Anthony Travaglini - 7910/6/1937 - 2/12/2017
Chicago Heights Anthony Travaglini age 79. Longtime Chicago Heights resident native of San Benedetto del Tronto, Pr. Ascoli Piceno, Italy. Retired Inspector for Ford Stamping Plant, Chicago Heights. Member UAW Local #588. Husband of Rita (nee DeLorenzo) Travaglini. Father of Angela Travaglini. Brother of Giuliana Brachetti in Italy and the late Teresa Bollettini and Emarino Travaglini. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Thursday morning February 16th from 10:00 AM until time of services at 11:30 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Dominick "Dom" Izzo - 392/14/1977 - 2/12/2017
Longtime Chicago Heights rsident Dominick ”Dom” Izzo. Age 39. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Graduate of Bloom High School Class of 1995. Loyal employee of Cintas Corporation for 20 years. Husband of Meredith nee Graves. Son of Angelina nee Cifone and the late Giovanni Izzo. Brother of Aniello “Nello” (Amy), Steve (Amy), John Izzo Jr. Uncle of Jonathan, Nathan, Christopher, Nicholas and Kaitlyn Izzo. Dom was a great friend to many and will be dearly missed by all, especially Lil Rocco. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th Street (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Monday February 20th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Tuesday 10:15 AM to San Rocco Oratory, Chicago Heights. Mass 11:00 AM. Burial Private. For further information 708-481-9230.
David R. Nardella - 4712/7/1969 - 2/8/2017
Orland Park David R. Nardella, age 47, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning Feb. 8th in Orland Park. Dave was born and raised in Chicago Heights. He was a 1988 graduate of Bloom High School and 1992 graduate of Western Illinois University College of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration. David Nardella served over 24 years as a Special Agent for the U.S. Government. He began his career in November 1992 investigating fraud for the Railroad Retirement Board-Office of Inspector General in Philadelphia. He then transferred to the Washington Field Office of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security-Office of Export Enforcement (OEE) in November 1996, and returned home to the Chicago Field Office in October 1998. In June 2010, Dave was promoted to Assistant Special Agent in Charge. In this capacity, he supervised and mentored a team of special agents and oversaw day-to-day operations of an investigative program spanning 11 states in the upper Midwest. Dave's distinguished 20-year career with OEE took him across the U.S. and around the world, including stops in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. He focused his investigations on violations posing the most significant threats to U.S. national security, such as the proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and their delivery systems, international terrorism and State sponsorship of terror, and unauthorized dual-use exports for military purposes. He was a certified undercover agent and supported national security investigations worldwide in an undercover capacity. Dave was the recipient of the Gold Medal in 2006, 2010, and 2016 - the highest honor award of the Department of Commerce, presented for extraordinary, noble, or prestigious contributions to the mission. He was also a recipient of the Bronze Medal, the third highest honor award, in 2006 and 2008. Devoted father of Gianna, Dominic and David "DJ" Nardella. Loving son of Faith (Robert) O'Brien and Robert (Patricia) Nardella. Beloved brother of Lori (Tim) Casey. Adventurous Uncle of Nathan and Trevor Casey. Former husband of Jodi nee Pressendo. Dear nephew, cousin, colleague and friend of many. Memorial visitation at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Wednesday February 15th from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Family and friends will meet at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1501 Chicago Rd, Chicago Heights on Thursday morning for a 10:00 AM Memorial Mass. For further information contact (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Marie Guidici - 894/6/1927 - 2/6/2017
Tinley Park Marie Guidici nee D’Onofrio, age 89. Tinley Park resident formerly of South Holland and Roseland. Sherwin-Williams Paint Company. Wife of the late Alexander E. “Gene” Guidici. Mother of Nancy (Joseph) Oster, Gene (Patricia) Guidici and the late Gary (Sheila Page) Guidici. Grandmother of Philip (Megan) and Ryan (Lourdes) Oster, Gina (Jeremy) Ames, Keri (Tom) Christopher, Christine, Mary Kate and Maggie Guidici. Great grandmother of Mackenzie, Bryce, Vanessa, Wesley, Nicholas and Thomas. Sister of the late Jeanette Lang and John D’Onofrio. Beloved aunt and friend of many. Visitation Monday morning February 13th at St. George Catholic Church, 6700 West 175th St., Tinley Park from 9:00 AM until time of Funeral Mass 10:00 AM. Burial Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. For further information please contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Gregory Francis Farrell - 556/19/1961 - 2/6/2017
Longtime Blue Island resident formerly of Glenwood Gregory Francis Farrell, age 55. Longtime Blue Island resident, born and raised in Glenwood. A Sheet Metal worker serving the commercial HVAC industry, Greg had over 25 years of service for Admiral Steel in Hillside. Member of Sheet Metal Union, Local #73. Graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School. Companion and best friend for 37 years of Jacqueline Wolstenholm. Father of Kyle Francis Farrell. Son of the late Patricia nee Hoey and Francis “Red” Farrell. Brother of Marybeth (Jeff) Stevenson, Michael (Sandra), Maureen “Mo”, and the late Richard A. Farrell. Beloved cousin, uncle, and 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 Feb. 9th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Friday morning, 9:15 AM chapel prayers to St. Kieran Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com.
Norma "Phyllis" Merisko - 845/11/1932 - 2/4/2017
Chicago Heights Norma “Phyllis” Merisko, age 84. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Wife for 52 years of the late Stephen J. Merisko. Mother of Michael (Linda), Cynthia (James) Barry, Mark (Karen) and Martin (Susan). Grandmother of Amber, Carla and Michael Merisko, Kimberly (Brandon) Haugen, Joseph Barry, Colleen Barry, Emily (Tony) Rodriguez, Daniel Barry, Anthony (Brooke) and Nicholas Merisko, Lauren (Jeff) McCall, and Alex Merisko. Great grandmother of Joseph, Makenna, Delaney, Ainsley, Olivia, Kaylee, Nora, Coraline, Angelo, Connor and Jackson. Sister of Sue Elliott and the late Patricia Hoover, Dick, Larry and Bob Irwin. Dear aunt and 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 Friday Feb. 10th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Saturday morning 9:15 AM chapel prayers to St. Agnes Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Steger. (708) 481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Roseann Wells - 662/24/1950 - 2/2/2017
Highland, IN Roseann Wells nee Serama, age 66. Highland , IN resident formerly of Sauk Village, Calumet City and Pullman. Active member of Crossroads BMW Motorcycle Club. Former driver for Kickert Bus Company, and co-owner of Three Stooges Tavern in Pullman. Wife of the late Edward G. Mazan Sr. and Allen Wells. Mother of Edward G. (Ashley) Mazan Jr. Grandmother of Clarissa Williamson and Joseph McGinley. Great grandmother of Juliette Williamson. Sister of Charlene Williamson, Josephine Serama-Alfano and the late Joseph Jr. “Edgue”, Carl “Butch”, Raymond and Richard Serama. 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 February 5th from 12:00 Noon until time of funeral service at 4:00 PM. Burial private. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Agnese Maria Crestani - 943/17/1922 - 2/2/2017
Chicago Heights Agnese Maria Crestani nee Bonometti age 94. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, native of Costermano, Pr. Verona, Italy. Master seamstress and homemaker. Wife of the late Lino Crestani. Mother of Mauro (Nancy Hejna) Crestani and the late Tosca Palasky. Grandmother of Mara (Ed Yanasak) and Leila Crestani, Jon and Kristen Palasky. Mother-in-law of Terri Kozy and Bob Palasky. Sister of Maria Moratti and the late Amadeo, Sedeo, Leo, Romeo, Domenico and Alleramo Bonometti. 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 Tuesday February 7th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Wednesday 9:45 AM to Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1131 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor. Mass 10:30 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Pasqualina "Pat" Kudra - 938/12/1923 - 2/1/2017
Chicago Heights Pasqualina “Pat” J. Kudra nee Angelini age 93. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Retired after over 20 years of service at St. James Hospital, Dietary Services Dept. Wife of the late Casimer Kudra, married June 24, 1944 at San Rocco Church. Mother of Anthony (late Janice) Kudra Sr. Grandmother of Angela (Paul) Albanese, Elizabeth (Vincent) Guerrero and Anthony R. (Sherri) Kudra Jr. Great grandmother of Cassie, Michael, Vincent and Daniel Albanese, Cole and Vincent Guerrero, Brittany and Anthony III Kudra. Sister of Norma (late Robert) Hensley, Raymond (late Kelly) Angelini and the late Rita (late Fred) Bartz. 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 February 5th from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM chapel prayers to St. Kieran Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
Paul J. Sweeney - 716/6/1945 - 2/1/2017
Chicago Heights formerly of Homewood Paul J. Sweeney age 71. Longtime Homewood and Chicago Heights resident. Husband for 43 years of Sandra nee Melei. Father of Victoria “Torrie” Sweeney. Brother of Dennis (Helen) Sweeney. Brother-in-law of Sharon and Ted Brown. Son of the late Elizabeth Hynes and Myles Sweeney. Son-in-law of the late Victoria Rose Aprati and Jerlando “Sam” Melei. Beloved uncle of Elisa (Jamie) Mattio, Michaelene (Tim) Buzas, and Christy (Jason DeBerg) Brown. Great uncle of Gianna, Anthony and Gabriella Mattio, Teddy and Carmella Buzas, Rocco and Bronx DeBergh. 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 February 6th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Tuesday 9:15 AM to St. Mary Church, 227 Monee Road, Park Forest. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com
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