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Thomas Laydon, age 86 of Palos Heights and former owner of the Blue Island News Agency.  

Loving Husband of Suzanne “Sue” nee Brigel and the late Jacqueline. Father of Deborah Laydon, Mark Laydon and the late Thomas Laydon Jr. Step Father of Debbie ( Steven ) Conrad,  Michael Compton, Debbi Jones, Nancy Outcalt & Todd Erickson. Grandfather of 2 & Great Grandfather of 8. Brother of the late Jack Laydon. Visitation Sunday, July 29th from 3 until 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights. Interment will be private. 

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  • Michael L. Sternquist (Sunday, July 29 18 06:34 pm EDT)

    God Bless you Tom.I will remember you for you were my first boss as a kid delivering papers in the sixties in Blue Island,you were always so good to me at the Agency

  • Marianne Orr (Monday, July 30 18 08:05 pm EDT)

    God bless you Tom. I was away on a cruise and sadly missed the visitation. I will miss you as a dear friend and wonderful bridge player. Thanks for being my partner. Say hi to Rod for me.

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Diane M. Frazer nee Kohner age 77 of Palos Heights.

Dear Wife of Bruce Frazer. Loving Mother of Pamela (James) Hines & Rose (Joshua) McGrigg. Grandmother of Emily, Christopher & Zachary. Sister of Sally (Larry) Stephens and the Late Nancy (Ted) Johnson & David Kohner. Loving Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, July 27th, 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Kerry Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center 7020 West 127th Street, Palos Heights. Chapel prayers Saturday, July 28th at 9:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home proceeding to St. Alexander Church, Palos Heights, Mass 10:00 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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  • Alice (Bocian) Stake (Friday, July 27 18 07:41 pm EDT)

    Dear Frazier family, I am sorry to hear of Diane's passing. She was a high school classmate of mine. Will keep her and all of you in my prayers.

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Virginia Lee Garvey (nee Walsh)

Beloved wife of the late Dan Garvey. Loving mother of Donna (Frank) Manderino, Carol (Michael) Gembara & the late Danny Garvey. Cherished grandmother of Mike (Teri) Manderino, Mark Manderino, Michele Manderino, Chris Gembara, Meghan (Jimmy) Noland, Cathy Gembara, Billy Gembara & David Gembara. Adoring great grandmother of Jaiden Manderino, Janelle Manderino, Ava Manderino & Virginia Noland. Devoted daughter of the late; Edgar & Marie (nee Cormack) Walsh. Dear sister of the late; Carmel "Sis" Millette & Bob Walsh. Fond aunt of the Garvey, Millette, Wurthsmith, Prizy & Rhodes Families. Visitation Sunday, July 22nd from 3 until 8 p.m. Chapel prayers Monday, July 23rd, 9:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Alexander Church, 7025 W. 126th Street, Palos Heights, Mass 10:00 a.m.   Entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to The Shrine of St. Anne de Brighton Our Lady of Fatima Church,  2751 West 38 Place, Chicago, IL 60632 would be appreciated.

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  • Julianne Pacholek (Friday, July 20 18 09:00 pm EDT)

    God bless, Aunt Lee! Many happy days were spent as your surrogate niece.

  • laurie taggart (Saturday, July 21 18 01:00 pm EDT)

    My sympathies to the Garvey family. Aunt Lee was the best! She had those dancing blue eyes and made the best lasagna!

  • Eileen Borg (Saturday, July 21 18 05:01 pm EDT)

    You were a beautiful soul, both inside and out . Our world is definitely a little less bright without you and your smile . My family and I thank you for a lifetime of memories that you and uncle Danny have left in our hearts.

  • Mike Wurtsmith (Monday, July 23 18 09:37 am EDT)

    RIP Aunt Lee. You were a wonderful piece of the Chicago experience for the Wurtsmith family. I will forever look back at those times as some of the best of my life. Mike Wurtsmith

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Irene R. Ireton (nee Bonney) of Palos Heights, IL

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Born October 15, 1930, she was married 58 years to James Ireton, loving mother of Paul, Mary (George) Sawertailo, Patricia (Thomas) Homolka.  Fond Grandmother of Madeline, Kathrine, and Gregory Sawertailo, and Brittney, Brooke and Rosie O’Grady. Irene was the beloved daughter of the late Frank and Alice Bonney. Loving sister of Grace Martos and James, the late Frank Jr., Robert, Norbert, Mary Staatz, Raymond, Alice Bartik, Patricia, Lenore, and Leona Worden; dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Irene was a longtime employee of Palos Community Hospital, devoted wife and mother, and breast cancer survivor. Visitation Monday, July 23rd from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass 11:30 a.m. at Saint Julie Billiart Church, 7399 W. 159th Street, Tinley Park. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements were placed in the confidence of the Kerry Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center in Palos Heights.

Carmen Michael Pinto, U.S. Army Veteran during the Vietnam War and recipient of the Purple Heart.

Age 77. Passed away peacefully at his home on July 9, 2018. Beloved husband of 54 years to Concetta (nee Ferro). Loving father of Michele R. Pinto, Nicole (David) Campbell & Renee (Joseph) LaPorta. Cherished papa of Nicholas & Connor Campbell and Luciana & Carmine LaPorta. Devoted Son of the late Costantino & Virginia (nee Markase) Pinto. Fond brother of Antoinette Maione, Bernadette (Thomas) Stoecker, Maria Pinto, Joseph Pinto, the late Silvio Pinto & the late Costantino (Andy) Pinto. Kind brother-in-law of Thomas (Clelia) Ferro. Dear son-in-law of the late Thomas & Rose (nee O’Mera) Ferro. Treasured uncle of Michael (Lisa) Maione, Philip (Cristin) Maione, Paul (Tracey) Maione, Vincent (Brigitte) Maione, Rebecca (Chris) Siffel, A.J. Pinto, Jennifer (Marc) Pierce & Silvio Pinto and great uncle of 10. Good-hearted cousin to many. Fun-loving & generous to countless friends. Carmen worked in sales at RC Cola for 20+ years. He was a successful Farmers Insurance Agent in LaGrange IL for 25+ years. Carmen enjoyed semi-retirement as an associate partner at King-Foreman Insurance Agency in Park Ridge, IL. Carmen was active with Action Sertoma. He was a proud member of O.N.I.A.C. & the Gleneagles Mens Club. Former member of Knights of Columbus, St. Albert the Great Council. His big smile & gregarious personality will be missed by all who knew him. Visitation Thursday, July 12th from 3 until 9 p.m. Chapel prayers Friday, July 13th, 9 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Our Lady of the Woods Church, Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Entombment: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Contributions in Carmen’s name can be made to the Rush University Medical Center, c/o Stephanie A. Gregory MD, 1653 Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612.

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  • Carmen & Rosa Passi (Tuesday, July 10 18 09:30 am EDT)

    Please accept deepest sympathy, May he RIP!! fond memories of a long friendship!

  • John Swiniarski (Wednesday, July 11 18 10:53 am EDT)

    We share that Viet Nam Brotherhood and friendship, I remembered Carmen everyday in my prayers. Please accept my sympathy and prayers, may Carm now rest in peace. God Bless his soul.

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  • willie Simpson (Thursday, July 12 18 11:19 am EDT)

    sorry I can't be there my deepest sympathy, may he RIP

  • Tony & Melissa Corona (Thursday, July 12 18 12:43 pm EDT)

    We are so sorry for your loss. Carmen was a great man. I really enjoyed talking with him and Joe & Renee's parties..

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William E. "Bill" Rudolph

Proud U.S. Army Veteran during the Vietnam War. Loving Husband of Clarice (nee Roe). Cherished Father of Mark (Jeannie), David (Marissa) & Laura. Adoring Grandfather "Papa" of Dylan, Evan, Emma, Owen, Caden & Ashlyn. Visitation Sunday, July 8th from 2 until 8 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights. Family & Friends will gather Monday, July 9th at The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 7800 W. McCarthy Road, Palos Heights for a lying-in-state at 1 p.m. until time of service 2 p.m. Family & Friends will gather Wednesday, July 11th, 12:00 p.m., Noon at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL for committal services. Contributions to The Salvation Army National Headquarters, 615 Slaters Lane P.O. Box 269, Alexandria, VA 22313 would be appreciated.

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  • Sue and Mark Davi (Thursday, July 05 18 11:30 pm EDT)

    Our sincerest condolences to the family, Bill will be missed, he was the strongest, hardest working person I have ever met. Always there to lend a hand and take the time to help anyone in need. We will miss you Bill. Rest in Peace.

  • Lynn & Bill Sarkisian (Friday, July 06 18 10:50 pm EDT)

    Dear Clarice and family...we were so saddened to learn of Bill’s passing. We hope that you find peace and comfort in memories of better times. You must miss him terribly and we pray for strength for you in the days ahead.

  • John & Liz Roger & Family (Saturday, July 07 18 07:20 pm EDT)

    Dearest Clarice & Family, You have our deepest sympathy. Your loss is so incredibly shocking & sad. Even though we didn't know Bill well, we know he was a wonderful husband, father & Grandfather. Please know that you are forever in our hearts & we are praying for you. We love you.
    From your Colorado cousins.

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