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Obituaries June 15, 2023

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BudzANIELA BUDZ

Aniela Budz (nee Bukowska), age 88, passed away May 5.

Beloved wife of the late Stanislaw Budz; loving mother of the late Stanley (Stella) Budz, the late Jan (Jozefa) Budz and Czeslaw Budz; dear grandmother of Stacey (Joseph) Bonkowski, the late Thomas Budz, Bozena (Jozef) Slimak, Anna (Krzystof) Chmielewski and Thomas Budz (fiancee Makrina Nolan); dearest great-grandmother of Viviana Bonkowski, Joseph Bonkowski, Jessica Chmielewski, Konrad Chmielewski, Patryk Slimak and Sylvia Slimak; cherished daughter of the late Helena (nee Dziadkowiec) and the late Franciszek Bukowski. Also survived by relatives and friends.

Visitation was held May 16 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice, with Prayers and procession from the funeral home to Saint Fabian Church, 7450 W. 83rd Street, Bridgeview for Mass. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

ColonJOSE A. COLON

Jose A. Colon, age 92, of Chicago, Archer Heights community, passed away June 4.

Beloved husband of 63 years to the late Adriana (nee Torres); loving father of Joseph Colon and Diana (Ricardo) Cuellar; dearest grandfather of Zerye Quinones and Ricardo Cuellar, Jr.; cherished great grandfather of Josephine and Alonzo; devoted son of the late Josefa (nee Burrogus) and late Alonzo Colon; dear brother of Sergio (Maria) Colon, late Arial Colon, late Ines (late Zeida) Colon, late Ampro Colon, late Soccorro Colon, late Irma (Baslio) Torres, late Bartolita (late Victor) Lopez; fond brother-in-law of Ada (Carmelo) Davila; uncle of many nieces and nephews especially Edgar and Jeanette Davila.

Visitation was held June 8 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, 5088 S. Archer Ave., corner of Keeler. Funeral was held June 9 from the funeral home to the Church of St. Bruno for Mass. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery.

DIANNE L. DUNER

Dianne L. Duner (nee Levand), age 81, of Brookfield, passed away June 4.

Beloved mother of Kenyon (Kate Wolicki) Duner; grandmother of Beatrix, sister of the late John (Joy) Levand; she was preceded in death by her parents the late John J. “Bud” Levand and Irene Levand (nee Beirne).

Visitation was held June 8 and June 9, to time of Service at Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Interment Private. 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 the Dianne Duner Family. We will gladly forward it on to the family.

DziatkowiecJAN DZIATKOWIEC

Jan Dziatkowiec, age 70, passed away May 8.

Beloved husband of Janina (nee Grela) Dziatkowiec; loving father of Piotr (Ewelina) Dziatkowiec, Wojciech (Natalia) Dziatkowiec, Andrzej (Barbara) Dziatkowiec and Monika (Lukasz) Zborek; dear grandfather of Mateusz Dziatkowiec, Nadia Dziatkowiec, Marianna Dziatkowiec, Krystian Dziatkowiec, Maya Zborek and Oliver Zborek; cherished son of the late Stefania (nee Pabin) and the late Andrzej Dziatkowiec; dear brother of Andrzej (Grazyna) Dziatkowiec, Jozef (Janina) Dziatkowiec and Krystyna Szczerba. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation was held May 11 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held May 12, Prayers and procession from the funeral home to Saint Albert the Great Church, 8029 S. Central Avenue, Burbank for Mass. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

GasparasGERALD GASPARAS

Gerald Gasparas, age 83, passed away May 11.

Beloved husband of Bobbie (nee McGee) Gasparas; loving father of the late Danny Gasparas (May Lou Hokinson), Jimmy Gasparas (Rafaela Garcia) and Gary Gasparas (Tina Evans); dear grandfather of Hannah Gasparas and Alexis Gasparas; cherished son of the late Marie (nee Marck) and the late George Gasparas; fond brother of the late Gene (Donna) Gasparas. Also survived by relatives and friends.

Visitation was held May 18 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held May 19, Service and Time of Remembrance were held at the funeral home. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

MARIA MATA GOVEA

Maria Mata Govea, age 94, passed away May 31.

Beloved wife of the late Bruno Govea; devoted mother of Guillermina, Irma, Lourdes, Mario, Wilfrido, Carlos, Olga, and Martha; loving grandmother and great grandmother.

Visitation was held June 4 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, 5088 S. Archer Ave., corner of Keeler. Funeral was held June 5 from the funeral home to the Church of Good Shepherd for Mass. Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery, Orland Park.  773-767-2166 or www.ZarzyckiManorChapels.com.

HadowskaZOFIA HADOWSKA

Zofia Hadowska (nee Gonciarczyk), age 85, passed away May 16.

Beloved wife of the late Jan Hadowski; loving mother of Andrzej Hadowski, the late Janina (Andrzej) Pawlikowski, Anna (Wojciech) Cachro, Stanislaw Hadowski and Franciszek (Stefania) Hadowski; dear grandmother of Kinga Cachro, Ewelina Cachro, Tomasz Pawlikowski, Krzysztof (Agnieszka) Pawlikowski, Lukasz Pawlikowski, Marek Pawlikowski, Natalia Hadowski, Dominic Hadowski, Amelia Hadowski and Veronica Hadowski; dearest great-grandmother of Sara Pawlikowski and Christian Powell; cherished daughter of the late Waleria (nee Mucha) and the late Franciszek Gonciarczyk; fond sister of Anna (the late Jan) Ogrodny, Aniela (Jozef) Mateja and the late Jan Gonciarczyk. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation was held May 19 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice, with a Service and Time of Remembrance held at the funeral home. Interment, Cmentarz Parafialny Banska Nizna, Poland.

KosterisTRIANTAFILLIA “FILIO” KOSTERIS

Triantafillia “Filio” Kosteris (nee Karras), age 88, passed away May 9.

Beloved wife of the late Sofronios Kosteris; loving mother of Dominic (Maria) Kosteris, Constantino (Veronica) Kosteris and Dimitrios Kosteris; dearest grandmother Yia Yia of Paul and Evan; cherished daughter of the late Dominia (nee Siriga) and the late Demetrios Karras; dear sister of the Vasiliki (the late Constantino) Katris, Anna (Vasili) Vasila, the late Angelo Karras and the late Theodore (Maria) Karras. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation was held May 12 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held May 13, Service and Time of Remembrance were held at the funeral home. Interment, Bethania Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

SISTER M. JUNE PUISHYS

Sister M. June Puishys, SSC, 94, beloved member of the Sisters of St. Casimir for 64 years, passed away on June 7.

Sister M. June worked at Holy Cross Hospital as a registered nurse in Chicago for 34 years. Many of those years were caring for the newborn babies in the nursery.

Sister M. June is survived by her sister, Sister Mary Lawrence Puishys, her nieces and nephews, June, Joseph Jr., Rachel, Elizabeth, Nancy, Donna, Robert Jr., Ellen, William Jr., and Stephen, as well as grandnieces and grandnephews.

Her parents, Peter and Anna nee Ackalitis Puishys; two sisters, Dorothy Giles, Mary June Turner, and her brothers, Joseph, Robert and William Puishys, niece Jane Puishys and nephew Ralph Turner, III preceded Sister M. June in death.

Visitation at Franciscan Village, 1270 Village Drive, Lemont, was Wednesday, June 14, at 10:30 a.m. to be followed by the Mass of Resurrection at 11:30 a.m. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SSC Retirement Fund. www.sistersofstcasimir.org or 2601 W Marquette Road Chicago IL 60629.

Arrangements entrusted to Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 Southwest Hwy. Palos Hills.

For information or to express your condolences, visit www.palosgaidasfh.com or call 708-974-4410

BARBARA M. RAMPAGE

Barbara M. Rampage (nee Fuerst), 83, of Oak Lawn, passed away peacefully June 10 in her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was the beloved wife of the late Robert. Devoted mother of Tracy (Bernard) La France, Beth (Ronald) Badon, Scott (Tiffany), Matthew (Jeraul) and Valerie (Joseph) Badon. Loving grandmother of eight. Dear sister of the late Virginia Fuerst and Frances Cummings.

Visitation was Wednesday, June 14, from 3-8 p.m. at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 Southwest Hwy., Palos Hills. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 15, at 9:15 a.m. from the funeral home to Our Lady of St. Germaine Church, 9711 S. Kolin, Oak Lawn, for 10:30 a.m. Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

SliwaWLADYSLAWA SLIWA

Wladyslawa Sliwa (nee Stachacz), age 71, passed away May 4.

Beloved wife of Frank Sliwa; cherished daughter of the late Katarzyna (nee Stec) and the late Stanislaw Stachacz; loving sister of Maria (Joseph) Wiedenski and Jozef (Joanna) Stachacz; dearest aunt of Bozena (Marcin) Czesak, Piotr (Ewelina) Stachacz and numerous other nieces and nephews; treasured godmother of Karolina Lepak and Bozena Czesak; dear daughter-in-law of Anna and the late Tadeusz Sliwa; fond sister-in-law of Henry (Wanda) Sliwa, Maria Prucnal, Dorota (Edward) Hassan, Genevieve (Ryszard) Horabik, Beata (Wojciech) Sikora and Wieslaw Prucnal. Also survived by family in Poland, many relatives and friends.

Visitation was held May 8 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held May 9, Prayers and procession from the funeral home to Saint Faustina Kowalska Church, 5255 S. McVicker Avenue, Chicago, for Mass. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

SoltysBOLESLAW SOLTYS

Boleslaw Soltys, age 63, of Chicago, Garfield Ridge community, passed away May 24.

He was the devoted son of the late Maciej and the late Ludmila Soltys; loving brother of Tadeusz (Zofia) Soltys, Wiktor (Bronislawa) Soltys, the late Bernardyna (late Andrzej) Godlewski, late Kazimierz (Stanislawa) Soltys and the late Seweryn Soltys ; dearest uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held May 26 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, Ltd, Chicago and a funeral Mass on May 27 at St. Daniel the Prophet Church. He will be buried in Łapszanka, Poland.

SternerMARIAN B. STERNER

Marian B. Sterner (nee Bieniak), age 92, passed away May 17.

Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joseph W. Sterner; sister, Dolores Sobieski; niece Kathy Sobieski and son-in-law, Thomas Lang. Survived by many loving family members, including her children, Susan Lang, Joseph Sterner (Lynette), her sister-in-law, Jeanette Sonier; her niece, Judy Hightower; her five loving grandchildren and her six cherished great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held May 23 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held May 24, Prayers and procession from the funeral home to Saint Daniel the Prophet Church, 5358 S. Nashville Avenue, Chicago for Mass. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery Garden Mausoleum, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

TomasovichKATHERINE “KAY” TOMASOVICH

Katherine “Kay” Tomasovich (nee Plesa), age 99, passed away May 11.

Beloved wife of the late John Tomasovich; loving mother of the late Michael Sr. (the late Susan) Tomasovich and Catherine Tomasovich; dear grandmother of Tanya (James) Bruce, Natalya Tomasovich (Brian Mathews), Nadine Tomasovich and Michael Jr. Tomasovich; dearest great-grandmother of Jake and Joseph; cherished daughter of the late Mary (nee Yarbich) and the late Eli Plesa and step-daughter of the late Katherine Plesa; fond sister of the late Jack Babich and the late George Babich, the late Mary McMillan, the late Anne Singleton and the late Michael Plesa. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations to AdventHealth St. Thomas Hospice are much appreciated. Please visit the funeral home website. Visitation was held May 15 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held May 15, Prayers and procession from the funeral home to Saint Daniel the Prophet Church, 5358 S. Nashville Ave., Chicago for Mass. Interment, Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. For more information please call 708 496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

YorkCAROLYN A. YORK

Carolyn A. York (nee Dutkiewicz), age 81, passed away May 1.

Carol was preceded in death by her loving husband, Fenton York. She is survived by her proud children Lynn (Paul) Neuberg, Roberta Edwards, Robert Scott York, Mike (Stephanie) York, and Michelle (Louis) Triggiani. She leaves behind seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held May 5 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held May 6, Service and Time of Remembrance were held at the funeral home. Interment, Bethania Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

RONALD ZIVKOVIC

Ronald Zivkovic, age 87, of Chicago, Brighton Park community, passed away May 10.

Proceeded in death by his parents, James and Eleanor, his brother Robert (OSM), and his long- time companion Barbara Radziwon. Ronald will be missed by all his friends, none more that Fran, Denise and Alexa Radziwon.

A Mass will be celebrated at a later date at St. James Church honoring both he and Barb. A Memorial Mass was held June 10 at St. Joseph Church, 7240 W. 57th Street, Summit. Interment will be private at Resurrection Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Barbara Radziwon’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association. Please visit Ron’s personal tribute website at: www.foranfuneralhome.com to share your memories and thoughts.

 

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