckroth, Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas Eckroth age 88; Beloved husband of the late Mildred (nee Weiss) for 54 years; Loving father of Peter, Paul (Therese), Patricia (Richard) Menke, Michael (Rose), James (Leigh) and Mary Joan (Paul) McGrath; Very proud grandpa of Kelly (James) Connolly, Bryan (Michelle) and Kristyn (Tony) Drousias; Maureen (Bryan) Burk, John, Daniel and Annie Eckroth; Sarah, Ryan, Timothy and Matthew Menke; Kurt Eckroth; Ethan and McKenna Eckroth; Grace, Caitlin and Paulie McGrath; Great-grandpa of Maddie, Ella, Jimmy, Olivia, Charlotte, Ryan, Henry, Grant, Georgetta and Francesca; Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews and friend to many; Chicago Public School teacher and counselor for 35 years, Driver Ed instructor, volunteer at Evergreen Park Food Pantry, St. Bernadette Church and “official family photographer”; Funeral Wednesday 9:00 a.m. from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Bernadette Church, 9340 S. Francisco, Evergreen Park for Mass of the Resurrection at 10:00 a.m.; Interment St. Mary Cemetery; Visitation Tuesday, August 1st, 2017, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; In lieu of flowers, donations to the Evergreen Park Food Pantry would be greatly appreciated.     

 

Mary M. Cadieux

Mary M. Cadieux nee Gallagher. Beloved wife of Richard Cadieux. Loving mother of David (Dana) Cadieux. Cherished grandmother of Hunter. Treasured daughter of Lillian nee Schultz & the late Howard Lauterbach. Dear sister of Robert Lauterbach.

Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn where Services will take place Wednesday at 9:00 am.

Interment Bethania Cemetery.             

Visitation Tuesday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

Maureen M. Haak

Maureen M. Haak nee Finnegan. Beloved wife of Dennis F. Haak. Loving mother of Jennifer (John) Panico & Jeffrey (Ginette) Haak. Cherished “Gramma Moe” of Austin, Shannon, Kyle, Katelyn, Emily, Anthony & the late Brittney. Treasured daughter of Rosemary nee McCarthy & the late Thomas Finnegan. Dear sister of Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P., Michael (Therese) Finnegan, Patricia (James) Spencer, Sharon (Thomas) Mulcahy, Therese Gutierrez, Rosemary Murphy, Colleen (James) Climack, Brian (Kathleen) Finnegan & the late Dennis Finnegan. Fond aunt & great aunt of many nieces & nephews. 

Funeral Tuesday 8:30 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 9:30 am.

Interment Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation Monday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

Anne M. Balawender

Anne M. Balawender nee Dorick. 102 years.  Oak Lawn resident for 49 years. Formerly of Muskegon, Michigan and Peoria, Illinois.

Beloved wife of the late Bert.

Loving mother of Marcia Balawender of Norton Shore, MI., Anthony Balawender of Oak Lawn, IL. & the late  Marie Balawender.

Cherished grandmother ofDavid Gawlik,  Kristan Gawlik & John Gawlik of Muskegon, MI.

Proud great grandmother of many.

Devoted daughter of the late Anthony & Klementa Dorick.

Dear sister of the late Mary Dorick Kirkeby, Steve, Frank, Joe, Dave & John Dorick.

Funeral Saturday 10:15 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Louis de Montfort Church for mass at 11:00 am.

Interment private at a later date.

Visitation Saturday from 8:30 am until the time of prayers at 10:15 am.

Special thanks to Visiting Angel caregivers, Hickory Hills, IL office.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631 would be greatly appreciated.

 

 

 

 

Michael C. Sullivan

Michael C. Sullivan.  U.S. Air Force Veteran

Devoted son of the late Margaret nee Moran & James Sullivan.

Cherished brother of Agnes (the late Frank) Marek & the late Catherine, John, Bernie, Pat & Margaret Sullivan.

Proud uncle & great uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn where Services will take place Saturday at 11:00 am.

Interment private.

Visitation Saturday from 9:00 am until the time of Service at 11:00 am.

Diane J. Lynch

Diane J. Lynch nee Dapogny.

Beloved wife of Richard F. “Bud” Lynch.

Loving mother of Gail (Dr. Bruce) Bedingfield, Michael (Jean) Lynch, Kenneth (Doreen) Lynch & the late Mary Clare Lynch  &  James (Mary) Lynch.

Cherished grandmother of 8.

Proud great grandmother of 5.

Dear sister of Carol (Paul Doabel) Dapogny,  Colette (the late Philip) Dupont & Joan (the late Jerry) Kozeluh.

Fond aunt & great aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Saturday 8:30 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to Most Holy Redeemer Church, Evergreen Park, for Mass at 9:30 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Friday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Mary Clare Lynch Foundation Scholarship Fund at Mother McAuley High School, 3737 W. 99th St., Chicago, IL 60655 would be greatly appreciated.