Obituary – Americo ‘Pops’ Mattio

Americo “Pops” Mattio age 91. Longtime Chicago Heights resident recently of Steger. U.S. Army Veteran/WWII. Retired after 44 years of service as a Bus Driver for the South Surban Safeway Lines. Husband for 68 years of Leonora nee Kriszcziokaitis. Father of David (Jody) Mattio, Roseann (Laurent) Santaquilani, Susan Grelewicz, Leonora[Read More…]

Alan Harold Joens Sr.

Obituary: Alan Harold Joens Sr.

(PHOTO SUPPLIED) Joens Sr., Alan Harold Age 52 of Park Forest, Illinois, passed away peacefully March 29, 2014. Beloved husband of seventeen years to Mary Kay Joens (nee Graefnitz); loving father of Alan Harold Joens, Jr. "A.J."; dear brother of Vernon Joens, Jr. and Cindy (Richard) Wendel; cherished uncle of[Read More…]

Obituary: Theresa Rose Gibbs

Theresa Rose Gibbs, nee Renda, 92, June 19, 2010, of Kansas City, KS, former longtime resident of Matteson, IL, originally of Chicago Heights, IL, dearly beloved wife of Louis Gibbs; devoted mother of Gayle Moses, of Conroe, TX and William Allen (Deborah) Gibbs, of Kansas City, KS; loving grandmother of[Read More…]

Obituary: Elda Troiani

Elda Troiani, nee Spalluto, 85, June 10, 2010, resident of Steger, IL, previously of Chicago Heights, IL; Beloved wife of the late John V.; loving mother of David (Connie) Troiani and Douglas (Susan) Troiani; fond sister of Diva Zona and Lorena Pilota; cherished grandmother of Elizabeth, Jeffery (Nicole), John (Tammy)[Read More…]

Obituary: Mary Frances Meadows

Mary Frances Meadows, nee Butler, age 81, of Park Forest, September 15, 1928 – June 7, 2010. She is survived by her children, James and Catherine, and her niece, Marianne Yokiel, along with a grand-nephew and grand-niece. She was preceded in death by her husband James, and sister Jeanne. Mrs.[Read More…]

Obituary: Rosemary M. Kreuzer

Rosemary M. Kreuzer Rosemary M. Kreuzer, nee Einum, 75, resident of Crete of forty one years, Born August 29, 1934 in Menomonie, WI, At Rest May 23, 2010 in Chicago Heights, IL; beloved wife of the late James Paul Kreuzer; devoted mother of Pat (Bob) Scholz of Reynoldsburg, OH, Mary[Read More…]


Obituary: Dale K. Graham

Obituary: Dale K. Graham Revised February 26, 2010 at 2:14 p.m. with updated information. Former Park Forest resident, Dale K. Graham, died on February 24, 2010 at age 79. Dale resided in his home in Mokena, Illinois with his beloved wife Frances nee Kelly. Dale was the devoted father of[Read More…]

Michael J. DeBonfioli

Obituary: Michael J. DeBonfioli

Michael J. DeBonfioli, Age 17, of Chicago Heights, Illinois, passed away suddenly on January 10, 2010. Survived by his loving parents Michael C. and Elizabeth (Nee Rymarz). Beloved sister Danielle DeBonfioli. Cherished Grandparents Lottie Rymarz and Giovanni DeBonfioli. Leaves behind four Aunts, four Uncles and 6 Cousins. Michael loved his[Read More…]

Obituary: William J. Kalvelage

William J. Kalvelage William J. Kalvelage, 81, Aug. 27, 2009, longtime resident of Park Forest, IL, beloved husband of the late Charlotte, nee Luttrell; devoted father of Becky Kalvelage-Roth (Martin) of Grant Park, and Timothy (Debbie) Kalvelage of Des Plaines; loving grandfather of Stacy Roth-Mann (Phillip), Steven (Marie) Quarcini, Jeffrey[Read More…]