Barbara A. Hoffman

Barbara A. Hoffman

Loving mother of Susan (Don) Counter, Sharon (Joe) Knudsen, Kathryn (Randy) Mashin, Lauren (Bobby) Hoffman-Morrin & the late Paul Edward Straub.

Cherished grandmother of Alyssa, Don, Jacob, Jenna, Brendan & Emma.

Dear sister of Judy Mrumlinski, Mary (Michael) Stockwell & the late Linda Murphy.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Special four legged friend Missy.

Family will greet friends & neighbors Thursday December 13, at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home from 10:00 am until the time of Service at 11:30 am.

Inurnment private.

Frances M. Loeb

Frances M. Loeb nee Sarich. Beloved wife of the late John M. Loeb. Cherished mother of Robert (Joan) Loeb & William Loeb. Devoted grandmother of Matthew (Rachel) & Mark. Fond sister of the late Katherine & Al Cronberg & Michael Sarich. Dear aunt of many nieces & nephews. 

Funeral Tuesday 9:00 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 10:00 am. 

Interment St. Mary Cemetery. 

Visitation Monday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

Alexander "Big Al" Hart Jr.

Alexander “Big Al” Hart Jr., U.S. Army Veteran.

Beloved husband of Dorothy nee Cunningham Hart.

Loving father of Patricia Hart, Sherita Hart, David Hart, Isadore Hart, Natalie Hart, Katrina Johnson, Traci Hagerman, Alexander Hart III & Carolyn Hart.

Cherished grandfather of many.

Dear brother of two sisters.

Proud uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. 

Thomas "Frank" Bentley

Thomas “Frank” Bentley, 84, December 6, 2018, of Chicago Ridge, IL, beloved husband of Catherine, nee Blaeser; loving father of Nancy (Mark) Slaviero, Diane (Dave) Gorka, Joe (Wendy) Bentley, and Bob (Cris) Bentley; dear brother of Sandra (the late Dick) Roubik; special grandfather of Mark Slaviero, Michelle (Brian) Freese, Mike Slaviero, Megan Slaviero, Nicole (Jimmy) Kohlbacher, Brian (fiancée, Lauren) Gorka, Lauren Gorka, Kate Bentley, Megan Bentley, Robin (Matt) Lee, Brad Bentley and Cristi Bentley; dear great grandfather of Emma, Brady, Jerry and Madison; fond brother in law of Mary Ann (the late Bill) Tumpane, Jack (Sandy) Blaeser, Pat (Ed) Thomas, the late Fred Blaeser and LaVerne “Sis” Blaeser.

Visitation Sunday, Dec. 9, 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral Monday, Dec. 10, 9:15 a.m., from THOMPSON & KUENSTER FUNERAL HOME, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn, to Our Lady of the Ridge Church, 10811 S. Ridgeland Ave., Chicago Ridge, IL. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Poor Clare Colettine Nuns, 2111 South Main Street, Rockford, IL 61102-9591, www.rockfordpoorclares.org.

Anna Maria Forst

Anna Maria Forst nee Stover, 97 years.

Beloved wife of the late Raymond Forst.

Loving mother of Barbara Dybas, Thomas Forst, Michael (Patricia) Forst & the late Lawrence Forst.

Cherished grandmother of Rachael (Dan) Hevrdejs & Shawn, Anthony, & Matthew Forst.

Proud great grandmother of  Carla (Joe) Pajek &  Andrew, Anthony, Brooklyn & Paul Forst.

Dear sister of the late Ernest, Bert, Margaret & Raymond.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

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

Interment St. Mary Cemetery.

Visitation Friday from 8:30 am until the time of prayers at 10:00 am.

 

Helen J. Nix

Helen J. Nix nee Kapitanik.

Beloved wife of the late Robert Nix Sr.

Loving mother of Marilyn (Thomas) Martin & Robert Nix Jr.

Cherished grandmother of Kristi (Jason) Burks, Jessica (Phillip) Glecier, Michael (Robyn) Nix & Cindy Nix.

Proud great grandmother of Logan, Tyler, Philip, Vivian, Brooklyn, Brandon, Caitlyn, Vinny, Trevor, Matthew, Michael & Richie.

Dear sister of Estelle Higgins, Gertrude Rybowiak & the late Theresa Daluga, Peg Milas, Alice Kovarick, Skip Kapitanik, Cubsy Kapitanik & Harry Kapitanik.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Visitation Monday December 10, from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn.

Interment private Tuesday at Resurrection Cemetery.

Maureen E. LoRusso

Maureen E. LoRusso nee Taylor, passed away peacefully surrounded by her devoted family.

Beloved wife of Joseph S. LoRusso for 54 years.

Loving mother of Joseph A. LoRusso, Deborah A. Dupin, Vincent M. LoRusso, Victoria G. LoRusso & Cynthia J. McKinney.

Cherished grandmother of  Gregory, Mark, Christina, Jennifer, Joseph, Katelyn, Kelly, Vincent, Taylor, Carolyn, Emily, Jessica, Ryan, Sarah, Brett, Gina, David, Patrick & Michael.

Proud great grandmother of Jace & Taylor.

Devoted daughter of the late Nina nee Richards & Gerald Taylor.

Dear sister of Edward Taylor & Patricia Ryan.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Friday 10:45 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 11:30 am.

Entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Thursday from 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

Maureen loved her job as a Secretary at Ridgeland School District 122 for 25 years and loved the children and her coworkers.

 

Helen I. Chisnick

Helen I. Chisnick.

Beloved daughter of the late Donna nee Domalewski & Richard Chisnick.

Cherished sister of Christina Chisnick & the late Robin Chisnick & Richard S. Chisnick.

Proud aunt of Richard D. (Tracy) Chisnick & Axel F. (fiancé Hope Alafogianis) Chisnick.

Loving great aunt of Gabriella & Zachariah.

Devoted cousin & friend of many.

Parishioner of St. Stephen Church in Tinley Park.

All services private.

 

 

Sister Emily M. Kemppi, R.S.M.

Sister Emily M. Kemppi, R.S.M. Beloved Sister of Mercy for 66 years.

Devoted daughter of the late Emily nee Poremba & Emil Kemppi. 

Loving sister of  Barbara (Jack) Varner of Roscoe, IL & Donald (& the late Cecile) Kemppi Of Waukegan, IL.

Proud aunt & great aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Visitation Wednesday at Mercy Circle, 3659 W. 99th St. in Chicago from 3:30 pm until 7:00 pm with a Welcoming at 3:00 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial Thursday 10:00 am at Mercy Chapel, 3659 W. 99th St. in Chicago.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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

 

Patricia Foley

Patricia Foley nee Barron.

Beloved wife of Eamon Foley.

Cherished mother of Denis Foley, John Foley, Edward Foley & the late Kevin Foley & Thomas Foley.

Devoted sister of Marie Barron, Catherine (the late Daniel) Fitzmaurice, Eileen (Thomas) Sayers & John Barron.

Loving 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 9:00 am until the time of prayers at 10:15 am.

Eugene J. Martyn Sr.

Eugene J. Martyn Sr., U.S. Army Veteran.

Devoted son of the late Albina nee Kieras & Boles Martynowicz.

Cherished father of Gina (Michelle) Martyn, Jenny (Ed) Mroz & Gene Martyn Jr.

Loving papa of Morgan & Mason Mroz.

Beloved friend & companion of Mary Mraz.

Dear brother of Joan (Dennis) Rytlewski & Patricia (the late John Bilski) Martynowicz.

Fond uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Treasured godfather of Denise & Laura.

Treasured friend of many.

Funeral Saturday 8:45 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St. Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 9:30 am.

Entombment Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation Friday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

 

 

Sister Evelyn Marie (de Chantal) Paznek, R.S.M.

Sister Evelyn Marie (de Chantal) Paznek, R.S.M.

Beloved Sister of Mercy for 70 years.

Devoted daughter of the late Anna nee Masis & Peter Paznek.

Cherished sister of  Irene Paznek & the late Lucille & Henry Mutz, Peter Paznek Jr. & Lawrence (Kay) Paznek.

Proud aunt & great aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Visitation Monday November 12 at Mercy Circle, 3659 W. 99th St. in Chicago from 3:30 pm until 8:00 pm with a Welcoming Service at 3:00 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday November 13, 10:30 am at Mercy Chapel, 3659 W. 99th St. in Chicago.

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

Francis S. Jana

Francis S. Jana, U.S. Navy Veteran.

Beloved husband of Cathryn nee Meinz Jana.

Loving father of Michael Jana, Nancy (John) Kent, Edward Jana & Daniel Jana.

Cherished grandfather of James Kent.

Dear brother of Irvin Jana & the late Bernard (Adeline) Jana.

Proud uncle of many nieces & nephews. 

Funeral Thursday 9:00 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Germaine Church for Mass at 10:00 am. 

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. 

Visitation Wednesday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Procopius Abbey, 5601 College Road, Lisle, IL 60532 would be greatly appreciated. www.procopius.org/giving.

Michael P. Saviano

Michael P. Saviano. U.S. Air Force Veteran.

Beloved husband of Coleen nee Baldwin.

Devoted son of Frank Saviano & the late Eleanor nee Sidlauskas.

Loving brother of Karen (Edward) Ulm & Susan (the late Wayne) Finn.

Dear brother in law of Mark Baldwin, Karen Baldwin, Kurt Baldwin & Brian (Mary) Baldwin.

Proud uncle & great uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Treasured friend of many.

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

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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

Member of St. Linus Men’s Club.

 

 

Lorraine R. Cetrone

Lorraine R. Cetrone  nee Harding.

Beloved wife of the late Louis Cetrone.

Loving mother of Lynette (Rick) Foote, Lee Cetrone & Louis Marc (Anais) Cetrone.

Cherished grandmother of Michelle & Sophia.

Proud great-grandmother of Logan.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Monday November 5, 9:45 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Germaine Church for Mass at 10:30 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Sunday from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm.

Linda L. Ptak

Linda L. Ptak nee LaVere.

Loving mother of Michael P. (Danielle) Ptak & Timothy (Lisa) Ptak.

Fond daughter of the late Maria & Marvin LaVere.

Cherished grandmother of Anthony, Arianna, Joey, Alex, Katie & Dakota.

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

Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation Monday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm

Frances R. Steele

Frances R. Steele nee Scornavacco, 100 years.

 Beloved wife of the late Blaise Steele Sr.

Loving mother of Karen (Richard) LaDouceur, Blaise “Bud” Steele Jr. & Mary (Glenn) Alexander.

Cherished grandmother of Kristen (Michael), Kathryne (David), Blaise III (Pamela), Anton (the late Ashley Mae), Stephanie (Knoel), Brian & Jonathan.

Proud great grandmother of Michael, Madison, Nathan & Cecily.

Dearest sister of the late Anthony & Catherine.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

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

Visitation Sunday from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Interment St. Mary Cemetery.