Lewis N. “Lew” Ruppert

Lewis N. “Lew” Ruppert, age 92, at rest October 10, 2017 at Franciscan Village in Lemont. Proud Army Air Corp. Veteran in WW II. Lifetime Lemont resident, born August 1, 1925 to John and Laura (nee Kettman) Ruppert. Beloved husband of the late Donamae (nee Hapke); loving father of James, Timothy (Pat) and the late Nancy (Scott) Bonk; devoted grandfather of Michael, Matthew (Liana) and Melissa Ruppert, Kevin Bonk, Brad (Alexandra Lemcke) and Christine (fiancee Jason Matthew); great grandfather of Sophia Matthew; dear brother of John (the late Delores) Ruppert. Lifetime member of Lemont VFW Post #5819, Lockport Moose Lodge 1557 and American Legion. Funeral Monday 10:30 A.M. from Gerharz-Cappetta Funeral Home 501 State St., Lemont to St. Patrick Church, Lemont for a 11:00 A.M. Funeram Mass. Interment St. Alphonsus Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 2-7 P.M. Info 630-257-2123 or www.gerharzfuneralhome.com

Alan R. Loague

Alan R. “Al”  Loague, age 59, at rest September 27, 2017. Al was born August 16, 1958 in Chicago to the late Jack and Virginia (nee Brombosz) Loague. Loving father of Rachel McClorey, Abigail and Rebecca Loague; proud grandfather of Madison McClorey; dear brother of Beverly (Dave) Jouza, John  Loague and Sharon (Kenneth) Pitts; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Al loved nature and the outdoors, and all the creatures of the earth. Donations in his memory may be made to Brookfield Zoo. Alan will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Cremation entrusted to Gerharz-Cappetta Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Lemont. Memorial services will be private. Info 630-257-2123 or www.gerharzfuneralhome.com

Roy Edwin Nona

Roy Edwin Nona, age 77, at rest September 27, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ, where he resided the past 25 years. Born May 31, 1940 in Joliet, IL to Sylvester and Rosemary (nee Reed). Former husband of the late Carole Ann (nee McGinn); father of Roy Alan, Lawrence John and Kenneth Anthony (Shellie) Nona;  grandfather of Leah, Bridgette, Allison, Ashley, Tim and Kenny; brother of Jerry (Elsie), James (Shirley), Sylvester, Nona Jeanne (Ronnie) Blanton, Bruce (Donna), Dennis (Mary), Denise (Jim) Love and the late Peter, Francis and Dorothy Conley;  uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services Friday October 13, 2017 at Noon at Gerharz-Cappetta Funeral Home 501 State St., Lemont Il. 60439. Visitation Friday at the funeral home from 10 A.M. till time of services. Interment Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Info 630-257-2123 or www.gerharzfuneralhome.com

Jean C. Wend

Jean C. Wend nee Reiber, age 90, at rest September 22, 2017 at her home in Lemont where she was a lifelong resident. Beloved wife of Albert; loving mother of David and Karen (Jack) Lebert; devoted grandmother of Natalie and Hannah; dearest sister of the late Shirley Ziegler; dear aunt of Thomas, Mark, Jan and the late Jim. Visitation Tuesday September 26, 2017 from 9-11 A.M. at Gerharz-Cappetta Funeral Home & Cremation Services 501 State St., Lemont followed by Funeral Services at 11 A.M. Interment River Hills Cemetery Batavia, IL. Info 630-257-2123 or www.gerharzfuneralhome.com

Joseph A. “Joe” DeChicio

Joseph A. “Joe” DeChicio age 89, at rest September 13, 2017. Beloved husband of Rae nee Porcelli; loving father of Donna (John) Renzi and Pat (Kim) DeChicio; devoted grandfather of Joseph (Stacy) Renzi, Valerie (Joshua) Hover and Michael DeChicio; dearest great grandfather of Arianna, Mia and Calder; dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass Friday September 15, 2017 at 10 A.M. at Divine Infant Church 1601 Newcastle Ave., Westchester, Visitation at the Church from 9 AM. till time of Funeral Mass. Entombment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Anthony P. Cappetta & Son, Funeral Directors. Info 630-707-0130 or www.anthonycappettafuneralservice.com

Joseph M. Pawlak

Joseph M. Pawlak, age 68, of Plainfield,  at rest August 8, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital in Joliet. Proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam era. Born September 21, 1948 in Chicago, Il. to Joseph R. and Mary Pawlak. Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Rawlings); loving father of Michael (Brenda), Mark (Wendy) and Matthew (Ryen); devoted grandfather of Kacey, Brayden, Nicholas, Jake, Luke, Nathan, Benjamin, Maximus, Daleigh, Ella, Sylvia, Emma, Kora and Elise; dearest brother of Mary (Paul) Lezon and Gary (Mary Kay) Pawlak; dear brother-in-law of several, fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services Saturday August 12, 2017 at 10 A.M. at Gerharz-Cappetta Funeral Home 501 State St., Lemont (complimentary valet parking provided at the corner of State St. & Division St). Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, Visitation Friday 5-9 p.m. Info 630-2567-2123 or www.gerharzfuneralhome.com

Geraldine “Geri” Madonia

Geraldine “Geri” Madonia nee Cella, age 79, at rest June 22, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Angelo; loving mother of Tina (Tony) Mentz and Lia (Miguel) Garcia; devoted nani of Anthony, Michael, Diego and Liliana; dearest sister of Patricia Hrinowich; fond aunt of Bill and Thomas Hrinowich. Family and friends will be received Sunday June 25, 2017 from 2-7 P.M. at Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home (Anthony P. Cappetta & Son, Directors), 10501 W. Cermak Rd., Westchester (two blocks West of Mannheim Rd.), Funeral Monday 9:45 A.M. from the funeral home to Ascension Church, Oak Park. Funeral Mass 10:30 A.M. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Info 708-F-U-N-E-R-A-L

Theresa A. Green

Theresa A. Green (nee Bozych), age 70, at rest May 15 at her home in Odell, IL, surrounded by her loving family. Former resident of Lemont, Mrs. Green was born September 27, 1946 in Joliet, IL, to Harry and Hazel (nee Lund) Bozych. Beloved wife of William; loving mother of Rebecca (Randall) Battle and Michelle (Leonard) Rodriguez; devoted grandmother of Courtney, Elizabeth, Christopher, Steven, Kyle, Ryan and Samantha; dearest great grandmother of Isabella, Jayden and Westin; dear sister of Cletus Bozych, Betty Meidl and James Bozych; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, one brother George Bozych and two nephews Michael & Timothy Bozych. Interment private. Info 630-257-2123 or www.gerharzfuneralhome.com

Pasquale Suero

Pasquale Suero, age 98, at rest April 23, 2017 at his home in Berwyn. Beloved husband of the late Antonia “Dolly” (nee Parrilli); loving father of the late Clement W. (Anna nee Gilardi); devoted grandfather of Pat (Jaime) Suero and the late Anne Marie Bellavia; dearest grandfather “pastones” of Michael, Isabella and Frank. Preceded in death by his parents Clemente and Anina (nee D’Antonio) and his stepmother Emily (nee D’Rosa); dear step-brother and brother-in-law to many; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass Friday April 28, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Odilo Church, Berwyn. Visitation at the Church from 9 A.M. till time of Funeral Mass. Entombment Crucifixion Gardens Mausoleum Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Anthony P. Cappetta & Son, Directors. Info 630-707-0130 or www.anthonycappettafuneralservice.com

Helen R. Rudzinski

Helen R. Rudzinski (nee Ciszewski) age 93, at rest April 22, 2017, at her home in Mt. Prospect. Born March 20, 1924 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Beloved wife of the late Bernard Konieczko and Edward Rudzinski; loving mother of Deanie (Tom) Krzanowski and Linda (Vince) Accardo; devoted grandmother of Darren (Andrea) Krzanowski, Carrie (Garth) Heckendorf, Vincent (fiancee Isabella) and Alissa Accardo; dearest great grandmother of Ashlee and Nick Nesbitt, Ethan and Hailey Krzanowski and her beloved Sophie Bell. Helen’s primary occupation was as a professional shopper. Visitation Wednesday April 26, 2017 from 3-9 P.M. at Matz Funeral Home 410 E. Rand Rd., Mt. Prospect, Anthony P. Cappetta & Son, Directors. Funeral Thursday 10 A.M. at the funeral home to St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church, Prospect Heights for a 10:30 A.M. Funeral Mass. Interment private. For further info 847-394-2336. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to PAWS Chicago 1997 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago 60614 or info@pawschicago.org.

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