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Archive: Aug 2018

  1. George Alexander

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    George Alexander, age 87, of Westmont, at rest August 10, 2018, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, IL. Born March 7, 1931 in Bulgaria to Alexander and Evdokia; beloved husband of Joan (nee Perkins). Interment private. Info 630-852-8000 or

  2. LaMario Bryant


    LaMario Bryant, age 40, of Woodridge, IL,  at rest August 7, 2018. Born May 21, 1978 in Maywood, IL to Homer Sr. and Letha;  beloved brother of Latrice (Derrell) Dallas, Homer Jr., Sharod (Cindy), Coretta (Leslie) Bowsky, Laryan and the late Larenzo (Chrissy); fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation 10-11 A.M. Saturday August 25, 2018 followed by funeral services at 11 A.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont, IL. Interment Clarendon Hills Cemetery, Darien, IL. Info 630-852-8000 or

  3. Virginia Mates

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    Virginia Mates, (nee Zalewski), age 94, longtime resident of Downers Grove, IL, at rest August 12, 2018 at St. Patrick Residence in Naperville, IL. Born May 11, 1924 in Chicago, IL to Alfred and Anna Zalewski; beloved wife of the late Edward; loving mother of David (Judith), Thomas (Cindy), Terese (Ralph) Jackowski and Valerie (Michael) Bava; devoted grandmother of 14; dearest great grandmother of 20; dear sister of the late Thomas (Paula) Zale and Lorraine (the late Hank) Block; fond aunt of nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass Saturday August 18, 2018, 10 A.M. at St. Mary of Gostyn Church 445 Prairie Ave., Downers Grove. Visitation in the Church narthex from 9 A.M. until time of Funeral Mass. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials in Mrs. Mates name may be made to St. Patrick Residence 1400 Brookdale Naperville, IL 60563 Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Westmont. Info 630-852-8000 or

  4. Paul J. Dwyer


    Paul J. “PJ” Dwyer, age 72, of Hinsdale, at rest August 8, 2018 at Hinsdale Hospital. Born November 15, 1945 in Rochester N.Y. to Cornelius and Irene Dwyer; beloved husband of Roberta “Boots” (nee Funk);  loving brother of Thomas (Dabney) Dwyer, of Dalles TX., dearest brother-in-law of Judy (John) Dziewior and Merry Lou Funk; dear uncle of Jaime (Michael) Quinlan, James (Krissy) Dziewior and Dr. Christopher (Dr. Jessica) Dwyer; devoted great uncle of Harrison, Luella, Jamison and Bellamy. Paul was retired from Eastman Kodak company in Rochester N.Y. He was the senior vice-president of Worldwide Logistics Integrated Business Solutions Inc., International Logistics DFS/LVMH. Paul was a lover of life, family and friends. He was a true Chicago Bears, Cubs and Notre Dame fan , an avid golfer, marathon runner and wine enthusiast.  Memorial Services Monday August 13, 2018 at 11 A.M. at Grace Episcopal Church 120 E. First St., Hinsdale, followed by inurnment in the Episcopal Church Columbarium. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Ray Graham Association Funk Memorial Garden. Info 630-852-8000 or

  5. William M. Liddle Jr.

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    William M. Liddle Jr., age 72, at rest August 7, 2018 at his home in Westmont, IL,  where he was a longtime resident. Proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Born August 12, 1945 in Canton, IL to William M. Sr. and Nerine; beloved husband of Linda (nee Seggelke); loving father of Dawn Liddle of New Jersey; dearest brother of Sandra (Roger) Meacham; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Interment private. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Westmont. Info 630-852-8000