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Anita G. Nowocin - 97

4/25/1922 - 10/23/2019

Lifelong Chicago Heights

Anita G. Nowocin nee Cioe, age 97.  Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Longtime member of San Rocco Church, St Paul Church, Polish American Club Ladies Auxiliary and St Paul Quilting Ladies. Worked at Calumet Steel as a Crane Operator during World War II. Beloved wife of the late Anthony “Doc” Nowocin.  Loving mother of Debra and David (Jeanne) Nowocin. Cherished grandmother of Adam, Laura, and Thomas Nowocin. Daughter of the late Theresa nee Ruggeri and Domenic Cioe.  Dear sister of the late Rose (late Tony) Pisterzi, Remo (late Jennie) Cioe, Jessie Cioe, Helen Cioe, Angeline (late James) Brooks, Virginia (late Elmer) Maddamma, Americo (Rose) Cioe, and Private 1st Class Armando Cioe. Sister in-law of the late Lucille (late Joe) Baran, John (late Jeannette) Nowocin and Wanda Nowocin. “Auntie Annie” of many nieces and nephews 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 Saturday November 2nd from 9:00 AM until time of funeral service at 11:30 AM.  Interment Calvary Cemetery, Steger. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Anita’s name to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the Nowocin family. For further service info 708-481-9230 or


  • Maria Cipolla

    on 10/26/19

    I will always cherish the fond memories of growing up next door to Anita. She was a kind, beautiful and caring lady. 
    Sending our sincerest condolences and prayers of comfort to you Debra, David and family. 
    Maria and Mario Cipolla 

  • Cynthia Masterson

    on 10/27/19

    My mother Rose Nardoni Perino grew up next door. I have fond memories of Aunt Annie and her sisters. My condolences to the family. 

  • Kathy Myers

    on 11/04/19

    Anita was a kind person. She and my mother, Mae Kristina -1922-1985 were good friends.
  • Kathy Myers

    on 11/04/19

    Anita was a kind person. She and my mother, Mae Kristina -1922-1985 were good friends.

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