Category Archive: obituary

  1. Richard H. Lavin Sr.

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    Richard H. Lavin Sr., age 74, at rest March 17, 2019. Memorial Services Sunday March 31, 2019 at 4 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Visitation from 1-5 P.M. Info 630-852-8000

  2. Bruna M. Mugnaini

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    Bruna M. Mugnaini (nee Capello), age 88, at rest March 15, 2019 in Woodridge, IL. Born April 21, 1930 in Genoa, Italy to Carlo and Anna Capello. Beloved mother of Mark (Angela), JoAnne (the late Bobby) Lee, Andrew (Patricia), Elizabeth (Steven) Miller and the late Robert; devoted nonna of Robert E.J. (Teri), Stefani (Derrick) Harker, Anna (Doug) Reidy, Adam (Erin), Kristina (Marvin) Thomas, Fabio (Adrian), Dante, Cameron, Evan and the late David (Jennifer); dearest great nonna of Alexcia, Cailin, Nathan, Connor, Kaylee, Elise and Leah; dear sister of the late Gianna Pavesi. Funeral Monday March 18, 2019 at 9:15 A.M. from West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont to St. Scholastica Church 7800 Janes Ave., Woodridge for a 10 A.M. Funeral Mass. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 4-8 P.M. Info 630-852-8000 or

  3. Donata Dydo

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    Donata DeGenova Dydo (nee Monteleone), age 81, died peacefully on Friday, March 8, at Aspired Living in Westmont, IL.  She is survived by her children Albert DeGenova (Eden Novak DeGenova), Stella DeGenova (John Aguiña), and Nicholas DeGenova (Magdalena Rodriguez); her step-daughters Mickey Nottoli (Jeff Nottoli) and Jorie Dydo; grandchildren Anthony Coppoletta, Amanda Walsh (Adam Walsh), Cole DeGenova (Courtney Cintron),  Dana Coppoletta (Antonio D’Anna), Max DeGenova,  and Artemisia DeGenova-Rodriguez; and her great-grandson Ashton Walsh.  She is also survived by brothers Lorenzo and Frank Monteleone and sister Mary Dydo (John Dydo).  She is preceded in death by her second husband Walter Dydo (1941-2010), and also survived by her loving companion Ray Wakup.

    A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 am on Friday, March 22, at St. Camillus Church, 5426 S. Lockwood Ave, Chicago.  Luncheon to follow.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Donata’s name can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association,

  4. Louise E. Cebulski

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    Louise E. Cebulski (nee Ptack), age 74, of Woodridge, IL, at rest March 5, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Born February 10, 1945 in Chicago, IL to George and Ruth Ptack. Beloved wife of John; loving mother of John (Debbie) Cebulski, Carey (Thomas) Snyder and the late Shirley Cebulski; devoted grandmother of James Johnson, Nate Nall and Thomas, Abby and Jacob Snyder; dearest great-grandmother of Ben; dear sister of Shirley Steger; fond aunt of several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services Saturday March 9, 2019 at 4 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Visitation Saturday from 2 P.M. till time of services. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital ( or Alzheimers Association of Chicago ( Info 630-852-8000 or

  5. Margaret R. Krotiak

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    Margaret R. Krotiak (nee Adam), 90, of Downers Grove, IL, at rest March 1, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Leo J. Krotiak; loving mother of James Krotiak, LeeAnn (Ray) Coffelt, David Krotiak, and Michael (Elizabeth) Krotiak; Cherished grandmother of Sarah (Joseph) Majewski, Adam Coffelt, Jonathan Maloney, and Leo, Alexander, and Andrea Krotiak; loved great-grandmother of Layla Majewski; dear sister of the late Anna (late Paul) Mikula, Suzanna (late Roman) Zwick, and the late Victor (Joyce) Adam; dearest aunt to many nieces and nephews; beloved friend and neighbor to many. Burial services will be private for immediate family at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Westmont, IL. Info 630-852-8000 or

  6. Vivian Brudnicki

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    Vivian Brudnicki (nee Slazas), age 83, of Downers Grove, formerly of Berwyn, IL, passed away February 14, 2019 at Meadowbrook Manor in Bolingbrook. Born September 24, 1935 in Chicago, IL to Joseph and Angeline Slazas. Beloved wife of the late Robert D.; loving mother of Cynthia (Mark) Veverka, James (Cassandra “Casey”) and the late Robert A. Brudnicki; devoted grandmother of Angela Veverka and Taylor Brudnicki; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Secretary at Irving School in Berwyn for many years. Funeral Services Tuesday February 19, 2019 at 10 A.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont, IL. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery. Visitation Monday 4-8 P.M. Info 630-852-8000 or

  7. Lisa Li

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    Lisa Li, age 76, of Westmont, at rest February 10, 2019, at Hinsdale Hospital. Born June 17, 1942 in China. Beloved wife of Kok Hong Li; loving mother of Hegan Li and Melissa Li; survived by one brother. Visitation Wednesday February 13, 2019 from 9:30 to 11:30 A.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Interment private. Info 630-852-8000 or

  8. Linda Seeto

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    Linda Seeto, age 73, of Bolingbrook, at rest January 23, 2019, at Meadowbrook Manor in Bolingbrook, IL. Born January 20, 1946 in the Philippines. Beloved wife of Rodolfo Sr.; loving mother of Ben (Princess) and Rodolfo Jr. (Hannah); devoted grandmother of Giann, Ethan, Ysabella and Cassy; fond sister of many. Memorial Services Saturday February 2, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. at Calvary Church in Naperville. Info 630-852-8000 or

  9. Elizabeth “Lizzie” Robinson

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    Elizabeth “Lizzie” Robinson nee DeBlasio, age 66, of Westchester, IL,  at rest January 29, 2019 at Manor Care of Westmont. Born June 23, 1952 in Chicago, IL to Frank and Ruth (nee Erdmann) DeBlasio. Wife of the late John Klutcharch, beloved mother of Jeremy (K.D.), Jake (Amy), Jennifer, Joanne and the late Jason Robinson; devoted grandmother of Jessica, Jake, Joshua and Ronen; dearest sister of Tammy Kenny, Terry, Johnny, Raymond, Brian and the late Richard and Frankie DeBlasio. Visitation Friday February 1, 2019 from 4-8 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave. Westmont. Interment private. Info 630-852-8000 or

  10. Kenneth Jasek

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    Kenneth Jasek, age 81, longtime resident of Woodridge, at rest January 23, 2019 at Edward Hospital in Naperville. Born October 9, 1937 in Chicago, IL to Cornelius and Rose Jasek. Beloved husband of Janet (nee Smith); loving father of Elizabeth (the late Richard) Williams, Michael (Lori) and Paul (Vanessa) Jasek; devoted grandfather of 10; dearest great-grandfather of 9; dear brother of Geraldine Kravczek and Constance Maska. Interment private.