Marie Wilkinson-Tellekson - 468/30/1968 - 8/2/2015
Orland Park Marie Wilkinson-Tellekson, age 46. Longtime Orland Park resident, born and raised in Morton Grove, passed away suddenly on August 2nd. Marie worked as the Finance Manager at Castle Buick/GMC in North Riverside. Graduate of Niles West High School. Cherished wife and best friend of Scott Tellekson. Daughter of Donald Wilkinson and the late Lucy nee Suidikas. Sister of John Wilkinson. Sister-in-law of Judy White, Tamara Shields and the late Sandra Meyer. Marie’s love for life, commitment to family and friends, and glowing smile will be lovingly remembered by all fortunate to have known her. Visitation Thursday August 6th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Chapel prayers Friday morning 9:15 AM at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Alexander Church, Palos Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. 708 361-4235 or kerryfh.com
Gino Ascani - 898/23/1925 - 7/31/2015
Chicago Heights Gino Ascani, age 89. Lifelong resident of Chicago Heights. Retired Building Inspector for the City of Chicago Heights. U.S. Army Veteran/WWII who was awarded the Purple Heart. He had worked for many years as a Salesman for Budweiser Beer/Homewood Beverage. Son of the late Giaconda and Pasquale Ascani. Brother of the late Armand (late Lucia) Ascani. Uncle of Carla (David) Quinn. Great uncle of Jessica (Adam Senter) Quinn and great great uncle of Isabelle Senter. 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 August 6th from 9:00 AM until time of funeral services at 11:00 AM. Committal services 2:30 PM Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Richard A. Panega - 893/22/1926 - 7/27/2015
Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago's Roseland neighborhood Richard A. Panega, age 89. Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Retired electrician for State of Illinois/Tinley Park Hospital. Former proprietor of Heights Electric. Member I.B.E.W. Local 134. U.S. Coast Guard Veteran of WWII. Husband for 52 years of the late Janet nee Filip. Father of Kim (Michael) Kelderhouse and David (Ann) Panega. Grandfather of Jenna Panega. Brother of Adolyne Dolmer and the late Vernon and Wilbur Panega. Beloved 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 July 31st from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral services Saturday morning 10:30 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or www.panozzobros.com.
John Earl Wittorp - 8411/5/1930 - 7/25/2015
Tinlet Park and Rosleand John E. Wittorp age 84. Longtime Tinley Park resident, recently of Beecher. Born and raised in Chicago’s Roseland neightborhood. Retired from Ford Motor Company Assembly in Chicago where he had 43 years of service as a Relief Inspector. Husband of the late Anne nee Murphy. Father of Sharon Hughes, John, Scott and Adam Wittorp. Grandfather of Michael (Amy) Naples and Zachary Wittorp. Great grandfather of Cecelia and Valerie Naples. Brother of Minnie Molet, Raymond and Charles Wittorp and the late Marie Hunley, Ordell Burt, Frank, Harold, Jerry and Martha Wittorp. Dear uncle and friend of many. Services were private. For further information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights.
Loretta Biasella - 702/25/1945 - 7/22/2015
South Chicago Heights Loretta A. Biasella nee Nussbaum, age 70. Lifelong South Chicago Heights area resident. Retired after over 20 years of service in the cafeteria at Rich South High School District 227. Bloom High School graduate. Mother of Deborah (Timothy) Biasella-Cantu and Lisa Biasella. Grandmother of Te’a, Timothy, Vincenzo and Joseph Cantu and Brandon Oliver. Daughter of the late Ann nee Notarnicola and Lawrence Nussbaum Sr. Sister of Rose Avery, Michael (Debbie), Lee (Kim) Nussbaum, Carolyn (Daniel) Schroeder, and the late Lawrence (Shirley) Nussbaum Jr. Dearest sister-in-law of Patti Biasella. 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 Sunday, July 26th from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Frank Arthur Cellini - 724/17/1943 - 7/22/2015
Chicago Heights Frank Arthur Cellini age 72. Born April 17, 1943 in Chicago Heights, passed away peacefully at his home July 22, 2015. Devoted son of the late Minnie nee Capocasa and Frank Cellini. Beloved brother of Carol nee Cellini Hansen. Loving uncle of Nicole (Ryan) Wagoner, Karin Hansen, Amy Ewald and great uncle of Wyatt, Morgan, Rhyann, Riley, Ella, Brian and Brooke. Loving cousin and dear friend 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 Monday July 27th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral service Tuesday morning 10:30 AM. Interment Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Steger. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Josip Ljubas - 643/24/1951 - 7/20/2015
Steger Josip Ljubas, age 64. Longtime Steger resident formerly of Chicago Heights. Born and raised in Zabjak, Croatia. Equipment Operator at Bull Moose Tube for over 30 years. Father of Amy (Christopher Fitzgerald) Perez, Lora, and Joseph Ljubas. Proud grandfather of Allison Perez. Son of the late Marija Dikic and Pero Ljubas. Brother of Maria (Joseph) Schleng, and the late Ankica (Steve) Tandaric and Blaz (Kathy) Ljubas. Former husband of Evalyn nee Whetstone. 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 Thursday July 23rd from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Friday 8:45 AM to St. Liborius Church, Steger. Mass 9:30 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. (708) 481-9230 of panozzobros.com
Deborah Ann DalDegan - 527/1/1963 - 7/19/2015
Chicago Heights, Burbank, & Broghton Park Deborah Ann DalDegan nee Czajkoski, age 52, passed away peacefully Sunday morning July 19th. Chicago Heights resident formerly of Burbank/St. Albert Parish and Chicago’s Brighton Park neighborhood/St. Pius Parish. Wife of Dean DalDegan. Mother of Daniel Victor and Dominic Stephen DalDegan. Daughter of Fred (Verna) Czajkoski and the late Stella nee Zawacki. Sister of Doreen (Joseph) Evans. Daughter in law of Rose nee Cipriani and Robert DalDegan. Beloved aunt, sister-in-law 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 Tuesday July 21st from 3:00 to 9:00 PM. Funeral Wednesday 9:15 AM to St. Kieran Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.
Lawrence Konecki - 433/29/1972 - 7/19/2015
Park Forest Lawrence M. Konecki age 43. Park Forest resident formerly of Dolton. Thornridge High School graduate. Employed in the Paint and Body Department at the Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant in Chicago. Husband of Christina nee Guerrero. Father of Henry, Ysabel and Ryan Konecki. Son of Frances nee Rudolfski and Fred Konecki. Brother of Brenda Lindstrom, Barbara Westerhoff, Ellen Deakin and Doug Konecki. Son-in-law of Maria nee Puente and David Guerrero. 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 July 26th from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Matteson. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Arlene Tylicki - 8111/8/1933 - 7/17/2015
Matteson and Tinley Park Arlene Tylicki, age 81, passed away peacefully on July 17th. Born and raised in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood/St. Salomea Parish, she had resided in Matteson/St. Lawrence O’Toole Parish for many years before her recent move to Tinley Park. Arlene had over 40 years of service as an administrative assistant with the Pullman-Standard Company in Chicago’s Loop. She was the loving daughter of the late Helen nee Novak and Frank J. Tylicki. Beloved cousin and dear friend of many. A visitation and funeral mass will be held on Tuesday morning July 21st at St. Stephen Deacon and Martyr, 17500 S. 84th Ave., Tinley Park from 9:00 AM until time of mass at 10:00 AM. Entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. For further service information contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights at 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
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