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Obituaries for April 1

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MAUREEN C. BARRETT

Maureen Catherine Barrett (nee LaVelle), 82, of Seminole, Fla.,

formerly of Chicago, passed away March 15.

Beloved wife of the late Arthur Barrett; loving mother of

Nancy (Donald) Lynn and Kimberley (the late Joseph) Speck; dear grandmother of

Jennifer (Francis) Raycroft, Laura Speck, Stephanie Lynn, and Kelley Speck;

great grandmother of Adelaide and Quinn Raycroft; cherished sister of the late

Michael (late Judy) LaVelle; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held at St. Daniel the Prophet Church March 22.

Cremation Private. Arrangements entrusted to Foran Funeral Home.

Condolences may be sent to Maureen’s Family on her personal

tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

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GEORGE B. CONSIDINE

George B. Considine, 77, of Chicago’s Garfield Ridge

community, passed away March 21.

He was retired from the Chicago Police Department after 33

years. He was an Air Force veteran.

Beloved husband of Doris (nee Batts); fond brother of Bernard

(Dianne) Considine, Jane (late Eugene) O’Brien, Richard (Terry) Considine, and

the late Loretta Considine; George will be dearly missed by his

brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held March 26 at Foran Funeral Home in Summit.

Mass followed at St. Daniel the Prophet Church. Interment St. Mary Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials to the Police 100 Club of

Chicago would be greatly appreciated.

Condolences may be sent to George’s family on his personal

tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com. For Information 708-458-0208.

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PATRICIA E. CRANDALL

Patricia E. Crandall (nee Theres), 85, passed away March 2,

surrounded by her family.

Patricia was preceded in death by her sister Beverly, her

parents Valentine and Mildred, her beloved husband Dwayne “Whitey” Crandall and

her son Bill Crandall. She is survived by her three brothers Jack (the late

Rose) Theres, Bill (Cindy) Theres and Ed (Wendy) Theres; two sisters Shirley

(Al) Lave and Barbara (Joe) DeFillips; son Arthur (Debbie) Crandall; three

granddaughters Sharon Melgaard, April Crandall and Amanda Crandall (Damien

Kwiatkowski); 8 great-grandchildren Kasey Lapka Wheeler, Tracy Lapka and Justin

Crandall, Alexander Reyes, Adrian Reyes, San Antonio Reyes, Mya Kwiatkowska and

Nathan Kwiatkowski; three great-great-grandchildren Noah Wheeler, Brecken

Wheeler, and Jaxon Schinella; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held March 11 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home

& Crematorium in Justice. Funeral was held March 12 at the funeral home.

Interment Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery, Oak Lawn.

JAN W. CUDZICH

Jan W. Cudzich, 40, of Chicago’s Vittum Park community,

passed away March 21.

Loving father of Claudia and Krystian; devoted son of Zofia

(nee Danko) and the late Jan Cudzich; dearest brother of Stanislaw (Stanislawa)

Cudzich, Janina (Tadeusz) Gal, Krystyna (Keith) Hejna and Andrzej Cudzich; fond

uncle Monika (Justin) O’Brien, Joanna Gal, Andrzej (Wiktoria) Cudzich,

Magdalena (Karol) Budz, Aneta (Zbigniew) Polak and Maciej Cudzich; also loved

by his great nieces and great nephews, aunts and cousins.

Visitation was held March 25 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels Ltd. In

Chicago. Funeral was held March 26 at the Church of St. Faustina Kowalska.

Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

BARBARA HARRIS

Barbara Harris (nee McWilliams), 85, of Chicago’s Clearing

community, passed away March 22.

Loving wife of 65 years of Charles; loving mother of Charles

(Teresa) and Mark (Joan); proud grandmother of Nicholas (Ashley), Kevin

(Brandy), and Kelly (Josh) Shilka, Abigail, and Natalie; great grandmother of

Christina and Devin Harris. The family is grateful for the wonderful care of

Kindred Hospice, especially Victoria and Kari.

Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

In Lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children’s

Hospital would be greatly appreciated.

Condolences may be sent to Barbara’s family on her personal

tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

MALGORZATA JANAS

Malgorzata Janas (nee Zydek), age 53, passed away March 10.

Beloved wife of Krzysztof Janas; adored mother of Monika

Janas and Marta Janas; cherished daughter of Stanislawa (nee Augustyn) and

Tadeusz Zydek; loving sister of Danuta (the late Roman) Ptak and Marek (Renata)

Zydek; dear daughter-in-law of Marianna and Kazimierz Janas; fond aunt of

nieces and nephews. Also survived by many relatives and friends.

Visitation was held March 19 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home

& Crematorium in Justice. Funeral was held March 20 at Saint Mary of

Czestochowa Church in Cicero. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.

MILLIE JERCHA

Mildred A. “Millie” Jercha (nee Masek), of Summit,

passed away March 15, two weeks before her 100th birthday, at home surrounded

by her loving family.

Loving wife of the late Stanley; cherished mother of Kathy

(Richard) Banks, Susan Smith, Jerry (Donna) Jercha, and Mark (Kathy) Jercha;

proud grandmother of 10 great-grandmother of 29, and great-great-grandmother of

10; dear sister of Helen (late John) Podolak and Bessie (late Stanley) Zon;

fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Millie was a devoted member of the St. Joseph Ladies of the

Rosary.

Visitation was held March 23 at Foran Funeral Home in Summit.

Funeral was held March 24 at St. Joseph Church. Entombment Resurrection

Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in Millie’s

name to Alzheimer’s Association, American Heart Fund, or Joliet Area Hospice, 250

Water Stone Circle, Joliet IL 60431.

Condolences may be sent to Millie’s family on her personal

tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

ANN M. JOHANSEN

Ann M. Johansen (nee Romac), 100, of LaGrange Park, formerly

of Summit, passed away March 18.

Beloved wife of the late Frederick E. Johansen Sr.; loving

mother of Fred Johansen Jr. and Jo Ann Johansen; dear grandmother of Michael,

Patrick (Yvonne), Christopher Johansen and Katheryn (Derek) Libby; cherished

great-grandmother of Hope, Sara, Sam and Jack. Aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Ann was a resident of Summit- Argo for 95 years. She was a

teacher for School District 104 for 38 years. Ann was also a member of Argo

Summit/ Bedford Park Women’s Club for over 50 years and a longtime Member of

the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

Visitation was held March 26 at Foran Funeral Home in Summit.

Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery

Garden Mausoleum.

Condolences may be sent to Ann’s family on her personal

tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, masses preferred.

TOSI KOZIK

Tosi Kozik (nee Wojcik), 86, of Chicago’s Garfield Ridge

community, passed away March 18.

Beloved wife of the late Edward; loving mother of Kathie

(Dave) Maciuszek, Karen (late Dave Hill) (Mark Izzo) Kozik, Jim (Kristina)

Kozik, Rob (Missy Scott) Kozik, Kimi McDaniel Kozik; dearest grandmother of

Mike (Emily) Maciuszek, Tony (Tori) Maciuszek, Matt (Amanda) Murphy, Stephanie

(Mike) Hokinson, Jimmy Maciuszek, Samantha, Jack, and Mattie McDaniel; great

grandmother of Eddie, Grace, Jack, Dani and Joe Maciuszek, Benny and Ava

Murphy. Dear aunt and great aunt of many nieces and nephews. Aunt to her

special niece Jodi and 2nd mom and great friend to many.

Visitation was held March 22 at Foran Funeral Home in Summit.

Mass at St. Daniel the Prophet Church. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

CHESTER ALBERT PERCZYNSKI

Chester Albert Perczynski, 90, passed peacefully March 12 in

his bed at home with his fireplace on, surrounded by his family.

He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War.

Cherished husband of the late Dolores Perczynski (nee

Darmofal), treasured father to Susan Potempa (Perczynski), John Perczynski, and

David Perczynski; papa to his grandchildren Samantha, Megan, Tara, Eric,

Jeremy, Brittany, Ella, and Mila; great grandchildren Grady, Xara, Maxwell, and

Charlotte. He is survived by his sister Francis Nickolic. Preceded in death his

dear mother Helen (Wotjas) father Joseph, and brother Edward.

Visitation was held March 18 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home

& Crematorium in Justice. Funeral was held March 19 at Saint Fabian Church

in Bridgeview. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.

MARIA R. PORTILLO

Maria R. Portillo, 82, of Chicago’s Archer Heights community,

passed away March 19.

Beloved wife of Gerardo Portillo; loving mother of Gisela

(Joel) Zavala, Raquel (Juan U.) Ledesma and Gerardo Jr. (Lisette) Portillo;

dearest grandmother of Vanessa Zavala, Jose L. Zavala Jr, Fabiana Zavala,

Roberto A. Ledesma, Edgar I. (Lesette) Ledesma, Bianca E. Ledesma, Gerardo A.

Portillo III, Esmeralda De Los Angeles Portillo and Christian A. Portillo; dear

great grandmother of Arya August Toomey; fond sister of Soledad Torres, late

Irma Lopez and late Manuel Benavides; also survived by many sisters-in-law,

brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held March 24 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels Ltd. In

Chicago. Funeral was held March 25 at the Church of St. Richard.

MARY A. REIDENBACH

Mary A. Reidenbach (nee Raviolo), 85, of Chicago’s West

Elsdon community, passed away March 19.

Beloved wife and best friend for nearly 50 years to Dennis R.

Reidenbach; devoted mother of Karen (Robert) Distel; adored grandmother of

Nicolette, Ava and Lauren; cherished daughter of the late Mary (nee DiGrazia)

and the late Peter Raviolo; fond sister-in-law of Audrey Eichele; dear aunt of

Kathleen (Bob) Blume, Steven Eichele, Stuart (Nina) Eichele, Vincent Eichele,

Vernon (late Marnie) Eichele, Edward (Cindy) Eichele and late Raymond Eichele; also,

many cousins.

Visitation was held March 23 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels Ltd. In

Willow Springs. Funeral was held March 24 at the Church of St. Patricia.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

JO ELLEN I. VOLLINGER

Jo Ellen I. Vollinger (nee Swanek), 79, passed away March 7.

Beloved wife of the late Frederick T. Vollinger; loving

mother of Frederick (Linda) Vollinger; dear grandmother of Lauren Vollinger,

Allison (Philip) Mortens, Andrew Vollinger and Elizabeth Vollinger. Cherished

daughter of the late Nell (nee Synak) and the late Joseph Swanek; fond aunt of

many nieces and nephews. Also survived by relatives and friends.

Visitation was held March 12 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home

& Crematorium in Justice. Private Interment at Saint Mary Cemetery,

Evergreen Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any of the

following organizations: 100 Club of Illinois, www.100clubil.org, RE; ACT 4

Ryan, www.react4ryan.com or Tunnel to Towers Foundation,

https://tunnel2towers.org

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