Maxine S. Mora, nee Budyn

Maxine S. Mora, nee Budyn, age 78 of Countryside.  Beloved mother of Bridget (Joseph) Diaz, Michael (Linda) Franklin; dear grandmother of Brandon and  Phillip Diaz, Danielle Schell and Andrew Franklin; preceded in death by her parents Matthew Budyn and Cecelia A. Paveleck, nee Rogal; and sisters Marie (Livio) Ochoa and the late Lenore J. Parrilli; […]

Karen Marie Janoch

Karen Marie Janoch passed peacefully in the early morning hours of December 11, 2021 at the age of 71 in the comfort of her home overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Jensen Beach, Florida after a long battle with stage-4 colon cancer. A memorial will be held on Saturday, May 21st at Hitzeman Funeral Home. Ltd., […]

John Zydek

John Zydek, age 74, of Countryside. Beloved husband of Kathleen Zydek, nee Greene; fond step father of Christopher E. (Casey) Schultz; grandfather of Mazie J. and Tyler; brother of Margaret Zydek, the late Ronald (Barbara) Zydek and the late Edward (Carole) Zydek; uncle of Steve DeGregorio, Christopher DeGregorio and Jessica DeGregorio. Visitation Wednesday, March 24, […]

Ralph DeLuca

Ralph J. DeLuca, Jr., 66, of Countryside passed away on Friday, October 9, 2020 at La Grange Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Visitation Tuesday, October 13, 2020 from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 10:30 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd. 9445 […]

Norbert J. Gersch

Norbert J. Gersch, age 87 of La Grange Park.  Korean War Army Veteran.  Retired Service Manager of 38 years, Van Goethem & Prast Lincoln Mercury Dealership, Countryside.  Beloved husband of Antoinette Gersch, nee Walach; fond father of Laura Gersch, Tom (Susan) Gersch and Cheryl (Mike) Duffy; dear grandfather of Grace, Ben and Sam Gersch;  brother […]

Thomas I. Dunne

Thomas I. Dunne, age 55 of Countryside, IL. Services & Interment Private Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513 Information 708-485-2000 or

Mrs. Carol M. Anders Countryside, IL

“My Mom looked beautiful, just like before she got sick.” Mrs. Carol M. Anders Countryside, IL

Thorkil Winther

Thorkil Winther passed peacefully Saturday October 6th, 2018, at the Danish Home of Chicago, surrounded by his immediate family. Thorkil would have been 90 years old October 22nd, and was grateful for having lived a long, fulfilling life – most proud of having married ‘the woman of his dreams’, nee Ingrid Salvesen, and for raising […]

Mary Ann Debnar, nee Byczek

Mary Ann Debnar, nee Byczek, age 81 of Oak Brook, formerly of Countryside. Mary Ann was dedicated to St. Barbara’s Church Ministry and supporting her beloved husband John Debnar in his diaconate role, fond mother of Steven (Lynnette) Debnar, Jack (Julie) Debnar, Mary Ann Debnar, Tim (Sandi) Debnar and Chris (Lehua) Debnar; grandmother of Steve, […]

Richard M. Samuel

Richard M. Samuel, age 86 of North Riverside, Air Force Veteran, retired Police Chief of River Forest. Beloved husband of Janet Samuel, nee Scheidt; fond father of Karen (Eugene) Farina-Ploskonka, Judith (Jill Skole) Sutter and Barbara (Troy) Edmondson; dear grandfather of Kimberly (Israel) Marcano, Sara (George) Buck, Joseph Farina, Marie Sutter and Amanda Edmondson; great […]