Irving James, Proud Army Veteran.


Beloved husband of the late Sherrill.

Adoring father of Steven (Sheillah), the late Michael (RaeAnn), Sheryl (Joseph) Rehor, Wayne (Maria), Dee Fielding, Richard (Cindy), Lara (Scott) Diggs & Margaret (Rich) Renegar.

Cherished grandfather of 21 & great grandfather of 16.

Loving friend of the late Ruth James.

Dear brother of the late: Tim, Harry & Sylvia.

Kind uncle of many.


Visitation Sunday, August 28th from 3 until 9 p.m.


Chapel service Monday, August 29th, 10:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Holy Sepulchre Cemetery for Military Honors and Committal Prayers.

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  • Patti Drake (Sunday, August 28 16 02:22 pm EDT)

    Remembering all the ways your friendship touched my life, and there are so many. Irv was a real friend; a kind,caring, loving,respectful gentleman. Sending up prayers to the family. He loved each of
    you so much. I will miss you everyday forever.

    I love you,
    Patti (Alabama)

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Richard J. Parkalob


Memorial Visitation Saturday, August 27th from 2 until 6 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.


Funeral & Interment will be private.

Mary R. Austin (nee Renieris), age 96 of Berwyn, IL

Dear mother of Dane A. (Jeannette Cloud) Suchan & John P. Suchan.
Loving grandmother of Carla & Cassandra Matthews and Jori & Jami Cloud.

Great grandmother of 7.
Sister of the late Nick Renieris, Steve Renieris, Stella Renieris, Katherine Morgan and Helen Boyd.
Aunt of many nieces and nephews.


Mary was a toolmaker with 37 years of service at the Western Electric Co.


Memorial visitation Saturday, August 20th from 10:00 a.m. until time of service 12:00 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.


Interment private.

Frank Thomas Albano of Chicago,  United States Army Veteran, prominent business owner & Lionel Train & automotive enthusiast, passed away on July 14, 2016 at the age of 71.


Loving brother, uncle, father, grandfather & husband, was preceded in death by his parents, Cono & Anna (nee Gaspar) Albano, his sister, Arlene (nee Albano) Leventman & nephew, Don Leventman.  He is survived by his children: Jennifer (Joseph) Nelson, Gloria (Anthony) Balta, Anthony (Vicky) Albano & Christine (William) Banks. Grandchildren: Joseph, Benjamin, David & Isaac; Hanna, Leia & Steven; Anthony, Achilles & Austin.  Nephews: Scott (Kathy) Leventman, Alan (Jasmine) Leventman; and niece Denise Leventman.


He enjoyed spending time with his family, had a generous spirit and took pride in enjoying & sharing with others the finer things in life.  He always sang a little every day, even in his final hours.  His sense of humor and warm smile will be missed.


Family & Friends will gather Friday, August 19th, 11:30 a.m. at Saint Alexander Church, 7025 W. 126th Street, Palos Heights for a Memorial Mass of Resurrection.


Inurnment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.



Howard M. Brown, Proud WWII U.S. Army Veteran, Signal Corps, Philippines.


Beloved husband of the late Inez Brown.

Loving father of Clifford Brown & Glenn (Bernadette) Brown.

Proud grandfather of Jerome, Michael (Anita), Nicholas (Christa) & Justin.

Cherished great grandfather of Taylor, Jacob, Abigail, Marisa & Noah.

Dear brother of June (late Perry) Wilson.

Good friend of Patricia Klinkman.


Memorial visitation Saturday, August 13th from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a chapel service at 7 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.


Funeral and Interment will be private.

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  • Lee and Kathy Ruiter (Saturday, August 13 16 03:47 pm EDT)

    Sending loving thoughts to Glenn and family. We were happy to know PaPa Howard. Peace be upon his soul.

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Mildred A. Kroupa, age 101. Former longtime employee of Swift & Co.


Devoted daughter of the late: Ladislaus & Pauline (nee Bobcek) Kroupa.

Dear sister of the late: Laddie (Lil) & Jerry Kroupa.

Good friend of many.


Visitation Monday, August 15th from 9 a.m until time of chapel service 11 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Bohemian National Cemetery, 5255 N. Pulaski Road, Chicago for graveside prayers.

Bob D. Sterba, Proud U.S. Air Force Veteran, Staff Sergeant serving from February 6th 1951 – November 1st 1953.


Age 86, entered into Heaven on August 10th 2016.

Beloved husband of Judy Sterba and former husband and friend of Mary Lou.

Loving father of Deborah (Dave) McDaniel, Bob (Pamela) Sterba, David (Patricia) Sterba, Linda (Lawrence) Fox, Linda (George) McGoldrick & Steve Jones.

Proud papa of 15 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

Devoted son of the late: Charles & Irene Sterba.

Dear brother of Ralph Sterba.


Visitation Friday, August 12th from 3 until 9 p.m.


Chapel prayers Saturday, August 13th, 9:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Alexander Church, Service 10:00 a.m.


Entombment Good Shepherd Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, contributions to Joliet Area Community Hospice, 250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, IL 60431 would be appreciated.

Blanche Pellizzari, (nee Incrocci). Former longtime employee of Saint Alexander School for over 20 years.


Beloved wife of the late Peter J. Pellizzari.

Loving mother of Barbara (David) Burkhart, Peter (Pam), David (Amy), Mary Ann (Martin) Pellicore & Michael (late Sherry) Pellizzari.

Proud grandmother of Christopher, Adam (Vanessa), Loren (Joseph), Julia, Peter, Daniel, Jacqueline, Nathan, Nina, Laura, Raymond, Marty & Heather.

Cherished great grandmother of 7 & great-great grandmother of 1.

Dear sister of Florence (late Tony) Rotolo and the late: Annie Szewczyk & Michael Incrocci.

Kind “Auntie Kena” of many.


Visitation Tuesday, August 9th from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights.


Family & Friends will gather Wednesday, August 10th at Saint Alexander Church, 7025 W. 126th Street, Palos Heights for a Mass of Resurrection at 11:00 a.m.


Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.


In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923 would be appreciated.

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  • Bill Kearney (Monday, August 08 16 11:58 am EDT)

    Dear Mike and Family,

    We are very sorry to hear about the Loss of Your Mom, and know that she is finally at Rest and in Peace in Heaven. Please accept our deepest condolences, and know that our thoughts and prayers are
    with you and Heather.


    The Coralville and Muscatine Kearney Families.

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Franklin Richard Lang, age 95 of Savannah, GA and formerly of Palos Park, IL


Beloved husband of the late Susan Lang nee Dalheim.

Loving father of Richard (Ginger) Lang, the late Thomas R. (Susan) Lang & Daniel R. (Bernadette) Lang.

Grandfather of Thomas M. (Marisa), Dr. Michael J. (Sarah) & Timothy J. (Mary Eileen) Lang.

Great grandfather of Edmund Richard, Caroline Marina, Juliet Olivia and Claire Cecilia Lang.


Visitation Saturday, August 6th from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Woods Church, 10731 W. 131st Street, Orland Park. Illinois.


Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Illinois.


Devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who lived for 69 years in the Chicago area after moving here in 1947 from Cincinnati, OH to make his home and begin his career.  He spent 39 years as a Sales Engineer with the LeBlond Machine Tool Co. serving the Chicago regional market.  His love of sports was reflected as not only an avid fan but as a coach and mentor to his 3 sons and many other children in the Palos Park area.  He and his wife were longtime members of both Saint Michael Parish in Orland Park and Our Lady of the Woods Parish in Palos Park.


In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be made in his honor to the Fr. Ed Pigott Scholarship Fund of St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, OH. to continue his strong belief in the value of Jesuit education.

Harry C. Miller, Sr.  WWII Army Air Force Veteran, age 91, at rest July 30th.


Beloved husband of the late Gladys.

Loving dad of Audrey (late John) Haviar & Harry Jr. (Donna).

Cherished grandpa of Sandra (Don) Hullinger, Cheri (Bob) Hall and the late Frank.

Great grandpa of Megan, Sarah, Nolan, Allison & Courtney.

Survived by many nieces & nephews.


Visitation Wednesday, August 3rd from 9:30 a.m. until time of chapel prayers 12:30 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 1:00 p.m.


Interment Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Harry's memory to the Illinois Veterans' Home/LaSalle, 1015 O'Conor Avenue, LaSalle, IL 61301 would be appreciated.

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