Category: Obituary

Jacquelyn D. Costello

Jacquelyn D. Costello, nee Pittner, age 70, of Naperville, passed away suddenly, Jackie was a longtime educator in South Berwyn District 100 at Emerson and Irving Schools; Graduate of St. Domitilla Grade School, Hillside, IL, Immaculate Conception High School Elmhurst,

Michele J. Lant

Michele J. Lant, nee Bertaut, age 67 of Berkeley; member of Chicago Chapter NRHS; beloved wife of Brian for 35 years; loving mother of Kristan (Mike Domagalski) Lant; cherished daughter of the late Donald Bertaut and the late Jeanne, nee

Lucille C. Naughton

Lucille C. Naughton, nee Cory, age 93, lifelong resident of Chicago, beloved wife of the late William; loving mother of Kevin (Margaret) Naughton; cherished grandmother of Laura (Kyle) Waldman, James (Julie) Naughton and Daniel (fiancee Hadley Key) Naughton; proud great-grandmother

Mary Catherine Gren

Mary Catherine Gren, age 63, cherished daughter of MaryLou A., nee Trimarco and the late William R. Gren, dear sister of Janis (Brent) McManigal, Linda (Don) Morrison; beloved nieces, nephews and cousin of many. Funeral service and committal, Saturday, September

Dr. Thomas J. Rogers, DDS

Dr. Thomas J. Rogers, DDS, 88, was loved and prayed into the next life while surrounded by his cherished family on Sept. 2. He was the dear husband of Barbara J. and the late Carol M. and the loving, much-admired

Patricia Ann Kuta

Patricia Ann Kuta, nee Knauer, age 75, beloved wife of Michael; loving mother of Jennifer (Daniel) Leahy; proud grandmother of Connon, Madigan and Sean; dear sister of Carolyn Mahon, Eugene Knauer and Arminda Damery and sister-in-law to Andrea Adams and

Roberta V. Bell

Roberta V. Bell, nee Achenne, longtime Sales Associate at Macy’s in women’s fashion; beloved wife of the late James; loving mother of Deborah (Jeffrey) Bump and Sue (Jim Achen) Bell; proud grandmother of Elizabeth and James (Jessica) Bump and Jack

Anthony J. “Tony” Cossa

Anthony J. “Tony” Cossa, age 85, of Elmhurst, Army Veteran, Retired from Lucent Technologies as an Electrical Engineer with 40 years of service; beloved husband of Gloria R., nee Stella; loving father of Thomas (Karla), Catherine (Paul) Burys and Daniel

William H. “Bill” Todhunter

William H. “Bill” Todhunter, age 71, member IBEW Local 9 for over 45 years, USMC Veteran of Vietnam; beloved husband of Mary Ann, nee Lee; loving father of William (Amanda), Kathleen and Robert Todhunter; proud grandfather of Avery, Evan and

Clifton C. Bishop

Clifton C. Bishop, age 79, Native of Springfield, IL, resident of Elmhurst; USMC Veteran; beloved husband of Missy, nee Haywood; loving father of Rori and Vic (Betsy) Bishop; proud grandfather of Billie, Milan, Zac and Tori; dear brother of Anne,

George J. Riordan

George J. Riordan, age 99, Native of Co. Cork, Ireland, currently of Bensenville, formerly of Elmhurst; Navy Veteran of WWII; beloved husband of the late Joanne “Jody” Riordan; loving father of James (Judi), Kevin (Jean), Maureen (the late Russell) Anderson,

Natalie M. Lechowicz

Natalie M. Lechowicz, age 53, passed away suddenly, loving mother of Desiree Natasha Lechowicz; beloved partner of John T. Keichinger; cherished daughter of Carmella L. (Michael T.) Halicke and the late Walter S. Lechowicz, Jr; dear sister of Jason J.

Kevin M. Cooney

Kevin M. Cooney, age 54, of Addison, beloved husband of Sherri, nee Wolf; devoted dad of Jillian and Corin; loving brother of Keli (Jeff) Mappa and brother-in-law of Linda (Fred) Weishaupt and Marcy (Agostino) Chiaramonte; cherished son of the late

Jerome P. Maroney

Jerome P. Maroney, age 96, beloved husband of the late Ritamae, nee Miles; loving father of Diane (Bob) Merna, Judy (Doug) Lipke, Carol (Mick) Kelly and Jack Maroney; proud grandfather of Jeannie (Kyle), Mike (Mary Kate), D.J. (Abbey), Bridget, Dan

Mary Donna Wagner

Mary Donna Wagner, of Glen Ellyn, former educator and CCW President, Mary Queen of Heaven Parish, Elmhurst; beloved mother of Edward (Donna), Brian (Chris), Patrick (Jennifer) Wagner and Mary Elizabeth (Joe) Sebek; cherished grandmother of Megan, Kate, Claire, Alison, Lillian,

Blanche M. Nauta

Blanche M. Nauta, age 92, Native of Berwyn, Longtime Flight Attendant and Head Purser for Pan Am Airlines; beloved mother of Karen (James) Gaw and cherished grandmother of Haley, Kate and Ethan Gaw. Visitation Monday, 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon

Helen Marie Nugent

Helen Marie (McMahon) Nugent, 89, Native of Chicago and long time resident of Bellwood IL, passed away peacefully surrounded by family. She is survived by the love of her life, her husband of 61 years, Robert. She is also survived

Richard “Bugs” Bugielski

Richard “Bugs” Bugielski, 96, WWII veteran, enlisted into Army Air Corps, resident of Westchester, IL, passed away on July 11, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Anna, and brothers Henry and Edward Bugielski. Beloved husband

James K. Burnham

James K. Burnham, age 79, of Elmhurst, former Communications Director with NLPGA; devoted fan of opera and baseball; loving father of Kathleen March, Bob (Cathy) and Frank (Kathy) Burnham; proud grandfather of Julia March, and Jack, Hunter, and George Burnham;

Sharon K. “Shady” Gogola

Sharon K. “Shady” Gogola, of Elmhurst, formerly of Bellwood; graduate of Trinity High School and Loyola University and past member of the Ignatian Volunteer Corps; longtime active parishioner at St. Simeon Parish in Bellwood serving as a lector, Eucharistic minister

Lorraine Frances Roller

Lorraine Frances Roller was born Lorraine Dvorak to Joseph and Loretta Dvorak of Minneapolis on September 28, 1922. She graduated from Holy Angels Academy and went on to the University of Minnesota for one year before enlisting in the United

Susan P. Henriksen

Susan P. Henriksen, nee Hansen, passed away suddenly but peacefully on June 26, 2020 at the age of 77; Susan was caring, tender, compassionate, always supportive, social and ever-loving devoted wife and very proud mother of 3 children, 7 grandchildren

Nicholas Michael “Mickey” Kowalsky

Nicholas Michael (“Mickey”) Kowalsky, age 91, born and raised in Chicago, longtime resident of Elmhurst, Illinois and adoring husband of Anne May Kowalsky, nee Macejak, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, surrounded by his Children and Grandchildren. Born on

Luis Angel Gonzalez

Luis Angel Gonzalez, age 29, of Chicago, loving father of Leandro Kris Gonzalez; cherished son of Maria Luisa, nee Rodriguez and the late Martin Gonzalez; dear brother of Nicolas (Veronica), Carmen (Martin) Romero, Guadalupe (David) Gutierrez, Gerardo (Guadalupe), Martin and

Joan M. Sehr

Joan M. Sehr, nee Donovan, age 87, of Elmhurst, formerly of Appleton, WI; former Girl Scout Leader, member of Far From Broadway at Visitation Parish, Elmhurst, avid tennis player, bowler and crafter; beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother

Thomas J. Martin

With deep respect and gratitude we celebrate the life and passing of Thomas Martin, 68, of Elmhurst, Il. After a strong and courageous journey with pancreatic cancer, Tom passed on June 15, 2020. He was preceded in death by his

Rosemary J. Carll

Rosemary J. Carll, nee Martin, former Teacher’s Aid at River Grove Elementary School; beloved wife of the late Harry; loving mother of the late Brian; dear sister of Timothy (Kimberly) Martin; devoted aunt of Nichole (Michael) Needham and Timothy (Amanda)

Thomas M. O’Brien

Thomas M. O’Brien, age 49, of Elmhurst, member Notre Dame Monogram Club, former member CBOT, owner of OrangeTheoryFitness in Geneva, St. Charles and South Elgin, LaCrosse Coach at IC Catholic Prep; beloved husband of Lisa, nee Luedecking; loving father of

Yaneth Hernandez

All services are private.

Edith A. Naughton

Edith A. Naughton, nee Irmler, beloved wife of the late Fritz H. Boettger and the late William Naughton; loving mother of Heidi (the late Bob) Perioli and the late Fritz Dieter Boettger; cherished grandmother of Lisa M (Edward) Dietrich, great-grandmother

Kevin Carr D’Agostino

Kevin Carr D’Agostino, 33, of Elmhurst, passed away on Monday morning, with his family by his side. Beloved son of Mario and Mary Carr D’Agostino; loving brother and best friend of Michael, twin brother of Elizabeth (Ryan Hogan), adoring brother

Denise Marie Berkhout

Denise Marie Berkhout nee Dudek; former wife of Dick; loving mother of William (fiancé Nancy Cardenas) and Betsy (Ryan) Cello; cherished grandmother of Billy, Eddie, Charlie, Tommy, Jack, Maddie and Danny; step-grandmother of Brianna Guerrero; fond daughter of Justine and

Philip G. Hanahan

Philip G. Hanahan of Palatine, formally of Chicago, IL. Phil spent his last fighting days surrounded in the love he shared with his dear fiancé and family. A graduate of St. Mel’s High School and Loyola University, member of the

Raymond A. Gaumond

Raymond A. Gaumond, age 90, of Oak Brook, longtime member of Butterfield Country Club; beloved husband of Edith, nee Cella; loving father of Julie (Michael) Clarke, the late Anita (Robert) DiNello and the late Gregory R. Gaumond; proud grandfather of

Mary Ellen Lavin

Mary Ellen Lavin, RN., Mary, MEL, Mom, Grandma, Great-Grandma, nee Peterson; beloved wife of the late Dr. Francis Lavin for over 64 years; passed peacefully at home surrounded by family on May 21, 2020. Fully embracing all roles in her

Michael J. Rogacki

Michael J. Rogacki, age 49, suddenly, of Elmhurst; loving son of Robert and Eileen, nee Konkolewski, Rogacki; dear brother of Anthony Rogacki; loving and very proud father of Katelin and Nicholas Rogacki; friend and former spouse of Kathy (Anthony) Kahl;

Mary Eileen Reid Swanson

Mary Eileen Reid Swanson, passed away peacefully at the age of 89, beloved wife of the late Jack Gray Swanson and Paul O’Flaherty; loving mother of Donna Lee (Kerry) Krueger and Pete Reid (Susan) Swanson; cherished grandmother of Jessica (Jonathon)

Jeanette Eileen O’Loughlin

Jeanette Eileen O’Loughlin, nee Dunning, age 40, of Elmhurst, formerly of Palos Park; Managing Director of Finance at CIBC US; beloved wife of Ciaran; loving mother of Ryan and Aidan; cherished sister of Suzanne (Shawn) Staples and sister-in-law of Sinead,

Jeanne Marie O’Keefe

Jeanne Marie O’Keefe, 55, of Hillsboro Beach, FL passed away May 3, 2020; Beloved daughter of Bernadine and the late Donald O’Keefe; Cherished sister of Maryellyn (James) Friel and the late Kevin O’Keefe; Aunt of Matthew, Juliette, and Kelsey Friel

Kathleen Mary Shallbetter

Kathleen Mary Shallbetter nee Lynch, 57, born into eternity on May 10th, 2020; loving wife of Dennis Shallbetter, step-mother of Erin and Jessica, loving daughter of James and Sandra Lynch, dear sister of James Lynch Jr, Terri (Leo) Back, Phillip

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