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Obituaries August 18, 2022

LOUISE C. BUCHER

Louise C. Bucher, 99, of Palos Hills, passed away on August 14.

She was the devoted daughter of the late Frank and Louise nee Koch Bucher; loving sister of Dorothy Bucher, Loretta (the late Ernest) Gregory, and the late Lawrence (the late Lottie) Bucher; cherished aunt of 6; great-aunt of four.

Family and friends will gather for visitation on Saturday, August 20, from 10 a.m. until time of prayers at 11 a.m. at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 Southwest Hwy., Palos Hills, to Sacred Heart Church, Mass 11:30 a.m. Interment St. Mary Cemetery.

DAVID A. DANSART

images REPORTER EXTRA ART Am Flag copyDavid A. Dansart, 95, passed away on August 5.

He was the beloved husband of 66 years of the late Mary Ann. Loving father of Karen (John) Fuerst, Therese (Mitchell) Schapiro, Kevin (Paula) Dansart, Mary Lou (William) Nolan, Sharon (John) O’Donnell and the late David. Cherished grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of 15. Dear brother of Joann (the late Raymond) Wagner, Rita (Tom) Madeja, the late Edmund J. (the late Lorene), the late Mary Jane (the late Joseph) Lehner, the late Patricia (the late Martin) Cibich, the late Bernard (Marilyn) Dansart.

As was his wish, David’s body has been donated to scientific research.

He was a Navy veteran of World War II.

A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, August 27, at 9:30 a.m. at Saint Stephen Deacon and Martyr Church, Tinley Park.

For those wishing to make a donation in his memory, two of his favorite organizations were the Victor-Cripple Creek American Legion Post 171 and the Kids from Wisconsin.

Arrangements entrusted to the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 W. 127th Street, Crestwood.

GeorgopoulosANGELOS GEORGOPOULOS

Angelos Georgopoulos, age 85, passed away July 20.

He has left behind a loving wife Evangelia Georgopoulos; five children; Milton Georgopoulos, Elena Georgopoulos, George Georgopoulos (Jennifer Georgopoulos), Christina Soberanis (Angel Soberanis) and Lisa Mendez (Sabino Mendez); 12 wonderful grandchildren; George Dorsey (Yeymy Quezada), John Georgopoulos (Alexandra Georgopoulos), Angela Soberanis, Sabino Mendez, Angelo Soberanis, Kyle Georgopoulos (Christine Zaccari), Christopher Mendez (Maddy Woodward), Zachary Georgopoulos (Alyssa Georgopoulos), Evangelia Bratcher (Nicholas Bratcher), Angelo Georgopoulos, Madalynn Georgopoulos and Samantha Soberanis. He also had four great grandchildren and two on the way; Kylie Holda, Christian Mendez, Penelope Bratcher and Luca Mendez.

Visitation was held July 26 at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 7560 S. Archer Road, Justice, a Service was held at the church. Interment Bethania, Cemetery, Justice. Arrangements entrusted to care of Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

GlazewskiRAYMOND J. GLAZEWSKI

Raymond J. Glazewski, age 85, passed away peacefully in his home July 17, surrounded by his family.

Beloved husband and best friend for 63 years of Maura (nee Miller) Ray was the loving father of Mark (Sharon), Gary and Lori Moore; wonderful, proud grandpa to Jami Robertson and proud Papa Ray to his great-grandsons, Logan and Blake; son of the late Michael and the late Josephine (nee Chylicki), brother of the late Dolores Peterson, the late Tom (Ginny), Mike and Jim (Judy); fond uncle to many nieces and nephews. Ray was close friends with all of his in-laws that included the late Don and late Anna Miller, the late Donna Halstead, the late Don (late Pat), Kathleen (Rich Sufak) and Kevin (Pat). He played a big part in the lives of his fur babies. A valued employee of R.R. Donnelley & Sons for 37 years.

No services are planned. Cremation rites have been accorded and entrusted to care of Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

SEAN L. KLORA

Sean L. Klora beloved son of the late Kenneth and late Winifred Klora; dearest brother to Aaron Klora, Kevin Klora and Tara (Joseph) Phillipp; treasured uncle of Charlotte and Sam.

Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Services have been held. Please offer your condolences to Sean’s family on his personal tribute website at: www.foranfuneralhome.com.

KluszewskiELEANOR RITA KLUSZEWSKI

Eleanor Rita Kluszewski (nee Guckel), age 97, formerly of Argo, passed away August 2.

Beloved wife of the late Ted Kluszewski; preceded in death by her parents Gertrude and Paul Guckel; brother Gerhardt Guckel, her sister Ursula Pyrz (Tony) and her niece Bonnie Guckel. She is survived by her nephews and niece, Tony Pyrz (Marianne), Ken Pyrz (Sharyn), Tom Pyrz (Mary Ellen), Rita Cooke (William), Michael Pyrz (Sandra), and Gary Guckel. She was much loved by 3 generations of family members and their spouses.

Memorial donations may be made to the Cincinnati Reds Community Fund Cincinnati Reds Community Fund – Cincinnati Cares, or to the ASPCA-Cincinnati, https://secure.aspca.org.

The family will receive friends on August 19 at Thomas-Justin Memorial, 7500 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH (45236), 513-791-5353. Condolences and donations may be made through our website, ThomasJustinMemorial.com. Entombment will be private.

KorniejczukMARIA KORNIEJCZUK

Maria Korniejczuk (nee Fryzlewicz), age 85, passed away July 14.

Beloved wife of the late Michal Korniejczuk; treasured mother of Andrzej (Halina) Korniejczuk and Alice Zielinski; dear grandmother of Patricia (Ted) Bekiri, Annette (Corey) Bergamo, Melissa Korniejczuk and Kevin Korniejczuk; dearest great-grandmother of Ceclia Bekiri; cherished daughter of the late Zofia (nee Mietus) and the late Jacenty Fryzlewicz; loving sister of the late Jacenty (Wladyslawa) Fryzlewicz, Bronislawa (the late Stanislaw) Pencarski, Zofia Styrczula, Antonina (Stanislaw) Knapczyk, Jozef (Wladyslawa) Fryzlewicz and Danuta (Stanislaw) Tylka. Also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Visitation was held July 19 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held July 20, prayers and procession from the funeral home to Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th Street, Palos Hills for Mass. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, Illinois. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

KoryznaANDRZEJ KORYZNA

Andrzej Koryzna, age 76, passed away July 16.

Loving father of Kamil (Krystyna) Koryzna and Dariusz (Iwona) Koryzna; dear grandfather of William and Michael; cherished son of the late Helena and the late Wladyslaw Koryzna. Also survived by relatives and friends.

Visitation was held July 21, at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held July 21, prayers and procession from the funeral home to Saint Fabian Church, 7450 W. 83rd Street, Bridgeview for Mass. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

LeeDONNA ANN LEE

Donna Ann Lee, age 58, passed away July 18.

Loving mother of Timothy (Jessica) Palamidis and Elias Palamidis; dearest grandma of Emilia Palamidis and Theodore Palamidis; cherished daughter of Charlyne (nee Leonida) and the late Thomas J. Lee; fond sister of Thomas R. Lee. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Proud accomplished freelance writer.

Cremation rites have been accorded and entrusted to care of Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

MatyszczukBOZENA HELENA MATYSZCZUK

Bozena Helena Matyszczuk (nee Grabarczyk), age 69, passed away July 16.

Loving mother of Jacob Matyszczuk, Mark Matyszczuk and Adam Matyszczuk (fiancée Laren Derby); former spouse of Wojciech Matyszczuk; cherished daughter of the late Helena (nee Stelmaszczyk) and the late Zdzislaw Grabarczyk; dearest sister of Jolanta Pakulska. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation was held July 24 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held July 25, Prayers and procession from the funeral home to Saint Fabian Church, 7450 W. 83rd Street, Bridgeview for Mass. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

MARY T. MOCZYNSKI

Mary T. Moczynski, of Oak Forest, passed away at her residence on August 9, surrounded by her loving family.

She was the beloved wife of the late John H. Moczynski; loving mother of Richard, Loretta, John and Robert Moczynski; Cherished grandmother of Jennifer, William Jr. (Janina), Darlene, Kailey, Brandie and the late Clifford. Proud great-grandmother of Erin, Ashley, Drew, Casmir, Amina, Malik, Ryder.

Services and interment were private.

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

MoralesIRMA MORALES DE LUNDEZ

Irma Morales De Lundez, passed away July 28. Beloved spouse of Isaias Lundez. Will be forever missed by her loving family and friends.

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

OsuchowskiLUCY M. OSUCHOWSKI

Lucy M. Osuchowski (nee Karbarz); age 79, of Justice, formerly of Chicago, Brighton Park community.

Beloved wife and best friend for 54 years to Jan “John” Osuchowski; loving and devoted mother of Elizabeth Osuchowski and Margaret (Ralph) Strozak; cherished grandmother of Caroline, Sofia and Joseph Strozak; devoted daughter of the late Cecilia (nee Zawol) and late Wojciech Karbarz; dearest sister of Diane (late Leszek) Michalowicz, Joseph (Denise) Karbarz, late Frank (late Wanda) Karbarz, late Stanley (Mary) Karbarz; fond sister in-law of Stanislaw (Urszula) Osuchowski and Andrzej (Zofia) Osuchowski; dear godmother of Tom and Suzie; dearest Ciocia Lucy to many nieces and nephews. Lucy was a devoted and active member of St. Bruno Parish for over 50 years. She was the proprietor of Luci’s Snack Shop in Brighton Park for 18 years followed by an active career in real estate.

Visitation was held August 11 at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, Ltd., 8999 S. Archer Ave., Willow Springs. Funeral was held August 12 from the funeral home to the Church of St. Bruno for Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. 708-839-8999 or www.ZarzyckiManorChapels.com.

pisarekLEONARD J. PISAREK

images REPORTER EXTRA ART Am Flag copyLeonard J. Pisarek, age 98, passed away the morning of August 9. Navy Veteran WWII.

He was the beloved husband of the late Adeline (nee LoPatka); loving father of Philip Pisarek and Jeffery Sr. (Marie) Pisarek; proud grandfather of Jeffery Jr. (Ceri) and David Pisarek; much loved great grandfather of Natalia, Olivia and Mason.

Visitation was held August 13 until time of Prayers at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Procession from the funeral home to St. Joseph Church for a Mass of Christian Burial. Leonard was laid to rest next to his wife at Resurrection Cemetery.

RuvalcabaJOSE J. RUVALCABA

Jose J. Ruvalcaba, age 63, passed away August 4.

Beloved husband of Maria Hurtado Ruvalcaba; loving father of Marla (Juan) Ruvalcaba Morales, Alan Ruvalcaba and Ricardo Ruvalcaba; cherished grandfather of Natalie Morales; dear brother of Alicia Padilla, Jose (Socorro) Ruvalcaba, Maria de la Luz (Roberto) Nunez, Raul (Alma) Ruvalcaba, Sergio (Maria Gema) Ruvalcaba, Griselda (Juan) Munoz, Lorena (Alvaro) Rodriguez, Maria Socorro Ruvalcaba, the late Margarita (Prospero) Camacho, the late Armando (Magdalena)Ruvalcaba and the late Richard Ruvalcaba; fond uncle and great uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held August 10 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Visitation was held August 11 at the funeral home until time of Prayers. Procession from the funeral home to St. Blase Church for a Mass of Christian burial. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

WilfredDONALD P. WILFERD

Donald P. Wilferd, age 82, of Brookfield, passed away August 1.

Beloved husband of Karen Wilferd (nee Lowe); devoted father of Mike (the late Cheryl) Wilferd, Kelly (Ruben, Jr.) Quintana and the late Diane (the late Lee) Smith; papa of Michael (Marie) Quintana, Megan (Joe Elpayaa) Quintana, Matthew (fiancé Lauren Szumski) Quintana and Michelle Wilferd; step papa of Sherina, Diana and Maria; great papa of Noah and Carly. Don was an Operating Engineer for Local 150.

Visitation was held August 5 at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd. 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield. Funeral was held August 5 to St. Louise de Marillac Church, La Grange Park for Mass. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com. If you wish to send a sympathy card to the family, please feel free to send it to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513, c/o Donald Wilferd Family. We will gladly forward it on to the family.

 

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