Category Archive: obituary

  1. George F. Schiffer

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    George F. Schiffer, age 70, at rest May 16, 2019, longtime resident of Wheaton, IL, proud United States Army veteran during the Vietnam era. Beloved husband of Alice (nee Swords); loving father of Margaret “Maggie” (Robert) Thomson, James (Melanie) and Shawn (Bryan Keller) Schiffer; devoted grandfather of Pierre, Robert, Clara, Elizabeth, Nicholas, and  Alexandra “Lexie”; devoted brother of Theresa (John) Hebior, Marie (the late Frank) Duffy, Mary Pat (the late Mourad) Kayian, and John (Mary Ellen) Schiffer; dear brother-in-law of Vivian (the late Ray) Schiffer; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Tuesday May 21, 2019 from 3-8 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Family and friends are asked to meet Wednesday May 22 at St. Michael Catholic  Church 310 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton, IL for a 10 A.M. Funeral Mass. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  2. Carol S. Kettering

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    Carol S. Kettering, age 89, at rest April 26, 2019 at her home in Clarendon Hills, where she resided the past 58 years. Carol was born March 3, 1930 in Waukesha, Wisconsin to John and Clara Seefeldt, She is survived by her sister Ethel,  daughter Kim, three grandchildren Lisa, Karin and Maria; six great grandchildren, nieces Linda, Paula, Vicki, Lynn and nephew Peter. She was preceded in death by her son William in 1969. The family would like to thank her caregiver Rufina from Independence 4 Seniors for the kind and compassionate care provided over the past three and one-half years, and St. Thomas Hospice for their care over the past year. There will be a private service. For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials in her name to the Clarendon Hills Library or the Arthritis Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Westmont. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  3. Robert J. Domrose

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    Robert J. Domrose, age 78, suddenly, at rest April 30, 2019, longtime resident of the Westmont/Clarendon Hills area. Born January 4, 1941 in Chicago, IL to Joseph and Geraldine Domrose. Beloved husband of Gloria nee DeMarco; loving father of Jacqueline (Ron) Price and Geraldine (Michael) Riemma; devoted grandfather of Annalee, Charlotte, Wyatt and Zelda; dearest brother of Joan (Robert) Weaver and Jane Domrose; dear uncle of Anthony & the late Alec Salerno, Margie and Deanna Eckel. Bob is also survived by one aunt and close friend, Terry Bladek of Tampa, FL, many wonderful cousins, grandnieces and grandnephews and countless friends of a lifetime. He was a retired pipefitter of UA Local 597. Bob was an avid skier and his greatest pleasure was teaching his daughters and grandchildren how to downhill ski. He was a longtime member of Piccadilly Ski Club in Downers Grove. Special thanks to Dr. Tony Pangan M.D., Loyola Medicine, for so many years of keeping Bob in great health.  Memorial Visitation Saturday May 11, 2019, 11 A.M. at Church of the Holy Nativity with Memorial Services at noon at Church of the Holy Nativity 275 S. Richmond Ave., Clarendon Hills (corner of 55th St. and Richmond Ave.). No visitation or services at the funeral home.  Memorials in Bob’s name may be made to donate.doctorswithoutborders.org or magdalenehousechicago.org. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  4. Richard D. Schwartz

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    Richard D. Schwartz, age 88, at rest April 19, 2019 at Elmhurst Hospital. Proud United States Army Veteran. Born May 23, 1930 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to Andrew and Irene Schwartz. Beloved husband of the late Sandra nee Maples; loving father of Gregory (Jennifer); devoted grandfather of Carley Irene and Cooper Allen; dearest brother of the late Thomas and James Schwartz. Private family services were held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  5. John Hirmer

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    John Hirmer, age 84, at rest april 16, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, IL. Proud United States Army veteran, serving his country during the Korean Conflict. Born June 18, 1934 in Marshall, MN to Phillip and Cora.  Beloved husband of the late Clare (nee Jansen); loving father of Chris (Janice), Steven, Peter (Rowena), Mark and Elizabeth (Brett) Webster; devoted grandfather of Kelsey, Olivia, Evan, Theresa, Aidan and Clare; dearest brother of Dorothy Smith, Mary Ellen Gorell, Monica Hoof, Cornelia DeCock and Catherine Louwagie; fond uncle of nieces and nephews. Memorial Mass Tuesday June 18, 2019 at 10:30 A.M.at St. Joan of Arc Church in Lisle. Interment Private.  Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  6. Grace M. Maksay

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    Grace M. Maksay (nee Dennis), age 94, of Mayslake Village, Oak Brook. Born January 22, 1925 in Hammond, IN. to John and Mary Dennis. Beloved wife of the late William; loving mother of Cynthia Rendel; devoted grandmother of Christine (Chris) Potthoff; dearest great grandmother of William and Torri; dear sister of Irma Maklin; fond aunt of Mark, Bruce, Linda, Diane and the late Marsha. Interment private. Memorials in Grace’s name may be made to Mayslake Village  “Spread the Health” 1801 35th St., Oak Brook, IL 60523 or Faith United Church of Christ 3030 175th St., Hammond, IN 46320. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  7. Marcela Cirje

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    Marcela Cirje, age 62, of Darien, IL, at rest April 10, 2019 at Hinsdale Hospital. Born September 23, 1956 in Galati, Romania to Gabriel and Paraschiva Pintilie. Beloved wife of the late Traian; loving mother of Corina Cirje and Nancy (Jeffrey) Maillet; dearest sister of Cornelia Neagu. Funeral Services Monday 1 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Interment Bronswood Cemetery.  Visitation Sunday 5-8 P.M. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  8. Leonard C. Drop

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    Leonard C. Drop, age 71, of Westmont, at rest April 8, 2019. Proud Marine Corps Veteran, serving his country during the Vietnam era. Leonard was the recipient of the Purple Heart Medal. Born October 20, 1947 in Chicago, IL to Raymond and Stella Drop. Beloved husband of Georgene (nee Petkus); loving father of Aaron and Adam; dearest brother of Raymond (Susie) Drop; dear uncle of Eric (Heidi) Drop and Kelly (John) Keiter; fond great uncle of Rex, Eve, Minka and Ryan. Visitation Monday April 15, 2019 from 9 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Funeral Mass Monday 11 A.M. at Holy Trinity Church, Westmont. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  9. Nancy A. Wieczorek

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    Nancy A. Wieczorek (nee Zayner), age 67, of Westmont, at rest March 31, 2019 at Bria of Westmont Nursing Home. Born June 10, 1951 in Chicago, IL to Bernard and Eleanore Zayner. Beloved wife of the late William; loving mother of Scott and Matthew; devoted grandmother of Adyson, Autumn and Will; dearest sister of Janet Derringer, Glenn and Tony Zayner, fond aunt of nieces and nephews. Interment private. Memorial Services at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com

  10. Anthony M. Saporito

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    Anthony M. Saporito, suddenly, age 56, at rest March 27, 2019. Beloved son of Alfred C. Saporito and Marjorie Saporito (nee White); loving brother of the late Alfred F.; dear cousin of several. Funeral Mass Saturday April 6, 2019 at 10 A.M. at Divine Infant Church 1601 Newcastle, Westchester. Visitation at the Church from 9 A.M. till time of Funeral Mass. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Please omit flowers