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Obituaries

You can see the last farewells from families and loving ones who keep the warmest memories.


Memory… is the diary that we all carry about with us. Oscar Wilde


Below are the recent obituaries left by loving ones, friends, relatives and sincerest condolences extended to the families

Anita Cardella (1927-2017)


Anita Cardella was born March 17, 1927 in Chicago to Anthony and Irene (nee Calabrese) Wright. She went to be with the Lord on June 10, 2017 at Belmont Village in Buffalo Grove surrounded by her family.

Henry Frankel (1917-2017)


Henry “Hank” Richard Frankel was born November 20, 1917, to Richard and Adele (nee Meyer) Frankel in Chicago, Illinois. He died peacefully at his home on May 29, 2017 after a series of strokes. He was preceded in death by his wife of over 60 years, Virginia (Casey) Frankel.

John Sowa (1921-2017)


John Sowa, US Army Veteran, was born on November 23, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois to Frank and Anna (nee Lazioro) Sowa. He died Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

Karen Sand (1941-2017)


Karen Sand was born on April 22, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois to Emmett and Marjorie (nee Stephens) Flack and was raised in Mt. Prospect. She died Friday, June 2, 2017 at her home.

Helen Petraitis (1918-2017)


Helen Frances Petraitis was born on June 18, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois to Adam and Adela (Dawidowicz) Petraitis. She died on Thursday, June 8, 2017 in Arlington Heights. Helen worked as an administrative assistant for Continental Bank in downtown Chicago.

James E. Higley (1930-2017)


James E. Higley was born on March 16, 1930 in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania to James and Bertha (nee Kelly) Higley. He passed away peacefully Monday, June 5, 2017 at Kindred Hospital in Sycamore, Illinois. Before retiring Mr. Higley worked as a computer technician for Univac.

Rosemary Vogt (1942-2017)


Rosemary Burke Vogt was born March 18, 1942 in Chicago to the late Robert and late Rose (nee McHale) Burke. She passed peacefully on May 25, 2017 surrounded by her family. Rosemary was a graduate of St. Paul of the Cross and St. Scholastica Academy in Chicago.

Linda Hendry (1947-2017)


Linda L. Hendry was born on July 5, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois to Nicholas and Connie (nee DeFrank) Battaglia. She died Monday, May 15, 2017 at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights. Mrs. Hendry worked as a School Bus Driver for Alden Naperville.

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