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Marlene Passarelli - 81

9/22/1938 - 10/22/2019

Grant Park

Marlene J. Passarelli nee Weber. Age 81. Longtime Grant Park resident formerly of Chicago Heights. Graduate of Bloom High School Class of 1956. Retired from the Grant Park School District as a Secretary of the Superintendent and Principal and as Branch Manager of the Kankakee Federal Savings and Loan Bank. Wife of Julius Passarelli and the late Wendell Riechers. Mother of Randall (Brian Guhl) Riechers and Kathy (Peter) Irwin.  Stepmother of Mark and Cathy Passarelli. Grandmother of Samantha Irwin. Daughter of the late Martha nee Storbeck and Carl Weber. Sister of the late Lois Trubach. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Friday October 25th from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Lying in state at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1393 Elizabeth Ct, Crete on Saturday October 26th from 9:00 am until time of funeral service 10:00 am. Burial Skyline Memorial Park, Monee. Memorials in Marlene’s name to Trinity Lutheran Church would be appreciated by the Passarelli and Riechers family.  For further service information contact 708-481-9230 and


  • Mike Riechers

    on 10/25/19

    Always my favorite aunt. RIP aunt Marlene.
  • Kristina Feddersen

    on 10/25/19

    So sorry for your loss Julius. She was such a great person to be around. Thoughts and prayers with you and your family during this very difficult time. - Kristin(a) Feddersen

  • Julie Riechers

    on 10/25/19

    RIP Marlene you were a great Aunt to Mike & I also loved working with you for a short time after getting married to Mike Riechers hugs & prayers to your Husband & children will always love you.
  • D. Yvette Betancourt

    on 10/29/19

    So very sorry Cathy to her of your stepmother's passing.  Please know i will keep you and the family in my prayers.  May the good memories you shared help you all during this time.  It was so good to see you that Sunday pretty girl!

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