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Obituaries July 28, 2022

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JILL M. BURRICHTER

Jill M. Burrichter, 57, of Palos Hills, passed away July 20 after a battle with cervical cancer.

She was the beloved daughter of the late John F. and Beverly J. nee Kristof Burrichter; loving sister of Jay (Martha), Jon (Donna) and late Jody Burrichter; dearest aunt of Haley, Haiden, Hanna, Wayne, Michael and Ryan.

The family will have a private burial at Chapel Hill Garden South Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 Southwest Hwy., Palos Hills.

For information or to express your condolences, please visit www.palosgaidasfh.com

ChlebekHELENA CHLEBEK

Helena Chlebek (nee Bafia), age 58, passed away June 29.

Wife of Jan Chlebek; loving mother of Pawel Chlebek, Krzysztof (Natalia) Chlebek, Magdalena Chlebek (Jarek Budziak) and Anna Chlebek (Bartek Krawczyk); dear grandmother of Kacper, Bartek, Adrian, Kuba, David, Ryan, Sebastian and Jan; cherished daughter of the late Anna (nee Suchecka) and the late Andrzej Bafia; fond sister of Jan Bafia, Marian Bafia and Stanislaw Bafia. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation was held July 1 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held July 2, prayers and procession from the funeral home to Our Lady Mother of the Church Polish Mission, 116 Hilton Street, Willow Springs for Mass. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

ChwedykRENATA CHWEDYK

Renata Chwedyk (nee Kwoka), age 93.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph Chwedyk; loving mother of Christopher and Richard Chwedyk; loving grandmother of John and Peter Chwedyk; dear sister of Harriet (late John) Palumbo and Elisa (Ray) Speijcher; loving aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Chapel Service was held July 26 at the Richard-Midway Funeral Home 5749 Archer Ave. (Corner of Lorel). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation was held July 25 at the funeral home. For funeral information call 773-767-1840. In lieu of flowers the family encourages donations to the International Fund for Animal Welfare [email protected] assisting Ukrainian refugees and their pets as they arrive in Poland.

DaszynskiBOGUSŁAW DASZYŃSKI

Bogusław Daszyński, age 77, of Palos Hills, formerly of Chicago, Garfield Ridge community, passed away July 18.

Beloved husband of Krystyna (nee Kapka); loving father of Magdalena (Robert) Pawlowski and Adam (Nichole); dearest grandfather of Mateusz; dear brother of Hanna (Kazimierz) Wiemann; devoted son of the late Irena (nee Wezowczyk) and late Tadeusz Daszynski; also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation was held July 21 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, Ltd. 8999 S. Archer Ave., Willow Springs. Funeral was held July 22 from the funeral home to Our Lady, Mother of the Church for Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. 708-839-8999 or www.ZarzyckiManorChapels.com.

FoleyTHOMAS M. FOLEY, SR.

images REPORTER EXTRA ART Am Flag copyThomas M. Foley, Sr., age 83, passed away June 26. US Army Veteran.

Beloved husband of the late Shirley (nee Toupal) Foley; loving father of Thomas Jr. (Kim) Foley, Daniel Foley, Colleen (Robert) Healy, the late Robert Foley, Timothy (the late Pamela) Foley, Leonard (Dawn) Foley and Annmarie (Niall) Fogarty; dear papa of Matthew, Kelly, Daniel, Mary Katherine, Ryan, Mikayla, Zachary, Michael, Liliana, Derek, Trevor, Brennan, Caelin, Cody and Courtney; dearest great-grandpa of Camden and Lorenzo; fond brother of the late John Foley, the late James Foley, the late Elizabeth Barton, the late Ann Melcarek, the late Frances Skopec, MaryAnn (Robert) Dykema and Eileen (John) Freeman. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Retired Teamster Member of Local 705.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation are much appreciated. Visitation was held June 30 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held July 1, Prayers and procession from the funeral home to Two Holy Martyrs Parish-Saint Symphorosa Church, 6135 S. Austin Ave., Chicago Mass. Interment, Saint Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

GalikPATRICIA E. GALIK

Patricia E. Galik (nee Graton), age 85, of Hodgkins, passed away July 20.

Loving mother of Joseph W. Vrljicak Jr. (Sherry Peters), Judy (Albert) Mills and the late Steven Vrljicak; cherished grandmother of Kevin Mills and Christine (Justin) Burroughs; great grandmother of Juliet; sear sister of Richard (Lee) Graton and Audrey (Rodger) Sticha; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held July 25 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Visitation was held at the funeral home July 26 until time of Celebration of Life Service. Interment Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to Patricia’s family on her personal tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

GuerreroRUBEN GUERRERO

Former Summit Village Trustee Ruben Guerrero passed away peacefully at his Summit home on Sunday, July 24.

Guerrero served on the Summit Village Board for two terms, from 1997-2005, being the first Hispanic voted into the position. He ended his political career after he unsuccessfully ran for village clerk in 2005 when he was defeated by Patricia Tichacek.

Born in Ocampo, Mexico, Guerrero came to Summit in 1972 at the age of 16.

He worked hard and bought three different homes in Summit, where he and his wife chose to stay.

Guerrero was very involved with St. Blase Church in Summit for many years. He took over as the CCD Program Coordinator position at the Church in 1992, after being a volunteer teacher prior to that.

He was preceded in death two years ago by his beloved wife, Abundia. Ruben was the loving father of Aristeo (Elizabeth) Guerrero, Jessica Guerrero and Isabel (Brian) Milke. Proud grandfather to his little “best friend” Benjamin. Dear Brother of Carmen (Pedro) Vasquez, Teresita (Jesus) Ortiz, Pascual Guerrero, Guadalupe Mercado, Jesus (Sylvia) Guerrero, Jose (Veronica) Guerrero and Maria (Jose) Molina. Dear Son of the late Pascual and late Aniceta Guerrero. Dear Godfather and special Uncle to Raul (Monica) Monsivais and he will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and godchildren.

Ruben was a very hard working, friendly, humble and very religious man.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 31, from 4-8 p.m. at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. in Summit. Visitation will on Monday from 9 a.m. until time of prayers at 10:15 a.m. There will be a procession from the funeral home to St. Blasé Church for an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Interment Resurrection Cemetery where Ruben will be laid to rest next to Abundia.

KozickiKRZYSZTOF KOZICKI

Krzysztof Kozicki, age 72, passed away June 29.

Beloved husband of Aleksandra (nee Malec) Kozicki; loving father of Alicja (Slawomir) Chruscicki and Artur (Jenny) Kozicki; dear grandfather of Nick, Sebastian and Alyssa; cherished son of Barbara (nee Midor) and the late Benedykt Kozicki; fond brother of Andrzej (Alicia) Kozicki and Janusz (Ewa) Kozicki. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation was held July 8 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held July 9, prayers and procession from the funeral home to Saint Fabian Church, 7450 W. 83rd Street, Bridgeview for Mass. Cremation rites to be accorded. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

KrisikMICHAEL J. KRISIK

images REPORTER EXTRA ART Am Flag copyMichael J. Krisik, age 84, passed away on July 7. US Marine Corps Veteran.

Beloved husband of the late Geraldine (nee Doody) Krisik; cherished companion of Susan Nolan; lovingly survived by his children, grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ascension Alexian Brothers Hospice, 2601 Navistar Drive, Building 4, Floor 1, Lisle, IL 60532 are much appreciated. Visitation was held July 12 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held July 13, prayers and procession from the funeral home to Rosary Hill Home, 9000 W. 81st Street, Justice, for Mass. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery Garden Mausoleum, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

LewisVICTORIA MARGARET LEWIS

Victoria Margaret Lewis, age 103, of Spring Hill, FL formerly of Summit, gently passed away on July 18.

Daughter of the late Josef and late Walleria Kurcz. She was beloved wife of the late Jack R. Lewis, loving mother to Judith (Robert) Mical, James (late Toki) Lewis, Late Mary Alice Gregorchuk, Gary (Malena) Lewis, and David Lewis; cherished grandmother to 9, and great-grand mother to 7. Victoria was an active member of St. Cletus Church, and Auxiliary member of American Legion Post 1941. Victoria is preceeded in death by her 6 sisters and 1 brother.

Visitation was held July 24 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Visitation was held at the funeral home July 25 until time of Prayers. Procession from the funeral home to St. Cletus Church for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to Victoria’s family on her personal tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

LUCIETTE J. MASSETT

Luciette J. Massett (nee Coia), age 72, passed away July 4.

Loving mother of Michael Massett, Michelle Massett and the late Monica Massett; dear grandma of Vincent, Stella and Mara; cherished daughter of the late Jennie (nee Graziano) and the late Michael Coia; fond sister of Paulette Aldis. Also survived by relatives and friends. Proud special education teacher of many years in School District #104.

Funeral services were held privately and entrusted to care of the Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

MedranoARMANDO MEDRANO

Armando Medrano, age 64, passed away July 9.

Will be forever missed by his beloved family and friends.

Visitation and Chapel Service was held at Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S Archer, Jonathan F Siedlecki, Owner/Director. Private Inurnment in Mexico. To leave any tributes, please visit funeral home website at www.SzykownyFuneralHomeIl.com.

GEORGE M MINKEL

George M Minkel, age 90, passed away July 7.

Will be forever missed by family and friends.

Arrangements were entrusted to Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S Archer, Jonathan F Siedlecki, Owner/Director. Final resting place is Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. To leave any tributes, please visit funeral home website at www.SzykownyFuneralHomeIL.com.

PadillaSERVANDO PADILLA

Servando Padilla, age 61, of Bridgeview, passed away July 11.

Beloved son of Andres and Margarita Padilla; loving brother of Octavio (Graciela) Padilla, Enedina (Jose) Ruiz, Socorro (Aron) Ramirez, Carmen (Felipe) Rodriguez, Florina (Alberto) Ornelas, Virginia (Ramon) Ornelas, Gilberto (Rosario) Padilla and Delia Padilla; dear uncle to many nieces and nephews and special uncle to Daisy Dalzell and Cesar Padilla. Great uncle to many.

Visitation was held July 16. A Mass for Servando was celebrated at the funeral home with Fr. Michael Zoufal officiating. Servando will be buried in Mexico. Condolences may be sent to Servando’s family on is personal tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

JOZEFA PAPROCKA

Jozefa Paprocka, age 77, passed away July 10.

Arrangements and Cremation were held privately at Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S Archer, Jonathan F Siedlecki, Owner/Director. To leave any tributes, please visit funeral home website at www.SzykownyFuneralHomeIl.com.

SnaidaufNANCY M SNAIDAUF

Nancy M Snaidauf, age 88, passed away July 4.

Will be forever missed by her beloved family and friends.

Visitation was held at Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S Archer, Chicago, Jonathan F Siedlecki, Owner/Director. Funeral Mass was held at St Richards Church. Final resting place is Mt Carmel Cemetery, Hillside. To leave any tributes, please visit funeral home website at www.SzykownyFuneralHomeIl.com.

StubitschTHERESA ROSE STUBITSCH

Theresa Rose Stubitsch, age 98, passed away July 7.

Beloved wife for 67 years of the late Harry; loving mother to Mark, Karin (Mel) Kunz, and Brad, sister to Dolph (Billie) Neubauer, preceded in death by her sisters Irene Annweiler and Annlee Russo and her brother Joseph Logsdon. Rose was also a caring aunt to many nieces and nephews. She was a member of Saint Simon parish and many local clubs and a retiree of Talman Savings

Arrangements were entrusted to Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S Archer, Chicago, Jonathan F Siedlecki, Owner/Director. Private Cremation. To leave any tributes, please visit funeral home website at www.SzykownyFuneralHomeIl.com.

 

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