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Obituaries November 3, 2022

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AquilarTERESA R AGUILAR

Teresa R Aguilar, age 76, passed away October 10.

Will be forever missed by her loving family and friends.

Visitation was held at Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S Archer Ave, Chicago. Jonathan F Siedlecki, Owner/Director. Funeral Mass was held at St Clare Montefalco Parish, Chicago. Final resting place is St Casimir Cemetery, Chicago. To leave any tributes, please visit funeral home website at www.SzykownyFuneralHomeIL.com.

BunyanCAROL D. BUNYAN  

Carol D. Bunyan (nee Thrun), of Willow Springs, formerly of Chicago.

Devoted and loving fiancée of Bernard Stegmueller; former wife of the late Andrew Mehringer and the late Thomas A. Bunyan; loving mother of Ellen (Michael) Bavaro, Carrie (Phillip) Wojtasik, Diane (Steven) Frusolone and the late Thomas R. (Chris Figueroa) Bunyan; cherished grandmother of Daniel Wojtasik, Austen (Hannah) Wojtasik, Christian (fiancée Jessica) Frusolone, Juliana Frusolone, Samantha Bunyan, Thomas C. Bunyan, Adam Figueroa and Ian Figueroa; proud great grandmother of Emma; dearest daughter of the late Margaret (nee Wilson) and late Raymond Thrun; dear sister of Raymond (Harriet) Thrun and late Roger (Joyce) Thrun; fond auntie of many nieces and nephews. Past Dept. First Lady of the Illinois State Commander 2013-2014; Past President of Wm. McKinley AM Post #231; City of Chicago Crossing Guard; Member of Grace Lutheran Church, Willow Springs Ladies Guild Aux. Donations to Grace Lutheran Church appreciated.

Visitation was held October 23 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, Ltd., 8999 S. Archer Avenue, Willow Springs.  Funeral was held October 24 from the funeral home to Grace Lutheran Church for Funeral Service, Interment Oakridge Cemetery. 708-839-8999 or www.ZarzyckiManorChapels.com.

ClarkELEANOR M. CLARK 

Eleanor M. Clark (nee Durkin) died unexpectedly May 29.

Daughter of the late John and Bertha Durkin; beloved wife of the late Ralph M. Clark Sr.; cherished mother of Linda (Henry) Nowak, Mary (Chris) LaMontagna, Ralph Jr. (Jane), and Karen (Larry) Sypniewski; loving grandmother of Joe (Doris), Peter (Sarah), Liz (Joe), Lisa (Matt), Tony (Sabrina), Lynn (Ryan), Kathryn, Anthony, and Jason; dearest great-grandmother of Gina, Samantha, Natalia, Laura, Josie, Nora, Olivia, Dominic, Joey, Rylee, Nathaniel and the late Sarah; dear sister of Anthony Durkin, the late Edna Warzyk, the late John Durkin, the late James Durkin, and the late Virginia Fickett; and caring aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Friday, November 4, 2022, 4-8 p.m. at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, Ltd., 5088 S. Archer Ave., corner of Keeler. Family and friends are invited to meet Saturday, November 5, 2022, 9:45 a.m. at the Church of St. Richard for a 10 a.m. mass.  Inurnment St. Mary Cemetery.   773-767-2166 or  www.ZarzyckiManorChapels.com.

KohudicMARY KOHUDIC

Mary Kohudic, age 105, passed away peacefully October 25, with her loving daughter, Betty and son in law, Daniel Koetzle at her side.

Mary was preceded in death by her beloved husband Michael and dear son, Ronald Kohudic. Dear mother-in-law of Rita; cherished grandmother of Ron Kohudic and Jessica Koetzle; Mary was preceded in death by her 8 brothers and sisters. Dear aunt and great aunt of many.

Visitation was held October 29 until time of Prayers at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Procession from the funeral home to St. Rene Goupil Church for Mass. Interment St. Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Alzheimer’s Association https://www.alzheimersresearchfoundation.com
or Dementia Society www.dementiasoicety.org would be greatly appreciated.

KopanskiJACEK KOPANSKI

Jacek Kopanski, age 65, passed away October 2.

Loving father of Agnieszka (Lukasz) Prusinowski and the late Katherine Kopanski; dear former spouse of Joanna Kopanski; cherished son of the late Jadwiga (nee Sokolowska) and the late Jan Kopanski; fond brother of Anna Swiderska. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation was held October 7 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held October 8, Prayers and procession from the funeral home to Our Lady Mother of the Church Polish Mission, 116 Hilton Street, Willow Springs for Mass. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

LopezJUSTINA LOPEZ

Justina Lopez, age 93, passed away October 18.

Will be forever missed by her beloved family and friends.

Visitation was held at Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S Archer Ave, Jonathan F Siedlecki, Owner/Director. Funeral Mass was held at St Pius V Church, Chicago. Final resting place Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. To leave any tributes, please visit funeral home website at www.SzykownyFuneralHomeIL.com.

MaassJOY ANN MAASS

Joy Ann Maass, age 79, a resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully September 21 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs.

Survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Chuck Maass; daughter, Elisa Smith and husband Guy Beebe. Joy is preceded in death by her parents, John and Edna Hrdlicka.

Visitation was held October 4 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held October 5, Service and Time of Remembrance were held at the funeral home. Interment, Lithuanian National Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

McDougallLILLIAN ‘KITTY’ McDOUGALL

LILLIAN ‘KITTY’ McDougall (nee Bobnack); of Chicago (Archer Heights); beloved wife of the late Douglas McDougall; loving mother of John (Candice) Bobnock and Joseph Palumbo; dear grandmother of Melanie and Joseph Palumbo; devoted daughter of Lillian (nee Walder) and the late Clyde Bobnock; fond sister of Troy (Mitchell) Lojeski and Clyde (Sandy) Bobnock; aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Memorial visitation will be on November 6, 2022 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, Ltd., 5088 S. Archer Ave., corner of Keeler. 773-767-2166 or  www.ZarzyckiManorChapels.com.

MeierJOAN J. MEIER

Joan J. Meier (nee Panos), age 71, of Chicago Ridge, passed away October 18.

She was the much loved wife of Robert Meier; dear sister of Robert (Vickie) Panos, Richard Panos and Lynne Panos; beloved sister-in-law to John (Pat) Meier, Frank (Sandra) Meier, Jim (Toni) Meier, Debra (Lars) Mitchell and Alan (Jan) Meier, beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews.

A visitation in celebration of Joan’s life was held October 27 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Relatives and friends gathered during this time to share memories and offer condolences to Joan’s family. Per her request Joan has been cremated. Condolences may be sent to Joan’s family on her personal tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

ScialabbaJOSEPH GERARD SCIALABBA

Joseph Gerard Scialabba, age 43, passed suddenly away September 20.

Beloved husband of Cheryl (nee Mrzena); loving father of Anthony, Joseph, Brooklyn and Gunner; dearest son of Joseph and Patricia (nee Dunlop) Scialabba; son-in-law of Guido Mrzena and Frances Barrett; grandson of the late Gerard and the late Dorothy (nee Murphy) Dunlop, the late Joseph and the late Dorothy (nee Freeberg) Scialabba; dear brother of Lauren (Dave) Michniak; brother-in-law of Guido Mrzena, Dominic (Evelyna) Mrzena, Natalie Salinas, Kyle and Jeffrey Mrzena; uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held October 2 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home and Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held October 3, Prayers and procession from the funeral home to Most Holy Redeemer Church, 9525 S. Lawndale Ave., Evergreen Park for Mass. Cremation rites to be accorded. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com

SeinwerthJOHN W. SEINWERTH

John W. Seinwerth, age 90, of Chicago, Archer Heights community.

Beloved husband and best friend of 65 years to Rosemary (nee Edwards) loving and devoted father of Karen Vonch and Gail Ebert; dear grandfather to his 6 little pumpkins, Tina (Dan) Little, Nicole (Andy) Zubek, Tiffany Vonch, Tabitha Vonch and Samantha Ebert and the late Wayne Ebert, Jr.; great grandfather of fourteen; preceded in death by his two sisters; uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held October 24 until time of service at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, Ltd., 5088 S. Archer Ave., corner of Keeler. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery 773-767-2166 or  www.ZarzyckiManorChapels.com.

ShewMARTHA LOU SHEW

Martha Lou Shew passed away October 22.

Beloved mother of Megan Shew and Erie Shew; loving partner of Mark Sitasz; cherished frandmother of Breana Shew, Adaline Shew, Anthony Shew, Michael Boyd Jr., Nathan Boyd and Robert Boyd; devoted daughter of the late Frank and late Carol Shew; dear sister of Brenda Shew (Bruce Parks) and the late Franklin “Joey” Shew; dear aunt of Anatasha, Natalie and Franklinl loving mom to her little furry baby, Boo Boo.

Visitation in Celebration of Martha Lou’s life was held October 28 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem), a service remembering and honoring Martha Lou followed. Per her request, Martha Lou will be cremated.

ROSA OLALDE TREJO

Rosa Olalde Trejo, age 88, passed away October 7.

Loving mother of Virginia Trejo, Magdalena Avila, the late Lupita Salazar, Mauricio Trejo and Adriana Holcomb; dear grandmother of Luis Angel Avila, Andres Avila, Ricky Garza, Kristy Padilla and Alonzo Gomez; dearest great-grandmother of 9; cherished daughter of the late Maria de Jesus (nee Perez) and the late late Lorenzo Olalde. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation was held October 12 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held October 13, Prayers and procession from the funeral home to Saint Blase Church, 6101 S. 75th Avenue, Summit for Mass. Cremation rites to be accorded with future burial at Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

 

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