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Obituaries for Oct. 13

CHRISTINA ANNE

BELLEZZA

Christina Anne Bellezza, age 33 of Warrenville, passed away

October 2.

Devoted and cherished mother of Marissa Anna and Angelo

Gianni; David DeLaCerda loving father of their children; dearest daughter of

Renee (nee Lane) and Michael Bellezza Sr.; dear sister of Michael Jr.

(Christina M.), Jenny and Patrick Bellezza; fond aunt of many nieces and

nephews.

Visitation was October 9 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, 8999 S.

Archer Ave., Willow Springs. Funeral Services were held October 10 at the

funeral home. Interment Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Park.

JAMES J. “JIM”

DANELSKI

James J. “Jim” Danelski, age 72, former Garfield

Ridge/Central Stickney resident, passed away October 7.

He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Beloved husband to Pat (nee Natale) for 51 years; loving

father of Sherri Danelski and Debbie (Glen) Grames; dear grandfather of Nicole

and Lauren.

Visitation was October 11 at the Modell Funeral Home, 7710

S. Cass Ave, Darien. Private entombment Mt. Auburn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Wellness House, 131 N.

County Line Road, Hinsdale, IL 60521 would be appreciated.

CASMIR T. GIBULA

Casmir T. Gibula, age 88 of Chicago’s Archer Heights

community, passed away October 3.

He was a member of the Archer Heights Civic Association.

Beloved husband of Jadwiga (nee Lisowiec); loving father of

Jeanette (Bill) Daniels, Richard (Cindy) Gibula and Mary (Don) Kaczorowski;

dearest grandfather of Jeanie, Debbie, Andrew, Christopher, Matthew and Ashley;

great-grandfather of Samantha, Matthew and Jason.

Visitation was October 6 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels Ltd.,

5088 S. Archer Ave. Funeral was October 7 from the funeral home to the Church

of St. Bruno for Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

SANDRA “SANDI”

KOWALEC

Sandra “Sandi” Kowalec, age 68, of Scottsdale,

Ariz., formerly of Chicago, Garfield Ridge community, passed away September 27.

Beloved daughter of the late Mitchell and late Lucille (nee

Nawrot) Kowalec; loving sister of Ken and Sandy Kowalec; dear niece of

Florentine “Flo” (late Stanley) Nawrot. Sandi will be missed by her

many cousins and friends and co-workers. Sandi was a loyal and dedicated

employee of Bonded Collection Corporation for 50 years.

Memorial visitation was held October 10, with Celebration of

Life Service afterward at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 West Archer Ave. (55th St.

just West of Harlem). Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery. For information

708-458-0208.

CHESTER M. KWILOSZ

Chester M. Kwilosz, age 98, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly

of Palos Park and Chicago’s Archer Heights community, passed way October 6. He

was a World War II Army veteran.

Chester, along with his later brother Ed Kwilosz, owned the

Kwilosz Meat Market & Grocery Store, formerly located at 46th and

Springfield in Chicago. He was a member of VFW Ted Stempien Post 8821.

Beloved husband of the late Alice (nee Baronowski); loving

father of Thomas (Marian) Kwilosz and Susan (George) Shiner; devoted son of the

late Agatha (nee Dybas) and the late Andrew Kwilosz; dear grandfather of Leah

Wilhelm, Maura (Joe) McCahill, Andrew Kwilosz, Jessica (Ramy) Ibraham, Matthew

(Jennifer) and Jeremy (Jamie) Shiner; dear great-grandfather of Luke, Jackson

and George; fond brother of the late Martin (late Anastasia), late Joseph (late

Agnes), late Frank (late Jennie) Kwilosz, late Marie (late Stanley) Lech, late

Charlotte (late Walter) Bielawa, late Edward and the late Walter (late Eleanor)

Kwilosz; brother-in-law of the late Jean (late Frank) Sinclair, the late

Harriet (late Joseph) Formella, late Stanley (late Kathryn), late Theodore

(Kathryn) Baronowski and the late Eleanor (late Sherwood) Johnson; also many

nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Friday, October 13, 3-9 p.m. at Zarzycki

Manor Chapels Ltd., 8999 S. Archer Ave., Willow Springs. Funeral will be Saturday,

October 14, 8:30 a.m. from the funeral home to the Church of Our Lady of the

Woods. Mass 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

JAN MAKUCH

Jan Makuch, age 71, of Clearing, passed away at home October

3.

He was the beloved husband of Maria (nee Walkosz); loving

father of Jacek (Elzbieta), Grzegorz (Danuta) and Elzbieta (Kazimierz)

Kobylarczyk; dear grandfather of Paulina (Adam) Borowicz, Mateusz, Kinga, David

Makuch, Emilia and John Kobylarczyk; dearest great grandfather of Amelia; fond

brother of the late Stanislaw (Zofia) and late Wojciech Makuch; dear

brother-in-law and uncle of many.

Visitation was October 6 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, 8999 S.

Archer Ave., Willow Springs. Funeral October 7 from the funeral home to the

Church of St. Camillus for Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.

GLADYS MANGARAS

Gladys Mangaras (nee Richlen), age 93, of Brookfield, passed

away October 7.

Beloved wife of the late William Mangaras Sr.; fond mother

of Donna (Arthur) Kaucher, the late William (Anna) Mangaras Jr. and the late

Robert Mangaras; grandmother of Nicholas Kaucher, Samantha (Donnie) Orseno and

Ryane Kaucher; great grandmother of Donnie Orseno and Giuliana Orseno; sister

in law of George Mangaras.

Visitation was October 11, to time of Service at Hitzeman

Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield. Interment Queen of Heaven

Cemetery.

ESTELLE H.

MYSZCZAK

Estelle H. Myszczak (nee Mical), age 100, of Port Richey, Fla.,

formerly of North Riverside.

Beloved wife of the late Edward V. Myszczak; fond mother of

Donald (Eva) Myszczak-Brandon and Dennis J. (late wife Nancy) Twarog,

grandmother of Jason (Nikki), Christie (Andrew), Michelle, Greg (Kathy), Mark

(Lori) and Heather; great grandmother of Zoey, Ainsley, Audrey and Caitlin and

Kaitlin; sister of late Wanda Wiezorek; aunt of Patricia (late husband Chuck),

Brian, Craig, (Jennifer), Pamela, Carey, Rebecca, and Rick.

Visitation was October 9 to time of Service at Hitzeman

Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield. Interment Resurrection

Cemetery.

JUANA SOTO

Juana Soto (nee Cortes), age 76 of Chicago’s Chicago Lawn

community, passed away September 26 at Christ Medical Center.

Beloved wife of Luis Soto; loving mother of Angel (Mary)

Soto, William (Maria) Soto, Mary Lou (Bruce Drawert) Soto, Jose Soto, Michael

(Michelle) Soto and the late Janet Soto; fond grandmother and great grandmother

of many. Dearly loved by brothers and sisters. Cousin and friend of many.

Funeral was held October 3 from the Wolniak Funeral Home,

5700 S. Pulaski Road, to First Apostolic Church of Palos Hills for Service.

Interment St. Casimir Cemetery. Visitation was October 2.

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