James D. Benson - 257/3/1991 - 4/2/2017
Braidwood James D. Benson, age 25. Longtime Braidwood resident. Graduate of Braidwood High School. Member of Laborers’ Union Local 68. Beloved son of Colleen (nee Burgess) and James B. Benson. Proud brother of Megan and Jacob Benson and the late Joseph O. Burgess. Dear nephew, cousin and friend of many. A memorial visitation and service will be held at Parkview Christian Church, 11100 Orland Parkway, (183rd Street & Wolf Road), Orland Park (use East parking lot), on Friday morning April 7th, from 9:30 AM until time of Memorial Service at 11:00 AM. Future inurnment of ashes at Good Shepherd Cemetery, Orland Park. For further service information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Joseph O. Burgess - 351/24/1982 - 4/2/2017
Braidwood Joseph O. Burgess, age 35. Braidwood resident. Loving son of Colleen (nee Burgess) and James Benson. Devoted father of Gracie and Joie Burgess. Brother of Megan, Jacob, and the late James D. Benson. Beloved boyfriend of Kayla Hastings. Dear nephew, cousin and friend of many. A memorial visitation and service will be held at Parkview Christian Church, 11100 Orland Parkway, (183rd Street & Wolf Road), Orland Park (use East parking lot), on Friday morning April 7th, from 9:30 AM until time of Memorial Service at 11:00 AM. Future inurnment of ashes at Good Shepherd Cemetery, Orland Park. For further service information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Mark B. LaTour - 495/10/1967 - 4/1/2017
Chicago Heights and New Lenox Mark B. LaTour, age 49. New Lenox resident, born and raised in Chicago Heights. Marian Catholic High School graduate. Production Line Worker with over 20 years of service at the Ford Motor Company Stamping Plant in Chicago Heights. Member of UAW Local 588. Loving husband for 15 years of Courtney nee Linthicum. Devoted father of Camden Caroline and Morgan Alexandra LaTour. Son of the late Loretta nee Myslinski and Benjamin LaTour. Brother of Robert (Elizabeth) LaTour. Proud uncle of Heather and Kelly Marie LaTour, Berkley and Connor Linthicum. Son-in-law of Terri nee Forkish and the late Edward B. Linthicum Jr. Dear friend and co-worker. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Thursday April 6th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Friday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Roger D. Schanck - 663/25/1951 - 3/30/2017
Oak Forest Roger D. Schanck, age 66. Longtime Oak Forest resident, born and raised in Roseland. Retired member Laborers Union Local #269. Graduate of Mendel Catholic High School. Husband of Wendy nee Wojtas. Son of the late Elaine nee Ores and Roger Schanck. Brother of Merritt (Judy) Schanck. Brother in law of Ron Wojtas, Sandy Engelman, Linda Wojtas, and John Engelman. Roger’s love for life will be fondly remembered by all those fortunate to fish, ride or share a cold beer with him. Memorial Visitation Friday April 7th from 4:00 PM until time of Memorial Service, 7:30 PM at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights. A reception and fellowship will follow. For further information please contact (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Marjorie J. Invergo - 865/28/1930 - 3/29/2017
Chicago Heights Marjorie J. Invergo nee Malfitano, age 86, Longtime Bradenton, Florida and Chicago Heights resident formerly of Elmhurst. Retired after 30 years as Head Cashier at Garafalo’s Grocery Store. Wife of the late Nicholas Invergo. Mother of Gregory (Kelly) Invergo, Michele (Michael) Ward. Grandmother Nicholas Ward, Daniel (Mary) and Andrew (Adrienne) Invergo, and Ryan Strukoff. Great grandmother of Kaleb, Cooper, Francesca, Garbiel Invergo and Trent Crabtree. Sister of Joseph (Shirley) Malfitano and Patricia Humphrey. Resting a Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Monday April 3rd from 9:00 am until time of services 11:00 AM. Interment St Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park. In lieu of flowers memorials to Catholic Charities, 721 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60654. For further information 708-481-9230 and panozzobros.com.
Amy Beatrici - 312/20/1986 - 3/28/2017
Downers Grove Amy L. Beatrici age 31. Born and raised in Downers Grove. Graduate of Downers Grove South High School. Beloved daughter of Maryann Wainwright and Paul Beatrici. Loving sister of Antonio Beatrici. Granddaughter of Dolores nee Martin and Gilbert Wainwright, and the late Gino Beatrici and late Mary Louise Benedetto nee Dalle Molle. Devoted companion to her beautiful dog “Bailey”. Beloved niece, cousin and dear friend of many. Amy’s creativity, zest for life, vibrant spirit and generous soul will live on in the hearts of her beloved family and all those fortunate to have known her and loved her. Visitation and celebration of Amy’s life Sunday April 2nd from 2:00 pm until time of services, 5:00 PM at Coglianese Funeral Home, 7508 Country Line Road (One block south of I-55/Stevenson), Burr Ridge. In lieu of flowers, memorials to PAWS or Covenant House would be appreciated. For further service information contact (630) 654-8484 or www.coglianese.com
Olivia M. "Lee" Radtke - 787/29/1938 - 3/26/2017
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident Olivia M. “Lee” Radtke nee Ciarrocchi, age 78. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Wife for 56 years of Francis “Leo” Radtke. Mother of Frances Wolfgram, Christopher (Rachel) Radtke, Michael (Dana) Radtke, Renee (Randy) Clark and David (Jennifer) Radtke. Grandmother of Nicole, Ashley (Bill), Nicholas, Joe (Megan), Allison, Jim, Samantha, Michael, Taylor and Tony. Great grandmother of Kylie, Olivia, Sophia and Reese. Sister of Patricia Houchins, Marilyn Sokol and Mary Jo Tabor. Loving aunt and dear friend of many. For 25 years, Lee proudly managed the service counter at Pearson’s Bakery in Chicago Heights. A memorial visitation will be held at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights, Saturday morning April 1st, from 10:30 AM until time of memorial services at 1:00 PM. For further information please contact (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Mary "Dee" (Yeo) Adam - 786/12/1938 - 3/25/2017
Longtime Flossmoor and Olympia Fields resident Mary "Dee" (Yeo) Adam nee Morsbach, age 78. Longtime Flossmoor and Olympia Fields resident. Wife of the late Kenneth B. Yeo and Orval M. Adam. Mother of Nancy (Troy) Reazin, Burt (Christy), Jack (Julie) Yeo and the late Elizabeth Yeo. Grandmother (“Dee Dee”) of Michael (Erin), Patrick, Danny and Elizabeth Reazin, Kenny, Aaron, Hope, Adam, Elizabeth, Peter and Patrick Yeo. Great grandmother of Charlie and Luke Reazin. Stepmother of Margaret (William) Sweeney, Celine (Mark) Lillie, Sarah (Timothy) Ellsworth, Katie (Douglas) Coleman, Bridget (David) Van Eekeren and Charles (Honor) Adam. Sister of Nancy M. (late Winton) Winter and the late John "Jack" Morsbach. Sister-in-law of Caroline (Larry) Eledge and Barbara (William) Ramsey. Beloved aunt and dear friend of many. Dee was born in Evanston, IL and spent her early childhood in Wichita, KS. and her adolescent years in Dallas,TX. After graduating from Ursuline Academy in Dallas, Dee attended the University of Kansas and was a member of the Theta Omega chapter of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. Dee was a proud member of Infant Jesus of Prague Parish where she was heavily involved as a volunteer and also served as Assistant Director of Religious Education for 18 years. Having lost her oldest daughter (Liz) and her husband (Kenny) to cancer, Dee was committed to helping people battle the decease. Along with a dear friend, she co-founded The Village Door consignment shop in Homewood whose proceeds benefit the Cancer Support Center. In 2014, she was honored with the Center’s “Founders Award." Dee was a beloved member of the community with many dear friends. She had a strong, positive impact on the lives of countless people and will be deeply missed. 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 31st from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Saturday morning 9:15 AM chapel prayers to Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1131 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Cancer Support Center at: http://cancersupportcenter.org/make-a-difference/donate/
Rosa M. Garcia - 507/24/1966 - 3/21/2017
Country Club Hills and Chicago Heights Rosa M. Garcia nee Perez, age 50, Longtime Country Club Hills and Chicago Heights Resident. At the age of 8 in 1974 Migrated with her family from Cedral , San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Graduate Bloom High School Class of 1984. Wife for 29 years of Noel Garcia. Mother of Ely, Kary, and Vicky Garcia. Grandmother of Julian Lopez. Sister of Olga (Mercedes) Hernandez, Alma and Alicia Perez, Bertha “Lupe” (Valentine) Barbosa, Isais (Laura), David, Cande (Erika), Jesse, Chris and Joey Perez. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Sunday March 26, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Lying in state 11:15 AM until time Funeral Mass 12:00 Noon at St Margaret Mary Church, 1445 Hoffman Street, Hammond , Indiana. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. For further information 708-481-9230 and panozzobros.com
Concordia M. "Connie" Piunti-Nowocin - 965/19/1920 - 3/21/2017
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident Concordia M. “Connie” Piunti-Nowocin nee Santostefano, age 96. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Connie enjoyed her year’s waitressing at Savoia’s Restaurant and Idlewild Country Club, and cooking for Chicago Heights School District 170. Wife of the late Matthew Nowocin and Arthur Piunti. Mother of Dennis A. (Josephina Lufrano) Piunti, Yvonne (Tony) Taylor and Beverly Crumbaugh. Grandmother of Michael Piunti, Monica (Jason) Shofner, Rick (Carol) Muldoon, Denise Lovgren, Mark (Joanne) Muldoon, Stephanie (Phillip) Ortez, Mike (Diane) Taylor, Angela (Dave) Miller, Conrad (Barbie) Taylor, Debra Dillon, Steven (Tina) Crumbaugh and the late Scott Crumbaugh. Great grandmother of Blake, Nolan, Nicole, Hayden, Brandon, Stephanie, Brian, Chelsie, Nathan, Tiffany, Scott, Becca, Anthony, Taylor, Dana, Darcy, Dayla, Justin, Jeremy and Megan. Great-great grandmother of 6. Sister of Violet (Gladden) Norris and the late Orlando (late Edna) Santostefano and late Letty (late Frank) Sabo. Dear friend and loving companion for many years of Orlando Vitelli. Aunt 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 Monday March 27th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral service Tuesday morning 11:00 AM. Interment 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
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