Month: January 2014

Mary Evelyn Dyer

Mary Evelyn Dyer, nee Burke, of Elmhurst, entered eternal life Thursday, January 30th. She was the beloved wife of the late Clifford E Dyer Jr. for almost 70 years. During that time life took them from Iowa to Pennsylvania, Illinois, Michigan,

Timothy J. Brennan

Timothy J. Brennan, retired Firefighter with Leyden Fire Department; beloved husband of Barbara M., nee Fischer; cherished son of the late Jack and the late Jean; dear brother of John (Lisa), Thomas (Kathleen) and Kevin (Linda); fond uncle of many

Thomas E. O’Brien

Thomas E. O’Brien, age 76, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, longtime resident of Elmhurst, currently of Aurora, past President of American Decal; former member Board of Directors of the George M. Eisenberg Foundation for Charities; avid Misericordia supporter

James N. “Jim” DeMars

James N. “Jim” DeMars, age 77, resident of Elmhurst for 50 years, beloved husband of Judith “Judy” nee Langosch; loving father of Douglas (Sue), Gregory, Dawn (Fred) Castro; proud grandfather of Tom and Derek DeMars and Tom and Fran Castro;

Jean E. Payne

Jean E. Payne, 84, of Elmhurst, formerly of Bellwood, an amazing woman of faith and a beautiful example of sacrificial love, Beloved  and devoted wife of the late Richard F., loving  mother of the late Richard F. II (Laura), Kathleen

Timothy J. O’Leary

Timothy J. O’Leary, age 89, resident of Elmhurst, member Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 73; beloved husband of Mary C., nee Howley; loving father of Kathleen (Bill) Havelka, Timothy (Christine), Patrick (Jenny), Anne Marie (the late Michael) Pieniacha, Clare (Pete)

William M. Carver, Jr.

William M. Carver, Jr., resident of Lombard, beloved husband of the late Janice F., nee Van Slyke; loving father of William (Julie), John (Julie) and Michael; proud grandfather of Will, Jennifer, Matthew and Jeremy; dear brother of the late Eleanor

Marilyn Jean Powell

Marilyn Jean Powell, nee Strehlow, age 75, native of Chicago, formerly of Northlake and Colorado, currently of Algonquin; avid giver, letter writer, and storyteller; beloved wife of John “Jack” for 53 years; loving mother of Michael, Jean (Michelle),  Steven (Brenda) and Robert

Jean E. Caruso

Jean E. Caruso, nee McKerlie, resident of Elmhurst, longtime member Mary Queen of Heaven Parish, avid quilter who donated many of her creations to charity, friends and relatives; beloved wife of Peter F.; loving mother of Michael (Olia), Gloria (Mark

Jane M. Johnson

Jane M. Johnson, age 93, resident of Oak Brook, active member of American Legion, Ted Knussman Post, Amvets Women’s Auxillary and Ascension of Our Lord Parish, longtime election judge; dear sister of the late Harry (the late Betty) Johnson; loving

Bernard C. Woods

Bernard C. Woods, age 85, formerly of Forest Park, IL, currently of Culver, IN, former member Carpenters Local 242 and Laborers Local 4; beloved husband of the late Elizabeth J., nee Clark; loving father of Bernard C. (Cathy), Margaret (Garrett)