William H. Zegers - 83

3/17/1931 - 5/22/2014
Flossmoor, formerly of South Shore/St. Philip Neri Parish

William H. Zegers age 83.  Longtime Flossmoor resident formerly of Chicago’s South Shore/St. Philip Neri Parish. Proprietor and operator of Zegers Inc.  U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War. 1949 Mt. Carmel High School graduate. Friends and family will always remember Bill as the life of the party, but his kindness, generosity and devotion to his wife and family was second to none. 

Husband for 60 years of Suzanne nee Sheen.  Father of Barbara (Kenneth) Graham, Suzanne Zegers, William H. (Sibyl) Zegers, Nancy (James) Mitros, Harry (Cristin), James (Maureen), John (Nicole) and Christopher (Cora) Zegers.  Beloved “Papa” of Kelly Graham, Conner and Riley Zegers, Mary Erin, Catherine, John and Anna Mae Mitros, Ava, Harrison, Piper, Morgan, Savannah, Jack, Dylan, William and Izabella Zegers.  Brother of Barbara (late Lee) Wieland.  Loving uncle 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 May 30th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  Funeral Saturday 9:15 AM to Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1101 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor.  Mass 10:00 AM.  Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorials in William’s name to Arch Bishop Fulton J. Sheen Foundation, 419 N.E. Madison Ave., Peoria, IL 61603 or www.archbishopsheencause.org, would be appreciated by his family.  For further service information please call 708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com

Angelena Mauritz - 96

7/28/1917 - 5/20/2014
Pullman

 Angelena Mauritz nee Tabacchi age 96.  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 27th from 9:00 AM until time of Funeral Services at 10:30 AM.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City.  708-481-9230

Michael J. Cully - 63

6/7/1950 - 5/19/2014
Beecher formerly of Roseland/Pullman

 Michael J. Cully, age 63. Beecher resident formerly of the Roseland/Pullman area. Marble Finisher for Cook County. 1969 Mendel High School graduate. Husband for 35 years of Delcine nee Garritano. Father of Natalie (Eric) Lopez and Monica (Steve) Swalina. Devoted “Papa” of Daniel, Cameron, Gianna, Ava, Kayla and Cierra. Son of the late Marie nee Sterning and Bernard Cully. Brother of Helen (Mike) Ceja and Marie “Mitzie” (Brandon) Uhlig. 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 Thursday May 22nd from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Friday morning 9:15 AM to St. John Church, Glenwood. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708 481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com.  

Milton DesForges - 90

8/16/1923 - 5/15/2014
Country Club Hills

Milton R. Des Forges, age 90. Longtime Country Club Hills resident formerly of Roseland/West Pullman. Retired Mechanic for General Motors-Fisher Body. UAW Member. US Army Air Corps Veteran of WWII. Pullman Tech graduate. Husband for 63 years of Margaret nee Fitzgerald. Father of Bernadette (Charles) Palombo, Yvonne (Robert) Lenhardt, Adrienne (Jon) Butler, Madeline (late Thomas) Janick and Mark Des Forges. Grandfather of Margaret Szelinski, Mary Ivancic, Julie Morgan, Sarah Herron, Matthew Lenhardt, Hanna Butler, Kate Goesel, Beth Janick and Adam Des Forges. Great grandfather of Jenna, Logan, Luke, Liam, Fiona, Joseph,Will and Molly. Brother of the late Madeline Gorman, Edmund and Norman Des Forges. Beloved uncle and dear friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. funeral home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Sunday May 18th from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to St. Emeric Church, 4330 180th St., Country Club Hills. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com

Vera W. Bock - 91

2/1/1923 - 5/12/2014
Riverdale, Lansing and Lowell, IN

Vera W. Bock nee Steinhauer, age 91, Longtime Riverdale, Lansing
and Lowell, Indiana resident. Wife of the late Siegel Bock. Mother of
Dale (Kim) Bock and Joy (Domingo) Martinez. Sister of Eugene (late
Nancy) Steinhauer and the late William Steinhauer and Alvina (late
William) McEwan. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th
St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Wednesday
May 14th from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Lying in state Thursday from 9:30
am until time of Services 10:30 am at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran
Church, 631 W Commercial Ave, Lowell, IN. Burial Cedar Park Cemetery,
Calumet Park, IL. Info 708-481-9230 and www.panozzobros.com

Leona V. Sullivan - 100

4/12/1914 - 5/12/2014
Chicago's Historic Pullman neighborhood

Leona V. Sullivan nee Gilbert age 100. Longtime Chicago’s Historic Pullman resident. Crossing Guard for 30 years on 115th Street & Cottage Grove Ave. Wife of the late James J. Sullivan. Mother of Donna-Faye (late Jimmy) Sullivan, Joan (Ray) York and the late Floyd “Dale” Buck, Geraldine Kitchen and Beverly Kannapel. Loving “Nani” of many grandchildren. Sister of the late Margaret Groves, Blanche Steward and Ethel Gilbert. Memorial visitation at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Saturday May 17th from 12:00 Noon until time of Memorial Service at 2:00 PM. Inurnment private. 708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com

Joyce Rellis Lamberta - 77

7/13/1936 - 5/12/2014
Tinley Park formerly of Chicago Heights

Joyce E. Rellis Lamberta nee Sons age 77. Tinley Park resident formerly of Chicago Heights. Site Director for the National Able Network at Respond Now in Chicago Heights for 26 years. Longtime Manager of the Glenwood Theater. Wife for 13 years of the late James D. Lamberta and for 36 years of the late Charles J. Rellis. Mother of Gregory V. (Lauren) Rellis and the late Jeffrey L. Rellis. Stepmother of Joseph and Patricia Lamberta. Grandmother of Julia and Olivia Rellis, and Jason and Kelly Lamberta. Sister of the late Evelyn Richton, Russell and Clarence Sons. 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 22nd from 3:00 PM until time of Funeral Service at 7:30 PM. Friends and family will meet Friday morning at Assumption Cemetery, 19500 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Glenwood, for an 11:30 AM graveside committal service. For further information please call 708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com.

Richard D. Leitelt - 72

7/27/1941 - 5/11/2014
Homewood and Chicago's southside

Richard D. Leitelt, age 72. Longtime Homewood resident formerly of Chicago’s southside. Retired President of the family owned United Floor Machine Company, originated in 1948. U.S. Army Veteran. Graduate of Mt. Carmel High School and the University of Dayton. Husband of the late Colleen nee Gannon. Father of David Leitelt, Michael (Alicia) Leitelt and Deidre Panozzo. Grandfather of Zachary, Ashley, Ashleigh, Danielle, Nicholas, Thomas and Julianna. Son of the late Anna nee Sommer and Charles Leitelt. Brother of Carol Smith, Judy Johnson, and the late Mary Ann Busch and Charles Leitelt. 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 May 15th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral services Friday 11:00 AM. Burial private. 708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com.

George P. Friel, Sr. - 76

3/24/1938 - 5/9/2014
Longtime Chicago heights resident formerly of Chicago's Southside/Visitation Parish

George P. Friel Sr, age 76. Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s Southside/Visitation Parish. Retired after 30 years as a Trade Show Installer for U.S.W. Local 17. Husband of the late Rosemary June nee Shenberger. Father of George P. (Traci) Friel Jr, Deborah (John) Schmitz, Robert Friel and John (Bernadette) Friel. Grandfather of Gabrielle and Hannah Schmitz, Celeste, Donovan and Michael Friel, John Michael and Jack Schmitz, Jake and Molly Rose Friel. Brother of James Friel, Ann Doyle, Margie Fitzharris, Michael and Andy Friel, and the late Theresa Ash, Jack and Thomas Friel. Loving 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 Monday May 12th from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Tuesday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Future entombment of ashes, Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

Angeline C. Kocsis - 91

6/20/1922 - 5/8/2014
Park Forest formerly of Roseland

Angeline C. Kocsis nee Paglia age 91. Longtime Park Forest resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland area. Wife for 60 years of the late Martin J. Kocsis. Mother of John (Cheryl) Kocsis, Kathleen Anderson, Luann (Mark) Varner and the late Martin and Joseph Kocsis. Grandmother of Holly (Steve) Pisanelli, Noel (Ben) Soman, Dawn (Adam) Amaskane, Mark (Michelle) Anderson, Nicole (Tim) Coffman and Melanie (Mark Culjak) Varner. Great grandmother of Jordan, Justin, Alyssa, Darrell, Emily, McKenzie, Ava and Anthony. Sister of James (Evelyn) Paglia. Loving aunt to 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 11th from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to St. Irenaeus, 78 Cherry Street, Park Forest. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com.

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