Joseph Panici Sr. - 757/16/1940 - 2/11/2016
South Chicago Heights Joseph Panici Sr. age 75. Longtime South Chicago Heights resident, native of Amaseno, Prov. of Frosinone, Italy. Retired after 47 years of service as Chief Electrician for Allied Tube & Conduit. Husband for 45 years of the late Judith “Judy” nee Novelli. Father of Joseph Jr. (Deanna) Panici. Grandfather of Alessandra and Joseph Panici III, Candace (Marc) DeWit, Lauren (Matthew) Bartolini and Courtney Whited. Brother of Luciano (Mary) Panici and the late Maria Theresa (Pino) Titi. Uncle of Luciano Jr. (Christine) and Joanna Panici, Luca, Stefano, Catia and Massimo Titi. Great uncle of Isabella Panici. Dear friend and fellow 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 Wednesday February 17th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Thursday 10:15 AM to San Rocco Oratory, 315 E. 22nd St., Chicago Heights. Mass 11:00 AM. Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
David Carl Badali - 888/6/1927 - 2/10/2016
Crete David Carl Badali age 88. Longtime Crete resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland area. Salesman for many years and enjoyed vegetable gardening and carpentry. CVS High School graduate and U.S. Navy Veteran/WWII. Member of the Roseland Moose Lodge and American Legion. Loving husband for 67 years of Grace nee Trivelli. Father of Sharon (William) Van Rite, David (late Vivian) Badali, Pamela (Jerry) Lambert, Kenneth (Linda) Badali and Kimberly (late Gary) Gura. Grandfather of Tamara, Jeffrey, Troy, Andrew, Brittany, Kristin, Kenneth, Elizabeth, Amy and Joseph. Great grandfather of 20. Son of the late Louise nee Harlacher and Sam Badali. Brother of Mary Lou (late Robert) Hultquist. 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 Thursday February 18th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Friday 9:15 AM to St. Liborius Church, 35th St. & Halsted Blvd., Steger. Mass 10:00 AM. Entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Rosanna Frighetto - 497/3/1966 - 2/9/2016
Orland Park Rosanna Frighetto age 49. Longtime Orland Park resident formerly of Glenwood. Devoted mother of Melissa Rose Cartolano. Beloved daughter of Angelo and the late Mary (nee Sani) Frighetto. Cherished sister of Gina (Martin) Sakiewicz, Michael Frighetto and Deborah (Richard) Stricker. Loving “Auntie Ro” to Hunter, Vincent, Jaclyn, Christopher, Samantha and Jessica. Daughter in law of Barbara and the late Michael Cartolano. Niece, cousin and dear friend of many. Rosanna was a 1984 graduate of Andrew High School and worked as an Administrative Assistant for Panduit Corporation. The family will receive friends on Sunday February 14th from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423. Lying in state l Monday at Parkview Christian Church, 11100 Orland Parkway, Orland Park, from 9:30 AM until time of services at 10:30 AM. Entombment Good Shepherd Cemetery, Orland Park. www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815 806-2225.
Larry R. McCartney - 645/30/1951 - 2/8/2016
Canada Larry R. McCartney age 64. DeMotte resident and Independent Contractor for The Times Newspaper passed away suddenly on Monday morning February 8th. Formerly of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Husband for 17 years of Joyce (nee Spagnola) Genualdi-McCartney. Father of Gina McCartney, Lori (Ron) Logan, Melissa (Matthew) Wellever, Phillip (Brittany Luse) Genualdi and the late Tommy McCartney. Grandfather of Payton, Ryland, Emily and Emmet. Son of the late Hazel (nee Thompson) and Russell McCartney. Brother of Evelyn Warren, Shirley Little, Audrey Lowes, Sam McCartney and the late Lorna Hicks. 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 Friday February 12th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Saturday morning 8:45 AM to St. Liborius Church, Steger. Mass 9:30 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Perry J. DiGiovanni - 563/3/1959 - 2/5/2016
Mokena Perry J. DiGiovanni, 56, after a long, courageous battle arising from complications of a heart & double lung transplant on July 27th, 2015 was finally able to be at peace on February 5th, 2016 at Cleveland Clinic while being embraced by his immediate family. Perry was born at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights on March 3rd, 1959 to Sam & Doreen (Massetti) of Olympia Fields, IL. His beloved brothers are Nick (Tonya) & James (Diane). Nephew to Josephine “Chewy” Zaranti (DiGiovanni), Joe DiGiovanni Sr., John DiGiovanni, Nick DiGiovanni Jr. & Thelma Galderio (Massetti). Godson to Joe DiGiovanni Sr. & Thelma Galderio (Massetti). He married Misty Lee Barker, daughter of Dennis & Ann Barker (Ratcliffe) in October 1984 in Indianapolis, IN who upheld their vows to the fullest, never leaving his side throughout his stay at Cleveland Clinic. Perry’s legacy will continue on through his two dear sons Michael & Ryan, future daughter-in-law Kimberly Breakey, & he is now reunited with his third, unborn child. Loving Uncle to Jennifer Smucker, Jessica & Sam DiGiovanni, Garrett (Taylor), Gavin, Isaac (Angie) & Nathanael Witt & dear cousin to many more! Perry was a consummate Christian, son, brother, nephew, uncle, cousin, husband, father, co-worker, neighbor, coach, teacher & friend. He was a member of Kappa Sigma (Kappa-Beta Chapter) at Indiana State University, an active member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Mokena as a Religious Education Catechist & Eucharistic Minister, coach & supporter of Mokena Baseball, Mokena Barons, Mokena Burros and Lincoln-Way East Griffins. He loved his family, golf, music – especially Rock & Roll & the Blues, the Cubs, the Bears, the Blackhawks, movies, cooking & always being an active participant in both family functions & his sons’ & their childhood friends’ sporting events. Loved and supported by many of his co-workers, he was an integral and loyal employee of Arthur Andersen LLC for just under 30 years. Perry’s life story is one of inspiration, dedication, patience, loyalty, courage & love. His infectious smile partnered with defining dimples will always be remembered & cherished by all those who had the privilege of knowing him. Please join us in a Celebration of Life Service for Perry on Monday February 22nd, 2016 at 10:00 AM CT at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mokena, IL.. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made online at https://posthope.org/perrys-transplant-fund/donations, or by mail to: Perry’s Transplant Fund, c/o Nick J. DiGiovanni, 22050 N Coriander Lane, Frankfort, IL 60423
Roxann Wabi - 517/28/1964 - 2/4/2016
Orland Park and Chicago Heights Roxann Wabi nee Lukas age 51. Orland Park resident formerly of Tinley Park and Chicago Heights passed away peacefully in her home on February 4th. 1982 graduate of Rich Central High School. Worked for over 25 years as an Office Clerk for ABF Freight. Member of Teamsters Local 710. Loving mother of Austin and Autumn Wabi. Granddaughter of the late Roseann Graves and Norm Boyer. Daughter of the late Kathleen Ann nee Boyer. Former wife of Richard Wabi. Dear friend and coworker 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 February 6th from 11:00 AM until time of funeral service at 5:00 PM. Burial private. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Mary Rose Mitchell - 919/19/1924 - 2/4/2016
Chicago Heights Mary Rose Mitchell nee Capriotti age 91. Lifelong Chicago Heights area resident. Wife for 66 years of the late Jerome A. “Harry” Mitchell. Mother of Sharon (Nick Jr.) DiGiovanni and Linda (Sam) DiGiovanni. Grandmother of Nick J. III (Rachel) DiGiovanni, Tammie (Kevin) Harmon, Lisa DiGiovanni, Mary Jo Bakker, Joseph DiGiovanni and the late Michelle Marie DiGiovanni. Great grandmother of Gia Grace, Nick John IV, Luke Mitchell, Mia Bella, Tyler and Alexandria Christine. Sister of Josephine Baikauskas and the late Dominic Capriotti, Amelia Panzino, Michael Capriotti and Angeline Spinozzi. Loving aunt and dear friend of many. Enjoyed her many years working as an Assembler for G.E. Appliance/Hobart Company and Weber-Costello. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Monday February 8th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Tuesday 9:15 AM to St. Liborius Church, 35th St. and Halsted Blvd., Steger. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Elinor Z. Bader - 852/9/1930 - 2/1/2016
Glenwood Elinor Z. Bader nee Thomas age 85. Longtime Glenwood resident, formerly of Chicago’s Roseland-Pullman neighborhood. Graduate of Fenger High School. Wife for 59 years of the late Richard Bader. Mother of Dawn (late Robert) Angel, Mark (Deborah) Bader, Robin Bader and Kim Quint. Grandmother of Melissa (Joseph) Swinford, Jason (Trisha) Angel, Stephanie and Eric Bader and Zoe Quint. Great grandmother of Noah, Kaylyn and Maximus. Sister of Janet Breunig and the late Marguerite “Sweetie” Strahl, Betty Eckstrom, Charlene “Chuckie” Beringer, Augie and Robert Thomas. Beloved aunt 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 Thursday February 4th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Friday morning 10:30 AM. Burial Cedar Park Cemetery, Calumet Park. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Alice M. Busin nee Guizzo - 10610/30/1909 - 1/30/2016
Chicago's Roseland and Historic Pullman Neighborhood Alice M. Busin nee Guizzo, age 106. Immigrated from her home town of Selva del Montello, Province of Treviso, Italy in 1949 and settled as a Longtime resident of Chicago’s Historic Pullman and Roseland Neighborhoods. Wife of the late Arcangelo “Angelo” Sartor. Mama of Julie (Edwin) Braasch. Noni of Derek (Nina) Braasch and Keven (Allison) Braasch. Bisnona of Sebastian Braasch. Sister of Aldo Guizzo, Imidia Guizzo, Sergia Bardini and nine predeceased siblings in Italy. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th Street (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Tuesday February 2nd from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Lying in state Wednesday from 8:30 AM until time of funeral mass 9:30 AM at St Anthony Church, 11533 S Prairie Ave, Chicago. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. For further info 708-481-9230 and www.panozzobros.com
Karen A. Nichols nee Zagorski - 643/9/1951 - 1/28/2016
Longtime Manteno and formerly of Matteson Karen A. Nichols nee Zagorski age 64. Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday the 28th of January 2016. Graduate of Rich East High School and later received her B.A. in Business Management at Benedictine University. Employed for over 20 years at Panduit in Tinley Park. Some of her many interests were dancing, reading books and cooking. Devoted mother of Veronica (David) Garcia, Annalisa (Alan) Cook and Cassandra Nichols. Loving grandmother of Nathaniel, Olivia, Natalie and Izabella. Daughter of the late Margaret nee Benjatka and Philomen Zagorski. Sister of Pamela Frenzel, Paulette (Gary) Emmett, Phyllis Walsh, Maureen Berryman and Richard Zagorski. Beloved aunt and dear friend of many. Services were private. For further information contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights at 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
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