Month: April 2019

Veronica Smith

Veronica Smith, nee Dolan, age 96, Longtime resident of Bellwood and Elmhurst, active former member with AT&T Pioneers; beloved wife of the late John P.; loving mother of Robert (Patricia) and Kevin (Jalonn) Smith; proud grandmother of Caitlin (Ryan) O’Connell,

Mark E. Ridgway

Mark E. Ridgway, age 63, resident of Dixon, member Lost Nation Fishing Club, loving father of Phillip (Debbie) and Michael; dear brother of Thomas (Nancy) Ridgway, Joan Sullivan and the late Gail DeBlasio; proud uncle and great-uncle of many nieces

Julia Marie McHugh

Julia Marie McHugh, nee Heveran, age 92, Native of Partry, Co Mayo, Ireland; currently of Westchester; longtime nurse with Continental Whitecap Corporation; beloved wife of William J. “Joe”; dear sister of the late Jarlath “Manny” (Patsy) Heveran and sister-in-law of

Maria Elena (Helen) Jongebloed

Maria Elena (Helen) Jongebloed, age 89, passed away peacefully at her home in Elmhurst, surrounded by family. Maria was born to John and Gina Risso in the Bronx, NY. She and her husband Hank settled in Elmhurst in the early

Tom McKean

Tom (R.T.) McKean, lifelong resident of Elmhurst; Retired Commander USNR; attorney practicing in Oak Brook and Chicago; beloved husband of Mary Eldean, nee Harrigan; loving father of Laura (Thasos) Saparilla, Michael, Lise (Didier Marin) McKean, Susan, John, and Brian (Cecilia

James K. Anderson

James K. Anderson passed away suddenly at the age of 64. He was an avid golfer, Cubs fan, loved coaching soccer and supporting his children. He had a long career in real estate development, expanding many shopping centers. Jim loved

Jean Marie O’Brien

Jean Marie O’Brien, nee Closter, age 91, of Elmhurst, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones; native of New Rochelle, NY; graduate of Ursuline High School and College of New Rochelle by the age of 20; former employee with

Mary Ann Huster

Mary Ann Huster, nee Schmidt, age 88, of Elmhurst, former employee at Americana Encyclopedia and JT Ryerson Steel; longtime volunteer at Elmhurst Baseball League; beloved wife of Joseph; loving mother of Thomas (Gail), Ronald (the late Cynthia), Kenneth (Susan) and

Darl E. Reynolds

Darl E. Reynolds, age 94, resident of Elmhurst, formerly of Columbus, OH, Navy Veteran of WWII, retired entrepreneur, pilot, author, administrator and locomotive engineer, member of Freemasons for over 70 years; beloved longtime companion of the late Linda Allison; loving

James J. O’Connor

James J. O’Connor of Evergreen Park, passed away peacefully surrounded by his six children; beloved husband of late Joan nee O’Rourke; loving father of Ann, Siobhan (Bill) Hartsell, Susan (Russ) Chadwick, Kathy (Pete) Badovinac, Jim, Ed (Maryann) O’Connor; proud Superhero

Elizabeth A. “Liz” Whaley

Elizabeth A. “Liz” Whaley, nee Muzzy, age 65, after a brief battle with T-cell lymphoma, of Willowbrook, formerly of Elmhurst; longtime teacher with service at Visitation Grade School, District 205 – Elmhurst and District 96 – Riverside; beloved wife of