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Anna DeLuca - 60

Chicago Heights, Illinois

Anna DeLuca. Age 60. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Graduate of Bloom High School. Received her Bachelor’s in Teaching from St Xavier University. Started her teaching career as a Teacher’s Aide for Washington School. After graduating from St. Xavier she taught at Mae Jemison School in Hazel Crest, retiring from the Chicago Heights School District 170 at Roosevelt School. Devoted longtime member of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy Chicago Heights Lodge #1430 where she held offices as Recording Secretary and President. She continued her dedication to the Lodge by working in the Order Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of Illinois and Wisconsin as their Office Manager and holding officer position of Recording Secretary. Daughter of Marian nee Pulec and the late Nick DeLuca. Sister of Nick (Melissa) DeLuca. Aunt of Gianna, Natalie and Jessica. Cousin and friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 West 14th Street (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Wednesday May 4th from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Funeral Thursday May 5th 9:15 from funeral home to Our Lady of the Heights Church (St Agnes Worship Site), Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Steger. Info 708-481-9230 and


  • Laura Burt

    on 05/01/22

    Ann was a wonderful person and a great friend. Loved our Bloom days! You will be missed.

    Laura Brackman Burt

    • mark kowalski

      on 05/01/22

      i agree and long time friend 


  • Kathy Johnson

    on 05/01/22

    Ann was a good friend in High School, We spent many hours on the phone with each other over that time I wish we could have been as close over the past many years. She was a kind lovely person and will be missed. My condolences to her mom, her brother, and the rest of her family.

  • paul loparco

    on 05/01/22

    Anna was a friend overt the years , a fellow teacher, past president of Chicago Heights Lodge#1430 and a long time member of the OSDIA. She was my office manager for the Sons Of Italy and I will miss her. My deepest sympathies to her mom Marian and brother and rest of the family. She was more than just a worker to us. She will be missed.

  • Marie Marsalli

    on 05/03/22

    Anna was a true and genuine friend and we shared many good times together over the years.  She had a strong love of her Italian heritage and devoted many hours and time to the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America.  She was a member of the Chicago Heights #1430 Lodge and the Grand Lodge of IL/WI.  She served professionally as Office Manager of the Grand Lodge.

    I extend my heartfelt sympathies to her mom Marian and her family.  I will always treasure our last conversation on Wednesday.  Rest in peace Anna - we have all shared many happy occasions with her and now these are memories that are snapshots taken by the heart and they never fade.

    Marie Marsalli

  • Lucille Salerno

    on 05/03/22

    Marian & Family,

    Our deepest condolences on the loss of your daughter & sister. You are in our prayers.

    Your Cousin,

    Lucille Salerno & Family

  • Bernadette (Bernie) & Michael Sartorius

    on 05/04/22

    Marian & Family...What a beautiful picture of Anna! As a teacher for her entire career, I'm sure she has touched many students' lives. We will keep you & Anna in our prayers. Much love XXOO

    Bernie & Michael Sartorius

    Flower Mound, TX


  • Debra Nowocin

    on 05/04/22

    I was so surprised and sorry to read of Anna's passing.  I send my deepest sympathy and condolences to her family.  May your happy memories bring you comfort.

    Debbie Nowocin

  • Harriette Zervakis

    on 05/04/22

    I was deeply saddened to hear of Anna's passing.

    Anna would visit us at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, usually together with her elegant Mom.  Anna was warm, friendly, and thoughtful - always remembering to ask about how members of my family were doing.

    Good-bye sweet Anna.

    Your genuine smile is forever in our hearts.

    Miss you already

    Harriette Zervakis

  • .Louisa

    on 05/05/22

    "Heaven took you way too soon, Anna, my childhood friend and buddy. Everyone I spoke to commented about the beautiful service and the many gorgeous floral arrangements. Countless comments on how beautiful you looked. This would surpass your plans, expectations, and wildest dreams :).God has promised each of us a special place in a heaven of eternal happiness."

    Prayer and love are with Mama De Luca, Nick and Melissa and adored children, and family. Anna would have been so happy and proud !. God's blessings always in the days to come.

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