Kenneth L. Safford, Celebrated Professional Drag Racer, Inductee into the NHRA Hall of Fame & Expert Machinist & Mechanic.
Beloved husband of Carolyn (nee Speirs) Safford.
Loving father of Kenny (Kellee) Safford & Kristi (Bill) McFarland.
Proud grandfather of Alexandra, Hannah, Cole, Jack, Jake, Grace, Matt & Jennifer.
Dear brother of the late M’Liss (late Jim) Verity.
Fond brother-in-law of Nancy (Bob) Malone & Bruce (Kathlyne) Speirs.
Visitation Friday, April 25th from 3 until 9 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.
Funeral & Interment are private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated.
Maryann Wiatrowski (nee Margis)
Beloved wife of the late Raymond F. Wiatrowski.
Loving mother of Richard (Colleen) Wiatrowski, Diane Benzies & the late Sharon Wiatrowski.
Proud grandmother of Crystal, Tiffany (Daren), Amanda (Wayne), Danny & Andrew and great grandmother of Mason, Payton, Parker & Ethan.
Dear sister of Isabelle (late Melvin) Likowski & preceded in death by many of her other brothers and sisters.
Visitation Sunday, April 27th from 3 until 8 p.m.
Chapel prayers Monday, April 28th, 9:15 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights to Saint Julie Billiart Church, Tinley Park, Mass 10:00 a.m.
Interment Saint Casimir Cemetery.
Visitation Sunday, April 27th from 3 until 8 p.m. at the Davenport Funeral Home, 149 Main Street, Barrington, IL
Funeral prayers Monday, April 28th at the Davenport Funeral Home processing to Saint Anne Church, 120 Ela Street, Barrington, IL Mass 10:00 a.m.
Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
Thaddeus "Ted" V. Sraga, Army Veteran of the Korean War.
Beloved husband of Norma (nee Faletti) Sraga.
Loving father of Alan (Kathy) Sraga, Carol (John) Hanley & Cheryl (Michael) Strehler.
Proud grandfather of Scott, David, Kelly & Luke.
Visitation Friday, April 25th from 4 until 8 p.m.
Chapel prayers Saturday, April 26th, 9:45 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights to Saint Michael Church, Orland Park, Mass 10:30 a.m.
Entombment Resurrection Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Elim Christian Services, 13020 S. Central Avenue, Palos Heights, IL 60463 would be appreciated.
Francis R. Shannessy, Navy Veteran of WWII.
Beloved husband of Joan (nee Kearney).
Loving father of Laura (Rory) Dunne, Suzanne (Kevin) Reynolds, Diane (Craig) Amendola, Courtney (Brian) Plumb & the late Stephen Shannessy.
Proud grandfather of Griffin, Christian, Lucia, Greta, Annabelle, Emily, Fiona, Alexandra, Nicholas, Jonathon, Frankie & Finnoula.
Frank was a member of the Knights of Columbus for 10 years.
Memorial visitation Monday, April 21st from 10 a.m. until time of prayers 11 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights to Saint Alexander Church, Memorial Mass 11:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, 2122 W. Taylor Street, Chicago 60612 would be appreciated.
Jeannine Alice Armstrong, 80, of Pembroke Pines, FL passed away April 10, 2014. Jeannine has been a resident of South Florida for the past 9 years, coming from Crestwood, Illinois. She has been a member of Saint Maximilian and Incarnation Catholic Church in Palos Heights, IL and the Blue Army of Fatima. Jeannine is survived by her children; Michael Brian, Sharon Elizabeth, Diane Lynn, Dawn Marie, David Charles, Alice Jeannine, Beverly Ann, Juanita Kathleen, and Norman William, her 20 grandchildren, and her 19 great grandchildren. Jeannine was preceded in death by her husband Norman Lionel, and her son, James Andrew.
Visitation Tuesday, April 22nd from 9 a.m. until time of prayers 10:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights processing to Incarnation Church, 5757 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights, Mass 11:00 a.m.
Interment Saint Mary Cemetery.
Beloved husband of Nancy (nee DeMeo) Paull. Loving father of Kim Guryn, Dawn Paull, Laura Gonzales & Julie Paull. Proud grandfather of John Michael, Danny, Tony, Luciana, Mateo, Kristin, David, Jackie, Jill, Jordan, and Nico & great grandfather of 5. Dear brother of the late Edward (Toni) Paull. Cherished companion to his furry friends; Lucy, Molly & Muffin.
Robert was a former Precinct Capt., 13th ward & ret. operational engineer from O'Hare & Midway Airports.
Visitation Sunday, April 13th from 3 until 9 p.m.
Funeral prayers Monday, April 14th, 9:15 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights to Saint Damian Church, Mass 10:00 a.m.
Interment Saint Mary Cemetery.
Mary R. McCummiskey (nee O’Brien),
Beloved wife of the late William A. McCummiskey.
Loving mother of John M. McCummiskey.
Dear sister of the late; John J. (Rita M.) & Eileen T. O’Brien.
Fond aunt and great aunt of many.
Visitation Friday, April 11th from 9 a.m. until time of her Mass of Resurrection, 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Woods Church, 10731 W. 131st Street, Orland Park.
Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Saint Vincent DePaul Society of Our Lady of the Woods Church would be appreciated.
Mitchel Dabrowski, 78, of Palos Hills, Illinois, died on March 31, 2014 in his home surrounded by loved ones.
He was born April 3, 1935 in Kloski-Swigonie, Poland, the son of Kazimierz Dabrowski and Marianna Porowska. He was the third of six siblings. He immigrated to the United States in 1960. He married Helena Gal on January 22, 1966.
He is survived by his wife, Helena (nee Gal) Dabrowski, his daughters; Barbara (Michael) Schmitt, Linda (Alessandro) Pagani, Diane (Tony) Quinn & son, Adam Dabrowski, grandchildren Stefano, Caitlin, Isabella, Olivia, Keira, Matthew & Conor.
Visitation Wednesday, April 2nd from 3 until 9 p.m.
Funeral prayers Thursday, April 3rd, 9:15 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights to Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th Street, Palos Hills, Mass 10:00 a.m.
Interment Resurrection Cemetery.
August F. Ghilarducci
Beloved husband of the late Marie A. (nee Angelastro). Loving father of August C. (Beth), and Susan Huiner. Beloved son of the late August and Theresa Ghilarducci. Fond grandfather of Kyle, Brandon, Kelsey and Dominick. Dear brother of Christopher (Marge) Ghilarducci. Fond Uncle, Great Uncle, and Great Great Uncle of many. Member of the O.N.I.A.C.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lamb's Farm (www.lambsfarm.org/support/make-a-donation/) or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (jdrf.org/get-involved/waystodonate/) would be appreciated.
Visitation Friday, April 4th from 3 until 9 p.m.
Funeral service Saturday, April 5th, 10:00 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, Palos Heights.
Interment Saint Mary Cemetery.
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