Robert F. Neruda, age 60, suddenly, February 25, 2016 at his home in Lyons. Born July 6, 1955 to Adolf and Lucille (nee Ostrowski) Neruda. Husband of Patricia nee Jeffers; loving father of Lucas and Samantha; dearest brother of Donna Lenzarotta, Mary Brezak and Michael; fond uncle of nieces and nephews. Funeral Services Tuesday March 1 at 10 A.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home and Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Avenue, Westmont. Interment Clarendon Hills Cemetery. Visitation Monday 4-8 P.M. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com
Pamela “Pam” Summers, age 66 of Brookfield, at rest February 23, 2016 at LaGrange Memorial Hospital. Born May 31, 1949 to Mitch Catina and Vera (nee Genna) DeBartolo. Survived by her step brother Robert DeBartolo and many cousins. Preceded in death by her parents along with her step-father Mike DeBartolo. Funeral Services Wednesday March 2, 10 A.M. at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. Info 630-707-1030
Lillian Demko, age 95, of Darien, at rest February 23, 2016 at Seasons Hospice in Naperville. Beloved daughter of the late Anton Demko and Anna (nee Ondrla) Zahora and Frank Zahora; loving step-sister of Anne Patrick; dearest cousin of Ken Bastuga, Alice Dunn and Thomas Ondrla. Funeral Mass February 26, 10 A.M. at St. Scolastica Church, Woodridge. Visitation from 9:30 A.M. till time of Mass. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Gerharz-Cappetta Funeral Home. 630-257-2123
Dr. Sharon “Sherry” Pelton, age 71, at rest February 12, 2016 at her home in Lisle, surrounded by her St. Joan of Arc Church family. Born October 21, 1944 in Cohoes, New York to William and Lily Pelton. Sherry graduated from Albany Medical College, specializing in emergency medicine. She practiced medicine in Naperville, Lisle and Carbondale, Il. Sherry leaves behind countless friends at St. Joan of Arc Church in Lisle, where she was a devoted parishioner. Funeral Mass Thursday February 18, 2016 at 10 A.M. at St. Joan of Arc Church. Visitation from 9:15 A.M. till time of Mass. Cremation private. Inurnment in the family plot at St. Joseph Cemetery in Waterford, New York. In lieu of flowers masses would be appreciated. Info 630-707-0130.
Ronald D. “Ron” Schelli, age 71, at rest January 31, 2016, Beloved husband of Marian nee Pionke; loving father of Ronald Jr. (Mia), Julie (Robert) Owens and Joseph; devoted grandfather of Anthony, Riley and Kylie; dearest brother of Dorothy (the late Angelo) Caduto and the late William; dear brother-in-law of Carol Schelli; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Ron was Past Grand Knight of Bolingbrook Council #6521 and held many Knights of Columbus Illinois state offices. Visitation Thursday 3-8 P.M. at Bolingbrook-McCauley Funeral Home 530 W. Boughton Rd., Bolingbrook. Prayers 10:15 A.M. Friday at the funeral home followed by an 11 A.M. Funeral Mass at St. Dominic Church 440 E. Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook. Cremation private. Arrangements entrusted to Gerharz-Cappetta Funeral Home Info 630-257-2123