Category Archive: Obituaries

  1. FRANK P. SARNO

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    Frank P. Sarno, suddenly, age 59, at rest June 12,2015. Beloved husband of Janet nee Mussatti; loving father of Jessica Sarno and Gina Gaughan; devoted grandfather of Michael and Kevin Gaughan; dear brother of Pasquale “Pat” (JoAnn); devoted son of the late Frank P. and Nancy; special uncle of Frank (Lily) and Paul (Francesca) Sarno; great uncle of several nieces and nephews. Former firefighter for Cicero Fire Dept. Funeral Wednesday 8:45 A.M. from Salerno’s Galewood Chapels 1857 N. Harlem Ave., Chicago to St. Frances of Rome Church 15th & 59th Ct., Cicero Funeral Mass 9:30 A.M. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday 3-9 P.M. Arrangements entrusted to Anthony P. Cappetta & Son Funeral Services. Info 630-707-0130

  2. JOSEPH V. CHUDY

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    Joseph V. Chudy, age 69 of Lemont, at rest June 6, 2015 at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. Proud Vietnam Veteran United States Armed Forces. Beloved husband of Lisa nee Ritter; loving father of Steven and Susan Chudy; dearest brother of Joanne Schramm and Robert (Valerie) Chudy; dear uncle of Amanda Bowman and Jennifer Mattsumoto. Joe was an avid Blackhawks fan. Funeral Services Wednesday June 10 at 12 Noon at Gerharz-Cappetta Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood Il. Visitation from 11 A.M. till time of funeral services. Info 630-257-2123 or www.gerharzfuneralhome.com

  3. PHILLIP LE’MON OSBORNE

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    Phillip Le’Mon Osborne, suddenly, age 29 at rest May 21, 2015 of Lisle. Beloved husband of Christina Marie; loving father of Shanya Osborne, age 9, Nathaniel Jeremiah Arrigo, age 8, Iyanna Marie Arrigo, age 4, Trinity Nya Chandlee age 4, and Phillip Le’Mon Osborne age 2; devoted son of Rodney Osborne and Janice Kelley; dearest grandson of Betty Kelley; dear brother of Crystal Osborne, Kameisha Thomas, Lakera, Tyreese, Mya and Jordan Osborne; fond son-in-law of Josephine Arrigo-Elis, Leonard Arrigo and Joseph Elis. He was a huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots. Phillip was an artist/rapper. Visitation Monday May 25, 2015 at Gerharz-Cappetta Funeral Home 501 State St., Lemont from 4-8 P.M. Funeral Services at 7 P.M. Interment Riverview Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Cocoa, Fl. Info 630-257-2123 or www.gerharzfuneralhome.com

  4. KATHERINE “KATIE” SAPONE

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    Katherine “Katie” Sapone, age 94, at rest May 9, 2015 in Bonita Springs, Fl. Born January 7, 1921 in Chicago, Il. to the late Nicholas and Mary nee Maiola. Beloved sister of the late John, Joseph, Anthony, Charles, Frank and Natalina Sapone and Margaret Yapelli; loving aunt of Marianne, Diane, Joseph, Frances and the late Charles; dearest great-aunt and great-great-aunt of many. Family and friends will be received at Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home (Anthony P. Cappetta & Son, Director) 10501 W. Cermak Road, Westchester (2 blks. west of Mannheim Rd.) on Wednesday May 13, 2015 from 3-9 P.M.. Funeral Thursday 9:30 A.M. from the funeral home to Divine Providence Church, Westchester for a 10 A.M. Funeral Mass. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Info 630-707-0130

  5. JOANNA P. PIERCE

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    Joanna P. Pierce, age 89, at rest April 27, 2015 at Joliet Area Community Hospice. Longtime resident of Lemont, Mrs. Pierce was employed with Argo Corn Products, as a foreman, for forty years. She was born October 18, 1925 in Joliet, Il to Hjalmer P. and Lovica I. Johnson. Preceded in death by her husband, Charles and her son Daniel. Survived by nephews Jerry and Lenard (Barbara) Johnson; great nieces Gina Johnson and Victoria Casey; great nephews Kevin, Klint and Spencer Olson and the Pavlich Family. Funeral Services Friday at Noon at Gerharz-Cappetta Funeral Home & Cremation Services 501 State St., Lemont. Visitation Friday from 10 A.M. till time of services. Interment Mt. Vernon Memorial Estates, Lemont. Info 630-257-2123 or www.gerharzfuneralhome.com

  6. HARRY A. CICHANSKI

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    Harry A. Cichanski, age 95, at rest April 27, 2015 at Prescence Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines, Il. Proud veteran of WW II United States Army Air Corp. Beloved husband of the late Leona nee Jurczykowski; loving father of Donald (Dianne) and Randy (Maria Ortega); devoted grandfather of Joseph (Shannon) and Margaret Cichanski; dearest great grandfather of Logan; dear brother of the late Chester, Dolores and Alex; fond uncle of nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass Thursday April 30 at 11 A.M. at St Raymond de Pentafort Church, Mt. Prospect. Visitation from 10 A.M. till time of Mass. Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery. Info 630-707-0130 or anthonycappettafuneralservice.com

  7. SHIRLEY WUERFEL

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    Shirley Wuerfel nee Webb, age 76, of Ogle County, formerly of Naperville, at rest March 18, 2015 at her home. Born January 18, 1939 in Pine Knob, West Virginia to Braden and Sylvia nee Vealey Webb. Beloved husband of Herbert; loving mother of Sherye (the late Ralph) Ferdinardo, Lorain (Joseph) Anderson, Charles Mitchell Hill and Marlene Hill; devoted grandmother of Matthew Braden, Peter, Brian and Samuel Anderson, Dominique and Angelique DeVito and the late Christopher Ferdinardo; dearest sister of Betty Brooks, James & Johnny Webb, Karen Anselmo and the late Bonnie Jarrell; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services private. Memorial Luncheon Sunday March 22 at 2 P.M. Memorials may be made to the pet charity of your choice. Arrangements entrustd to Anthony P. Cappetta & Son Funeral Services. Info 630-707-0130 or www.anthonycappettafuneralservice.com

  8. FRANK RITACCO

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    Frank Ritacco, age 84, at rest March 12, 2015, proud veteran of United States Army, Korean Conflict. Beloved husband of the late Donna nee Marchetti; loving father of Linda (Donald) Pool, Susan (Steve) Jager, Frank Joseph and Tina (Don) Engstrom; devoted grandfather of Donny (Darby) and Denis Pool, Donna (Brandon) Olson, Kathleen (Joe) Wilcox, Holly (John) Lewis, Lisa (Daniel) LaVarier, Julie Ann (Eric) Clifton, Jillian, Frankie, Alaine, Joey and Jonathan Ritacco, David, Greg (Myra) and Danny Cox, Zak, Alex, Max, Connor and Isabella Engstrom; dearest great grandfather of Chase, Rex, Alelaide, Leighton, Bradley, Gianna, Aryanna, Lilyanna, Issabella, Jaxson and Landon; dear brother of Ray (Leona) Ritacco, Violet McGee and the late Michael (Barbara) Ritacco; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Tuesday 9:15 A.M. from Lack & Sons Funeral Home 9236 S. Roberts Rd., (8000 west), Hickory Hills to St. Louise de Montefort Church, Oak Lawn. Funeral Mass 10 A.M. Interment Queen of Heaven cemetery. Visitation Monday 3-9 P.M. Info 708-430-5700

  9. ROSALIE C. RIGGENBACH

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    Rosalie C. Riggenbach, age 87, of Lemont, formerly of Chicago, at rest March 8, 2015 at Franciscan Village in Lemont. Beloved wife of the late Robert of 58 years; loving mother of Anne (Ed) Radtke, Karen Jacob, and Lt. Carl (Kitty) Riggenbach C.P.D.; devoted grandmother of David (Sarah) Guido, Matthew (Molly) Jacob, Adam and Tim Riggenbach; dearest great grandmother of Zachary,Chloe and Violet; dear sister of the late Lois Storey; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Memorial Mass Saturday April 11, 2015 at 11 A.M. at St. Frances of Assisi chapel at Franciscan Village 1270 Franciscan Dr., Lemont, Il 60439. Visitation one hour prior to Mass. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Franciscan Village or Vitas Healthcare 8525 W. 183rd St. Suite M Tinley Park, Il. 60487 attn: Darlene Murray Info 630-257-2123 or www.gerharzfuneralhome.com

  10. CARMEN PAPARONE

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    Carmen Paparone, age 63, at rest March 9, 2015 at his home in Chicago, Il. Beloved husband of the late Susan; loving father of Carmen; dearest brother of Mary Jean (Sam) DeLeo, Pauline (Fred) Peters and Angeline Signore. Funeral Services and Inurnment Saturday March 14 at 10:30 A.M. at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Info 630-707-0130 or www.anthonycappettafuneralservice.com