Georgene C Tuch nee Andrews - 83

4/5/1932 - 5/8/2015
West Hartford, CT formerly of Frankfort, Illinois Georgene C. Tuch, nee Andrews, age 83, formerly of Frankfort, IL and Chicago’s Roseland area, more recently of West Hartford, CT, gracefully and peacefully departed this life on May 8, 2015. Devoted wife of the late Martin C. Tuch. Survived by her loving daughter Mary, son-in-law Dean and grandson Manny Martin Tulumaris, who together gave her great comfort and special care in her later years. Born in Chicago, she attended Fenger High School and Central Missouri State College. She was school secretary at St. Catherine of Genoa School and worked tirelessly for the Marillac House providing social services to Chicago families. Georgene’s life was motivated with kindness and comfort for the problems and concerns of others in her Chicago community. Those whose lives she touched were consoled, uplifted and enhanced by the warmth of her encouragement. She was a long-standing and faithful member of St. Anthony Church in Frankfort, and a Charter member of Prestwick Country Club where she enjoyed golf and bridge. Family and friends will meet at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 7659 W Sauk Trail, Frankfort, on Wednesday May 13th for a 10:00 AM Funeral Mass. Burial Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Frankfort, IL. For further service information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, 708-481-9230 or

Richard R. Richlik - 88

4/1/1927 - 5/7/2015
Pullman neighborhood Richard R. Richlik age 88. Lifelong resident of Chicago’s Historic Pullman neighborhood. Retired from ACCO Manufacturing in Chicago. Husband of the late Theresa nee Collins whom he married July 1, 1950 at Holy Rosary Irish Catholic Church. Father of Coreen (Donald) Brown, Doreen (Rick) Gregori and Richard Jr. (Geraldine) Richlik. Grandfather of Brian (Anne) Brown, Nicolette (Ronald Magrow) Brown and Taylor (Timothy McInnis) Richlik. Great grandfather of Samuel Richard Brown. Brother of the late Duke, John, Stanley, Edward, Walter, Vince and Mary Richlik. Beloved uncle and 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 May 10th from 12noon to 3:00 PM. Family and friends will meet at St. Mary Catholic Church, 321 E. Joliet St, Crown Point, IN on Monday morning for a 10:30 AM Funeral Mass. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708 481-9230 or

David B. Dube - 68

4/30/1947 - 5/6/2015
Chicago Heights David B. Dube age 68. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, native of Norridge. Proud employee of the Development Corporation for Israel for over 40 years. Graduate of Ridgewood High School. Loving husband for 36 years of Teresa nee Keenan. Devoted father of Andrew Dube. Son of the late Naomi nee Morrison and Frank Dube. Brother of Debbie Gaskin and the late Marlene Scheleski and Frank Dube. Brother-in-law of Barbara Glass. Dear friend and co-worker 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 Tuesday May 12th from 3:00 PM until time of funeral services at 8:00 PM. Burial private. 708-481-9230 or

Daria Agostini - 93

12/11/1921 - 5/5/2015
Crete and Chicago Heights Daria Agostini nee Pei age 93. Longtime Chicago Heights and Crete resident. Immigrated with her family from Narni, Pr. Terni, Italy in March of 1958. Wife of the late Leo Agostini. Mother of Alberta Agostini, Roberta (late Joseph) Giampaolo, Franco, Diana and the late Enzo Agostini. Grandmother of Carla (late Kyle) Dotson, John (Michelle) Giampaolo, Lisa (Michael) Carson, Ashley Kerns and Mia Agostini. Great grandmother of Dakota (fiancé Laura Williams) Dotson, Grace Dotson, Anthony Giampaolo and Jacob Giampaolo-Vega. Great great grandmother of Mika Dotson. Sister of Elvio (Emmola) Pei, Rolando (Erica) Pei, Aldina (Tonino) Fociani and the late Argo (late Eva) Pei. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Thursday May 7th from 3:00 pm until time of funeral service at 7:30 PM. Entombment in Narni, Italy. 708-481-9230 or

Robert W. Gebert - 81

5/9/1933 - 5/5/2015
Manteno formerly of Dolton and Chicago's South Side Robert W. Gebert age 81. Longtime Manteno resident formerly of Dolton and Chicago’s South Side. Retired Dental Supply Courier. Member Teamsters Local #705. U.S. Navy Veteran/Korean War. Husband for 56 years of the late Margaret ‘Babe’ nee Panozzo. Brother of Grace Fellger, Dorine Quinn, Russell and Arthur Gebert. Brother-in-law of Gloria Dillenbeck, Louis Kearns and the late James (Brenda) Panozzo. Beloved “Uncle Bob” 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 Saturday morning May 9th from 9:00 AM until time of funeral services at 11:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230 or

Donald T. Jostes - 54

2/28/1961 - 4/29/2015
Park Forest formerly of Chicago Heights Donald T. Jostes age 54. Park Forest resident formerly of Chicago Heights. Longtime member of SouthSTAR Services Community Living Program. Son of Barbara nee O’Connell and the late Thomas Jostes. Brother of Elizabeth and James Jostes. Uncle of Kevin and Kara Barker. Beloved nephew, cousin and 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 Saturday morning May 2nd from 10:00 AM until time of chapel prayers at 12:30 PM. Funeral Mass 1:00 PM at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, 214th St. and Governors Hwy., Matteson. Burial private. 708-481-9230 or

Laura Lynn Sisco - 42

7/14/1972 - 4/29/2015
Sauk Village Laura Lynn Sisco, age 42. Longtime Sauk Village resident formerly of Calumet City. Graduate of Lincoln Grammar School and Homewood-Flossmoor HS. Proud member of St. James Parish. Daughter of Mary nee Baker and the late Charles “Chuck” Sisco. Sister of Jeri Sisco, Bobbie (T.J.) Novak, Vickie (Ron) Gilliam and the late Betty Jo Sisco. Granddaughter of Betty Mack. Niece of Jean Stock. Loving aunt of ShiAnne, Maggie, Josie, Aubri, Ronnie, Patrick, Brandon and Jonathan. 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 4th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Family and friends will meet at St. James Catholic Church, 22400 Torrence Ave., Sauk Village Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM for viewing and Mass at 11:00 AM. Burial private 708-481-9230 or

Robert Francis "Bobby" Kirn, Jr - 59

8/2/1955 - 4/29/2015
Longtime Lynwood and Sauk Village Robert Francis "Bobby" Kirn, Jr, age 59, Longtime Lynwood and Sauk Village resident formerly of Calumet Park. Passed away suddenly April 29, 2015 after injuries sustained from an accident. Father of Rachel Marie Kirn. Son of Robert Francis Kirn Sr and Jean nee Martello. Brother of Vicki Copp, Steven (Mary) Kirn, Debbie Mittelbach, Cindy (Bruce) Palmer, Tammy (Rob) Bilderbach, Michael (fiancé Sherry Beno) Kirn, and Michele Kirn. Uncle, nephew, cousine and friend to many. Memorial gathering Wednesday May 13, 2015 from 9:30 am until time of Memorial Mass 10:00 AM at St James Catholic Church, 22400 S Torrence Avenue, Sauk Village. For further information Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home 708-481-9230 or

Victoria Dal Santo - 95

10/24/1919 - 4/25/2015
Longtime Roseland and Dolton resident Victoria Dal Santo, nee Bortoli, age 95. Longtime resident of Dolton and Roseland neighborhood, recently of Chicago, passed away peacefully on April 25th with her family at her side. Devoted mother of Lois (Michael) Harring, Colleen (Kevin) Ryan, and Victoria (John Dombrowski) Dal Santo and the late Joseph Grant “Jay” Dal Santo. Loving “Nonna” to her grandchildren James and Victoria Harring, Courtney Claghorn, Kathleen and Anthony Parker Ryan, and Cristina Dombrowski. Former wife of Joseph Dal Santo. Daughter of the late Giacomina Traverso and Giacomo Bortoli. Sister of the late Natalina, Lino and Joseph Bortoli, Mary Dennis, Lena Cresto, Jack and Louis Bortoli, and Loretta Broccardo. Beloved aunt and dear friend of many. A native of Carre, Prov. Vicenza, Italy, Victoria immigrated with her family to Chicago’s Pullman area in 1929. A master seamstress and dress maker, her greatest pride was that her skill and hard works enabled all four of her children to earn college degrees. She was an avid runner until the age of 80. Her elegance and kind spirit will be fondly remembered by all fortunate to have known her. Resting at Panozzo Bros Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Tuesday April 28th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Family and friends will meet at Old St. Pat's Church, 700 W. Adams St., Chicago on Wednesday for 12 noon Funeral Mass. Future inurnment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708 481-9230 of

Catherine T. - 78

11/9/1936 - 4/24/2015
Frankfort, Olympia Fields & Chicago's Southside/Little Flower Parish

Catherine T. “Kay” Schafer nee Conlon age 78. Frankfort resident formerly of Olympia Fields and Chicago’s Southside/Little Flower Parish. A graduate of Mercy H.S., Kay received her Nursing Degree from St. Xaivier and a B.S. in School Nursing from the College of St. Francis College. Wife for 57 years of Dr. Theodore Schafer, MD. Mother of John (Allison) Schafer, Michael Schafer, Mary Beth (Randall) Richardson and Therese (Christopher Lewers) Schafer. Beloved “Grandma Katie” of Jennifer, Eric, Ryan, Matthew, Zachary, Jason, Caitlin, Kelly, Riley, Justin and Dylan. Sister of Ann (John) Moody. Loving aunt of Julie, Mary Pat, Kelly, Jacqueline and Kathleen. 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 April 27th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Tuesday 9:15 AM to Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1131 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor. Mass 10:00 AM. Private interment Wednesday morning at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. Memorials to The New Hope Center, 1624 E. 154th St, Dolton, Il. 60419 would be appreciated by the Schafer family. For further service information contact 708-481-9230 or

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