Obituaries

Christy Clark - 66

5/22/1951 - 2/15/2018
Thornton Christy Clark age 66, passed away suddenly Thursday morning at her home in Thornton. Formerly of Country Club Hills, Christy was a bartender at the Majestic Star Casino in Gary, IN., with over 20...

Eva Vische - 108

9/15/1909 - 2/14/2018
Palos Park Eva Vische nee Gays, age 108, passed away peacefully at the Peace Memorial Village in Palos Park where she lived for the past 25 years, and proudly served as Hospitality Chairperson. Born in South...

Benita Delulio - 94

1/18/1924 - 2/11/2018
Crete Benita Delulio nee Cassara, age 94. Longtime Crete resident, born and raised in Chicago’s Brighton Park neighborhood. Retired after 29 years of service as a cashier at Marshall Fields in Park...

Ann Paskier - 95

9/21/1922 - 2/11/2018
Chicago Heights Ann Paskier nee Krajacic, age 95. Longtime Country Club Hills resident, recently of Steger and Chicago Heights. Ann enjoyed her years working as a Deli Clerk for Dominick’s Food Stores, where she...

Richard A. La Cien - 83

12/12/1934 - 2/6/2018
Flossmoor Richard A. La Cien age 83. Longtime Flossmoor resident, born and raised in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. He received a B.S. in Accounting and a Juris Doctorate from DePaul University,...

Joseph Stabile - 78

2/7/1939 - 2/6/2018
Park Forest Joseph Stabile age 78. Park Forest resident formerly of Chicago Heights. Husband of the late Joan nee Sapp. Son of the late Mary Grace nee Pascarella and John Stabile. Brother of Antoinette...

John M. Ryan - 56

3/2/1961 - 2/1/2018
Mokena John M. Ryan, age 56. Mokena resident formerly of Tinley Park. Born and raised in Chicago’s Roseland/Pullman neighborhood. Employed by Titan Security, John had over 25 years of service as a...

Imperia "Impy" Julian - 81

8/4/1936 - 2/1/2018
Chicago Heights Imperia “Impy” Julian nee Garzolini age 81. Lifelong Chicago Heights area resident. Born and raised in San Benedetto, Pr. Ascoli Piceno, Italy. Adored wife for 51 years of the late Louis J....

Carol A. Minga - 67

4/25/1950 - 2/1/2018
Flossmoor Carol A. Minga, age 67. Longtime Flossmoor resident, graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor H.S. and Northern Illinois University. Carol retired after a lengthy career in the advertising industry. Beloved...

Josephine Engemann - 64

8/9/1953 - 1/31/2018
Park Forest Josephine “Josie” Engemann nee Jackson, age 64. Longtime Park Forest resident, born and raised in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood. Crane High School graduate. Retired from Bank of Park...

Elizabeth "Betty" Sellenberg - 75

2/13/1942 - 1/25/2018
Frankfort Elizabeth “Betty” Sellenberg nee Propati, age 75. Longtime Frankfort resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Wife for 49 years of the late David J. Sellenberg. Mother of Eric...

Dr. Aaron Gerber - 98

12/8/1919 - 1/22/2018
Park Forest Dr. Aaron Gerber, age 98. Longtime Park Forest resident, born and raised in Chicago. Graduate of University of Illinois Medical School. U.S. Army Veteran/WWII. A General Surgeon, Dr. Gerber had...

Dolores A. Gandolfi - 85

8/27/1932 - 1/22/2018
Glenwood Dolores Gandolfi nee Caobelli age 85. Longtime Glenwood resident, born and raised in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood. Graduate of Pullman Tech High School Class of 1950. Dolores was proud of...

Sam Scrementi - 87

1/8/1931 - 1/22/2018
Steger Sam Scrementi age 87, owner of Scrementi’s Restaurant in Steger, passed away peacefully January 22nd. A longtime Steger resident, born and raised in Chicago Heights, Sam began his career in...

Terry A. Weishaar - 66

1/20/1951 - 1/19/2018
Park Forest Terry A. Weishaar, age 66. Longtime Park Forest resident, born and raised in Chicago Heights. Bloom High School Class of 1969. Terry had 31 years of service as a Forecaster for Calumet Steel...

Joanne J. Hasenkamp - 77

5/28/1940 - 1/18/2018
Tinley Park Joanne J. Hasenkamp nee Badali, age 77. Longtime Tinley Park resident formerly of Logan Square and Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Beloved wife for 61 years of Robert Hasenkamp. Fond mother of...

Vincent L. Perillo - 73

1/29/1944 - 1/13/2018
Frankfort Vincent L. Perillo age 73, Frankfort resident formerly of South Holland and Roseland passed away Saturday morning after a short illness. Beloved husband of Judith nee Ettema for 50 ½ years. Adored...

Donald K. Berg - 89

12/16/1928 - 1/11/2018
Beecher formerly of Chicago Heights Donald K. Berg, age 89, passed away peacefully Thursday evening in Beecher, surrounded by his children and beloved family. A longtime Chicago Heights resident, born and raised in Joliet, Mr. Berg...

Sam F. Marchigiani - 88

6/10/1929 - 1/10/2018
Chicago Heights Sam F. Marchigiani age 88. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Proprietor of the Liberty Supermarket for 30 years until his retirement in 1980. Bloom High School graduate class of 1947. U.S. Army...

Sandra Lee Dieckmann - 76

6/12/1941 - 1/8/2018
Homewood Sandra L. Dieckmann nee Dal Santo age 76. Longtime Homewood resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland area/St. Anthony of Padua Parish. A homemaker, she enjoyed her years baking as “Great Cakes...

Richard Flores - 79

1/26/1938 - 1/7/2018
Chicago Heights Richard A. Flores age 79. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Thornton High School graduate. U.S. Marine Veteran. Retired from Metra/Illinois Central Railroad, where he had 43 years of service...

Rose A. Macaluso - 97

4/18/1920 - 1/3/2018
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident Rose A. Macaluso nee Pagoria age 97. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident passed away peacefully at her home on January 3rd. She graduated from St. Agnes Grade School and attended Bloom High School....

Giuseppe Pongelli - 86

5/16/1931 - 1/2/2018
Longtime Chicago Heights recently of Frankfort Giuseppe “Joe” Pongelli, age 86. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, native of Amaseno, Pr. Frosinone, Italy. Retired after over 30 years of service as a Chain Hooker for Keystone/Chicago...

Thomas E. King - 87

8/6/1930 - 1/1/2018
Chicago Heights Thomas E. King age 87. Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s southside/Little Flower Parish. St. Ignatius High School graduate. Tom retired after over 30 years of service as an...

Theresa J. Herweck - 81

8/10/1936 - 12/30/2017
Glenwood, IL. Theresa J. Herweck nee Ciecierski, age 81. Longtime Glenwood resident formerly of West Pullman. Wife for 58 years of Raymond Herweck. Mother of Thomas (Rosemary), Donald, and William (Susan)...

Angelina "Angie" Tripodi - 93

11/14/1924 - 12/30/2017
longtime Chicago Heights Angelina “Angie” J. Tripodi age 93. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Born and raised in Centerville, Iowa. Worked as a Head-checker for Krogers Grocery with 35 years of service. Wife of the...

Theresa Capua - 84

9/30/1933 - 12/23/2017
Flossmoor and S. Chicago Heights Theresa Capua nee Granno, age 84. Longtime South Chicago Heights resident passed away peacefully December 23rd at the Waterford Estates in East Hazel Crest. Wife for 53 years of the late Anthony M....

James A. Arvia - 79

8/1/2017 - 12/21/2017
Homewood James A. Arvia, Sr., age 79. Longtime Homewood and Country Club Hills resident, formerly of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Retired after 45 years of service as a Jewelry/Watch Buyer for Bennett...

Frank Carcelli - 83

12/2/1934 - 12/21/2017
Chicago Heights Frank Carcelli, age 83. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, passed away peacefully December 21st at his home in Homewood. Shipping Clerk with 26 years of service for DeSoto Chemical Company and...

Charles "Chuck" Panici - 86

12/26/1930 - 12/20/2017
Chicago Heights Charles L. “Chuck” Panici age 86. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Husband of the late Dolores nee Falcioni. Father of Deborah (Richard) Linde, Charles Jr. “Chuck” (Patricia) Panici,...

Socorro Angel - 74

1/31/1943 - 12/19/2017
Chicago Heights Socorro Orosco Angel age 74. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Employee for 15 years of the Ford Motor Company and UAW member. Wife of Adelaido Martinez. Mother of Graciela and Amelia...

Michael T. Griffith - 57

1/5/1960 - 12/17/2017
lifelong Chicago Heights resident Michael T. Griffith, age 57. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Former employee of M. Lizen Mfg. Beloved father of Marie Mustonen, Cassandra (Arturo Rodriguez), Catrice, Michael Jr., Clarissa, and...

Maria Maslanka - 53

7/11/1964 - 12/16/2017
Lockport Maria Regina Maslanka age 53. Lockport resident formerly of South Holland and Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Loyola University graduate. Employed for many years in the flooring department of...

Irene Krstinich - 83

10/1/1934 - 12/15/2017
South Chicago Heights Irene Krstinich nee Ruggeri age 83. Lifelong South Chicago Heights resident. Bloom High School graduate, class of 1953. After raising her own children, Irene enjoyed many years working as a...

Frederick Fortune Brazzale Jr. - 81

9/22/1936 - 12/11/2017
Cedar Lake, IN Frederick Fortune Brazzale, age 81, passed away December 11, 2017. Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 27 years, Rebecca F. Brazzale (Lungaro), his parents, Frederick F. Brazzale I and...

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