Kerr-Parzygnot Family of Funeral Homes

Providing quality funeral services in the South Suburban Chicago area since 1891

Cynthia 'Sam' M Bowns


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Place of Service: St. Ireneaus Catholic Church 78 Cherry Street, Park Forest, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Cynthia “Sam” M. Bowns (nee Cucuro) age 67 of Janesville, WI, formerly of Crete, IL, passed away on Thursday July 30, 2020. Sam is survived by her husband, Loren, daughters, Megan (Levi) and Kirstin (Allison), grandsons Logan, Lincoln, and Hudson. She is also survived by her parents, Ronald and Julia, her brother, Ronald Jr. She was preceded in death by her son, Morgan, and her sister, Carolyn. 

Sam was an amazing woman that mere words cannot adequately capture. She loved her family with a fierceness. Throughout her life, she fought passionately for injustices and equity for all people. In keeping with her master’s in divinity at CTU, she was labeled an activist for her devotion to the ordination of Women Deacons. She embraced people and created community wherever she went. A way we can celebrate her life and contributions to this world, is to live authentically, be our best selves, and continue her great work to make the world a better place. 

Sam loved flowers. However, if you wish, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the following types of organizations of which she was incredibly passionate about: Food Banks and Women’s shelters.

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19 we ask that you please follow the states guidelines wearing masks/face coverings and distancing are concerned.

Visitation Thursday, August 6th from 2:00PM until 7:00PM at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Road), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Private funeral mass (invitation only) at St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, Park Forest, IL at 10:00AM on Friday. Interment: Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, IL.   Info: (708) 754-0016. 

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Barbara J Pawlowski


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery 801 Michigan City Road, Calumet City, Illinois (Map-it)

Barbara J. Pawlowski RN (nee Scherer) age 90,of  Chicago and formerly of Glenwood and Beecher.  She was born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana passed away on July 29, 2020.  Loving wife to the late Casimer (1994).  Beloved mother to Theodore ‘Ted’ Pawlowski and Paul Pawlowski.  Barbara was an Alumni of Governors State University, Illinois Nurses Association and retired as a Nurses Investigator for the State of Illinois (DCFS).  Barbara was from a German and Irish Heritage but proud of her adopted Polish Heritage. She was a member & insurance supervisor of Polish Roman Catholic Union of America, member of the Polish American Community Fair & former Bingo worker, Chicago Heights Sister City Wadowice, Poland, Women of  Moose Chapter 110, St. Joseph Rosary Sodality, former director of District #9 South Chicago Polish Dancers, Member of Indiana Fraternal Congress and Polish Museum of America Auxiliary.  

 Due to the current circumstance and restrictions caused by Covid-19 we ask that you please follow the states guidelines wearing masks/ face coverings and distancing are concerned.

Visitation Sunday, August 2nd  from 2:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. at  Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Road), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Funeral Service Monday 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home.   Interment:  Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, Illinois.   Info:  (708) 754-0016

 

 

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Dorothy E. Narcisi


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

 

Dorothy E. Narcisi (nee DeLuca) age 83 of Chicago Heights, Illinois  passed away on July 28, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Elmer (2013).  Loving mother of Ronald (Dorothy) Narcisi of Crete, IL. and Anthony (Celia) Narcisi of Chicago Heights, IL.  Cherished grandmother of Katherine, Giancarlo (Lynsie) , Kristen, Anthony, Michael, Gina and Maria Narcisi.  Great grandmother of Lily and Sarina Narcisi.  Fond Sister of Frances Kostueck, Frank (late Mary) DeLuca and the late Nick (Marian) DeLuca.  Devoted aunt and cousin to many.  She was retired from being a Teachers Aide for School District #170 and a lifelong parishioner of St. Agnes Church.   Arrangements handled by

Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Road), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.   Funeral service and burial will be private due to the current circumstances COVID-19.  A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.

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Orbin Banks


Funeral Home: Monee Funeral Home - Monee, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 27034 South Diagional Road, Elwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Orbin Banks age 78 of Monee, Illinois passed away on April 11, 2020.  Loving husband to Theresa (nee Schmitt); father to Zachary (Dannae) Banks.  Cherished brother to Lucetta Smith, Claudia Banks, James Banks, late Homer (late Kathleen) Banks, late Irvine (Dorothy) Banks, late Charles (Gertrude) Banks and late Verneda (late Guy) Owens.  Dear uncle to many.  Preceded in death by his parents Fred and Matilda (nee Combs) Banks. 

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the states guidelines of wearing masks/face coverings and social distancing on behalf of the family and the funeral home staff. 

Memorial on Saturday, August 8th from 1 PM until time of service at 5 PM Monee Funeral Home 5450 Wilson St. (at Governors Hwy.), Monee, IL 60449.   Info: (708) 534-0016.  Inurnment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at a later date.

We would like to thank you for your cooperation.

 

 

 

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James K O'Dwyer


Funeral Home: Monee Funeral Home - Monee, IL (Map-it)

James K. O’Dwyer age 72 of Monee, Illinois passed away on July 15, 2020.  Loving husband to Marie (nee Ossler).  Beloved father to Linda (Eric) Christopher.  Grandfather to Iona and Inis Christopher.

Arrangements entrusted to Monee Funeral Home 5450 Wilson St. (at Governors Hwy.), Monee, IL 60449.   Info: (708) 534-0016.

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Susan L Bonick


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)

Susan L. Bonick (nee Pappalardo) age 64 of Chicago Heights, Illinois  passed away on July 12, 2020.  Beloved wife to Paul J.; loving mother to Paul P. Bonick and Thomas J. Bonick.  Dear cousin to many.  Susan worked as a medical assistant for Suburban Heights Clinic and Boulevard Clinic.  Donations can either be by flowers or to the family in Susan’s memory.

Due to the current circumstance and restrictions caused by Covid-19 we ask that you please follow the states guidelines where masks/ face coverings and distancing are concerned.

Visitation & Service on Friday, July 17th   from 3PM until the time of service at 7PM at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.  (708) 754-0016.  On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

 

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Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home

The original Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home opened in 1982 after merging with W.E. Kerr. Kerr had been a family owned funeral home since 1891. Kerr-Parzygnot continues that tradition of being family owned and operated. Our original location is at 540 Dixie Highway (Corner of Dixie Highway and Joe Orr Road) in Chicago Heights, Illinois. The owners and staff pride themselves in serving families with professionalism and compassion at each of their locations.

 

They stand ready to assist families through the difficulty of losing a loved one and accommodate families in all the arrangements. This location provides all facilities on one level with convenient handicap access. It includes 2 visitation chapels and a third chapel dedicated to small church services complete with items from the historic former St. Joseph Catholic Church of Chicago Heights. The visitation chapels include a 42” monitor to display your complimentary DVD read more...

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