Month: May 2015

Thomas J. Stopka

Thomas J. Stopka, beloved husband of Christine, nee Perwoznik; loving father of Veronica and Thomas, Jr.; cherished son of Thomas C. and the late Marilyn K.; loving brother of Suzanne DiGiovanni, Carolyn Stopka, Cynthia (Robert) Kozlowski and Dianne (Mike) Manns;

Erlinda B. Cruz

Erlinda B. Cruz, age 62, retired employee at Triton College; dear sister of Tessie (Ernie) de Leon, Lerida (Conrado) Carandang, Lourdes (Ed) Rodriguez and Reynaldo (Irma) Cruz; dear daughter of the late Juan and the late Rosalina Cruz; beloved aunt

Sharon R. Boyke

Sharon R. Boyke, nee Pinckney, lifetime resident of Elmhurst, former realtor with Schiller Real Estate, former volunteer, board member and Ice Rink Director at Elmhurst YMCA; beloved wife of Jack; loving mother of Steve (Kimberly), Scott and Brett (Marianne); proud

Grace E. McBride

Grace E. McBride, nee Wigglesworth Visitation : Thursday, May 21, 2015, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2015, 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial : Friday, 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 134 Arthur

Francis P. “Frank” McGovern, Jr.

Francis P. “Frank” McGovern, Jr., age 61, Lifelong insurance executive; Throughout his life, Frank was an active sports enthusiast and participant, he loved his White Sox, and played baseball, softball, golf and was a Golden Gloves boxer in his youth;

Emily M. Stall

Emily M. Stall, nee Retis, age 96, resident of Elmhurst, formerly of Orland Hills, Calumet City, Lansing and Chicago; member Visitation Parish Seniors and Immaculate Conception Parish; beloved wife of the late Albin J; loving mother of Vivian, William (Annemarie),

Thomas F. Stock

Thomas F. Stock, age 93, US Coast Guard Veteran of WWII, retired Electrical Engineer with Motorola and Quasar; beloved husband of Teresa M., nee Fisher; loving father of William E. “Bill”, Betty A. and Eva M.; dear brother of Louis

John F. Hartnett

John F. Hartnett, age 78, Army Veteran, Graduate of St. Ignatius High School, Class of 1954, longtime agent with Allstate Insurance; beloved husband of Kay, nee Mahoney; loving father of Michael, Martin, Sean (Shannon) and Margaret Markovic; proud grandfather of

Eugene F. “Gene” Vanco

Eugene F. “Gene” Vanco, age 86, of Elmhurst, formerly of Sun City, AZ; former owner of Silver Grill Restaurant; beloved husband of Dolores, nee Raeth; loving father of Margaret (Michael) Rehberg, Rosemary (Patrick) Manion, Michael (Barbara), Joseph (Mary) and Jean

Mary A. Hickey

Mary A. Hickey, nee Ford, age 79, native of Chicago, longtime resident of Elmhurst, beloved wife of the late Joseph T.; loving mother of Mary (Thomas) Fry and Thomas James (Rita Vreeland) Hickey; proud grandmother of John, Michael, Ryan, Megan

Zdzislaw “Ziggy” Szulc

Zdzislaw “Ziggy” Szulc, age 58, Native of Poland, resident of Elmhurst; employee of Elmhurst Park District; beloved husband of Maria, nee Moskwa; loving father of Gracjan (Kochana Deana Cipolla); dear brother of Irene (Jose) Biedermann and Mika (Krzysztof) Waclawik; proud

Loretta Banish Widiger

Loretta Banish Widiger, age 96, resident of Oak Brook, beloved wife of the late Edward Banish and the late Art Widiger; loving mother of Scott (Nancy) Banish and Kathy (Henry) Nowicki; proud grandmother of Ed and Jaclyn Nowicki.  Services and