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.
Raymond Pollack - 957/26/1917 - 11/21/2012
Raymond Pollack age 95. Machinist by trade, retired from Sherwin Williams after 25 years of services. Husband of Ida nee Panozzo and the late Adeline nee Dimmel. Father of Carol (Ross) Vander Meer, Kenneth Pollack and Suzanne (Donald) Cornwell. Grandfather of 5, great grandfather of 8. Brother of the late Ruth Polla, Elsie Kleidon, Laura Kutschke, Esther Rosenkranz, Helen Hilker, Artie and Walter Pollack. Stepbrother of Patricia (Ron) Baldauf. Resting at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home, 7861 S. 88th Ave., Justice on Monday November 26th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Body will lie in state Tuesday morning from 9:00 AM until time of funeral service, 10:00 AM at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 8659 Sayre Ave., Burbank. Burial Bethania Cemetery, Justice. 708-496-0200.
Constantine Lisciani - 9812/21/1913 - 11/20/2012
Westchester, formerly of Chicago Heights
Constantine Lisciani age 98 passed away November 20th at his home in Westchester. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Graduate of Bloom Township High School and Armor Tech/IIT University. Retired Executive Vice President of Protectoseal Corp. Husband for 66 years of Eleanor nee Obis. Son of the late Umberto Lisciani and Virginia nee Iobbi. Brother of Anita Cameli and the late Violet Cacciurri, Ada Pantano and Diego Lisciani. Uncle of Sandra Burgess, Geraldine Nardoni, Joanna Nardoni, Michael Singleton and Florine Sord. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Friday morning November 23rd from 9:00 AM until time of services at 11:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230.
Terry Lee Niemczyk - 5810/21/1954 - 11/19/2012
Terry Lee Niemczyk, age 58. Longtime Park Forest resident formerly of Calumet Park. Member of Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 73. Eisenhower High School graduate. Husband for 35 years of Debra nee May. Father of Brandie (Armando) Del Real, Christopher Niemczyk and Terry Jason Niemczyk. Loving “Grandpa Ter” of Anthony Del Real. Son of the late Charlotte nee Hatalla and Raymond Niemczyk. Brother of Debbie (Keith) Carli, Scott Niemczyk and Candice (Brian) Zipse. Devoted mentor and friend to his nephew Kenny DaCorte. Loving uncle, dear friend and fellow rider & Harley-Davidson enthusiast. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral home, 530 W. 14th St (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Friday Nov. 23rd, from 3:00 PM until time of services at 7:30 PM. Burial private. 708 481-9230.
Philip R. Kearns - 8911/28/1922 - 11/17/2012
Philip T. Kearns age 89. Lifelong resident of Chicago’s Southside and Beverly area. Retired after 43 years as a Mail Carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. U.S. Navy Veteran/WWII. Husband for 66 years of Louise nee Panozzo. Father of Philip (Cynthia) Kearns, Patricia (late Richard) Hebda, Carol (Thomas) Biel and Timothy (Nancy) Kearns. Grandfather of Adam Kearns, Dawn Shannon, Michael Hebda, Jennifer Hebda, Megan Boyd, Angela Popovich, Gina Biel and Caitlin Kearns. Great grandfather of McKenzie, Nicole, Michael, Layla and Ruby. Brother of William (late Mary) Kearns and Alice (late George) Baumgarten. Uncle and dear friend to many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Tuesday November 20th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral service Wednesday morning 10:00 AM. Burial Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. 708-481-9230.
Mark A. Rose Sr. - 5610/11/1956 - 11/17/2012
Crete, Illinois formerly of Chicago Heights
Mark A. Rose, Sr, age 56. Crete resident formerly of Chicago Heights. A graduate of Bloom Twp High School and Illinois State University, Mark worked as a Manufacturing Engineer/Supervisor for Bimba Manufacturing Co., Monee, and previously worked for 23 years at American Lock Co. He was a longtime member and current Board President of Crete-Monee School Distictrict 201-U. Married to Mary Ann (nee Natale) for 30 “glorious” years. Beloved father of Nicole Rose and Mark Rose, Jr. Son of Rita nee Petricek and the late Howard E.Rose. Brother of Lisa (Philip Cole) Rose, Kevin (Patti) Rose and Jeff Rose. Uncle of Kayleigh, Austin, Logan, Kelly, Allison and Jennifer. Son in law of the late Josephine and Giovanni Natale. Brother in law of John (Joanne) Natale. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Tuesday Nov. 20th from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Body will lie in state on Wednesday morning from 10:00 AM until time of 11:00 AM funeral services at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 10th St and Ashland Ave, Chicago Heights. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708 481-9230.
Virginia Holdt - 824/25/1930 - 11/17/2012
Beecher and Calumet City, Formerly of Chicago's Jeffrey Manor neighborhood
Virginia M. Holdt nee Yost age 82 passed away peacefully Saturday November 17th. Longtime Beecher and Calumet City resident formerly of Chicago’s Jeffrey Manor neighborhood. Retired Bookkeeper for Continental Bank of Chicago with over 30 years of service. Wife of the late William Holdt (2011) and Kenneth Shorette (1971). Mother of James (Marcy) Shorette, Joan (John) Martens, Jack Shorette and Julie (Gary) Francis. Stepmother of Michael Holdt and Debra Tikalsky. Grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 4. Sister of Peter (Josie) Schlax. Graveside committal services and inurnment of Virginia and William’s ashes Monday November 26th, Holy Cross Cemetery, 801 Michigan City Rd. (1/2 mile E. of Torrence Ave.), Calumet City at 11:30 AM. For further information please call Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights 708-481-9230.
Elaine Goettler - 9210/10/1920 - 11/17/2012
Homewood formerly of Chicago's Roseland neighborhood
Elaine B. nee Connelly. Age 92. Recently of Homewood formerly of Chicago’s Colonial Village and Roseland Neighborhood. Graduate of Fenger High School Class of 1938. A Majorette at Gately Stadium and Soldier Field for Fenger High School. Elaine cherished spending time with her family, friends and traveling to Florida. “We love you to the moon and back.” Wife of the late Vernon. Mother of Sheree (Michael) Sopko and Verlaine Joren. “Nono” of Sage Sopko and Lainie Joren. Great-grandmother of Bree Joren. Daughter of the late Joseph “Pullman Sluggar” Franks and Blanche Revior Franks-Connelly. Sister of the late Richard Connelly. Memorial visitation on Saturday December 1, 2012 from 9:00 am until time of Memorial Services 11:00 am at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th Street (US Rt 30, 3 blks East of Western Ave), Chicago Heights. Inurnment Homewood Memorial Gardens. Info 708-481-9230.
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