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Archive: Oct 2018

  1. Mary Eleanor Parker

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    Mary Eleanor Parker, age 93, at rest October 22, 2018 at Meadowbrook Manor Nursing Home in Bolingbrook, IL Born August 3, 1925 in Chicago, IL to Hugh and Josephine Keefe. Interment private. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  2. Hildegard “Hilda” McDonald

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    Hildegard “Hilda” McDonald, age 77, longtime Stickney resident, at rest October 22, 2018 at Loyola Hospital in Maywood, IL. Beloved wife of Richard; loving mother of Nancy (John) Morgan and Richard (Dennise); devoted grandmother of Kaitlyn, Delaney, Matthew and R.J.; dear sister-in-law of Sharon Stelmar; fond aunt of Donald and Mark Stelmar and Sherry Poulos. Member of Stickney American Legion Women’s Auxiliary, Hilda loved McDonald’s coffee. Memorial Services Friday October 26, 2018 at 3 P.M. at Suburban Family Funeral Home 5940 W. 35th St., Cicero. Memorial visitation at the funeral home from 1 P.M. till time of services. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com.

  3. Wyatt Michael Butkus

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    Wyatt Michael Butkus, five weeks old, at rest October 18, 2018. Born September 10, 2018, to her loving parents Michael and Kelly (Martin) Butkus. Survived by grandparents Rick and Jan Martin; Mike and Kristi Butkus; aunts, Laura and Katie Martin and Lauren Butkus; uncle Johnny Butkus and great grandparents;  Ron and Pat Butkus, Art and Judy Carlson, Margaret Martin and Mildred Crum.  Private family interment. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

    Tax deductible donations (in lieu of flowers) are being requested to Ronald McDonald House in Chicago
    https://rmhccni.org/
    Designation:  RMH near Lurie Children’s Hospital
    In memory of:  Wyatt Michael Butkus
  4. Alfredo Punzalan

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    Alfredo Punzalan, age 94, at rest October 13, 2018 in California. Beloved husband of the late Nelly; loving father of Armando (Evangeline), Rosalie (Prisco) Olaya, Alfredo Jr. (Eveline), Esther (Danny) Ines, Sonny (Victoria) and Julius (Glenda Bottkin); devoted grandfather of 10, great grandfather of 2, great-great grandfather of 1. Funeral Saturday October 27, 2018 at 9 A.M. from West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services to Holy Trinity Church, Westmont for a 9:30 A.M. Funeral Mass. Interment Clarendon Hills Cemetery, Visitation Friday from 3-8 P.M. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com Memorials may be made to https://www.filvetrep.org/alfredopunzalan.

  5. Robert J. Thoreson

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    Robert John Thoreson, age 76, at rest October 17, 2018 at his home in Berkeley, IL. Proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. Beloved husband of Brigitte nee Adelmann; loving father of Michael (Tina) Nesbitt, Jeff (Sue), Paul (Therese), and Lisa (Joe) Thoreson, Stephanie Cook, Heidi Cervantes and Roy (Adriana) Cook; devoted grandfather of 17, great grandfather of 4; dearest brother of Susan Spiegel; dear uncle of James. Memorial Services Saturday November 10, 2018 at 10 A.M. at St. Paul Lutheran Church 545 S. Ardmore Villa Park, IL 60181, Reverend Zachary Wagner, officiating. Visitation from 9 A.M. till time of services. Interment private.  Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Westmont. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  6. Josephine G. Mangano

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    Josephine Grace Mangano, age 99.7, of Chicago, at rest October 15, 2018 at Brookdale of Lisle. Beloved daughter of the late Thomas and Mary nee LaRocca; beloved sister of the late Anna (the late Alfred) Bobowski, the late Vincent (the late Marie) and the late Salvatore Mangano;  dearest aunt of Edward (Teri Terrazino) Bobowski and great aunt of Christopher and Andrew Bobowski. Josephine cherished her 42 year career at Sears Roebuck & Co., and enjoyed socializing and traveling with her many friends during her life. Funeral Mass Saturday October 20, 2019 at 11:30 A.M. at St. Joan of Arc Church 820 Division St., Lisle. Visitation at the Church from 10:30 A.M. till time of Mass. Entombment Queen of Heaven Mausoleum. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Westmont. Robert F. Bacigalupo Funeral Director. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com In lieu of flowers donations to Mercy Home for Boys & Girls or St. Peter’s Church in Chicago would be appreciated.

  7. Martha A. “Dolly” Goss

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    Martha A. “Dolly” Goss, age 85, of Montello, WI at rest October 13, 2018, formerly of Forest View, IL. Beloved wife of the late Thomas; loving mother of Thomas (Dawn), Keith (Peggy), Tina Hillock, Mark and Jimmy Goss; devoted grandmother of 11, great grandmother of 6 and great great grandmother of 1; dearest sister of  the late James “Sonny” Truhlar, Connie Vanoni, Robert Truhlar, Dorothy Vacik, and Franny Tyk; dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Wednesday October 17, 2018 at 8:45 A.M. from West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave, Westmont to St. Odilo Church, Berwyn for a 9:30 A.M. Funeral Mass. Entombment Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday from 3-8 P.M. Info 630-852-8000 or ww.westsuburbanfh.com In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or 1-800-822-6344

  8. Richard Lee Pickering

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    Richard Lee Pickering, age 89, of Darien, IL, at rest October 3, 3018. Born September 9, 1929 in Chicago, IL to Ellis and Irene Pickering. Proudly served his country as a Sergeant in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Interment private. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  9. Barbara Stronach

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    Barbara Stronach (nee Meadows), age 89, of Westmont,  at rest October 8, 2018 at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, IL. Born May 30, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan, to Bert and Ada Meadows Interment private. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  10. Louis J. Macaluso

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    Louis J. Macaluso, age 82, formerly of Tinley Park, IL. at rest September 25, 2018, at Bridgeway Senior Living in Bensenville, IL. Proudly served his country in the United States Army.  Born March 29, 1936 in Duquoin, IL. Beloved father of Kim (Craig) Pettiford, Kelly (Ken) Turrentine and Karen (Charles) Imburgia; loving grandfather of Eric, Jennifer, Ryan, Chloe, Dylan, Koby, Erika, Niko, Luke, Mark, Jack, and Kade; dearest brother of Sam (the late Elizabeth) and the late Jim (the late Joyce) Macaluso; fond uncle of nieces and nephews. Memorial Mass was held Friday September 28, 2018 at St. George Church in Tinley Park, Il. Inurnment will be on Louis’s birthday March 29, 2019 at 11 A.M. at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood, IL. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com