Cynthia 'Sam' M Bowns

Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home (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 (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 (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

  U.S. Veteran
Funeral Home: Monee Funeral Home (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.

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James K O'Dwyer

Funeral Home: Monee Funeral Home (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 (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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Wayne D Peterson

  U.S. Veteran
Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home (Map-it)

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

Wayne D. Peterson age 87 long time resident of Beecher, Illinois passed away on July 11, 2020.  Beloved husband to Sue (nee Wassmann).  Loving father to Mark Peterson, Matt (Grace) Peterson, Kevin (Vickie) Peterson, Erik (Sharon) Peterson and Amy (Thomas) Peterson-Janicki.  Perceded in death by sons Timothy Peterson, Randall Peterson and parents Leonard and Elvira (Jurgerson) Peterson. Cherished grandfather to Chloe, Randy, Jaime (Nick) and Eden.  Brother to Shirley (Russ) Boettger, late Charlene (late Eddie) Niebling, late Donald (late Joyce) Peterson, late Norma (late Marvin) Grutzius, Jerry (late Nancy) Peterson, late Kenneth (Dawn) Peterson and Leonard Peterson.  Fond Uncle to many nieces and nephews.  A special thank you to Steve & Cheryl Peterson and family for all their help and support.  Dear brother in law to Sara (Vince) Schrementi and nieces Tori and Angela. Fond son in law to Beverly Wassmann.

Wayne was a self-employed general contractor and he proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.  Wayne also served as a member of the Crete Volunteer Fire Department.

A special thank you to all the doctors & nurses that cared for Wayne, especially Dr. Stephanie Marshall.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Wayne’s memory to the Crete Fire Department, Trinity Lutheran Church in Crete and the American Cancer Society.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 19th from 2 PM until 7 PM with services immediately following at Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois 60417.

Private internment for family: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois.

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.  We would like to thank you for your cooperation.

 

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Alexandria I. Bugajski

Funeral Home: Beecher Funeral Home (Map-it)

Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Jeanine M. Wuellner age 38 of Beecher, Illinois passed away suddenly on July 2, 2020.  Beloved wife of Mark Bugajski. Loving mother of the late Alexandria I. Bugajski who passed away on July 6, 2020. Four days after her mother.  Cherished daughter of Jacqueline (Nee Kerwin)  and Christopher Wuellner.  Fond sister of Adam (Meredith) Wuellner and Sara Wuellner (Todd) Schoonover.  Dear aunt of Henry, Abigail and Maxwell Wuellner. 

Alexandria I. Bugajski age 4 days of Beecher, Illinois passed away on July 6, 2020.  Precious daughter of the late Jeanine M. Wuellner and Mark Bugajski.  Loving paternal granddaughter of Peg and Peter Bugajski and maternal granddaughter of Jacqueline and  Christopher Wuellner.   

Visitation on Tuesday, July 14th from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.  at Beecher Funeral Home, 602 Dixie Highway, Beecher, IL 60401.  Funeral service Wednesday 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home.    Interment: Assumption Catholic Cemetery Glenwood, Illinois  Info. (708) 946-6000 or Beecherfuneralhome.com.

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. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

 

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Jeanine M Wuellner

Funeral Home: Beecher Funeral Home (Map-it)

Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Jeanine M. Wuellner age 38 of Beecher, Illinois passed away suddenly on July 2, 2020.  Beloved wife of Mark Bugajski. Loving mother of the late Alexandria I. Bugajski who passed away on July 6, 2020. Four days after her mother.  Cherished daughter of Jacqueline (Nee Kerwin)  and Christopher Wuellner.  Fond sister of Adam (Meredith) Wuellner and Sara Wuellner (Todd) Schoonover.  Dear aunt of Henry, Abigail and Maxwell Wuellner. 

Alexandria I. Bugajski age 4 days of Beecher, Illinois passed away on July 6, 2020.  Precious daughter of the late Jeanine M. Wuellner and Mark Bugajski.  Loving paternal granddaughter of Peg and Peter Bugajski and maternal granddaughter of Jacqueline and  Christopher Wuellner.  

Visitation on Tuesday, July 14th from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.  at Beecher Funeral Home, 602 Dixie Highway, Beecher, IL 60401.  Funeral service Wednesday 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home.    Interment: Assumption Catholic Cemetery Glenwood, Illinois  Info. (708) 946-6000 or Beecherfuneralhome.com.

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. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

 

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Helen L. Ferree

Funeral Home: Monee Funeral Home (Map-it)

Cemetery: Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery 6001 West 111th street, Alsip, Illinois (Map-it)

 

Helen L. Ferree (Nee Taylor) age 95 of Monee, Illinois passed away on July 4, 2020.  Beloved wife of the late Gerald.  Loving mother of Rexford Ferree.  Cherished grandmother of Janet (Bryan) Simoni, Kenneth (Julie) Ferree and great grandmother of Jackson, Ava and Ryne Ferree.   Burial will be private at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Alsip, IL.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Monee Funeral Home, 5450 Wilson (at Governors Highway), Monee, Illinois Info: 708-534-0016

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