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Obituaries Feb. 17, 2022

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ChmelovskyCHARLOTTE M. CHMELOVSKY

Charlotte M. Chmelovsky, age 94, of Chicago, West Elsdon community, passed away February 1.

She was the beloved wife of the late Stephan; cherished mother of Gloria (George) Radcliffe, Amber (late Dave) Thiel, Naomi (Lewis) Thompson, Steve (Maria) Chmelovsky and Robert (Carey) Chmelovsky; loving grandmother and great grandmother of many. Charlotte will be dearly missed by her nephews, Ron, his wife Penny Oleksy and Dennis Kolosowski, and her many friends and neighbors.

Visitation was held February 8 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Visitation at the funeral home February 8 until time of prayers. Procession from the funeral home to St. Richard Church for a Mass of Christian Burial. Charlotte was laid to rest next to her husband at Resurrection Cemetery.

CraftPATRICIA ANN CRAFT

Patricia A. Craft (nee Korbel), age 65, for Naperville, passed away at her Arizona home January 27.

Daughter of the late Clifford and Eva Sue Korbel; she is survived by two dearly loved children; Jillian Craft and Jessica Craft, two adored grandchildren Leanna Craft and Jaxon Martin, three dear sisters and a brother, Deborah Bennett, Diane Baker, Kimberly Anthony, Jeffery Korbel, and many beloved nephews, and nieces.

Visitation was held February 13 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Visitation February 14 at the funeral home until time of Prayers. Procession from the funeral home to St. Blasé Church for Mass. Entombment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Garden Mausoleum. Condolences may be sent to Patricia’s family on her personal tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

DohnalJUNE ELLEN DOHNAL

June Ellen Dohnal (nee Hagenberg), age 79, a 42 year resident of Brookfield; passed from complications due to COVID-19.

Beloved wife of John Dohnal, Jr.; fond mother of Amanda Dohnal; sister of Dr. Roger Frank (Jeanne) Hagenberg; aunt of 7 nieces and nephews; daughter of the late Frank Hagenberg and Evelyn Hagenberg.

Visitation was held February 10 and February 11 until time of service at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd. 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com. If you wish to send a sympathy card to the family, please feel free to send it to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513, c/o June Dohnal’s Family. We will gladly forward it on to the family.

LopezGLADYS LOPEZ

Gladys Lopez, age 67, of Chicago, Clearing community, passed away peacefully February 3 at home with her loving family at her side.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Concepcion and the late Felicita Lopez; cherished sister of Pablo (late Anna) Lopez, the late Lydia (Raul) Mendez, Jose Antonio Lopez, Concepcion (Mina) Lopez, German Lopez and Nelida Finch. Gladys will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. She was a longtime clerk for the Circuit Court of Cook County Courts Adult Probation Department.

Visitation was held February 7 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Visitation at the funeral home February 8 until time of celebration of life service. Procession from the funeral home to St. Mary Cemetery where Gladys was laid to rest.

MahoneyKEVIN J. MAHONEY

images REPORTER EXTRA ART Am Flag copyKevin J. Mahoney, 71, of Evergreen Park, passed away suddenly on February 11.

He was an Army veteran.

He was the cherished brother of Therese (Steve Waller), Joseph (Madeleine) and the late David; loving grand uncle of David, Oliver, and Rose Mahoney; beloved son of the late David and Theresa nee Morrissey.

A 1968 graduate of Brother Rice High School, Kevin went on to earn a bachelor’s in accounting from St. Joseph’s College (Rensselaer, Ind.), as well as a master’s degree from NIU and DePaul University.

As a licensed CPA license, he worked independently for several years before joining the Internal Revenue Service.

Kevin was an avid reader and historian. He enjoyed draft beer and was a well-liked, respected patron at South Side pubs.

Most importantly, he was a devout Catholic, daily communicant and former member of the choir at Most Holy Redeemer Parish in Evergreen Park.

Visitation will be Thursday 3-8 p.m. Funeral will be Friday 10:15 a.m. from Kosary Funeral Home, 9837 S. Kedzie Ave., to Most Holy Redeemer Church. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

MalesichBARBARA MALESICH

Barbara Malesich, age 79, of Tinley Park, passed away February 2.

Loving mother of Angela Urbancik, Joseph (Jackie) Malesich; proud grandmother of Joey Malesich, Brandon Urbancik, Alyssa Malesich, Julia Urbancik, Ryan Malesich, the late Tyler Urbancik, Jillian Urbancik and Dylan Malesich; beloved daughter of the late Edward and late Rose Novak Baranowski; dear sister of John (Sharon) Baranowski and sister of Carol (Larry) Roeske and aunt to many. Barbara will be lovingly remembered by her many cousins, friends and neighbors.

Visitation was held February 10 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Visitation at the funeral on February 11 until time of Prayers. Procession from the funeral home to St. Daniel the Prophet Church for a Mass of Resurrection. Condolences may be sent to Barbara’s family on her personal tribute website at www.foranfuenralhome.com.

MorajdaCHRISTINE H. MORAJDA

Christine H. Morajda (nee Kristufek), age 91, of South Elgin, formerly of Chicago, Gage Park neighborhood, passed away February 1.

Beloved wife of the late Julius Morajda; loving mother of Debra (James) Wojtak, Diane (Randall) Dunne and Patricia (Joseph) Jevorutsky; dearest grandmother of Craig (Clare) Wojtak, Nicholas Jevorutsky and Jacquelyn (Joseph) Pollien; cherished  great grandmother of Henry and Mila Jevorutsky and Elliott Wojtak; devoted daughter of the late Lawrence Kristufek and late Elizabeth (nee Zima); step daughter of the late Mildred Kristufek; dear sister of Rose Anne (late Louis) Gruca, late Robert (Helen) Kristufek and late Edwin (Josephine) Kristufek; aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held February 7 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, Ltd., 5088 S. Archer Ave., corner of Keeler. Funeral followed from the funeral home to the Church of St. Bruno for Mass. Private Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Member of the South Elgin Seniors.  In lieu of flowers, donations to your favorite charity appreciated. (773) 767.2166 or www.ZarzyckiManorChapels.com.

MoranzGEORGIANNA PERAKIS MORANZ

Georgianna P. Moranz, age 90, of Chicago, Garfield Ridge community passed away at home February 4.

She was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth, retired C.P.D.; loving mother of Kenneth J. Jr. (Linda) Moranz and Susan (Bruce) Ivkovich; devoted grandmother of Lee Meredith (Mike) Murphy, Lauren Moranz, Kenneth Raymond (Ashley) Moranz, Lisa Marie Alghini, Richard (Dana) Alghini and Jon Bryce (Izabella) Ivkovich; cherished great grandmother of Brooke, Quinn, Easton, Avery, Mariano, Dominic, Richard, Aria and Valor; dear aunt of Georgia (James) Johnson, Liannea, Kristen and Clause; proud “mama” to Mittens and Pepper.

Visitation for Georgianna will be private. She will be buried at Queen of Heaven Cemetery next to her beloved husband. She was deeply loved and will be dearly missed. Condolences may be sent to Georgianna’s family on her personal tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

PlewaSTANISLAWA PLEWA

Stanislawa Plewa (nee Dziatkowicz), age 70, of Chicago, Archer Heights community, passed away February 6.

Beloved wife of Jozef Plewa; loving mother of Maria (Jan) Niemiec, Beata (Piotr) Jablonski, Malgorzata (Jan) Pranica and Agnieszka Plewa; Stanislawa is a proud grandmother of 10, dear sister of 5 and aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held February 11 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, Ltd., 5088 S. Archer Ave., corner of Keeler. Funeral was held February 12 from the funeral home to the Church of St. Bruno for Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. 773-767-2166 or www.ZarzyckiManorChapels.com.

QuerozMARIO QUEROZ

Mario Queroz, age 54, of Richardson, TX passed away January 30, in Plano, Texas.

He was the beloved husband of Petra (nee Gonzalez); cherished son of Carmen S. and the late John Z. Queroz; loving father of Gregory and Blake Queroz; adored grandfather of 5; dear brother of Carmen Hernandez, Aida Ceron-Carreto, John (Patty) Queroz, Jaime (Magda) Queroz, Eddie Queroz and Linda Avalos; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held February 11 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Visitation at the funeral home on Febraury 12 until time of Prayers. Procession from the funeral home to St. Bede the Venerable Church for a Mass of Christian burial. Interment is St. Mary Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to Mario’s family on his personal tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

SarbarneckCHARLOTTE A. SARBARNECK

Charlotte A. Sarbarneck (nee Zender) beloved wife and best friend for 68 years to John R.  Sarbarneck; loving mother of Michelle Sarbarneck, Marc Sarbarneck, Renee (DJ) Hosbein and Marynoel Sarbarneck; dearest grandmother of Anthony (Tiffany) Palazzolo and Andrea Palazzolo (Troy Maxwell); dear great grandmother of Troy, Ace, Maryahanna and Nadiya; fond sister of Judith (Donald) Rohlfing and Melinda (late Robert) Lamacki; also nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held February 12 at the Church of St. Paul followed by Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. 773-767-2166 or www.ZarzyckiManorChapels.com.

 

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