Patrick A. McGinn

Patrick A. McGinn, age 90, of La Grange Park, formerly of Cicero. Beloved husband of the late Margaret McGinn, nee Kelly; fond father of the late Mary Catherine McGinn; brother of the late Thomas (Annie) McGinn, Helen (James) Belcher and Charlie (Eleanor) McGinn; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Monday, February 6, 2023 8 A.M. […]

Celia Martinez, nee Lopez

Celia Martinez, nee Lopez, age 98 of Mt. Prospect, formerly of Woodridge and Cicero. Beloved wife of the late J. Angel Martinez; fond mother of Fernando (the late Guadalupe), Eugenia, Jose (Alice), Jesse(Laura); dear grandmother of Julio (Monica),Felipe (Evelyn), Veronica, Colleen (Paul), Amanda (Julian), Ian(Carolyn), Samantha(Alberto), and Michelle; great grandmother of many; Celia predeceased all […]

Richard Benedict Blake

Richard Benedict Blake, age 75, of North Riverside formerly of Brookfield. Navy Veteran. Beloved son of the late Richard Francis Blake and Helen Rose Blake, nee Bombeck; loving brother of Terence (Christine) Blake; uncle of William (Emily) Blake, Jacqueline Blake and Rebecca Blake. Rich was proud of his education; graduating grade school from St. Francis […]

Boleslaw Ponulak

Boleslaw Ponulak, age 94 of LaGrange Park, formerly of Cicero, passed away at his home on July 21, 2022. Beloved husband of 71 years of Janina Ponulak, nee Kapusta. Loving father to Richard (Beverly) Ponulak and Donna (George) Biernadski; grandfather of Ricky (Angela) Ponulak, Kathryn Ponulak and Nicholas Biernadski; great-grandfather to RJ, Vinny and Leo […]

Laura Maager, nee Doniny

Laura Maager, nee Doniny, age 65 of Brookfield. Beloved wife of Christopher Maager; fond mother of Collin Gribbon, Felicia (Sean Howe) Gribbon, and Kevin Maager; sister of Caryn (Tim) Doogan; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Memorial Visitation Monday, June 27, 2022 from 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, […]

Dagmar Krivak, nee Horacek

Dagmar Krivak (nee Horacek), 79, of Brookfield, died June 8, 2022. Dagmar was born on July 30, 1942 in Czechoslovakia. She married Antony Krivak in 1969 and together they sought a new life in the United States. They settled in Cicero, Illinois and raised their family. Dagmar worked at Western Electric and Fingerhut Bakery in […]

Dorothy A. Dropka, nee Pagrozinski

Dorothy A. Dropka, nee Pagrozinski, age 97 of North Riverside passed into eternal peace and rest on April 16, 2022. Dorothy was born on July 19, 1924 in Cicero, Illinois where she resided as part of a large Polish Family until 1955. She was the beloved wife of the late Chester “Bud” Dropka; loving mother […]

Arthur W. “Art” Malina

Arthur W. “Art” Malina, age 83 of Westchester, formerly of Cicero.  Beloved husband of Susan Malina, nee Firlick, for 60 years ; fond father of Alison (Tom) Lapinski and Adrienne (Jim) Uniejewski; dear grandfather of Nicholas Uniejewski and Rachel Uniejewski; brother-in-law of Nancy (Al) Trevino and Natalie (the late Rick) Owen; uncle of 4 nephews. […]

Patricia J. Bambas

Patricia J. Bambas, age 70 of Cicero. Loving sister of the late Edward J. Bambas Jr.; fond sister-in-law of Karen Bambas; Loving daughter of the late Edward J. Bambas, Sr. and Rose Bambas, nee Cechura; aunt to many nieces and nephews. Visitation Saturday, March 19, 2022, 12:00 P.M. Noon to time of service at 2:00 […]

Gladys S. Palach, nee Jirasek

More than 29-year La Grange and former 58-year Cicero resident Gladys S. Palach, nee Jirasek, 95, passed away peacefully in her home Feb. 28, 2022, surrounded by her family. Gladys fought a long battle with congestive heart failure and was a 48-year breast cancer survivor. She is survived by her three daughters, Karen Ann (Robert) […]