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Crescenza Luisi

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Crescenza Luisi, Beloved Wife for 61 years of Nicola; Devoted Mother of Donata (Antonio) Cammarata; Angela (Ted) Barton, Marianna (Danny) Longhi, Domenica (Ferdinando) Labianca and Tonia (Richard) Pickard; Dear grandmother of Jonathan, Davide, Joshua, Stella, Crescenza, Lorenzo, Milena, Francesco, Elisabetta, Gabriel and Valentina; Proud Great Gran...

Kay De Maria

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Kay "Carina" De Maria (nee Venditti); Beloved Wife of the late Frank; Devoted Mother of Debbie (Lou) Renzi and the late Joey De Maria; Loving Nonni of Gina (Dan) Barzso and Nicole (Michael) Salerno; Adored Great Nonni of Audrey, Hudson, Mikey and Adrianna; Dear Sister of Rina Di Orio and the late Vince Venditti...

Betty Cotsiopoulos

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Betty "Vasiliki" Cotsiopoulos, nee Tserotas, 81, Beloved wife of the late Nick; Devoted mother of John (Tina) and the late Chris; Cherished grand-mother of Nicholas, Valerie, James, and Marie; Dearest sister of Mary and Strato; Fond aunt, cousin, and friend to many. Visitation, Tuesday August 3, 2021 from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Salerno's Galewood C...

Diane Theodore

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Diane Theodore Beloved wife for 58 years of the late Steve G. Theodore; Devoted mother of David L. (Judy) Theodore, Richard G. (Teresa) Theodore, Deanne Theodore and the late Donald A. (Kris) Theodore; Loving grandmother of Stacy Fusilier, Sara Frisch, Stephanie Eckblade, Keith Theodore, Rachael Theodore, Kara Wierenga, Nathan Theodore, LiSette S...

Hector S. Briones

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Hector Briones; Beloved husband of Aurora; Devoted Father of Liz Briones, Norma (Vince) Giannini, Rosemary (Jeff) Manimbo, Susan (Alfonso) Garcia; Loving son of the late Concepcion Segura Briones and Gonzalo Briones; Dear Brother of Tete (Carlos) Martinez, Elia (the late Manuel) Lavin, the late Irma (the late Gert) Mueller,Cheri (the late Paco) To...

Kathy Czernek

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Kathy Czernek, Loving Daughter of Eugene and Maria (nee Aniol); Dear Sister of Tom Kedracki, Diana and Jennifer Czernek; Dear Aunt of Joshua, Gianna and Ella; Dear Cousin and Friend to many. ...

Michael J. Bauernfreund

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Michael J. Bauernfreund; Loving husband of Tha; Dearest father of Lydia, Rylan and Wesley; Dear son of Gerry (Irv) and the late Walter; Fond son in law of Binh and the late Boun; Beloved brother of Lisa, Tony (Georgina) and the late Regina; Dear uncle to Max and Ella....

Dante R. Giacchetti

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Dante R. Giacchetti, 64, of Elgin, Illinois passed away in the early hours of July 23rd after a short but courageous battle against esophageal cancer. A full life, though one not shy of adversity, Dante exemplified resilience and hope. Born in October 1956 to the late Dante V. Giacchetti and Elvira (nee Paese) Giacchetti, Dante (Jr.) was the thi...

Antonia Kontos

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Antonia Kontos, nee Mastrogiannis, beloved wife of the late Spiridon Kontos. Devoted daughter of the late Costadinos and Panayiota Mastrogiannis. Beloved sister of the late John and Nick Mastrogiannis and Helen Parigoris. Loving mother of Sophia (Billy) Dakuras, Polly Kontos and Penny (Kevin) Menzer. Proud yiayia of Dino (Debra) Dakuras, Tommy (La...

David J. Peters

Monday, July 26, 2021

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Geraldine McKenna

Friday, July 23, 2021

Geraldine “Geri” Anne McKenna died suddenly in her sleep on July 7th, 2021 at the age of 73 years old. Geri was born on April 6th, 1948 to parents Gerald McKenna and Marie McKenna (nee Callum). She is predeceased by her parents, Gerald and Marie, and loving aunts and uncles, and dear cousin Sean Callum of whom she had a special connection. Geri...

Harold J. Thompson Jr.

Friday, July 23, 2021


Veteran
Harold J. Thompson Jr., age 95, passed away peacefully on July 11, 2021. He was born on February 25, 1926 to the late Harold and Kathryn Thompson in Chicago, Illinois. Harold dedicated his life to public service. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and was promoted to sergeant. After returning home, he continued his career of ser...

Edgar Ramirez Sr.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Edgar Ramirez Sr. Beloved Husband of Renee Ramirez; Devoted Father of Edgar Ramirez Jr and Dominique Ramirez; Loving Son of Juanita Ramirez and Carlos Ramirez; Dear Brother of Leslie and Karla; Dear Uncle of Yazmeen, Branden , Jada, Iliana, Ishaly, Hope and Madison....

Nicole M. Wellman Ham

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Nicole (Nicki) Marie Ham, nee Wellman, age 39 passed away on April 30, 2021. Originally from Villa Park, she had resided in Galena for the past 15 years. She is survived by her partner of 14 years, Chuck Murphy, her 3 children, Trinity Guerrero, Anastacia Ham, Garrett Ham, loving daughter of Linnea & Kent Barney and Richard Wellman Jr. (Sheri), lo...

Joseph Sparacino

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Joseph Sparacino, Beloved Husband of Josephine (nee Concialdi); Devoted Father of Dennis (Heidi) Sparacino, Frank (Donna) Sparacino and John Sparacino; Loving Grandpa Joe of Taryn, Jared, Cole, Avery, Landyn, Mason, Isabella and Jake; Dear Brother of Fino (Lilla) Sparacino. Funeral Thursday, Family and friends are invited to gather 9:45 a.m. at St....