John Calabrese - 557/12/1960 - 3/17/2016
Homewood and Mt. Greenwood
John A. Calabrese, “Breezer” age 55. Longtime Homewood resident recently of Mt. Greenwood. Social Studies Teacher for Homewood School District 153/ James Hart School. Former teacher and wrestling coach at Peotone Jr. High. Owner of Breeze Printing. A graduate of H-F High School, John attended Prairie State, Governors State and National Louis University, receiving Masters Degrees in Education and Education Administration. Loving husband of Mary nee Piotrowski. Father of Tracy and Megan Calabrese. Son of Florence nee Kubilius and Anthony J. Calabrese. Brother of Cathy (Rich) Flores. Step father of Katie and Krystle Danula. Son-in-law of Virginia and the late John Piotrowski. John was a dedicated teacher, cherished friend and enthusiastic Blues Harp player. He brought a friendly face and positive energy into every room he entered. He will be missed, but proudly remembered by so 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 21st from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM at which time a brief service and memories will be shared. Burial will be private. For further service information please contact 708 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Frances A. Martorana - 918/20/1924 - 3/14/2016
Frances A. Martorana age 91. Longtime Lansing resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Daughter of the late Vita nee LoPresti and Girolamo Martorana. Sister of Joseph Martorana and the late Sam, August Martorana and Marion (late Gildo) Spagnola. Loving 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 March 17th from 9:00 AM until time of funeral service at 11:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Elaine Margaret Ganza - 922/26/1924 - 3/11/2016
Elaine Margaret Ganza nee Anderson, age 92, Wife of the Phillip G. Ganza. Mother of Kerry (Forest), Phillip (Donna Kay), and Clifford (Zita) Ganza. Grandmother of Autumn Ganza, Amanda (Eric) Ross, and Emily Ganza. Great Grandmother Liliana, Eric Jr and Zander Ross. Sister of the late Charles (Ethel) Anderson, late Dorothy (late Modestis) Bruchas and late Elsie (late Walter) Burdelik. Memorial visitation at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Saturday April 2, 2016 from 1:00 pm until time of Memorial Services 3:00 PM. Future inurnment Skyline Memorial Park, Monee, Illinois. For further info 708-481-9230 and www.panozzobros.com
Dianne Altemus - 728/23/1943 - 3/5/2016
Richton Park & Matteson Dianne Altemus, aka “Gramma Hey You,” entered peacefully into eternal joy on March 5, 2016. She fought a good fight against Alzheimer’s and passed in her home as she wanted. She grew up in Edensburg, PA and came to Morton, Illinois in 1966. She always missed her mountains but Illinois River and “the country” in Bradford, IL. were her consolation prize. She was a longtime Richton Park resident. Welcoming her into heaven are her beloved parents Dorothy and Clyde Mangus, and her husband, Harold Altemus. She is survived by her brother Keith (Nancy) Mangus, her “sister” Alice Eileen Smith, and her children David Altemus, Gregory (Christine) Altemus and Holly (Mike) Fingerle, and her grandchildren Brittany, Hannah, Jillian, Logan and Payton. She received her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from St. Francis College in Loretto, PA, her Masters in Drug and Alcohol Sciences from Governors State University, and her Masters in Library Science from Dominican University. She worked for most of her career in Matteson School District 162 and loved being a children’s librarian. Upon retiring she worked at Richton Park Library. She was active with food pantry at St. Vincent DePaul Society, P.A.D.S. volunteer and spent many summers in the kitchen at Faith Bible Camp in Bradford, IL. Visitation will be held at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago heights on Wednesday March 9th from 3:00 PM until time of funeral services at 8:00 PM. Private burial at Skyline Memorial Park Cemetery, Monee. Memorials in Dianne's name to firstbook.org (866-732-3669) to provide new books to disadvantaged children would be appreciated by her family. For further service information contact 708 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Celina Guadalupe Rocha - 5110/9/1964 - 3/4/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights Celina Rocha age 51. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Bloom High School graduate. Mother of Barry and Brandon Rocha. Grandmother of Haley-Marie Rocha. Wife of Mark Wiersma.Daughter of the late Teresa nee Aguayo and Salvador Rocha. Sister of Teresa (David Mendoza), Salvador and Peter (Lanay) Rocha. Loving “Auntie Celina” to her five nieces and nephews. Sister in law of Jose Luis (Alejandra) Bagatella. 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 Wednesday March 9th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Thursday 9:15 AM chapel prayers to St. Agnes Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Denise A. Bannon - 658/18/1950 - 3/4/2016
South Holland, Glenwood and Chicago Heights Denise A. Bannon, nee Parker, age 65. Longtime South Holland, Glenwood and south suburban resident. Wife of the late Roger M. Bannon. Mother of Ronald (Sarah), Gregory (Jamie) and Timothy. Daughter of Dr. Charles Parker and the late Anne nee Kulovitz Parker. Sister of Lori (David) Schaefer. Longtime friend of Henry Janeczek. Memorial visitation at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Friday March 11th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Family and friends will meet at St. Kieran Church on Saturday morning March 12th for 9:30 AM Memorial Mass. Inurment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
David J. Sellenberg - 767/24/1939 - 3/2/2016
Frankfort David J. Sellenberg age 76. Longtime Frankfort resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. U.S. Marine Veteran. Retired Industrial Equipment Salesman. Husband for 49 years of Elizabeth “Betty” nee Propati. Father of Eric (Susan) Sellenberg and Amy (Jason) Uner. Grandfather of Jackson and Dylan Uner, and Annie and Gretchen Sellenberg. Brother-in-law of the late Dr. Joseph (Flora) Propati and Mamie (late Joseph) Bertoletti. Dear uncle and friend of many. Visitation at Kurtz Funeral Home, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort on Friday March 4th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Saturday 9:15 AM to St. Anthony Church, 7659 W. Sauk Trail, Frankfort. Mass 10:00 AM. Future burial of ashes, Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. (815) 806-2225 or kurtzmemorialchapel.com
Paul Panozzo - 486/6/1967 - 2/29/2016
West Chicago formerly of Oak Lawn Paul Panozzo age 48. West Chicago resident formerly of Oak Lawn. Richards High School class of 1985. Worked for Meineke Car Care Centers. Beloved son of Jacqueline nee Resce and Emilio Panozzo. Dear brother of Mark (Kathleen) Fenlon-Panozzo. Devoted uncle of Colin and Jake Fenlon-Panozzo. Godfather of Colin Fenlon-Panozzo. Loving nephew and dear friend of many. Visitation Friday March 4th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Chapel prayers Saturday 9:00 AM at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to St. Linus Church, 10300 S. Lawler Ave., Oak Lawn. Mass 9:30 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-361-4325 or kerryfh.com
Anthony J. Janus - 813/14/1934 - 2/28/2016
Monee and Chicago Heights Anthony J. Janus age 81. Longtime Monee and Chicago Heights resident. U.S. Air Force Veteran/Korean War. Member of American Legion Post 1200 where he was a Service Officer and Chaplain. Longtime St Agnes Parishioner and Choir Member. Wife for 59 years of Bernadette nee Chudzik. Father of Faith (Robert) Bilina, Shawn (Ellen) Janus, Scott (Kristy) Janus, Keith (Mary) Janus. Grandfather of Robert Jr, Amanda, Brett Bilina, Michael (fiancé Sara Johnson), Rachel, Jessica, Stephanie, Charlotte, Emily, Samuel, Joshua, and Ashley Janus. Brother of Joan Davis, Stanley Janus and the late Richard Janus. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Wednesday March 2, 2016 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Thursday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Burial Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. Memorials in Anthony’s name to the American Legion Post 1200, P.O. Box 521, Monee, IL 60449 or St. Agnes Education Fund, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights, IL 60411. For further service information contact 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
William C. Hanley - 792/11/1937 - 2/24/2016
Chicago HEights William C. Hanley, age 79. Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s Park Manor neighborhood/St. Columbanus Parish. Retired Route Salesman for Hostess Cake and Bartender in the 73rd Hole at Olympia Fields Country Club. U.S. Army Veteran and Mount Carmel High School graduate. Husband for 54 years of Joan nee Corcoran. Father of Jerry (Kathy), Bill, Kathy Ralson and Tim (Lisa). Grandfather of Alana Ralson, Caitlyn, Amy, Jack, Maggie, Maddie and Allie Hanley. Son of the late Helen nee Redmond and Edward J. Hanley. Brother of Catherine McCarthy, Maureen McGlone, James and Michael Hanley and the late Edward, John, Leo and Robert Hanley. 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 Sunday February 28th from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to St. Kieran Church, 195th & Halsted St., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
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