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Aldona J. Petrarca - 88

3/6/1930 - 10/9/2018

Chicago Heights

Aldona J. Petrarca nee Mitchell. Age 88. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Wife of the late Arthur Petrarca. Mother of Pamela (Dennis) McSherry, Gay Lynn (Thomas) Essig, Arthur Petrarca, and Michael (Diane) Petrarca. Grandmother of Patrick McSherry, Cara (fiancé Chris Dusza) McSherry, Annemarie (Andrew Novak) McSherry, Christa Essig, Elissa (Matthew) Hastings, Brian Essig, Erin (Stephen) Wegener, Dr Gina Petrarca, Anthony Petrarca, Nicole (Michael) Pisano, Michael Petrarca and Angelene Petrarca. Great-grandmother of Avery, Emma, James Hastings and Donavan Pisano. Daughter of the late Petronella nee Jocius and Harry Mitchell. Sister of Jeanette (late Columbus) Garzelloni and the late Jerome "Harry" (late Mary) Mitchell, Bernice (late George) Mikalauskas, and Ronald (Barbara) Mitchell. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Sunday October 14th from 1:00 PM until time of Services 6:00 PM. Private interment Homewood Memorial Gardens, Homewood. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Aldona’s name to Alzheimers Association, 8430 W Bryn Mawr, Ste 800, Chicago, IL, 60631, Illinois Veterans Home, Attn: Donations, 1 Veterans Drive, Manteno, IL, 60950 or Marian Catholic High School, 700 Ashland, Chicago Heights, IL, 60411 would be appreciated by her family. For further service information 708-481-9230 and


Sunday October 14, 2018 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM


Sunday October 14, 2018 Funeral Service 6:00 PM

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