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Elyse J. Passwello - 90

6/30/1928 - 6/17/2019


Elyse Josephine Passwello nee Bertolone, age 90.  Manteno resident formerly of South Chicago Heights and Chicago’s Roseland Neighborhood. Retired Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for the Chicago Board of Education and Registered Nurse for Jackson Park Hospital Chicago, Illinois after 40 years of service. Dearest wife for 57 years of the late Albert J. Passwello. Loving mother of Joseph Passwello, Patricia (Joel) Garza, and the late Kathleen (Paul) Tagli-Cellini, Debra (late Brad) Hanson. Devoted grandmother “Tutti” of 10. Great-Grandmother of 22. Great-great grandmother of 6. Elyse was the matriarch and legacy of five living generations. Daughter of the late Josefina nee Vigil and Giuseppe Bertolone. Sister of the late Giovanna (late Lester) Speakman, Rosina Bishton and Virginia (late Richard) Beck. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Friday June 21st from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Lying in state Saturday from 9:00 AM until time of funeral service at 10:00 AM. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 402 Longwood Dr., Chicago Heights.  Interment Assumption Cemetery.  708-481-9230 or


  • Scott and Faye Miller

    on 06/19/19

    We have only known you for a short time within your life, but greatly appreciate the love and support you always show your family and the happiness and peace you shared. Your great grand daughter Alicia never stops talking about the love she has for you and the positive influence and example you have been in her life.  Enjoy your peace and the wonderful reunion with your loved ones in paradise.

  • R. Ross

    on 06/20/19

    My sincerest condolences to the Passwello Family for the loss of your precious love one Elyse.  God’s Word, the Bible assures us that our compassionate Father, Jehovah will provide the comfort that your family need and he has a longing to bring our loves ones back to a happy and vibrant life in the near future........Job 14:14, 15; Isaiah 25:8; John 5:25, 28, & 29.

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