Richard Traverso - 6911/5/1943 - 12/12/2012
Orland Park formerly Chicago's Roseland-Pullman area
Richard Traverso age 69. Longtime Orland Park resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland-Pullman area. A bartender for over 30 years at the family owned Traverso’s Restaurant, Richard loved travelling; especially to Las Vegas, and was proud to have played four of greatest golf courses in the world. Father of Kimberly (James) Kapica and Daniel Traverso. Grandfather of Chloe and Sophie Kapica. Brother of Lorraine (Anthony) Di Santo, George (Terry) and John (Patty) Traverso. Former husband of Judith Mikrut (nee Meadors). Beloved uncle, 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 Friday December 14th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Family and friends will meet Saturday at St. Julie Billiart Church, 7732 W. 159th St., Tinley Park for an 11:30 AM Funeral Mass. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230.
Joan Hergenrother nee Rutt - 7812/12/1933 - 12/8/2012
Chicago Heights, Illinois
Joan Hergenrother nee Rutt, age 78. Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s South Shore area. Retired in 2001 after 25 years with Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. where she worked as a Bridal Consultant. Attended the Art Institute of Chicago. Graduate of South Shore High School where she was an proud member of the Job’s Daughter sorority. Wife for 37 years of the late John “Jack” Hergenrother. Mother of Robert (Patricia nee O’Brien) Hergenrother, Cathleen (Clifford) Kilboy, and Patricia (Jason) DeBoer. Devoted “Nana” of Jack, Sarah, and Katie Hergenrother, Cameron, Carly, and Cole Kilboy, and Jaxson DeBoer. Preceeded in death by her brother Sonny and her sister Jayne. 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 Wednesday Dec. 12th 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.
Lorrayne Basile - 8712/7/2012 - 12/7/2012
Longtime Chicago's Pullman Neighborhood Resident
Lorrayne Basile nee Bellanca age 87. Lifelong resident of Chicago’s Historic Pullman area. Retired after over 30 years as a Welder for General Motors Electro-Motive Division. Active and proud member of Local #719. Devoted mother of Laura (nee DeVos) Washington. Loving grandmother of Renee Inez Rosario, Filipe Joseph Rosario and Tara Lorrayne Washington. Great grandmother of Reina Guadalupe Ramos and Alyssa Marie Rosario. Sister of the late Margaret Degani and Joseph Basile. Beloved aunt and dear friend of many. A celebration of Lorrayne’s life will be held Friday December 14th from 3:00 PM until time of Memorial Service, 7:00 PM at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights. Private inurnment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230.
Martha Mary Gillio - 919/21/1921 - 12/5/2012
Martha M. Gillio nee Nickel age 91. Longtime Oak Lawn resident formerly of Chicago’s Southside. Wife for 70 years of the late John M. Gillio. Mother of John (Donna) and Ronald (Ann) Gillio. Grandmother of David (Kim) Gillio, Jacqueline (Michael) Williams, Daniel (Tracy) Gillio, and Carrie (Aaron) Vasil. Great grandmother of 14. Sister of the late Ann (late Anthony) Urbonas, Ella (late Delos) Taylor and Albert (late Jennie) Nickel. Resting at Curley Funeral Home, 6116 W. 111th St, Chicago Ridge on Friday Dec. 7th from 3:00 to 8:00 PM Funeral services Saturday 11:00 AM. Inturment Holy Sepulchere Cemetery, Worth. 708 422-2700.
Rebecca Ann Vinezeano - 403/6/1972 - 12/5/2012
Sauk Village formerly of Markham
Rebecca Ann “Becky” Vinezeano, age 40. Sauk Village resident formerly of Markham. Mother of Matthew Vinezeano, Kelli Weldon-Vinezeano, and Travis Weldon. Grandmother of Lily Vinezeano-Topete and expected baby boy. Daughter of Lynnette Mowen and Mark (Beth) Vinezeano. Sister of Michelle Vinezeano, Christopher (Michele) Vinezeano, Lydia Heuser, Tricia (Thomas) Allen, Jennifer Heuser and Meg (Joe) McAllister. Aunt of six nieces and one nephew. A memorial visitation and celebration of Becky’s life will be held on Monday December 10th, from 12noon until time of 7:00 PM Memorial Service at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights. For further information please call 708 481-9230.
Anthony Vuco - 896/5/1923 - 12/3/2012
Park Forest, Jensen Beach, FL and recently of Iowa City, IA
Anthony John Vuco age 89 passed away peacefully December 3rd in Iowa City, Iowa. Longtime resident of Park Forest before retiring to Jensen Beach, FL. Retired employee from Swift Co. and Polk Bros. U.S. Army Veteran 13th and 82nd Airborne Division/WWII. Husband for 64 years of Jean Ruth Erickson. Father of Mark Vuco, Steve (Chris) Vuco, Diane (Steve) Clark, Mary Jean (Dan) Briody. Grandfather of Kevin, Stephanie and Jennifer Clark; Kevin and Brendan Briody. Son of the late John Vuco and Mary nee Drazic. Brother of the late Bert (Andrew), Jenny and Sister Mary Martha Vuco. An avid Chicago White Sox and Bears fan. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Friday December 7th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Saturday 9:15 AM to St. Irenaeus Church, Orchard Dr. & Indianwood Blvd., Park Forest. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park. 708-481-9230.
John Sandona Jr. - 801/21/1932 - 11/29/2012
Chicago's Roseland neighborhood
John Sandona Jr. age 80. Lifelong Roseland area resident. Retired Machinist from Amforge Corp. and Verson Press. U.S. Army Veteran/ Korean War. Husband for 55 years of Catherine nee Shek. Father of John (Jamie) Sandona, Denise (Robert) Sabella and Kathleen (Richard) Wujcik. Grandfather of John, Alex and Emma Sandona, Ashley and Jessica Sabella, Nicole and Robert Wujcik. Brother of Betty (late Joseph) Zmuda. 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 Sunday December 2nd from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Family and friends will meet at St. Anthony Church, 11533 S. Prairie Ave., Chicago on Monday morning for viewing from 8:30 AM until time of Funeral Mass at 9:30 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230.
Helen "Lana" DiCosmo - 925/6/1920 - 11/28/2012
Lifelong Chicago Heights
Helen “Lana” DiCosmo nee DiMaggio age 92. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident passed away peacefully on November 28th. Wife for 71 years of the late Robert DiCosmo. Mother of Carl (late JoEllen) DiCosmo of Momence, IL and Gloria (John) Craig of Crown Point, IN. Grandmother of Jacqueline (Wendell) Martin, Robert (Becky) DiCosmo, Dean (Lori) Sabo and Robert Sabo. Great grandmother of Kenneth, Keith and Kevin Martin, Jessica, Andrew and Joey DiCosmo, Michael, Matthew, Jonathan, William, Brynn and Christopher Sabo. Great-great grandmother of Lana Jean, Deanthony, Kaelynn, Kyle, Kennedy, Caylee and Kellie. Daughter of the late Celia nee Fushi and Peter DiMaggio. Sister of the late Peter (Josephine), John (late Josephine) and Frank (Mary) DiMaggio. Beloved aunt 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 Sunday December 2nd from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Burial Homewood Memorial Gardens, Homewood. 708-481-9230.
Giulio J. Filippi - 8810/3/1924 - 11/27/2012
Giulio John Filippi age 88. Born October 3, 1924 in Chicago Heights to the late Emilia nee Tiberi and Sinforianio Giulio Filippi. Co-owner along with his brother-in-law Jim (Delores) Wood, of Terrace Barber Shop located at Olympia Plaza in Chicago Heights for over 40 years. U.S. Army Veteran of WWII. Adored husband of the late Mary Jean nee Testa. Cherished father of Roberta (Alfred) Dreifke, Renee (Christopher) Reeves, Karen Filippi Heath and the late Brian (Judy) Filippi. Revered grandfather of Michelle (Benjamin) Draus, Scott (Lee-Alison) Wilson, Melissa (Perry) Bernardin, Matthew Reeves, Hyacynth (John) Worth and Jillian (Mike) Valkanet. Great grandfather of 11. Brother of Robert (late Joyce) Filippi. 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 Friday Nov. 30th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Saturday 11:15 AM to St. Kieran Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 12 noon. Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230.
Tillie Marie DiGiovanni - 877/9/1925 - 11/24/2012
Lifelong Chicago Heights Resident
Di Giovanni, Tille DiGiovanni nee Zerante, age 87. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident.Wife of the late Joseph “JoJo” DiGiovanni. Devoted mother of Adeleen (Dominic) Pascarella, Sam (Holly), John (Cathy), Joey (Karen), Frank (Kathleen), and Nancy DiGiovanni. Loving grandmother of Gina and Nancy Pascarella, Michael, Cassie, John, and Alexis DiGiovanni, Kari and Edward (Shannon) Mesko, Jessica, Erica, Joi, Jody, Frank, and Maureen DiGiovanni and the late Melissa Perkins. Great grandmother of Kodi, Ryland, and Gavin. Sister of Sam (late Virginia) Zerante and the late Josephine (Frank) SanFilippo. Sister in law of Mary (late John) Prendergast, and the late Josephine “Pena” (late Phil) Costello and late Francis (Victor) Melillo. 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 and Tuesday Nov. 27th from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Wednesday 9:15 AM to St. Kieran Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Evergreeh Hills Cemetery, Steger. Memorials in Tillie's name to the American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1210, Chicago, IL 60601 or the American Diabetes Association, 55 E. Monroe St., Suite 3420, Chicago, IL 60603 would be appreciated by her family. For further information please call Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home 708 481-9230.
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