Trinidad "Chuco" Vega - 66

1/11/1948 - 7/30/2014
Chicago Heights

 Trinidad Vega age 66.  Longtime Chicago Heights resident.  Roofer and Carpenter by trade.  U.S. Navy Veteran/Vietnam.  Husband for 44 years of Andrea nee Garcia.  Father of Michelle, Michael and Jennifer Vega.  Grandfather of Kennedy Vega.  Brother of Elena (Manuel) Garcia, Rosa (Nathaniel) Shannon, Mary Ann Sanchez, Gilbert (Janie), Jesus (Eloida) and the late Joseph and Johnny (Debbie) Vega.  Loving 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 Monday August 4th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  Funeral 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, Chicago Heights.  Mass 10:00 AM.  Burial Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood.  708-481-9230

Frank A. Gotto - 69

11/14/1944 - 7/28/2014
Oak Lawn

 Frank A. Gotto age 69. Longtime Oak Lawn resident formerly of Brighton Park and Roseland. Retired truck driver for Prairie Materials. Member Teamsters Local 786. Vietnam War Veteran U.S. Navy/USS Franklin Delano Roosevelt. 4th Degree K. of C.-St. Louis de Montfort Council #14553. Husband for 43 years of Constance nee Rysula. Father of Angela Marie and Rocco (Kathleen) Gotto. Grandfather of Emma Rose Gotto. Son of the late Mary nee D’Allesandro and Joseph Gotto. Beloved uncle, cousin and dear friend of many. Funeral Monday morning August 4th 9:45 AM from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Louis de Montfort Church for mass at 10:30 AM. Burial Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. Visitation Sunday 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. 708 425-0500.

 

Kurt W. Serama - 38

10/6/1975 - 7/26/2014
Sauk Village

 Kurt W. Serama age 38.  Longtime Sauk Village resident.  Graduate of Bloom Trail High School.  Independent Truck Driver and Owner of KWS Transport.  Father of Chreslyn, Teighen and Kaspen Serama.  Son of Rosemarie nee Boehm (Paul Martin) and the late Harold Raymond Serama.  Brother of Scott (Linda) Serama, Ted (Brooke) Serama and Kamie Leroy.  Uncle of Larissa Neefs, Yonas Serama, Raegan Serama and Alexander Serama.  Nephew, cousin and dear friend of many.  Memorial gathering Saturday morning August 2nd at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home (530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights from 10:00 AM until time of Memorial Service 1:00 PM.  Entombment of ashes Grace Memorial Gardens, Hudson, FL.  708-481-9230

Jacquelyn Dalle Molle - 84

5/20/1930 - 7/25/2014
Downers Grove, Illinois

Jacquelyn M. Dalle Molle, nee Kummerer, age 84, was taken by the Lord on July 25, 2014. Born on May 20, 1930, Jacquelyn was a long-time resident of both Downers Grove and Chicago’s Roseland community. Jacquelyn proudly worked for years as a registered surgical nurse at Mercy Hospital (Chicago). She joins her dearly departed husband Dante Dalle Molle and eldest son Donald Dalle Molle in Christ and leaves behind her devoted children John Dalle Molle, Paula (Ron) Pollack, David (Cecilia) Dalle Molle, and Gina (Phillip Dodge) Dalle Molle; cherished grandchildren Bryan and Marie Dalle Molle and Jessica and Alex Pollack; her beloved siblings Larry (Barbara) Kummerer, Martin (Karleen) Kummerer, John (Virginia) Kummerer, and Rosemary (Richard) Valentas, sister in-law Jean Giesler, and fond aunt to many. She is also united in Christ with her late loving parents William and Gertrude (nee Scheper) Kummerer and her beloved deceased siblings; William (Virginia) Kummerer, Richard Kummerer, Claudette Kost, and Philip (Katherine) Kummerer. A loving pillar of strength and respected by many, Jacquelyn will be dearly missed by her children, grandchildren, siblings, extended family, and friends. Visitation Sunday August 3rd from 3 pm to 8 pm at Coglianese Funeral Home, 7508 S. County Line Rd., Burr Ridge (1 blk S. of I-55/Stevenson). Funeral Monday 9:15 am to St. Mary of Gostyn Church, 445 Prairie Ave., Downers Grove. Mass 10:00 am. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. For further information 630-654-8484 or ww.coglianese.com.

Maureen C. Hochhalter - 74

9/28/1939 - 7/24/2014
Frankfort

 Maureen C. Hochhalter nee Ryan age 74. Longtime Frankfort resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland area/Holy Rosary Irish Parish. A tax preparation specialist, Maureen was the former owner of the H & R Block Office in Frankfort.  Wife for 46 years of the late Lester R. Hochhalter. Mother of Debbi (Donald) Dyer, Pamela (Michael Furdek) Hochhalter, Timothy (Carlene) Hochhalter, and the late Lester A. Hochhalter.  Grandmother of Jonathan and Tim Dyer, Lily and Ryan Hochhalter.  Sister of the late Mary Ellen (late Joseph) Jaskot, Joseph P. (late Mary Ann) Ryan Jr., and Thomas (late Delores) Ryan Sr. Beloved aunt and dear friend of many. An active and vibrant woman, Maureen enjoyed her time spent with St. Mary’s Young at Heart Club and her monthly luncheons with classmates from St. Louis Academy High School.  Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort on Thursday July 31st from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  Funeral Friday 9:15 AM to St. Mary’s Church, 19515 115th Ave., Mokena.  Mass 10:00 AM.  Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Mokena.  815-806-2225.

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.

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