Leonard J. Coffey, Proud Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.

 

Beloved husband of Terry (nee Tomko).

Loving father of Mary Beth (Jeff) Blum, Angela (Jon) Hillebrandt, Erin (Kevin) Middleton & Michael Coffey.

Proud papa of Emma, Madeline, Sam, Jake, Gabe & Anne.

Devoted son of the late: Harry & Rose (nee Salvatore) Coffey.

Dear brother of Tom & the late Joe Coffey.

Kind uncle of many.

 

Visitation Wednesday, September 28th from 3 until 9 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Thursday, September 29th, 11:00 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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  • Patty Klecha (Monday, September 26 16 06:36 pm EDT)

    My condolences to the entire Coffey family at this time of your loss. May the peace that only Christ can bring be yours now and forever. God Bless you all.

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Dolores M. Nugent (nee Gleason)

 

Beloved wife of the late Francis J. Nugent, Retired C.F.D.

Loving mother of Maureen Callaghan, Phyllis (Tom) O’Connell, Margaret Nugent, Gerald (Cynthia) Nugent & the late Francis J. Nugent, Jr.

Cherished grandmother of 8, great grandmother of 21 & great great grandmother of 1.

Dear sister of the late: Patrick, Arthur & Catherine.

 

Visitation Tuesday, September 27th from 3 until 9 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Wednesday, September 28th, 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 Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

 

Please omit flowers, contributions to the Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607 and/or Masses would be appreciated.

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Steve S. Kwon

 

Visitation Sunday, September 25th from 4 p.m. until time of service 5 p.m.

 

Chapel service Monday, September 26th, 10 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.

 

Interment Elm Lawn Memorial Park, Elmhurst.

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Robert A. Watts, Proud Army Veteran.

 

Funeral Services & Interment will be private.

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James E. “Jimbo” Schrader, Avid & Passionate Gardener.

 

Beloved husband of Diana (nee Schroeder). Loving father of Thomas (Robin Gerth) Schrader & Susan (John) Botica.

Proud grandfather of Luke, Brittney & Olivia.

Devoted son of the late: Elmer & Anna (nee Lipinsky).

Dear brother of William (Sandy) Schrader & the late Don (late Carol) Schrader.

 

Visitation Wednesday, September 21st from 3 until 9 p.m. with a Chapel Service at 7 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.

 

Funeral & Interment will be private.

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  • Rosey G. (Tuesday, September 20 16 12:20 pm EDT)

    To The Entire Schrader Family, I am so sorry for you loss. (Diane) your Husband, Your Father (Tom & Sue), Your Father-In (John)
    and Your Grandfather (Brittney, Luke, Olivia) there are no words, just Love and Prayers going out to all of you. Love Rosey

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Jane Alvarez (nee Mendez).

 

Beloved wife of the late Henry Alvarez.

Loving mother of Henry Alvarez, Jr., Mary Ann White & Michael (Terry) Alvarez.

Cherished grandmother of Anthony, Gina & Niko, Jason (Dodi), and Lisa (Pete) & Hannah.

Adoring great grandmother of 3.

Dear sister of 12.

 

Visitation Friday, September 16th from 3 until 9 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Saturday, September 17th, 10:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Incarnation Church, Mass 11:00 a.m.

 

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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  • Sierra Famil (Thursday, September 15 16 07:22 pm EDT)

    Condolences and continued prayers.

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Thomas J. Kouba

 

Loving father and son died suddenly on August 14, 2016 in Wisconsin at the age of 36. He is survived by his son Gabriel Kouba, his mother Cynthia Kelly (Jack) and his father Joseph L. Kouba (Zolita).

 

Memorial visitation Friday, September 16th from 2 until 9 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 West 127th Steet, Palos Heights.

 

Family & Friends will gather Saturday, September 17th, at Saint Bede the Venerable Church, 8200 S. Kostner Ave, Chicago, Memorial Mass 9:30 a.m.

 

Tom's achievements: B.S.A. Silver Star Award, NASA Red Flag Award and 2 USA CAP - AF Downed Aircraft Life Saving Awards 1997-2014

 

Interment will be private.

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Thomas J. DuFrenne, age 66 of Tinley Park.

 

Loving husband of Fran nee Nicorata.

Loving stepfather of Gina (Sam) Machen.

Grandfather of Carson, Taylor & Michelle Machen.

Great grandfather of Kay Bass.

Brother of John (Rita) DuFrenne, Joanne Reasons and the late Mary Kittoe.

Uncle of many nieces and nephews.

 

Family and Friends will gather Saturday Sept. 17th from 9:30 a.m. until time of Memorial Mass 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Deacon and Martyr Church, 17500 S. 84th Ave., Tinley Park.

 

Memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org/donate would be appreciated.

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Doris B. Masel (nee Smedberg), age 89.

 

Beloved wife of the late Ronald W. Masel.

Loving mother of Karen (Glen) Littlefield, Sandra (Joe) Cyze & Ronda Walano.

Cherished grandmother of Abby (Patrick) Dillon, Christopher (Stephanie) Littlefield and D.J. & Elise Walano.

Adoring great grandmother of Savannah Walano and Alexandra & Katherine Dillon.

 

Visitation Tuesday, September 13th from 3 until 8 p.m.

 

Chapel service Wednesday, September 14th, 11 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Oak Hill Cemetery for committal prayers.

 

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 & Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 would be appreciated.

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  • nancy,keith gray (Sunday, September 11 16 03:25 pm EDT)

    we are so sorry for your loss your mom can rest in peace now prayers going out to your family

  • Bob Peterson (Tuesday, September 13 16 08:33 pm EDT)

    Thanks for the call concerning your Mom. Please accept our condolences on her passing. She always remembered my parents.
    I was able to let Linda know but she does not return from Hawaii until Friday.
    We will keep your Mom in our prayers.
    Bob and Joanne Peterson

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Richard K. “Dick” Welge, age 89, longtime resident of Palos Heights.

 

Beloved husband of 66 years of Mary K. (nee Northam).

Dear father of Richard C. (Terrie) and James W. Welge.

Grandfather of Jason and Sarah Welge.

Brother of the late John B. (the late Mamie) Welge.

 

Dick was a retired chemist for Sherwin-Williams and Valspar Corporation, a longtime member and elder of the Palos Park Presbyterian Community Church, and a member and past president of the Palos Lions Club.  A Life Scout, and member of the Order of the Arrow, B.S.A., he served on the boards of many local charitable organizations.

 

Visitation Wednesday, September 14th from 3:00 pm until 9:00 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights, IL.

 

Chapel service at the funeral home, Thursday, September 15th, 11:00 a.m.

 

Interment with Military Honors, Thursday, September 15th, 2:00 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials in his memory may be made to the Knox College (Galesburg, IL) Scholarship Fund.

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Arthur Lester, Proud Navy Veteran "WASP  CV18"

 

Visitation Monday, September 12th from 12:00 p.m., Noon until time of chapel prayers 12:45 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights, proceeding then to Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood for Interment & Military Honors.

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  • Mary Brockway (Fako) (Sunday, September 25 16 08:16 pm EDT)

    My heartfelt sympathy to Sharon and family. My memories of the Lester family are always of kindness.

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Dru A. Polichemi, (nee Beyer). Dedicated American Airline Flight Attendant & Supervisor for many years until her true calling in life came to her when she met and married Bruno and raised his 4 children as her own.

 

Beloved wife of Bruno V. Polichemi.

Loving mother of Laura Metzler, Gina (Jim) Cihak, Kathy (Dave) Mueller & Anthony Polichemi.

Cherished grandmother of Tara (Ori), Carlina (Eric), Courtney, Justin, Kristen (Ryan), David, Ashley, Amanda, Angela & Dominic.

Adoring great grandmother of Maayan, Yaliishi, Kya, Noah, Connor & Liam.

Dearest sister of Robert (Sylvia) Carrier.

 

Visitation Friday, September 9th from 3 until 8 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Saturday, September 10th , 9:00 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Incarnation Church, 5757 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights, Mass 9:30 a.m.

 

Entombment Resurrection Cemetery.

 

In lieu of flowers, contributions to Palos Community Hospital Home Health Care, 15295 E. 127th Street, Lemont, IL 60439 would be appreciated.

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  • Jeanie Ortega-Piron and Fred Piron (Thursday, September 08 16 11:52 am EDT)

    My heart feels empty when I think about Dru's passing so I can't even imagine the pain of your loss. There are no perfect words of comfort but know that God is with you in your loss and that there
    are perfect silences where we can rest in prayer and know that God hears our hearts.
    With deepest sympathy

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Walter R. Kaleta.

 

Loving father of Walter J., Kelly, Cara & Jacob Kaleta.

Former spouse of Kimberly Schmidt.

Proud grandfather of Blake Huhtelin.

Devoted son of Elaine (nee Mazur) and the late Walter M. Kaleta.

Dear brother of Anthony, Daniel (Mary), John (Christie) & the late Joseph Kaleta, Marc Gillooley and Karen Gallimore.

Kind cousin & uncle of many.

 

Visitation Wednesday, September 7th from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a chapel service at 8:30 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.

 

Funeral & Interment will be private.

 

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Isabel C. Forkish (nee Lang).  Longtime member of Incarnation Church & former Administrative Assistant to the Director of Nursing at Palos Community Hospital.

 

Beloved wife of the late Ervin J. Forkish.

Loving mother of Terri (late Edward) Linthicum, Cheryl Kubicki & Robin (Jesse) De La Rosa.

Cherished grandmother of Brad (Kim), Courtney (Mark), Brooke, Christopher (Kristen) & Nicholas (Laura).

Adoring great grandmother of Berkley, Connor, Cameron, Cole,  Camden, Morgan, Reed & the late Avery.

Dear sister of Anthony (Dolores) Lang & the late Delphine Chell.

Kind aunt of Marti, Donna, Carla & Toni.

 

Visitation Tuesday, September 6th from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Wednesday, September 7th, 9:00 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Incarnation Church, 5757 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights, Mass 9:30 a.m.

 

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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Ronald R. Romano, of Alsip.

 

Beloved husband of Betty nee Seitenzahl.

Loving father of Lisa (the late Ed) Ryan, Sheila (Rocky) Kelso and John (Wendy).

Cherished grandfather of Jessica, Alyssa, Kevin, Heather, Amber, Christian and Anthony.

Adored great-grandfather of Vinny and Haley.

Devoted son of the late Vito and Mary Romano.

Dear brother of Betty (Chuck) Massaro, Hank (the late Betty), JoAnn (Paul) Ribniker, Ron (Trudy) Russo, the late Vito (the late Angie), the late Frank (Linda), the late Kenny (Lucy), the late Tommy (Denise), the late Marion and the late Christine Richards.

Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

 

Visitation Wednesday, August 31st  from 3 until 9 p.m.

 

Chapel prayers Thursday, September 1st, 10:15 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Terrence Church in Alsip, Mass 11:00 a.m.

 

Interment will be private.

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