Category Archive: obituary

  1. Charles P. “Charlie” Pavesich III

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    Charles P. “Charlie” Pavesich III, age 29, of Darien, IL,  at rest, suddenly, July 14, 2019. Beloved son of Charles Jr. and Ingrid (nee Selge); loving brother of Mario, Rebecca and the late Frank Pavesich; devoted grandson of Gloria (the late Charles Sr.) Pavesich.  Funeral Thursday 9 A.M. from West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont to Holy Trinity Church, Westmont for a 9:30 A.M. Funeral Mass. Interment St.Mary Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 P.M. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  2. Dr. Ronald R. Nardi

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    Dr. Ronald R. Nardi, age 80, longtime resident of Elk Grove Village, peacefully passed away Saturday July 13, 2019 from complications due to Friedreich’s Ataxia. Born December 7, 1938 in Chicago, IL to the late Robert and Elide (nee Stefani). Beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Lagorio); loving brother of Lillian (John) Incusci; dearest brother in law to Ann (Tom) Ball, Dr. George Lagorio M.D. and the late Alma (the late Judge Gerald) Sbarboro; devoted uncle of John Paul Incusci,  Laura (Sam) Blom, Jeanne Lagorio, George Lagorio Jr., Andrew and Stephen Ball;  dear great uncle to Jenna, Rachel, Michael and Gessica. Dedicated chiropractor in Chicago for many years. Visitation Thursday July 18, 2019 from 9-10 A.M. at Queen of the Rosary Church 750 W. Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove Village, followed by a 10 A.M. Funeral Mass.  Entombment All Saints Mausoleum. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Westmont. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the National Ataxia Foundation 600 Hwy 169 South, Ste. 1725 Minneapolis, MN 55426 or at ataxia.org.

  3. Kuniyil Nanu

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    Kuniyil Nanu, age 73, of Downers Grove,  at rest July 13, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. Born January 5, 1946 in India. Loving husband of Chandravally (nee Parrammal); loving father of Naina (Nishanth), Nareen (Diana) and Navish (Aiswarya) Nanu; devoted grandfather of Nitasha, Nathan, Neo, Neydi, Nikala and Nevaeha. Visitation Tuesday July 16, 2019 from 4-9 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Interment private. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  4. Deacon George J. Soloy

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    Deacon George J. Soloy peacefully passed away on July 10, 2019 surrounded by the love and faith of his family. George was born on January 5, 1942, in Chicago, IL to the late George and Helen (nee Petroshus) Soloy. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years Jeanine nee Radous; and his devoted daughters Karen Soloy, Susan (Robert) Garon and Lisa (Robert) Rediger and his six adoring grandchildren, Kevin, Alex and Danielle Garon, and Amy, Danny and Jason Rediger to whom he was affectionately called “Bumpa”. He was a fond brother in law to Joseph (Charlene) Radous and Rita (Don) Stachniak and a half-brother to both Dennis and Larry (Glenda) Soloy. George shared his love with many nieces and nephews as well as cousins, friends, parishioners and acquaintances everywhere he went. George began his high school eduaction, studying theology at Quigley Preparatory High School in 1955. It was at this time that he met his lifelong best friend, Bill Ryan. They both left the seminary in 1959 and continued their careers by seeking employment at Commonwealth Edison. He graduated from Loyola University in 1969. George was a resident of Woodridge, IL for over 51 years. He was a prominent fixture in the city of Woodridge and served as the treasurer for the Woodridge Park District and the Woodridge Public Library, as well as the founding father of the Woodridge Lions Club. He retired from Com Ed after 37 years of service. In August 2009, George reignited his passion for the Lord and was ordained a Deacon. He had the honor and privilege of serving at both St. Joan of Arc Parish in Lisle and St. Scholastica Parish in Woodridge. Throughout his wonderful life, his faith and his family were always his number one priority, but behind all of that he remained a lifelong, die-hard fan of the Chicago Blackhawks. Visitation Sunday July 14, 2019 from 4-8 P.M. at St. Scholastica Church 7800 Janes Av., Woodridge. George will lie in state Monday from 9-10 A.M at the Church followed by a 10 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Winfield. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Westmont,  Anthony P. Cappetta & Son, Directors. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  5. Patrick T. Twist

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    Patrick T. Twist, age 77, at rest July 6, 2019 at his home in Downers Grove, IL. Beloved husband of the late Beverly (nee Bulow); loving father of Kevin, Patrick and Kimberly (Ronald Dedick) Twist; dearest grandfather of Patrick and Jon; devoted great grandfather of Rihanna, June, Jon and Elyana; dear brother of Mary Rybicki; fond uncle of nieces and nephews. Visitation Tuesday July 9, 2019 from 3-7 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Interment Private. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  6. Elena Lim

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    Elena Lim nee Fuellas, age 88, of Woodridge, IL, at rest June 25, 2019. Born April 29, 1931 in the Philippines to Nazario and Eugenia Fuellas. Beloved wife of the late Mariano; loving mother of Joy (Delsol) Dayandante, Marlon (Carmela) Lim, Antonio (Rhea) Lim, Lea Tidma, Marlen (Alden) Dy, Marian (Chris) Carlson, Dennis (Noemi) Lim and the late Mariano; devoted grandmother of Marc, Allyson, Angelo, James, George, Niko and many others. Visitation Saturday June 29, 2019 from 4-7 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Interment private. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com.

  7. Cheryl L. Cunningham

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    Cheryl L. Cunningham, age 58, of Westmont, formerly of Plainfield, at rest June 9, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, IL. Born December 5, 1960 in Welch, West Virginia to the late Carl and Opal Paveglio. Beloved wife of Keith; loving mother of Jacob; dearest sister of Michael Paveglio and Judy (Rich) O’Brien; devoted daughter-in-law of William and Joan Cunningham; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.  Visitation Tuesday June 18, 2019 from 4-6 P.M. at Christian Church of Clarendon Hills 5750 Holmes Ave., Clarendon Hills, IL. Interment Private. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Westmont. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  8. Gilda M. Pancotto

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    Gilda M. Pancotto (nee Cianci), age 85, of Westmont, formerly of Oak Brook and Downers Grove,  at rest June 8, 2019 at her home.  Born September 7, 1933 in Chicago, IL to the late Alphonse and Josephine (nee Luparello) Cianci. Beloved husband of the late Nick; loving mother of Nick (Ann) and Richard “Rick” (Mary); devoted grandmother of Brittany, Katie, Ricky and Ava Maria; dearest sister of Frank (June) Cianci; fond aunt and great aunt. Memorial Mass Saturday June 15, 2019, 10 A.M. at St. Mary of Gostyn Church, Downers Grove, IL.  Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Westmont. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  9. James Gilardi

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    James Gilardi, age 66, at rest June 7, 2019 in LaGrange Park, IL. Born October 4, 1952 to James “Lefty” and Angeline (nee Louise)  Gilardi. Proud father of James Gilardi Jr. and step-father of Anthony Schenkman; devoted grandfather of Anthony James “A.J.” Schenkman; dearest brother of the late Richard, the late Josephine (the late Joe) Garaffa, the late Michael (the late Antoinette) and the late Rosalie (Gil) Ducato; along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Shared a child with Rosemary Schenkman. Jim was a talented bassist. He created and played the bass for DaBlues guys and other several bands over his years of loving Blues music.  Visitation Thursday June 13, 2019 from 9-1 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  10. Patricia A. Zonsius

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    Patricia A. Zonsius, (nee Dell)  age 81, of Downers Grove, formerly of Chicago, at rest June 4, 2019 at her home. Born August 12, 1937 in Chicago, IL to Louis Sr. and Glendora Dell.  Beloved wife of the late Wayne Sr.; loving mother of Angel Hollingshead, Wayne Zonsius Jr. and Deborah (Jeffrey) Jordan; devoted grandmother of Kaitlyn, Nicholas and Laura; dearest sister of Karen Kumm, Louis Dell Jr. and the late Judyth McClain; fond aunt of nieces and nephews. Interment private. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Info 630-852-8000