Charlotte B. Brennan (nee Brophy)

 

Beloved wife of the late Gerald D. Brennan Sr.

Loving mother of Jerry Jr. (Veronica) Brennan, Patricia (Brian Sr.) Kovacs, Mary Jo (Lawrence) Martyn, Kathleen (Gary Bradford) Eagan, Thomas (Jo Ann) Brennan, James (Nancy) Brennan & Peg (John) Gurnig.

Proud grandmother of Caroline (Angelo) D’Elia, Jerry III (Octavia) Brennan, Katy (Andy) Dickman, Claire (Matt) Rosenberg, Tom Brennan; Beth-Charlotte (Wes Dorr) Kovacs, late Megan Kovacs, Brian Jr. (Trish) Kovacs; Robert (Alicia) Martyn, Laura (Austin) Blythe, Andrew (Amy) Martyn, Charlotte (Mark) Ferris; Nicole (Gino) Riccardini, Jana (John) Budz; Anna (Robert) Curry, Brigette (Mark) Chaput; John (Melanie) Brennan, Mary (Anthony) Hatfield, Matthew (Christy) Brennan, James (Camille) Brennan, Michael, Nora & Daniel Brennan; John Jr., Tim & Joe Gurnig.

Cherished great grandmother of 26.

Devoted daughter of the late: Matthew & Mary (nee Myers) Brophy.

Dear sister of the late: Elizabeth Brophy, Pauline (Reed) Later, Matthew Brophy Jr. & Florence (Frank) Hynes.

Kind aunt, great aunt & cousin of many.

 

Visitation Monday, November 3rd from 3 until 9 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Tuesday, November 4th, 8:45 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Incarnation Church, Mass 9:30 a.m.

 

Interment Saint Mary Cemetery

 

In lieu of flowers, contributions to Misericordia, Heart of Mercy Center, 6300 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, IL 60660 would be appreciated.

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  • Becky Blythe (Friday, October 31 14 10:03 am EDT)

    My deepest sympathy to all of Charlotte's family. She was such a kind and loving soul and I am blessed that I had the privledge to know her. May God comfort you in your time of sorrow. She is dancing with the angels!

  • Joe Dionise (Friday, October 31 14 10:10 am EDT)

    Deacon Jerry and family, God Bless your family during this difficult times.

  • Mariagnes Menden and Carolyn Majorowski (Friday, October 31 14 11:59 am EDT)

    We were blessed to know such a wonderful woman! Love and prayers to you all ,

  • TaTania (Friday, October 31 14 12:11 pm EDT)

    From the Butler-Dawson family in North Carolina to the Brennan family we send our condolences. We are deeply sorry for your lost. May God be with each and everyone of you during this tought time.

  • David Fleury (Friday, October 31 14 02:35 pm EDT)

    Our heart-felt sympathies to you Deacon Jerry, Ronnie and the rest of your family. You're in our prayers.

  • Mary Korienek (Friday, October 31 14 04:25 pm EDT)

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all and you
    have our deepest sympathy.
    Our mother, Charlotte's dear friend and neighbor, Rose Beaudry, thought the world of Charlotte as we did to. She always had a smile on her face while giving us a friendly wave if we passed her by.
    May God Bless Charlotte and everyone she loved. Love to all, Mary Korienek and Carole Ramey

  • Emma Brophy Marshall (Saturday, November 01 14 07:15 am EDT)

    From all the Brophy Family in Lough, Ireland.
    Our deepest sympathy to all of Charlotte's family. We are very sorry for your lost. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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Richard J. Griesbaum, Veteran of the U.S. Army


Beloved husband of the late Diane D. (nee Overzat).

Loving father of John D. (Elizabeth) Griesbaum, Jennifer (John) Hranicka, Julie (Mario) Donato & Sara (Michael) Blejski.

Proud grandfather of Jacob, Marisa, Nathan, Alec, Nicholas, Benjamin, Isabella, Zachery & Derek.

Dear brother of Lu (Robert) Jarvill, Robert (Judy) Griesbaum, late Mary (late Frank) Zwierzycki, Sue (Dennis) Garbat & late Dan Griesbaum.

Kind uncle of many.

 

Visitation Tuesday, November 4th from 3 until 8 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Wednesday, November 5th, 10:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Louis de Montfort Church, Oak Lawn, Mass 11:30 a.m.

 

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

 

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018 or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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  • Karen and Matt Porten and family (Thursday, October 30 14 07:57 pm EDT)

    We will miss you Unlce Dick!

  • Sara Blejski (Friday, October 31 14 09:37 am EDT)

    Best Dad there ever was. Kind, gentle, loving, patient, and not a mean bone in his body. I will miss you so much Dad. Forever in my heart. Until we meet again...enjoy your time reuniting with Mom. Love you forever.

  • Deeann Closson (Friday, October 31 14 10:00 am EDT)

    Thinking of you and your Family John.
    Hugs!?!?!

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Steven S. Gruca, Retired Deputy Chief of the Cook County Adult Probation Department.

 

Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Budziak) Gruca.

Loving father of Kyle & Collin Gruca.

Dear son of Irene (nee Grodecki) & the late Stanley Gruca and brother of Constance (William) Kuecher.

Cherished brother-in-law of Karen (Dennis) Reid & Richard (Valerie) Budziak.

Fond uncle, cousin & friend of many.

 

Visitation Sunday, November 2nd from 3 until 8 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Monday, November 3rd, 11:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 12:00 p.m., Noon.

 

Interment Private.

 

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the ALS Association Greater Chicago Chapter, 220 West Huron Street, Suite 4003, Chicago, IL 60654 would be appreciated.

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Grace E. Bergamo (nee Snyder)

 

Beloved wife of the late Vincent L. Bergamo.

Loving mother of Corey (Barbara) Bergamo & Laura (James) Doran.

Proud grandmother of Nicole (Ray) Franze, Jennifer (Matt) McCormick, Colleen (Josh) Eaton, Sharon (Bryan) Owens, Lisa Doran, Corey Bergamo, John Doran, Kayla Doran & Anthony Bergamo.

Cherished great grandmother of Ellie Grace, Lia, Kira, Colin, Gavin, Logan, Ethan, Rylee, Kendall, Maddie & Alena.

 

Visitation Sunday, November 2nd from 1 until 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:45 p.m.

 

Chapel service Monday, November 3rd, 10:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.

 

Interment Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park.

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  • Linda Boskovic (Wednesday, October 29 14 01:26 pm EDT)

    Our deepest sympathy to
    Grace's entire family. She
    was a wonderful friend, and
    loved dearly.
    The Boskovic Family

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Helen U. Collins (nee Ulman)


Beloved wife of the late: Thomas J. Collins, M.D. & Eugene W. Laski.

Loving mother of Kenneth E. (Michelene Reed) Laski, William M. (Lynn) Laski & David A. (Patricia) Collins.

Proud grandmother of Jeffrey (Jamie), Keith, Matthew & Kathryn.

Dear sister of Sophia (late Stanley) Slowik & the late Mitchell (Margaret) Ulman.

Kind aunt of many, especially Sandy Marcoux & John Slowik.

 

Visitation Sunday, October 26th from 3 until 7 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Monday, October 27th, 9:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 10:00 a.m.

 

Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

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Patricia G. Olson (nee Bohman), Active parishioner of Incarnation Church for 50 years & award winning and well known real estate agent on the southwest side.

 

Beloved wife of the late Roy N. Olson.

Loving mother of Jeff (Evelyn) Olson, Chris (Dave Field) Olson & Greg (Diane) Olson.

Survived by many other family members and friends.

 

Visitation Saturday, October 25th from 8:30 a.m. until time of prayers 10:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Incarnation Church, Mass 11:00 a.m.

 

Inurnment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery at a later date.

 

In lieu of flowers, contributions to Journeycare (Non-Profit Hospice Organization), 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010 would be appreciated.

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Jeffrey W. Lyon,

 

Fun & Loving husband of Pam “Peach” (nee Plack) Lyon.

Terrific father of William J. & Nicholas P. Lyon.

Devoted son of the late: William & Virginia (nee Hamilton).

Dear brother of Ginger (Jack) Burke, Dana (Bill) Huber & Ham (Gayle) Lyon.

Kind uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Special nephew of Peggy Rahe & cousin of Jeanne (David) Derks, Gayle (Jon) Murphy and Eddie (Glenda) Rahe.

 

Visitation Thursday, October 23rd from 3 until 8 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.

 

Family & Friends will gather Friday, October 24th for a lying-in-state at 12:30 p.m. until time of service 1:30 p.m. at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 7800 W. McCarthy Road, Palos Heights.

 

Interment Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery.

 

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Evans Scholars Foundation, One Briar Road, Golf, IL 60029 and/or the Evergreen Park Pantry Coalition, 3450 W. 97th Street, Room 107, Evergreen Park, IL 60805 would be appreciated.

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  • Diane Sweeney (Wednesday, October 22 14 05:29 am EDT)

    Pam, Bill and Nick,
    My deepest sympathies to you all at this time of sadness. Jeff will be missed by so many. May God's loving arms comfort and hold you all now and in the days to come. May you find God's peace in knowing Jeff is in perfect health, joy and love. Diane Sweeney

  • Michele Lyon (Wednesday, October 22 14 11:57 am EDT)

    I cannot put into words the sorrow I feel to hear of Jeff's passing. I will always remember his "Topo Gigio" impression and the fun we all had when my Kansas cousins would visit. God Bless all.

  • Paulette Reid (Wednesday, October 22 14 04:03 pm EDT)

    Pam, Bill and Nick:
    So sorry to hear about Jeff's passing. My deepest sympathy and love for all of you. God bless you and give you His peace.

  • Bobby Ditta (Wednesday, October 22 14 06:08 pm EDT)

    Mr. Lyon was an outstanding man with a great sense of humor, terrific golf skills, and most importantly the best family. Love you all so much and thanks for being like a second family to me.

  • Michael Solarz (Thursday, October 23 14 12:53 pm EDT)

    My deepest condolences to Ginger and the entire family.

  • Denise Jochens Struve (Friday, October 24 14 10:52 am EDT)

    Pam and Boys,
    So sorry to hear of your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Mary Pat Walsh (Monday, October 27 14 09:02 am EDT)

    My deepest sympathy to the Lyon Family. I met Jeff several times over the years that I lived in Evergreen Park. He was a very funny man and always had time to stop and spend a few minutes with his customers. It was a privilege to know him. God Bless You Jeff.

  • Tom and Anita schlegel (Friday, October 31 14 11:32 pm EDT)

    My deepest sympathy to Pam and family we will miss Jeff, Especially when he was at the bakery greeting people. Tom and I are so greatful and humble for the help in finding are dog and she was found. Thank you

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Cecilia H. Brazis (nee Adamski)


Devoted wife of the late Dr. Peter T. Brazis M.D.

Loving mother of Bonnie (late Dr. Daniel J. M.D.) McCarthy, Betty (Tom) Hoffend, Dr. Peter T. (Keila) Brazis III M.D., Dr. Paul (Elizabeth) Brazis M.D., John (Donna) Brazis & the late Mary Ellen Brazis.

Proud grandmother of 17 & great grandmother of 23.

Survived by her sisters Laurie & Kitty Dembski.

 

Visitation Saturday, October 18th from 9:00 a.m. until time of chapel prayers 10:00 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 10:30 a.m.

 

Interment Saint Casimir Cemetery.

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Rose Price (nee Fioretti), Graduate of Pullman Grammar School. Worked as a credit manager at Gately's People Store & Chemical Bank.  When she worked at Gately's People Store she would come across people who couldn't pay their $5 bill so she would pay it for them to prevent the collections process from taking place.


Beloved wife of the late Edwin J. Price

Loving mother of Dorothy Price & the late Edwin Price.

Proud grandmother of 1 and great grandmother of 3.

Devoted daughter of the late Lodovico Fioretti & the late Regina (nee Reato).

Dear sister of the late Margaret (late Joseph) Maffei, late Pauline (late Albert) Verzin, late Armida (late Romano) Baccega, late Paul (late Virginia) Fioretti & late Edward (late Virginia) Fioretti.

 

Visitation Sunday, October 12th from 2 until 7 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Monday, October 13th, 9:15 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Alexander Church, 7025 W. 126th Street, Palos Heights, Mass 10:00 a.m.

 

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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Edward "Ed" M. Wolf of Orland Park, passed away on Friday, October 10th at the age of 72. A U.S. Army Reservist, he was a Chicago Firefighter for over 31 years at Division & Larabee, Tower 10, Engine 4.

 

He was the beloved husband and best friend of over 47 years to Joan (nee Gaskin).

Loving dad of Scott (Nicole), Rachell (Roger) Rodriguez, Cary Wolf & Dawn (John) Ligety.

Cherished papa of Veronica, Sean, Aiden, Shannon, Rianna and Margaret.

Fond brother of Herbert (Joan), Dorothy Kepouros, the late Catherine Joritz & Francis.

Kind uncle to many nieces & nephews.

 

Visitation Monday, October 13th from 3 until 9 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Tuesday, October 14th at 9:15 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to St. Julie Billiart Church, Tinley Park, Mass 10:00 a.m.

 

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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  • Cathy O'Flaherty Franzese (Friday, October 10 14 10:40 pm EDT)

    God bless you all at this time. Mr. Wolf was a sweet man and will be missed.

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Anne M. Strenkowski (nee Sylwanowicz)

 

Passed away into the Lord’s arms on Friday, October 10, 2014. Born in Chicago & a resident of Crestwood since 1972.

 

Loving wife of the late Peter “Pete” Strenkowski, whom she is now by his side.

Cherished mother of Kathleen (Brian Pricer) Strenkowski.

Dear sister of the late Edward (Lois) Selwen, all of the Nowakowski sisters, her loving niece Joni (Jeff) Schaal of Appleton, WI, very close and special friend of Linda (Bob) Powley and their family & not to mention many, many friends and neighbors who will miss her outgoing personality and great sense of humor.

 

Visitation Sunday, October 12th from 2 until 8 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Monday, October 13th, 9:00 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Incarnation Church, Mass 9:30 a.m.

 

Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

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Mary A. Taylor, age 90

 

Devoted daughter of the late: Patrick & Catherine (nee Conlon) Taylor.

Loving sister of Catherine “Kay” Taylor, Rev. James E. Taylor O.M.I., the late Ruth (late Charles) Grotzke & the late Patrick (late Judith) Taylor.

Cherished aunt of Charles, Mark & the late Michael Grotzke, Patrick Taylor III, Anne (Marc) Connelly, Timothy (Pam) Taylor and Mary (Mike) Cattapan & great aunt of many.

 

Visitation Tuesday, October 14th, 9 a.m. until time of chapel prayers 11 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 11:30 a.m.

 

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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  • Johnm.Ganon (Monday, October 13 14 11:44 pm EDT)

    To Aunt Mary's niece's and nephews,Aunt Mary was a very kind and gentle soul. MY father and I for a time wereblessed to have her as a neighbor I am saddened to hear of Mary's passing. She will be in my nightly prayers.She was always talking about you guys may god blessall of you. John M. Gannon

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Robert Doornbos, Proud U.S. Marine Corps. Veteran of WWII & Past President of DOORNBOS Heating & Air Conditioning in Alsip.

 

Beloved husband of the late Helene (nee Knapp).

Loving father of Robert (Beth) Doornbos, Gloria Doornbos & the late Cynthia Weiss.

Adoring grandfather and great grandfather of many.

Cherished brother of Donald (Ellen) Doornbos & the late: Dorothy, Shirley, Betty, Tommy, Raymond & John.

Dear uncle and friend of many, especially his “airplane buddies”.

 

Visitation Friday, October 10th from 5 until 9 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Saturday, October 11th, 10 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park for graveside committal prayers.

 

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society, 17060 S. Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, IL 60477 would be appreciated.

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