Denise A. DeLaurentis

Denise DeLaurentis

Denise A. DeLaurentis, retired Cook County Sheriff Sergeant, age 66, of Chicago. Beloved sister of Sam (Dorene) Delaurentis, Jr. and Lori De Laurentis; fond aunt of Samuel (Jacquelyn), Timothy, and Leonard; niece of many aunts and uncles, friend to all.

Visitation Thursday, October 19, 2023 from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral procession 10:00 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac Church, LaGrange Park, Mass 10:30 A.M.

Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Hillside.

Memorials appreciated to any food pantry or pet shelter of your choice.

Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Sara Stern condolence:

    I’m sorry for your loss. Denise is finally free from the body that betrayed her. I hope your family can find some peace in knowing she is free. I will always hold her in my heart. Love to you all. Sara

  2. Sherri Prentiss condolence:

    Dear Lori, Sam Jr., Doreen, and family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Denise was one of a kind. I’ll never forget her laugh and her sense of humor.

    Sending you much love,
    Sherri, Mike, and Walker Prentiss

  3. Marianne Slabenak condolence:

    I am sorry to hear of the passing of Denise, my wonderful friend for over 40 years. It always warmed my heart when I would visit her. She would show her beautiful smile and tell how happy she was to see me. She is now with God and free of pain. My deepest sympathy to the Delaurentis family.

  4. Amy Izzo condolence:

    Dear Family & Friends of Denise,
    I’m sorry to hear of Denise’s passing. I’m glad that she isn’t suffering anymore. We met while working at 26th and California. She was a lot of fun to work with. She was funny and slightly mischievous in a good way. We became friends outside of work. We had enjoyed going to Michigan together. R.I.P. Denise!

  5. Teresa Walls condolence:

    My Deepest Condolences

  6. Linda Kunicki condolence:

    My condolences to Denise’s family and her dear friend Janice.

    She is now at peace.

    Linda Kunicki
    BrightStar Care

  7. Chris Bruzzini condolence:

    So very sorry to hear about Denise’s passing. She was a kind, gentle, lovely person. My sympathy to her family and other friends.

    Chris Bruzzini

  8. Brian Dziewinski condolence:

    Condolences sent from Officer Dziewinski *101 of the Franklin Park Police Department. She was such a sweet dear lady. We always had a joke with one another at the court house with each other every time I had seen her. Rest well Sgt.

  9. Calvin L. Fields condolence:

    Condolences to the family. of Denise. known to me and others as Double D, a very special woman who will truly be missed. and a very special boss, who was always fair. and decent to others. Rest in peace our sister.

  10. Retired D/S R. Stevens condolence:

    My Condolences to the family. I had the pleasure of working with Denise Aka as Double D for many many years. I am sadden to hear of her passing. Praying that she and her family will be covered by the Grace of Christ.

  11. Maria Mokstad condolence:

    My condolences to the family. I worked with Denise for many years in bond court. We had so many laughs. Rest In Peace Denise heaven has gained a angel

  12. Cathy Rivas condolence:

    My deepest condolences. I worked with Sgt De Laurentis in the Lockup for the few years before her retirement. We had so many laughs and talk. Lt. Prescott thank you for being there through all her pain and suffering you are really a true friend. Denise confided in me and she was very lucky to have you. She is free from pain now and heaven gained a beautiful angel.

  13. Carmen Delaurentis condolence:

    Our deepest sympathy to Lori and Sam. Sorry for the passing of your loving sister. From your cousin Carmen and Rose Marie.

    P.S. Lori please keep in touch with Rose.

  14. Grace Castillo Knapp condolence:

    I am so very sorry to hear of Denise’s passing. My sincere condolences to her family and friends. Denise was a very good Sergeant. She worked hard. She made us all laugh. She always had a smile on her face. She was respected by her peers and and her bosses. Rest in the arms of the Angels Denise.

  15. Leonard and Angel Lanzito condolence:

    Dear Sammy, Lori and family..So sorry to hear about Denise passing…Such a funny and good time when we were growing up with all the cousins..Unbelievable sense of humor..A true De Laurentis that’s for sure…Rest in peace Cousin..Hugs to all our Family..

  16. Nancy Kelly condolence:

    Denise was such a good soul. She taught us so much at 26th St, and we laughed all the time. She was sooo lucky to have Jan Prescott to look after her when she became sick. She was really a sister to her. Now DD can rest in peace. Thanks to Jan and love and prayers to Denise. Now you are whole again! Nancy

  17. " Pepper" condolence:

    I am so sorry to hear of Denise’s passing. I too knew Denise as Double D for over 30 years & we had many good times & made great memories. She is that person that may be gone but will NEVER be forgotten. So sorry she was cheated out of her retirement & so thankful she had Jan Prescott there to help her through everything. Hopefully, Denise, you have your body back & are continuing to make everyone laugh..You are truly our Angel & are watching over us (Even tho your halo is crooked).RIP Denise..You will be truly be missed. xoxo

  18. Peg Kucharz condolence:

    To all the family,

    May God bring comfort during this painful time. The Lord is close to the broken hearted. Denise was deeply loved by many and had such an infectious laugh that will forever be in my heart. As she rests in her Father’s arms, may He bring peace. Peg

  19. Mary Spence condolence:

    Farewell my friend, I will never forget you, we always had a good laugh together and our lunchtime walks were great. Rest In Peace and May God hold you in the palm of his hand.

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