Category Archive: obituary

  1. Richard A. Bemi

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    Richard A. Bemi, 42, at rest December 8, 2019 at Loyola Hospital.  Born in Maywood, IL on October 22, 1977. Beloved son of Eileen (Mike) Yelovich and the late Bruce Bemi; loving brother of Joe Campbell, Michael and Daniel Yelovich; devoted grandson of the late Joseph and Marilyn Bemi and the late Robert & Carol Murray; dearest nephew of Caryn “Cookie” Murray, Bob Murray and the late Jeanne Murray, Bob and Gail Bemi, Mike and Jeanne Bemi, Dan and Greta Bemi and the late Brian Bemi; dear cousin of Amanda, Buddy, Jesika, Kevin, Kristen, Lisa, Marisa, Claire, Jessica, Julian, Angela and Anita and many dedicated friends. Memorial Mass Saturday December 14, 2019 at 10 A.M. at Mater Christi Church 2431 S. 10th Ave., North Riverside. Inurnment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Richard’s name to the National Aphasia Association at Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Westmont. Info 630-852-8000 or

  2. Valentina Konoplyanna

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    Valentina Konoplyanna, age 74, at rest December 5, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital In Downers Grove. Funeral Services Thursday 11 A.M at St. Andrew Ukranian Orthodox Church followed by burial in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Westmont. Info 630-852-8000 or

  3. Bill E. Spaulding

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    Bill Edward Spaulding, 84, at rest December 7, 2019 at Providence Healthcare in Downers Grove. Born October 1, 1935 in Maybeury, West Virginia. United States Army veteran. Beloved husband of the late Janet Ann (nee Taylor); loving father of Karen, William E. (Amanda) and Ronald Spaulding and Jo Ann (Neil) Kirkpatrick; devoted grandfather of Richard & Andrew Stiles, Derek, William and Adam Spaulding, Kaleigh, Jessica, Shannon & Jared Kirkpatrick, Joey, Elizabeth, Alexander and Nicholas Spaulding; dearest great grandfather of Autumn and August; dear brother of L.D., Ray and Lindsey Eller and the late Willard Spaulding; favorite uncle of nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday December 11, 2019 from 4-8 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont, Il 60559. Interment private. Info 630-852-8000 or

  4. Ellen Markovich

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    Ellen Markovich, (nee Hobart), 92, of LaGrange, at rest November 15, 2019. Beloved wife of the late William; loving mother of William (Gail) Fellows; devoted grandmother of ten, great-grandmother of 15. Interment private.

  5. Claude E. Douglass

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    Claude E. Douglass, 98, of Clarendon Hills, IL, at rest November 12, 2019. Proudly served his country in the Army Air Corps, during World War II. Born July 17, 1921 in Amity, Missouri to John and Katy Douglass. Beloved husband of Zona nee Dressel; loving father of Ronald, Stanley (Kathy) and the late Sam Douglass; devoted grandfather of Benjamin and Andrew. Memorial Services pending.

  6. Deondre Ali Tyson Finkley

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    Deondre Ali Tyson Finkley, October 21, 2019 at Hinsdale Hospital. Beloved son of Deon and Monica Finkley; loving brother of Demetrius A. Taylor Jr.; stepbrother of Deon E. Finkley Jr., Asia C. Finkley  and Elijah Santiago; dearest grandson of Dessie Taylor and Linda Finkley. Zodiac sign Libra, gemstone Opal. Interment private

  7. Frank V. Nese

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    Frank V. Nese, age 94, of Downers Grove, IL, at rest November 10, 2019. Born April 21, 1925 in Italy to Luigi and Almirinda Nese.  Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Christianson); loving father of Louis (Kim) and Richard (Sharon) Nese. Devoted grandfather of Christina Mesrole, Frank J. (Jenna) Nese, Anthony R. Nese and Mary (Michael) Macak; dearest great grandfather of Brody and Beckham; dear brother of ten. Interment private. Info 630-852-8000 or

  8. Florence Hsiao


    Florence Hsiao, 78, of Mayslake Village in Oak Brook, IL, at rest suddenly November 8, 2019. Born April 28, 1941 in China to Samuel and Esther Hsiao. Beloved mother of Janet, loving sister of Maylee Wang, Chris, Paul, John and the late Victor Hsiao; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews; devoted friend of Theresa Chen. Visitation Tuesday November 12, 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 www.

  9. Kenneth Tyler “Kenny” Deluco

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    Kenneth Tyler “Kenny” Deluco, age 24, at rest, suddenly, October 19, 2019, at his home in Westmont.  Beloved son of A.J. and Rena (nee Hinrichs) Deluco; beloved grandson of Jean Deluco; dearest godson of Lovuay Felgenhauer; survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Kenny was a graduate of Westmont High School Class of 2014.  Memorial Visitation Saturday October 26, 2019 from 11:00 to 1:00 P.M., at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont, IL. Memorial Service to follow at 1:00 P.M. Interment private. Info 630-852-8000 or