Estelle S. Gavenda - 92

2/10/1922 - 7/22/2014
Chicago Heights and Crete

 Estelle S. Gavenda nee Kozlowski, age 92, July 22, 2014. Longtime Chicago Heights and Crete resident. Wife for 66 years of the late William F. Gavenda. Mother of William F. & Christine (Jacobson) Gavenda Jr., of Anacortes, WA, Robert & Anne-Marie (Ciaccio) Gavenda, of Crete, IL, and Bernadette (Gavenda) & Michael Sartorius, of Flower Mound, TX.  Grandmother of Mark & Jeanne (Casey) Gavenda, of Oakland, CA, Alexander Gavenda of St. Louis, MO, and the late Danielle Sartorius, of Burlington, IA. Daughter of the late Agnes nee Baran and Anthony Kozlowski. Sister of the late Louise (late Al) Kuhlmann, late Matthew (Gertrude) Kozlowski, late Theodore (Lorraine) Kozlowski, late Helen (late Edward) Norbut, late Sophie (late Herbert) Uhlbert, late Florence (late Al) Srebalus and late Joseph (late Lucille) Baran. Sister-in-law of the late Paul (late Frances) Gavenda, late Joseph (late Julie) Gavenda and the late Ann (late Frank) Pulec. Beloved aunt and dear friend of many. Proud member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Catholic War Veterans Chicago Heights Post #1060. A devoted homemaker, Estelle also enjoyed her years working at Kimball Glass Co. and St. James Hospital housekeeping department. Resting at Panozzo Bros Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Sunday afternoon from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM and also on Monday morning at St. Agnes Church, Chicago Heights from 9:00 AM until time of funeral mass at 10:00 AM. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Steger.  Memorials to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the Gavenda family. 

 

Jerry Radogne - 90

6/13/1924 - 7/20/2014
Orland Park formerly of Chicago's Roseland area

 Jerry Radogne age 90.  Longtime Orland Park resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland area. Retired in 1979 from the City of Chicago Dpt. of Streets and Sanitation. Husband for 41 years of the late Mary nee Carollo. Son of the late Rose nee Gatto and Peter Radogne. Stepson of the late John Spanos. Brother of Mamie Colacino and the late Charlotte Stiegman, Joseph Adducci, Carmen Rigoni and baby Dominic Radogne. Loving “Uncle Jerry” of many nieces nephews. Resting at Vandenberg Funeral Home, 17248 S. Harlem Ave., Tinley Park on Wednesday July 23rd from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Thursday 9:15 AM to St. Julie Billiart Church, 7399 159th St., Tinley Park.  Mass 10:00 AM.  Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-532-1635

Catherine "Kay" Briatico - 92

2/9/1922 - 7/16/2014
Chicago Heights

 Catherine “Kay” Briatico age 92.  Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s West Side.  Retired after 37 years working alongside her brother Andy at the family owned Uptown Florist.  Daughter of the late Isabella nee Palaia and Santo Briatico.  Sister of Frances Belcastro and the late Angelina Giardina, Thomas, John, Santina and Andrew Briatico.  Beloved “Auntie Kay” to her many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.  Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Sunday July 20th from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1101 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor.  Mass 10:00 AM.  Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.  708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros. com

Ernest J. Myslinski - 85

3/25/1929 - 7/16/2014
Chicago Heights

 Ernest J. Myslinski, CHPD Retired age 85.  Lifelong Chicago Heights resident.   Retired in 1988 as a Captain for the Chicago Heights Police Department after 31 years of service.  After retirement he worked as a Maintenance Engineer for School District 170/Washington Jr. High School.  He worked security at the Star Newspaper Office in Chicago Heights for over 40 years.  U.S. Navy Veteran/USS Mt. Katmai and the Flagship USS Mt. McKinley during Operation Crossroads Nuclear Testing.  Husband for 35 years of Donna nee Caschetta.  Father of Pamela (Brian) Peterson, Kathleen (William) Streff, Cindy Myslinski, Lisa (James) Shremroske, Ernest (Gina) Myslinski, Kristine (Andy) Bendy and Michelle (Andy Herrmann) Masny.  Grandfather of Christopher, Paige, Drew, Amanda, William, Kimberly, Julian, Nicholas, Ernie, Tori, Vinnie and Louie.  Brother of the late Loretta (late Ben) LaTour and late Gertrude (Allen) Greep.  Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Monday July 21st from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  Funeral Tuesday morning (time to be determined) .  Burial Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood.  708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com.

Allan Charles "Sonny" Woyna - 59

10/5/1954 - 7/13/2014
Oak Forest resident formerly of Burnside and Roseland

Allan C. “Sonny” Woyna age 59. Longtime Oak Forest resident formerly of Burnside and Roseland. Retired after 42 years of service for Ford Motor Company/Chicago Assembly Plant. Member UAW Local #551. Husband for 27 years of Maureen nee Dal Santo. Father of Sean (Anastasia), Patrick and Eric Woyna and Allan E. Woyna. Son of Walter and the late Victoria nee (Kogut) Woyna. Brother of Brenda Simcik, Marnie Stamper, Bruce, Mark and Albert Woyna. Beloved uncle, brother-in-law, and dear friend of many. Memorial Visitation will be held Sunday July 20th from 2:00 PM until time of Memorial Service at 7:00 PM. Private inurment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Mausoleum.

Elaine B. Tasker - 88

6/4/1926 - 7/12/2014
Homewood, Hometown and Chicago's Roseland Neghborhood

Elaine B. Tasker nee Borden, age 88, passed into eternity surrounded by love on July 12, 2014. Longtime Hometown and Chicago’s Roseland area resident recently of Homewood. Proud member of the Hometown Christian Church. Graduate of Fenger High School. Wife of the late John “Jack” Tasker. Mother of Catherine Tasker, John (Marijana) Tasker, Roland (Sue) Tasker, William (Susie) Tasker, and Virginia “Ginny” (Philip) Donahue. Grandmother of eleven, great grandmother of two. Sister of the late William Borden. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Thursday July 17th from 3:00 PM until time of funeral services 7:30 PM. Burial private. In lieu of flowers memorials in Elaine’s name to Sertoma Centre, 4343 W. 123rd St., Alsip, IL 60803 would be appreciated. For further service information please call 708 481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com.

Livia V. Natalie - 85

11/29/1928 - 7/11/2014
Matteson formerly of Chicago Heights

Livia V. Natalie nee Pisterzi age 85.  Longtime Matteson resident formerly of Chicago Heights.  Wife for 56 years of the late John A. Natalie.  Mother of John A. Natalie Jr, Mary Ann (John) Davis,  and Jeffrey (Stephanie) Natalie.  Grandmother of Christopher (Theodora) Davis, Eric, Sarah, Nicholas, Steven and Michael Natalie. Great grandmother of Brooklynn, Ryder and the late Aiden and Dominic Davis. Sister of Mary Tintari, Frank Pisterzi and the late Angelo, Harry and baby Angelo Pisterzi. Beloved niece, aunt and dear friend of many. Loving neighbor and special friend of Linda Sandchuk McDonald.  Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Monday July 14th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  Funeral Tuesday morning 9:15 AM to St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, 214th St. and Governors Hwy., Matteson.  Mass 10:00 AM.  Interment Calvary Cemetery, Steger.  708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com. 

Judith Wallk - 68

1/19/1946 - 7/10/2014
Midlothian fomerly of Tinley Park

 Judith E. Wallk nee Murphy age 68.   Midlothian resident formerly of Tinley Park.  Executive Assistant for Gofen and Glossberg Investment Counsellors.  Mother of Thomas (Casey Irby) Wallk and Ann Marie (Jeffrey) Morden.  Grandmother of Sevrin and Harlow Wallk, Sarah, Melissa and Jessica Morden. Daughter of Cynthia Carey nee Damith and the late Howard Murphy.  Sister of Joan Nafus, Karen Maziasz, Sandy Turnquist and Pamela Wiest.  Former wife and dear friend of Lawrence Wallk.  Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Tuesday July 15th from 3:00 PM until time of funeral services at 7:30 PM.  Future interment of ashes will be held at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Stickney.  708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com.

Pasquale "Pat" Gazzillo - 76

5/16/1938 - 7/9/2014
Steger

 Pasquale “Pat” Gazzillo age 76.  Longtime Steger resident, native of Dragoni, Pr. Caserta, Italy.  Calumet Steel retiree.  Husband for 52 years of Speranza nee Papa.  Loving “Pops” of Ralph (Machele) and Aldo (Michelle) Gazzillo.  Devoted “Nonno” of Patrick, Gianna, Addison, Gino and Mia.  Brother of Antonio “Tony” Gazzillo, Maria Lucente, Armando Gazzillo, Luigi Gazzillo, Michelina Zappoli and the late Clemente and Domenico Gazzillo.  Beloved Zio Pasquale of many nieces and nephews.  Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Sunday July 13th from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to St. Liborius Church, Steger.  Mass 10:00 AM.  Interment Calvary Cemetery, Steger.  708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com

Gina T. Ristenpart - 92

5/22/1922 - 7/9/2014
Chicago Heights and Crete

 Gina T. Ristenpart nee DeLibertis age 92.  Lifelong Chicago Heights “The Hill” and Crete resident. Along with her sister Amelia and Mrs. Mary Perozzi Bruno, she was the proprietor of the Fashion Nook Clothing Store for women. A graduate of Bloom Twp High School, she was an accomplished artist, seamstress, dress designer and violinist who enjoyed traveling the world with her husband of 51 years Fred Ristenpart. Daughter of the late Donata nee Flecce and Nicholas DeLibertis. Sister of the late Elvira Smith, John “Moberg” DeLibertis, Irene Bonta, Ada Petrarca, Richard DeLiberty, Amelia DeLibertis, Argia DiMascio, Lena Mascitti and Albert DeLibertis. Sister in law of Phyllis Buchanan, and the late Verdell (Joan) and Elden (late Helen) Ristenpart. Beloved aunt and great aunt of many. Cherished friend to her caregiver Peggy O’Laughlin.  Proud member of the Woman’s Auxiliary of the Chicago Heights Catholic  War Veterans Post 1060. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Monday July 14th from 9:00 AM until time of chapel prayers at 10:15 AM to San Rocco Oratory for 11:00 AM funeral mass. Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood.  Memorials to San Rocco Oratory would be appreciated. 708-481-9230

 

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