Edward B. Hughes - 7310/24/1938 - 10/21/2012
Longtime Evanston resident
Edward B. Hughes, age 73, longtime Evanston resident, internationally known Graphic Designer, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, October 21st from complications due to Parkinson's Disease. Husband of Milena nee Kuhel. Father of Brian (Lorraine) and Lisa (Scott) Howard. Son of the late Edward and late Frances nee Thomashewski. Cousin to Corinne (Walter) Byk. Interment was held privately. A Celebration of Life event will be held at later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Midwest Chapter APDA:www.apdamidwest.org, or Mepkin Abbey: www.mepkinabbey.org. Info Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home 708-481-9230.
Martin Molnar - 784/10/1934 - 10/18/2012
Martin J. Molnar age 78. Longtime resident of Richton Park. Retired Bricklayer for Burnside Construction for over 50 years. Member Bricklayers Local #21. Member Knights of Columbus Pinta Nieri Lodge #184. U. S. Army Veteran. Member of Matteson American Legion Rehfeldt-Meyer Post #474. Husband for 56 years of Marilyn nee Beemster. Father of Martin (Laurie) Molnar, James (Lisa) Molnar, Adele (Joseph) Perino, Thomas (Lisa) Molnar and Mari Molnar. Grandfather of Jessica, Melanie, Jonathan, Amy, Jake, Luke and Olivia Molnar, Charlie and Joey Perino. Brother of Mary Ann (James) Roppo. 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 Monday October 22nd from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral services Tuesday 9:30 AM. Burial Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. 708-481-9230.
Jennie Benetti nee Ghidotti - 896/8/1923 - 10/17/2012
Jennie Benetti nee Ghidotti age 89. Longtime South Holland resident formerly of the Roseland area. Retired from General Motors Electro-Motive Division after 35 years. Wife for 71 years of the late Orlando Benetti. Mother of Vera (Robert) Knapp and Barbara (Donald) Sannito. Loving “Noni” of Deborah (Michael) Moffa, Denise (Kevin) Conery and Jean Carta. Great grandmother of Victoria Moffa, Casey, Michael and Patrick Conery, Jordyn and Joseph Carta. Sister of Raymond (late Angeline) Ghidotti and the late Lorraine (late Ernesto) Tomaselli. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Saturday October 20th from 9:00 AM until time of funeral services at 10:00 AM. Entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230.
Russell B. Sonneveld - 6310/6/1949 - 10/16/2012
Russell B. Sonneveld age 63. Orland Park resident born and raised in Chicago’s Roseland area. Career Law Enforcement Officer. Husband for 17 years of Florine nee Danno. Father of Nathaniel Sonneveld. Son of the late Alma nee Stewart and John Sonneveld. Brother of Barbara (Donald) Griffin, Dr. Thomas (Geri) and Roger (Ann) Sonneveld. Son-in-law of Frances and the late Dominick Danno. Resting at Zimmerman and Sandeman Funeral Home, 9900 W. 143rd St., Orland Park on Friday October 19th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Saturday 10:30 AM. Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery, Orland Park. 708-460-7500
Guy Petrarca - 569/23/1956 - 10/11/2012
Guy Petrarca age 56. Born and raised in Chicago Heights resident, 20 year resident of Broadway Terrace, 30 year employee and member of SouthStar Services. Son of the late Madeline nee Di Carlo and Albert Petrarca. Brother of Jennie (Gary) Cox and Maria Zerante. Uncle “Guy-Guy” of Wendy (Ty) Peavy, Bryan (Laurie) Rouse, Andrea (Jason) Kinnan , Anthony V.(Tami) Zerante, Debbie (Frank) Bartsch, Sandra (Bernie) Schroeder, Susan (Bob) Sawyer, Douglas (Megan), Michael (Deanna), Thomas (Melissa) and Daniel (Marcey) Cox. Great uncle of Brandon, Abigail, Cameron, Jessica, Caitlyn, Joshua, Jacob, Sheila, Jordan, Christian, Jeremy, Alex, Madeline, Gavin, Spencer, Connor, Jonah, Isaiah, Matthias, and Madelyn. Beloved nephew, cousin and 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 Sunday October 14th from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral Monday 10:45 AM to St. Kieran Church, 195th and Halsted St., Chicago Heights. Mass 11:30 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. Memorials to Broadway Terrace Group Home, 43 Broadway St., Chicago Heights, IL 60411 or SouthStar Services, 1005 W. East End Ave., Chicago Heights, IL 60411. For further information please call 708-481-9230.
Edith DePaoli - 7911/9/1932 - 10/11/2012
Lifelong Chicago Heights
Edith J. DePaoli nee Narcisi age 79. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Wife for 47 years of the late Angelo DePaoli. Mother of Dean (Gina) De Paoli. Grandmother of John and Marissa DePaoli. Daughter of the late Mary nee Novelli and Vincent Narcisi. Sister of Louis (Ann) Narcisi. 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 Monday October 15th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Tuesday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Burial private. 708-481-9230.
Lorraine Rukovina nee Wadas - 813/27/1931 - 10/8/2012
Longtime Calumet City resident, formerly of Chicago's Jeffrey Manor area
Lorraine Rukovina nee Wadas, age 81. Longtime Calumet City resident formerly of Chicago’s Eastside. Wife of the late Theodore Rukovina. Mother of Kenneth Rukovina, Gail (Bob) Sherman, and Susan (John) Niemi. Grandmother of Natalie Barbich, Mathieu and Nicole Niemi. Mother in law if Jim Barbich. Sister of Dollie (Danny Yaksich) Richlik, Melvin (Phyllis) Wadas, and the late Geraldine Sevenhouse, Darlene, Grin, Donald and Jerome Wadas. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Wednesday Oct. 10th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Family and friends will meet Thursday morning at St. Victor Church, 553 Hirsch Ave, Calumet City for 9:00 AM Funeral Mass. Interment St. John Cemetery, Hammond, IN. 708 481-9230.
Rachel Mata - 531/10/1959 - 10/8/2012
Rachel Mata nee Olivarez age 53. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Wife for 37 years of Simon Mata Jr. Mother of Martin Mata. Grandmother of Tyler Kummerer and Noah Mata. Daughter of Gumecinda nee Chavez and Gilberto Olivarez. Sister of Sandra (Michael) O’Halloran, Susan (Dean Armato) Olivarez and Rosita Olivarez. Lifelong and devoted friend of Minnie (Paul) Kristina. Daughter-in-law of Maria nee Flores and Simon Mata Sr. Loving niece, cousin and dear friend to many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Friday October 12th from 3:00 PM until time of funeral services at 8:00 PM. Burial private. 708-481-9230.
Santa B. Safiran nee Schumake - 8310/28/1928 - 10/7/2012
Lifelong Chicago Heights
Santa B. Safiran nee Schumake age 83. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident and member of St. Agnes Church. Retired secretary for Stauffer Chemical/Rhodia and daycare provider at St. Agnes Church. Wife for 56 years of the late Stanley Safiran. Mother of Jane (Paul) Kalfas and Robert (Naomi) Safiran. Grandmother of Kristine Kalfas, Samuel and Jacob Safiran. Great grandmother of Patrick Kalfas-Ryan. Daughter of the late Grace nee Wootten and John Schumake. Sister of the late Frank (late Carol) Schumake. Aunt of John and the late Cynthia Klupchek and Susan Schumake. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks. E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Wednesday October 10th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Thursday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Burial Homewood Memorial Gardens, Homewood. 708-481-9230.
James Rees Sr. - 732/4/1939 - 10/7/2012
Lifelong Chicago Heights
James J. Rees Sr., age 73. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Founder of the family owned Rees Automotive in Chicago Heights. Bloom High School graduate. Longtime mechanic at Bauer Buick Harvey. Husband for 54 years of Paulnita nee Zagone. Father of Renee, James Jr. (Laura) and Peter (Terri) Rees. Devoted “Grampa” of Ryan, Cody, Justin, Jimmy, Taylor, Ashtyn, and Reece. Beloved nephew, cousin, and “Uncle Jim” to many. Founding member of the FnA Club of Chicago Heights. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Thursday from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Friday 9:15 AM to St. Kieran Church. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708 481-9230.
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