James P. Mangrum Sr. - 691/30/1944 - 3/17/2013
James P. Mangrum Sr. age 69. Longtime Thornton resident. Husband for 45 years of Claudia nee Jung. Father of James B. (Melissa) Mangrum and Mandy (Kris) Buckman. Loving “Papa” to his grandchildren Will and Charlie Mangrum and Jude Buckman. Son of the late Avery Thomas Mangrum and Mary nee Baron. Brother of Thomas Mangrum, Susan Mangrum, Barbara Mangrum, Carol Lee, Patricia Schuessler and the late Mary Ann Mangrum. A Production Quality Inspector, he had worked for Allis-Chalmers, Morrison Timing Screw and Stan Rail. An avid bowler and member of the “Beatniks Conkney” theatre group. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Wednesday March 20th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Body will lie in state on Thursday morning from 9:00 AM until time of funeral service 10:00 AM at St. John Lutheran Church, 4247 W. 183rd St., Country Club Hills. Burial St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery. 708-481-9230.
Elmer W. Bauer Jr - 822/10/1931 - 3/17/2013
Crete and Chicago's Historic Pullman
Bauer. Elmer W. Bauer Jr, CFD Retired, age 82. Crete resident formerly of Chicago’s Historic Pullman neighborhood. Retired in 1994 after a 27 year career as a Firefighter for the City of Chicago Fire Department, where he served as a Department Photographer as well as with the Fireboat Squad. U.S. Navy Veteran. Founding member of the Spaghetti O’s. Husband for 57 years of Joan nee Carli. Father of Doris Bauer-Schrementi and Carl (Cynthia) Bauer. Grandfather of Gino and Max Schrementi, Jason and Joseph Volk. Great grandfather of Kaitlyn Volk. Son of the late Madeline and Elmer W. Bauer Sr.Brother of the late Doris Marie, and Charles Schneider. Brother-in-law of Frank (Kathy) and Gerald (Diane) Carli. Beloved uncle of many nieces and nephews, 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 Thursday March 21st from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral services Friday 10:00 AM. Burial Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. 708-481-9230.
Joseph Otello - 771/23/1936 - 3/16/2013
Chicago's Roseland and West Pullman Neighborhood
Joseph J. Otello, Jr. age 77. Born and raised in Chicago’s Roseland Neighborhood. Son of the late Lucy nee Frigo and Joseph J. Otello. As a young boy, Joe attended St. Willibord School and proud of affiliation with Boys Scouts of America and his achievements as an Eagle Scout. Joe had worked for the Morton Salt Company before beginning a sales career in Radio Advertisement. His true passion and love was that of a Baseball Umpire. From Roseland Little League, to West Pullman and Fernwood Pony League to Illinois High School and Midwestern Collegiate ball fields “Joe Otello” will be forever remembered as competent, fair and friendly professional. Joe was a devoted nephew and was the beloved cousin of Elizabeth Frigo Parker, Marie Carli Pollachek, Kenneth, James, Peter Roy, and the late Nancy and John Frigo. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Tuesday March 20th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Wednesday 9:00 AM to St. George Church, 6707 W. 175th St, Tinley Park. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708 481-9230.
Anthony Paul Damon - 878/18/1925 - 3/15/2013
Longtime Glenwood & Chicago Heights recently of Tinley Park
Anthony P. Damon age 87. Longtime Glenwood and Chicago Heights resident recently of Tinley Park. Retired salesman. U.S. Navy Veteran/ WWII. Husband of the late Marilyn nee Martin. Father of David (Tina) Damon, Cheryl (Mark) Clark, Mary Kay (Bob) Ryan, Karen (Myron) Pavlacka, the late Douglas (Agnes) Damon. Grandfather of Jennifer, Kim, Eric, Jason, Mark, Heather, Mandy, April, Anthony, John, David, Mark, Adam, Allison, Andy, and Jessie. Great grandfather of Brendon, Sydney, Nina, Claudia, Mark, Asher, Autumn, Mara, Madelyn, Clara and the late Ava . Brother of the late August (late Betty) Damon. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Sunday March 17th from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to St. John Church, 301 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Glenwood. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230.
Carolyn Williams - 572/13/1956 - 3/13/2013
Carolyn Williams age 57. Longtime Calumet City resident. Thornwood High School graduate. Daughter of the late Kathaleen Dixon (nee Deiber) and George Williams. Sister of Mary Kay (Gerald) Wilk, Maureen (Gordon) Inch, Karen Williams CPD, Jean (Steve Utley) Williams and the late Christine Williams. Devoted “Aunt Carolyn” of Gavin, Christine, Kathaleen, McKenzie and Grant. Loving companion and best friend of Roy Howe. Step daughter of the late Joseph Dixon. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Sunday March 17th from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral services Monday 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230.
Gayle M. Sellers nee Szostak - 445/23/1968 - 3/4/2013
St. John, IN formerly of Chicago Heights and Richton Park
Gayle M. Sellers nee Szostak age 44. Longtime Chicago Heights and Richton Park resident recently of St. John, IN. Consultant for Valence Health Care. 1986 Rich South High School graduate. Wife for 19 years of Ronnie Sellers Jr. Mother of Allison and Jessica Sellers. Daughter of Marilyn Zubo and Jon Szostak. Sister of Jon (Amy), Marc and Stephan (Karen) Szostak. Daughter-In-Law of Ronnie Sr. and Mary (nee Read) Sellers. Loving “Auntie Gayle” of Cole, Maxwell, Kayla and Marissa. An avid bowler and #1 fan of Lake Central High School Bowling, Gayle’s endearing personality and kindness will be missed by those fortunate enough to have known her. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Friday March 8th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Saturday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment private. 708-481-9230.
Raymond Lee Smoot - 5410/18/1958 - 3/3/2013
Glenwood formerly of Country Club Hills
Smoot, Raymond Lee Smoot age 54. Longtime Country Club Hills resident recently of Glenwood. Rich Central graduate. U.S. Army Veteran. Beloved son of Phyllis Frye (nee Engelsen). Loving brother of Ronald E. Smoot, Natalie Diana, Randy Glenn, and Angela Renee Meherg. Loving father of Tricia Marie, Anna Marie, Harry Raymond, Anthony and Smantha Marie. Nephew of Ronald, Dale, and his uncle and “best buddy “ Roger Engelsen with whom he lived and will be dearly missed. Preceeded in death by his grandparents Harry and Maxine. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Engelsen.Devoted 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 march 6t from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral services Thursday 11:00 AM. Burial Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. 708 481-9230.
Antonietta Sanelli - 821/17/1931 - 2/28/2013
Joliet and Chicago Heights
Antonietta Sanelli nee Campli age 82. Native of Caramanico, Pr. Pescara, Italy. Longtime Joliet and Chicago Heights resident. Wife for 52 years of the late Salvatore Sanelli. Father of Lucy (Robert) Giannetta. Grandfather of Tina Newsome and Tammy Giannetta. Great grandfather of Corey Giannetta and Jacob Newsome. Survived by one sister Graziella (Amadeo) Raimonti. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Sunday March 3rd from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to San Rocco Oratory, 315 E. 22nd St., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230.
Harriet J. Ruhling - 953/12/1917 - 2/25/2013
Harriet J. Ruhling nee Konkolewski age 95. Longtime Lansing and Calumet City resident formerly of South Chicago. Wife of the late Arthur Bednarek and Lee Ruhling. Mother of Theodore (Sonni) Bednarek, Eunice (late Arthur) Casseli and Betty Jean (Edward) Lambert. Grandmother of 11, great grandmother of 21. Sister of the late Irene Staszak, Beatrice Wawrzyniak, Isabel Michalski, Marian Bartczak and Alice Barton. A Memorial Mass will be offered on Saturday morning March 23rd, 11:30 AM at Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1101 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor. Private inurnment Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City. For further information please call Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, 708-481-9230.
Elva D. Remegi nee Manzardo - 806/5/1932 - 2/24/2013
Lansing resident formerly of Roseland
Elva D. Remegi nee Manzardo, age 80. Lansing resident formerly of Roseland. Wife of the late Robert M. Remegi. Mother of Mario (April) Remegi, John (Karla) Remegi, Sharon Ton, and Susan Remegi. Grandmother of Matthew (Jennifer), Michael (Denise), Daniel, Lindsey, Jacob, Jessie Rose, and Justin Remegi, Jason and Bradley Ton. Great grandmother of Elli, Sophia, Makayla, and Madelyn. Daughter of the late Claudine nee Guglielmi and John Manzardo. Sister of the late Celeste (Edward) Kotowski. Beloved aunt of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Tuesday Feb. 26th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Wednesday 8:45 AM to St. Ann Church, 3010 Ridge Rd, Lansing. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708 481-9230.
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