Ann LaBanca - 89

4/7/1928 - 5/17/2017
Highland, IN formerly of Dolton and Roseland Ann LaBanca nee Maglio age 89. Longtime Highland, IN resident formerly of Dolton and Chicago's Roseland neighborhood. Retired from Stuart Hooper after many years of service. Fenger High School graduate. Wife for 66 years of the late Anthony LaBanca. Mother of James (Donna) LaBanca and the late Marianne (Ray) Kienker. Grandmother of Joseph and James Kienker. Sister of Henry (Judith), George (Bunnie) Maglio and the late Gladys (late Mike) Maglis. Sister-in-law of Angie Maglio and the late Louis (late Jean) and the late Gaetano (late Helen) LaBanca. Beloved aunt and dear friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Friday May 19th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral service Saturday morning 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com

Debbra Lou Gilbert - 64

2/15/1953 - 5/14/2017
Chicago Heights Debbra Lou Gilbert nee White, age 64. Longtime Chicago Heights area resident. Rich Central High School graduate. U.S. Army Veteran. Retired from Overnight Transportation. Member Teamsters Local 710. She enjoyed her years after her retirement, driving long haul - over the road for Nationwide Trucking of Omaha, NE. Dear mother of Gregory (Kerri) and Shannon Colledge. Devoted grandmother of Tyler, Kelsie and Brandon Colledge. Sister of Esther (John) Wilkerson, Curtis (Mary Ann) and Glenn White. Loving aunt of Bridget (Patrick) Crose and great aunt of Brieanna Crose. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Wednesday May 17th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral service Thursday at 11:30 AM. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com

Mario L. Broccardo - 86

9/8/1930 - 5/5/2017
Monee formerly of South Holland Mario L. Broccardo, 86. Longtime South Holland and Roseland resident recently of Monee. Retired Electrician, member IBEW local 134. U.S. Coast Guard Veteran. Loving husband for 59 years Eleanor nee Valente. Beloved father of John (Donna) Broccardo and Diane (James) Shaw. Devoted son of the late Maria nee Cortese and Stefano Broccardo. Dear brother of the late Anthony (Liz), John (late Loretta), and Julio (late Mary) Broccardo. Dearest brother-in-law of Rene Valente and the late Enes (Almo) Manzardo and Raymond (Linda) Valente. 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 Monday May 8th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Tuesday 9:15 AM chapel prayers to St. Kieran Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com

Miguel A. Cisneros - 37

5/5/2017 - 5/5/2017
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident Miguel A. “Mikey” Cisneros, age 37. Lifelong Chicago Heights area resident. Graduate of Bloom High School, and the Electrician School at Prairie State College. Employed as a Cold End Mechanic for Ardagh Container Corporation in Dolton. Husband of Kelly nee Diaz. Father of Scarlet, Gabrielle and Lukas. Son of Dolores nee Ayala and the late Miguel Cisneros. Brother of Alejandro “Alex” Cisneros. Son-in-law of Anna Marie nee Baron and Jesse Diaz. Beloved nephew, cousin 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 Sunday May 7th from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM chapel prayers to St. Paul Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Burial private. (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com

Gordon F. Ruhnke - 87

10/3/1929 - 5/4/2017
Oak Forest Gordon F. Ruhnke age 87. Longtime Oak Forest resident passed away peacefully at the Illinois Veterans Home in Manteno. Born and raised in Chicago’s Historic Pullman, he was a 1947 graduate of Pullman Tech H.S. and served with the U.S. Army during the Korea War. A Design Engineer, Gordon worked on the corrugated box industry, retiring as Engineer/Partner with Sterling Container Corp. in Chicago. Husband for 60 years of the late Jennie nee Pozza. Father of Brian (Colleen) Ruhnke, Sandra Hanson and the late Robin Braud. Grandfather of Erik (Michelle) Ruhnke, Andrew Ruhnke, Molly (Bryan) Casner, Patricia (Kevin) Hickey, and Ian Jones. Great grandfather of Helena, Samantha, Alexandra, Logan, Alyssa and Aubrey. Brother of the late Harold (late Roberta) and August Ruhnke. Loving and uncle and dear friend of many. Memorial visitation and service at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Monday May 8th from 3:00 PM until time of service at 7:00 PM. Inurnment and committal services private. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com

Mark D. Smith - 48

6/20/1968 - 5/4/2017
Beecher Mark D. Smith, age 48, Beecher resident formerly of Dolton, passed away suddenly on Thursday morning May 4th, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Loving son of Dolores nee Olszewski and Robert S. Smith. Beloved brother of Marilee Smith, Cynthia (Timothy) Mazzoni, Kimberly (Kevin) Watson, Pamela (Sean) Holmes, Robert (Heather), Douglas (Kathleen), Glenn, and Michael (Diane) Smith and the late Debra (Bruce) Prokop. Proud uncle of 22 and great uncle of 6. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.) Chicago Heights on Wednesday May 10th from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral services Thursday morning 11:00 AM. Future inurnment of ashes, Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Good Shepherd Manor, P.O. Box 260, Momence, IL. 60954, would be appreciated by Mark’s family. For further service information contact (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com

Donald James Williams - 87

11/22/1929 - 5/4/2017
Chicago Donald James Williams, 87, peacefully left his beloved hometown of Chicago, once and for all, on May 4, 2017. He was preceded in death by his life long dance partner and beloved wife, Dolores Rose Marini. Don was born on the Eastside of Chicago, and was a long time resident of South Holland, IL. He first served as a US Marine and then as an Airborne Ranger in the US Army 101st Airborne. He was a proud member of the Ironworkers Local No. 1. He was most proud of his role as father to Lisa Ceko, Cara Williams de Berardine and Donald Sean Williams until he met his 6 hooligan grandchildren-Peter, Alexander, Nicholas, Maximilla, Ella and Joseph. He entertained all he knew with stories of the antics of his life and provided the illustrations as well. He was the patriarch to his many adored nieces and nephews that he kept close until the last moments of his life. He signed his last letter “It’s been one helluva ride and I wouldn’t have missed it for the world!” He left this world much better than he found it. The family requests that you forgo donations and be kind to your neighbor. Please wish Big Don “Godspeed!” For further service information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com

Bessie Jane Broadfield - 86

8/10/1930 - 5/1/2017
Glenwood Bessie Jane Broadfield nee Bader, 86. Longtime Glenwood resident recently of Highland, IN. Born and raised in Chicago’s Historic Pullman. Wife of the late Warren I. Broadfield. Mother of Dana (Leo) Woelfer and Clinton (Rosemary) Broadfield. Grandmother of Sarah Pitts, Jonathan (Amber) Perfecto and Ashley (Dave) Covey. Great- grandmother of Alina Pitts, Kyle and Lyndsey Perfecto, Aiden and Wesley Covey. Sister of the late Richard (Elinore) and Christine Bader. 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 Friday May 5th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral services Saturday morning 10:30 AM. Entombment Cedar Park Cemetery, Calumet Park. (708) 481-9230.

Donald R. Adduci - 58

9/14/1958 - 4/27/2017
St. John, IN. resident, formerly of LaGrange Park Donald R. Adduci, age 58. St. John, IN. resident formerly of LaGrange Park. Born and raised in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Father of Donald Adduci Jr. Son of Dorothy nee Ashe and the late Robert Adduci. Brother of Diana (David) Pope and Thomas (Shirley) Adduci. Loving uncle and friend. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.) Chicago Heights on Sunday April 30th from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Funeral services Monday 11:00 am. Burial private. (708) 481-9230 of panozzobros.com

Richard O. Brook - 65

1/11/1952 - 4/27/2017
Monee formerly of Chicago Heights Richard O. Brook, age 65. Monee resident formerly of Chicago Heights. Born and raised in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. 1969 Fenger H.S. graduate. United States Coast Guard veteran. Branch Manager for ACI Plastics, Addison, IL. Husband of Debra nee Snite. Father of Jeffrey (Elizabeth) Brook and Steven (Ellen) Brook. Grandfather of Charlotte, Natalie, Henry, Nolan and Caitlin. Brother of Robert (Cathie) Brook. Son of the late Lucille nee Moore and Charles O. Brook. Stepfather of Jamie Golden-Bingham and Tracy Golden. Uncle and dear friend of many. Memorial Visitation Monday morning May 1st from 11:00 AM until time of Memorial Service at 1:00 PM, at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.) Chicago Heights. (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com

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