Nick Pancotto, age 83, at rest June 17, surrounded by his loving family at his home in Westmont. Former resident of Oak Brook and Downers Grove. Proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Born May 7, 1933 in Chicago, Il. to Angelo and Jean (nee Santo) Pancotto. Beloved husband of Gilda nee Cianci; loving father of Nick (Ann) and Richard “Rick” (Mary); devoted grandfather of Brittany, Katie, Ricky and Ava Maria. Nick was a retired concrete contractor. He loved fishing and was a member of the Medinah Shriners and was a Mason. Memorial Mass Friday June 24 at 10 A.M. at St. Mary of Gostyn Church in Downers Grove. Interment will take place at a later date at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com
Pamela “Pam” Accidentale nee Zmuda, at rest on her 64th birthday June 17, 2016, longtime resident of Westmont. Best friend and longtime companion of the late Willard Wight; dear sister of Tommy Zmuda and Becky Price; dearest aunt of Marjorie Price, Annette (Brian) Edwards, Lisa Koretos, Robert Starnes and Tommy Zmuda; great aunt to many, loving dear hearted friend of Eddie Washetas. Visitation Tuesday June 21 from 10 – Noon. Funeral services at Noon. Interment private. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com
Our beloved Eugenia Martha Talaga nee Grzybek, age 91, of Lisle, previously Franklin Park, joined her adored husband, Aloysius “Al” Stephan Talaga and son, Francis “Frank” Michael Talaga in Our Father’s kingdom On Tuesday June 14, 2016. She was cared for by her daughter Barbara Muller, great grandson Daniel Carpino, grand-daughter Lisa Carpino and many other angels along the way. Jean was born July 2, 1924 in Jaworzno, Poland to Franciszek and Helen Grzybek. She was a loving mother to Barbara Muller and Frank (Janet) Talaga; grandmother to Lisa Carpino, Robert “Rob” Muller and Alan Talaga; great grandmother to Daniel Carpino and Max Talaga. She was blessed to have the love of the most wonderful brother and sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends that couldn’t be more family. Memorial Mass Monday June 20, 2016 at 11A.M. at St. Joan of Arc Church 820 Division St., with a luncheon to follow in the parish center. A private interment will occur Tuesday June 21 at St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove Il. Info 630 -852 -8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Community Adult Day Care c/o Gloria Dei Church 4501 Main St., Downers Grove, Il 60515 or Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care 2195 W. Diehl Rd., Naperville, Il. 60563. The family wishes to thank all of those who loved Gram so much and made her feel so special – and that she was.