Obituaries

Angelina Izzo - 78

1/28/1940 - 5/15/2018
Chicago Heights Angelina Izzo nee Cifone, age 78. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Immigrated to the United States in 1965 from Rochetta e Croce, Prov. de Caserta, Italy. Member of the Order Sons of Italy...

Thomas G. Stiso - 29

12/14/1988 - 5/14/2018
Glenwood Thomas G. Stiso age 29. Lifelong Glenwood resident. Homewood-Flossmoor High School Class of 2007. Loyal employee of Zarlengo’s Italian Ice and Gelato. Loving son of Jeni nee Schultz and Tom W....

Jeanette Tanis Herrick - 94

10/26/1923 - 5/12/2018
Chicago Heights Jeanette Tanis Herrick nee Neven age 94. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Harper High School graduate. Key Punch Operator for the Milwaukee and Illinois Central Railroads, and the Ford Motor...

Carmella M. Rhodes - 87

8/18/1930 - 5/7/2018
Dyer, IN. Carmella M. Rhodes nee Landolina, age 87. Longtime Dyer resident formerly of Steger and Chicago Heights. Animal lover and wife of late Andrew Rhodes. Daughter of the late Mary nee Foushi and Cosmo...

Eugene "Gene" A. Malikowski - 84

10/25/1933 - 5/6/2018
Chicago's Historic Pullman Neighborhood Eugene A. Malikowski, 84,of Dubuque, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque. Formerly of Chicago’s Historic Pullman Neighborhood. Dearest friend of the late Helen Uhal...

Joseph A. Covelli - 91

12/20/1926 - 5/4/2018
Chicago Joseph A. Covelli, age 91. Former resident of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Native of Alessandria del Carretto, Prv. Cosenza, Italy. U.S. Navy Veteran. Retired from the Sherwin Williams Paint...

Jeannette Vacek - 86

8/1/1931 - 5/2/2018
Chicago Heights Jeannette Vacek nee Czulewicz age 86, longtime Chicago Height’s resident formerly of Chicago’s McKinley Park neighborhood. Founding member of St. Kieran Parish. Jeannette made a career out of...

Myrtle Dornhecker - 92

7/5/1925 - 4/29/2018
Crete Myrtle M. Dornhecker nee Buchaus, age 92, Longtime Crete resident formerly of Harvey and Chicago’s Roseland Neighborhood. Wife of the late Alfred Dornhecker. Mother of Nancy (Gerald) Duncan,...

Mary Prendergast nee DiGiovanni - 86

2/4/1932 - 4/28/2018
Chicago Heights Mary (DiGiovanni) Prendergast entered eternal life on April 28, 2018 peacefully at home with her family by her side. Mary was the matriarch and the last living member of her generation. Her...

Maria T. Cogo - 96

12/7/1921 - 4/20/2018
Lemont, IL. Maria Teresa Cogo nee Rigoni age 96. Longtime resident of Orland Park and Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood, passed away peacefully on April 20th at Franciscan Village in Lemont. Native of Asiago,...

Donna M. Vallone - 90

8/2/1927 - 4/16/2018
Lansing Donna M. Vallone nee Verkler, age 90. Lansing resident formerly of Sauk Village and Chicago’s West Pullman neighborhood/Seven Holy Founders Parish. Loretto High School graduate. Founder and...

Julian Salgado - 45

8/3/1972 - 4/15/2018
Chicago Heights, Illinois Julian Salgado, age 45. Passed away suddenly on Sunday April 15, 2018. Chicago Heights resident immigrated to the United States at the age of 14 from St. Ana Pacueco, GTO, Mexico. Husband for 27...

Wilsa Mae Ashby - 73

6/14/1944 - 4/12/2018
Chicago Heights Wilsa Mae Ashby nee Otto age 73, longtime Chicago Heights and Park Forest resident. Born in Rochelle, NY and raised in Chilicothe, OH. Retired payroll clerk from ABC Railcar. Wife for 29 years of...

Rene Cantu - 56

6/3/1961 - 4/11/2018
Kankakee, Illinois Rene Cantu age 56. Recent Kankakee resident formerly of Texas and Chicago Heights. Father of Anthony Bell, Rene (Isabel “Izzie”) Cantu Jr and Kristen Cantu. Granfather of Maya Bell, Anthony...

Robert F. Bove Sr. - 89

9/29/1928 - 4/9/2018
Chicago Heights Robert F. Bove Sr. age 89. Lifelong Chicago Heights area resident. Graduate of Bloom High School and the University of Dubuque, where he was captain of the football team and voted to the All Iowa...

Flor M. Regalado - 91

9/8/1926 - 4/6/2018
Matteson Flor M. Regalado nee Justiz, age 91. Longtime Matteson resident, born and raised in La Havana, Cuba. Flor attended the University of Havana and later received a Master’s Degree in Education from...

Robert E. Dodaro - 92

12/25/1925 - 4/3/2018
Frankfort Robert E. Dodaro age 92. Longtime Frankfort resident, formerly of Chicago’s Roseland and Kensington neighborhoods/St. Anthony Parish. Retired after over 30 years of service as a Salesman for the...

Carol A. Faso - 74

12/3/1943 - 4/1/2018
Chicago Heights Carol A. Faso nee Primavera, age 74. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident passed away peacefully on Easter Sunday April 1st surrounded by her loving family. Retired bank secretary with over 30 years...

Fred M. Ristenpart - 94

2/5/1924 - 3/31/2018
Beecher and Crete FRED M. RISTENPART Visitation Wednesday April 4, 2018 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Panozzo Bros. Funeral HomeServices Wednesday April 4, 2018 11:30 AM Funeral Mass San Rocco Oratory, 315 – 22nd St.,...

Franklin H. "Frank" Hasemann - 77

2/6/1941 - 3/28/2018
Plainfield Franklin H. “Frank” Hasemann, age 77. Plainfield resident formerly of Bullhead, AZ. and Chicago’s south suburbs. A Truck Mechanic and proud member of Automobile Mechanics Local #701, he...

Lucille R. Bartels nee Rago - 93

4/21/1924 - 3/27/2018
Orland Park, Illinois Lucille R. Bartels nee Rago, age 93, Orland Park resident, formerly of Chicago’s Roseland Neighborhood, St Louis of France Parish. Attended St Louis Academy and Graduate of Fenger High School...

Matthew Blankenberger - 62

1/28/1956 - 3/26/2018
St. John, IN formerly of Chicago Heights Matthew Blankenberger age 62. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, recently of St. John, IN. Retired from Scot Forge Co. in Franklin Park, Il after of over 23 years of service as Maintenance...

Florence Baldacci nee DeMuri - 87

9/12/1930 - 3/23/2018
Chicago Heights formerly of Roseland Florence D. Baldacci nee DeMuri, age 87, of Chicago Heights, passed away Friday, March 23. An accomplished piano accompanist, Mrs. Baldacci was married for 47 years to accordionist Edward Baldacci,...

Hanna Wurzer - 93

10/30/1924 - 3/21/2018
Olympia Fields Hanna Wurzer, age 93, long time resident of Chicago Heights and Olympia Fields, departed this life on March 21, 2018. She was born on October 30, 1924 in Bavaria. She is preceded in death by her...

Bill Bramanti - 77

8/14/1940 - 3/20/2018
Chicago Heights William P. “Bill” Bramanti age 77, passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 20th. Lifelong Chicago Heights area resident, recently of Orland Park. 1958 graduate of Bloom Township High School....

Henry Brunette - 96

5/17/1921 - 3/20/2018
Park Forest Henry Brunette, age 96. Longtime Park Forest resident formerly of Riverdale and Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Retired after over 30 years of service as a Dental Technician for the South Shore...

J. Ronald Magnabosco - 85

1/5/1933 - 3/19/2018
Chicago Heights J. Ronald Magnabosco Sr., age 85. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, born and raised in Chicago’s Roseland area. Graduate of St. Anthony Grammar School, CVS High School and attended Western...

Carol A. Tome - 80

12/20/1937 - 3/19/2018
Chicago Carol A. Tome, age 80. Longtime resident of Chicago’s Historic Pullman and Roseland neighborhood. Graduate of St. Catherine of Genoa Grammar School, St. Louis Academy – Class of 1955 and St....

Lana M. Real - 69

10/10/1948 - 3/18/2018
Matteson Lana M. Real nee DiMaggio, age 69, passed away suddenly Sunday evening March 18th. Matteson resident formerly of Chicago Heights. Graduate of Marian Catholic High School – Class of 1966. A...

Gregory L. Real - 68

7/17/1949 - 3/18/2018
Matteson Gregory L. Real, age 68, passed away suddenly Sunday evening March 18th. Longtime Matteson resident, native of Elgin, IL. Graduate of Marian Catholic High School – Class of 1967, and received...

Wilhelmina - 100

4/30/1917 - 3/13/2018
Bartlett Wilhelmina A. “Billie” Pignotti nee Palshis 100, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away on March 13, 2018. She was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois, on April 30, 1917...

Mary A. DiMaggio - 91

10/22/1926 - 3/13/2018
Matteson Mary A. DiMaggio nee Peri, age 91. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, she had made her home in Matteson for the last 20 years. Proud graduate of Bloom High School class of 1945. Wife of the late...

Mary Trevisan - 91

9/9/1926 - 3/7/2018
Naperville Mary Trevisan, age 91, passed away peacefully March 7th at the St. Patrick’s Residence in Naperville, surrounded by loved ones. Born and raised in Historic Pullman, she was a longtime resident of...

Leonard K. - 60

5/3/1957 - 3/7/2018
Richton Park Leonard K. “Lenny” Servin. Age 60. Longtime Richton Park resident, born and raised in Palos Heights. Graduate of Richards High School. Parts Manager for Pep Boys automotive retailer. Father of...

Robert Fioravanti - 85

7/14/1932 - 3/4/2018
Dolton Robert Fioravanti, age 85. Dolton resident formerly of Roseland. A proud 62-year member of Carpenters Local 434, Bob had over 30 years of service as an Acoustic Tile Installer. U.S. Army Veteran...

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