Micheline Mae Trachsel - 9510/6/1917 - 12/28/2012
Beecher Manor resident formerly of Homewood & Roseland
Micheline “Mae” Trachsel nee Cannizzo age 95. Beecher resident formerly of Homewood and Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Retired from Carson Pirie Scott & Co., State Street, Chicago. Wife of the late Fred Trachsel. Mother of the late Judith (Ted) Lesniak and Fred (Mellanie) Trachsel. Grandmother of Debbie (George) Halstead, Mark Lesniak, Diana (Tyler) Fuentes, Dawn (Jeff) Myers and Lisa Lesniak. Great grandmother of Nicole Giannetta, Corey Halstead, Nicholas and Blake Lesniak, Tayler and Tori Fuentes, Danielle Malkowski, Rachel and Gianna Myers and Gabby Lesniak. Great great grandmother of DeLucca, Sebastian, Alexis, Tyler, Bella, Lola, Hudson, Easton and Callie. Sister of the late Patricia Cochrane, Michael Cannizzo, Angela Nowak and Fannie Edwards. Mae’s engaging personality and zest for life will be fondly remembered by all fortunate to have known her. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Wednesday January 2nd from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Thursday 9:15 AM to St. Liborius Church, 35th St. & Halsted Blvd., Steger. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park. 708-481-9230.
Jose Regalado - 897/26/1923 - 12/27/2012
Jose Regalado age 89. Native of Habana, Cuba. Longtime Matteson resident formerly of Park Forest. Husband for 59 years of Flor M. Justiz Regalado. Father of Luisa Margarita (Philip E. Brown) Regalado and Jose Ignacio (Sherry R.) Regalado. Grandfather of Dirk Ignacio Regalado. Great grandfather of
Nova A. Regalado. Brother of Otto and the late Aldo (Maria de Lourdes) Regalado.
Mr. Regalado practiced Law and taught Spanish for many years in Rich Township School Distrcit 227.Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Sunday December 30th from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, 4101 St. Lawrence Ave., Matteson. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Steger. 708-481-9230.
Joan M. Sykes - 833/20/1929 - 12/26/2012
Flossmoor and South Holland
Joan M. Sykes nee O’Shaughnessy age 83. Longtime Flossmoor and South Holland resident formerly of Chicago’s Southside/St. Killian’s Parish. Wife for 54 years of the late Andrew Jardine Sykes. Loving mother of Cece, Andrew (Fran), Martha (Thomas) McCarthy, Richard (Peg), Thomas (Jenny), and Timothy (Sylvia) Sykes. Devoted “Grandma” of Hilary, Chelsea, Erin (Chris) Matthew, Sean, Kevin, Patrick, Ian, Michael, Emily, Avery, Eliza, Lucas, Julia, Jesse and Olivia. Dear sister of Richard (Audrey) O’Shaughnessy and the late Jean Halloran, Timothy, Donald and Baby Thomas O’Shaughnessy. Aunt 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 December 30th from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Monday 9:15 AM to Infant Jesus of Prague Church, Flossmoor. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Mr. Carmel Cemetery, Hillside. Memorials in Joan’s name to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. 708-481-9230.
Marie Simone - 884/26/1924 - 12/26/2012
South Chicago Heights
Marie Simone nee Franzen, age 88. South Chicago Heights resident passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday December 26th. Devoted wife for 65 years of Pasquale Simone. Loving mother of Joseph, Anthony (Maria), Michael (Sheryl), Thomas (Katherine), Sharon, and the late Patrick Simone. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer, Ashley, Michael, Asonta, Dylan, Alaina, Anthony, and the late Eric. Great grandmother of Eric and Alex. Sister of Susan (late Richard) Krusinski. Beloved aunt of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks. E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Saturday morning Dec. 29th from 9:00 AM until time of chapel prayers at 11:00 AM, to St. Kieran Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 11:30 AM. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Steger, IL. 708 481-9230.
Robert Atkins - 8212/20/1930 - 12/26/2012
The Victory Centre of Park Forest formerly of Chicago Heights
Robert Atkins age 82. Resident of The Victory Centre of Park Forest formerly of Chicago Heights and Sauk Village. U.S. Army Veteran/Korean War. Retired from The Tribune Company where he had worked as a Sterotyper and Building Engineer. Husband of the late Patricia nee Plymale. Father of Jackie (Bill) Booth, Holly (Sam) DiGiovanni and Mitzi (Chuck) Cline. Grandfather of Christina (Pat) Saguin, Sara (John) Shinnick, Michael DiGiovanni, J.R. (Lisa), Steven, Nicki, and Patty Wood, Ethan and Halle Cline and the late Melissa Ann Perkins. Great grandfather of Taylor Wells, Jacqueline Saguin, Catherine Shinnick, Alexis McGinty and the late Liam Shinnick. Brother of the late Jack Atkins. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Sunday December 30th from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Funeral service Monday 12 Noon. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Steger. 708-481-9230.
Geno L. Loser - 943/3/1918 - 12/24/2012
Geno L. Loser age 94. Longtime Markham and Roseland area resident. Retired owner of Geno’s Shoe Repair. WWII Army Veteran/58th Field Hospital. Husband for 72 years of Ida nee Borgo. Father of Bonnie (late Edward) Hyland and Nadine (late Dennis) Gemo. Grandfather of Jean-Anne Hyland, Michele Bricker-Hyland, Robert Gemo, Rachel Bernhardt, Anne Segert, Denis Gemo and the late Michael Gemo. Great grandfather of Katie, Zachary, Madison, Shelby, Greta and Samuel. Brother of Irma Frank and the late Mario Lozer and Alma Zotti. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Friday December 28th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Saturday 9:15 AM to St. Gerard Majella, 3536 W. 161st St., Markham. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-481-9230.
Bernard Conlon - 798/17/1933 - 12/23/2012
Orland Park, IL. born and raised in Marquette Park
Bernard E. Conlon age 79. Longtime Orland Park resident, formerly of Chicago’s Marquette Park. Mt. Carmel High School graduate. U.S. Navy Veteran. Retired after 35 years with 3M Corp. as Regional Director of Human Resources. Husband of Johanna (nee Martello) Ugo-Conlon and the late Shirley Conlon. Step-father of Anthony Ugo, Gina (Zach Neff) Ugo, and Julianne (David Yanofsky) Ugo. Brother of Mary (late Hank) Pacer, and the late John (Patricia) and Joseph (Marie) Conlon. Resting at Zimmerman-Sandeman Funeral Home, 9900 West 143rd St., Orland Park on Wednesday December 26th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Thursday 9:45 AM to St. Michael Church, 14327 Highland, Orland Park. Mass 10:30 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. 708-460-7500.
Rosemary Amberg - 869/21/1926 - 12/21/2012
Frankfort resident formerly of Dolton
Rosemary Amberg nee McKnight, age 86. Frankfort resident formerly of Dolton. Wife for 65 years of H. John Amberg. Mother of James (Jody), Eugene (Ellen), John (Helen), Maribeth (Thomas) Rasmussen, Eileen (John) Loftus, Therese (John) Gregori, Michael (Ola), and Philip (Barbara) Amberg. Grandmother of 34, great –grandmother 31. Daughter of the late Mary (nee Leo) and James McKnight. Sister of Leona (late Thomas) Boyd. Rosemary and her husband Deacon John Amberg were a deacon couple and member of the second Diaconate class of the Archdiocese of Chicago in 1974. Resting at Panozzo Bros Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Wednesday December 26th from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Thursday 9:15 AM to St. Anthony Church, 7659 W. Sauk Trail Ave, Frankfort, IL. Mass 10:00 AM. Burial Abraham Lincoln National, Elwood, IL. For further service information call 708 481-9230.
John C. Geraci - 867/5/1926 - 12/20/2012
Longtime Homewood resident
John C. Geraci, age 86. Longtime Homewood resident formerly of Chicago. Beloved husband for 58 years of Jean nee Kazmin. Loving father of Roxane (Jim) Militello and John (Ann) Geraci. Cherished “Papa” of Sarah (Michael) O’Reilly, Casey and Meghan (Tim Breen) Ryan, Seth, Hannah and Sam Geraci. Precious great-grandfather of Keeghan and Brooklyn Jean O’Reilly. Loving son of the late Beatrice nee Sclafini and Vincent Geraci. Brother of the late Frances Lisanti, Florence Cole, Beatrice, Nicholas, and Richard Geraci. Uncle, great uncle and dear friend of many. A World War Two veteran of the United States Army/106th Infantry, John continued service to his Country, by serving as a proud member of the Tinley Park VFW Post 2791 as Trustee and Color Guard. Retired from management at Kraft Foods after 30 years of service. John was a dedicated and active member of St. Kieran Church for over 43 years. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Thursday Dec. 27th from 3:00 to 9:00 Pm. Funeral Friday 9:45 AM to St. Kieran Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 10:30 AM. Entombment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to VFW Post 2791 in Tinley Park, or University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation for the study of Leukemia. For further service information please call 708 481-9230.
John W. Sauch - 985/23/1914 - 12/19/2012
Lifelong Harvey resident recently of Homewood
John W. Sauch age 98. Longtime Harvey resident late of Homewood. Machinist for Whiting Corp. in Harvey for over 50 years. Husband of the late Helen nee Bekin. Father of Dorothy (Edward) Glogowski, Patricia (Henry) Hino and Thomas (Mary) Sauch. Grandfather of Mark (Caroline), Andy (Cortney) and Ellie Hino, Natalie and Nicole Sauch. Great grandfather of Aden Hino. Son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Sauch. Brother of the late Walter and Joseph Sauch. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Thursday December 27th 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. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery, Chicago. Memorials to Vitas Hospice would be appreciated. For further information call 708-481-9230.
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