Hunter Fornicola


Hunter M. Fornicola, age 26 of Palos Hills, IL, passed away suddenly on February 22, 2018. Hunter was the loving son of Robert Fornicola and Tina Benakovich (nee Fetcie) and beloved stepson of Carol Fornicola (nee Pauly); loving brother of Jay and Garrett Fornicola; cherished nephew of Charles and Andrea Fornicola; fond grandson of Charles “Skip” Fornicola, Jay Ross and Michael and Patricia Lappin. Hunter is also survived by many caring cousins and extended family and friends. Visitation Tuesday February 27, 2018 from 3-8 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Funeral Wednesday 9:15 A.M. at the funeral home followed by 10 A.M. Funeral Mass at St. Scholastica Church 7800 Janes Ave., Woodridge.  Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations appreciated, in Hunter’s name, to National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI). Info 630-852-8000 or


  1. Etrenda Faber

    Met Hunter at Target in Countryside. Started of rocky, but ended up loving him. He loved his mom and talked about her all the time. He will be greatly missed.

  2. Diane Yaddow

    Tina, I’m sorry for your loss. I want you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Although I never met your children you have always had a place in my heart.
    Aunt Diane

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