Andrew - 814/4/1936 - 2/27/2018
Chicago Heights Andrew “Andy” Pulec, age 81. Longtime resident of Chicago Heights, passed away peacefully on February 27th after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Retired from Illinois Central Railroad after 25 years of service. Parishioner of St. Agnes Parish in Chicago Heights. Andy enjoyed playing golf, watching the Chicago Cubs, listening to polka music and traveling to Disney World. Survived by his wife of 60 years, Norinne nee Mazzocca. Father of Kathi (Bart) Wegrzyn, Michael (Lisa) Pulec, Sharon (Anthony) Renzetti and Linda (Ed) Olson. Grandfather of Dominic and Alex Renzetti, Christina Wegrzyn, Kailey Pulec and Isabella and Maggie Olson. Brother in law of Sal and Terry Mazzocca. Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Stella nee Skalski and Andrew “Chummy” Pulec, his brother, Tony and in-law’s Irene nee DeNardo and Carmine Mazzocca. 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 2nd, from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Saturday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Andy’s name may be made to Vitas Hospice, vitascommunityconnection.org, South Suburban Humane Society, southsuburbanhumane.org/donate or to a charity of your choice. For further service information, contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Grace Alice Fiegel - 773/26/1940 - 2/27/2018
Oak Lawn Grace Alice Fiegel nee Kale, age 77, passed away peacefully on February 27th. Longtime Oak Lawn resident, Grace was born and raised in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. She was baptized at All Saints Parish, attended Holy Rosary Grammar School and graduated from Fenger High School. Wife of the late Charles Fiegel. Daughter of the late Mary nee Chesson and William Kale. Sister of Genevieve (late Charles) Krizic and the late William and Lawrence Kale. Loving aunt to her 13 nieces and nephews. Committal services will be held at St. Casimir Cemetery, 4401 W. 111th St. Chicago on Wednesday March 7th at 12 noon. For further service information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights at (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Helen Mikos - 914/16/1926 - 2/27/2018
longtime Chicago Heights Helen Mikos nee Malvestuto, age 91. Longtime Chicago Heights area resident passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 27th in Springboro, OH. Loving wife of the late Leo Mikos. Devoted mother of the late Joseph Mikos. Daughter of the late Rose nee Malvestuto and Ralph Mikos. Dear sister of June Dandurand, Louis (Wilhelmina) Malvestuto, and the late Constance (late Robert) Burns and Edith DeDoes. Beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews. Retired Housing Manager for Garden House of Park Forest. Helen was the first Executive Officer for the South Suburban Board of Realtors and the first for the Joliet-Will County Board of Realtors. After her husband’s death, she was broker-manager of the Mikos Real Estate-Showcase of Homes in Chicago Heights and Beecher. Helen was a graduate of the Illinois Realtors Institute and served as Chairperson of the Illinois State Executive Officers, Professional Standards and Multiple Listing Committees for the State and National Realtors organizations. She received the 1974 Realtors “Special Award” for service to community and Real Estate profession. A proud member of St. Agnes Parish and Women’s Club, where she served as Lector, Eucharistic Minister and Minister of Care. Helen received her certification as Catechist, and Bible facilitator from the Archdiocese of Chicago. She was a CCD facilitator and catechist for 16 years, and organized weekend retreats and Days of Recollection for the Chicago Heights area. Graduate of St. Anne Grade School, Bloom Township High School and Mundelein College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and Religious Studies. Helen was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America for over 50 years and served as Grand Regent and Trustee of the Chicago Heights Court #136. She served on the Chicago Heights Public Library Board of Trustees for 31 years. She held the offices of Trustee, Vice President, Secretary, President and Chairman of the new building committee until its dedication. Humanitarian causes and philanthropic efforts included those for migrant children summer programs and assistance to Spanish speaking residents of Chicago Heights and Marian Catholic High School. A memorial mass will be held at St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd. on Saturday May 12th at 10:00 AM. Burial of ashes Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. A luncheon will follow. Memorials in Helen’s name to a homeless shelter, food pantry or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. For further service information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights at (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Vilma E. Dal Corobbo - 895/1/1928 - 2/26/2018
Crest Hill Vilma E. Dal Corobbo nee Vische, age 89, of Carillon Lakes in Crest Hill formerly of Hinsdale, Glenwood and Chicago’s Roseland area. Wife for 61 years of the late Peter Dal Corobbo. Loving mother of Kathy (John) Biel, Laury (Brian) Westbury, and the late Rick Dal Corobbo. Grandmother of Christie, Ashley and Abbey Dal Corobbo, Eric Biel, and Dominick Westbury. Daughter of the late Kathryn nee Corneglio and Dominick Vische. Dear friend to many. Visitation will be held at Christ the King Church, 9235 S. Hamilton Ave., Chicago on Saturday March 3rd from 11:30 AM to time of funeral mass at 12:30 PM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. Memorials to the Hinsdale Humane Society, hinsdalehumanesociety.org/donate or Misericordia, misericordia.com/donations. For further service information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Roy Paul Cubalchini - 938/3/1924 - 2/25/2018
San Antonio, TX, formerly of Flossmoor Roy Paul Cubalchini, age 93. Longtime San Antonio, TX resident, formerly of Flossmoor and Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Fenger High School Graduate Class of 1943. United States Navy Veteran/WWII/Pacific Theatre. Retired in 1989 as Service Manager for Australia New Zealand Bank. Prior to that, he was a Collections Supervisor for National Account System, Inc., where he had 15 years of service. Beloved husband for 55 years of the late Doris nee Milner. Son of the late Lena nee Masco and Bortolo Cubalchini. Brother of Robert (late Rose) and the late Geno (late Anna), Joseph (late Mary), Armando (late Helen), Richard and baby Theresa Cubalchini. A visitation will be held at Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1101 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor on Friday March 2nd from 10:00 AM to time of funeral mass at 11:00 AM. Entombment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. For further service information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Donald L. Bechard - 904/7/1927 - 2/23/2018
Chicago Heights Donald L. Bechard, age 90. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII. Retired after over 30 years of service to the City of Chicago Heights as Director of Emergency Services, while also working many years as a Photographer for the Star Publications. Proud member of the Chicago Heights Kiwanis Club and the St. Agnes Knights of Columbus. Husband of Sarah nee Faso. Father of Michael (Sweden) Bechard, Michelle (Randall) Selvaggio and Cheryl (Brad Sprague) Bechard. Grandfather of Michael, Matthew, Sara, Samantha, Alyssa, Nicolas, Alana, Joseph, Alex, Alexandra and Elena. Brother in law of Phil “Butch” (Carol) Faso. Dear 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 Tuesday February 27th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Wednesday 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.
Terlino "Ted" Cortese - 8110/15/1936 - 2/22/2018
Scherervile resident formerly of Calumet City and Roseland Terlino “Ted” Cortese age 81. Schererville resident, formerly of Calumet City and Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Proud member of IBEW Local 134. Retired after over 25 years of service as an electrician at the Harris Bank Building in Chicago’s Loop. Beloved husband for 50 years of the late Eleanor nee Rodgers. Loving father of Jacqueline (Joseph) Herald and Michael (Deborah) Cortese. Devoted grandfather of Joey, Colette and Kevin Herald. Son of the late Teresa nee Zorzi and Giovanni Cortese. Brother of the late Giannina Hinic and Anthony Cortese. Ted will be affectionately remembered by his loving companion, Rose Lester; caring friend, Roberta Lester; special niece Dara (Sal) Nuzzo, and many other nieces and nephews. 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 24th from 12:00 Noon until time of funeral service at 2:30 PM. Memorials in Ted's name to the charity of your choice, would be appreciated by his family. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Filippo Baratta - 933/8/1924 - 2/18/2018
longtime Chicago Heights Filippo Baratta, age 93, longtime Chicago Height’s resident, native of Caccamo, Pr. Palermo, Sicily. Husband for 66 years of the late Calogera “Lilla” Baratta nee Bova. Father of Enzo “Vince” (Ana Lizette) Baratta, Maria Teresa (Mimmo) Baratta-Baldanza, Diana (Salvatore) Giovane, Roberto (Megan) Baratta, Rosaria (Michael) Gust and George (Daniela) Baratta. Beloved “Nonno” to his 18 grandchildren. Brother of Pina Martino, Maria Spinuzza, Francesca Columbia, Angela Arena, Assunta Pardini, Teresa Talamo, Giovanni, Nicasio and Antonio Baratta, and the late Sarina Stanfa and Giorgia Galbo. Beloved “Zio” to his many nieces and nephews. A mason by trade, he also had 10 years of service for Midwest Steel. 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 22nd from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Friday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Christy Clark - 665/22/1951 - 2/15/2018
Thornton Christy Clark age 66, passed away suddenly Thursday morning at her home in Thornton. Formerly of Country Club Hills, Christy was a bartender at the Majestic Star Casino in Gary, IN., with over 20 years of services. Mother of Tara (Thaddeus) Brzoska and James John Clark. Grandmother of Joseph, Nathan and Meagn Brzoska, Brittany, Stephanie and Amber Clark. Great grandmother of Trevor Clark. Longtime partner of the late Frank Beuter. Sister of Carol Rochror, Connie Dudeck, Donald, Paul, and Dean Clark. Beloved aunt, friend and co-worker of many. Services are private. For further information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Eva Vische - 1089/15/1909 - 2/14/2018
Palos Park Eva Vische nee Gays, age 108, passed away peacefully at the Peace Memorial Village in Palos Park where she lived for the past 25 years, and proudly served as Hospitality Chairperson. Born in South Wilmington, and raised in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood/St. Anthony Parish, Eva resided in Glenwood for many years. Longtime member of the Women’s Piemontese Society and the Royal Neighbors of America. Devoted and beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Vische. Daughter of the late Josephine nee Bosone and Battista Gays. Sister of the late Lena Viero, Mary Lossman, Margaret Guglielmo and William Gays. Sister-in-law of the late Dominick Vische. Loving “Aunt Eva” to her many nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held at Christ the King Church, 9235 S. Hamilton Ave., Chicago on Monday February 19th from 9:30 AM to time of funeral mass at 10:30 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. For further service information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
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