Rita Serrato

Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home (Map-it)

Place of Service: St. Paul Catholic Church 206 E 25th Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois (Map-it)

Rita Serrato age 81 of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on June 24, 2021.  Loving wife of the late Antonio (2005); beloved mother to Maria Arcelia Serrato, Maria D. Lopez, Jose Serrato, Rita Serrato, Santiago Serrato, Adrian Serrato,  and the late Ana Serrato.  Grandmother of 19 and great grandmother of 11.  Beautiful sister to Aqustin, Socorro, Samuel, Bernarda, Rocio, Lorenzo, late Joaquin, late Esteban, late Genoveva and late Luz.

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the state’s 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.

Visitation Monday, June 28th  from 2pm to 8pm at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.  Funeral mass at 10 AM at St. Paul Catholic Church, Chicago Heights, Illinois on Tuesday.  Inurnment: Private.   Info: (708) 754-0016.

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Theresa M Marcus

Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home (Map-it)

Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery 34th Street and Western, Steger, Illinois (Map-it)

Theresa (Terri) M. Cosenza Marcus (nee Czyz) age 86, resident of Monee, Illinois passed away peacefully on November 25, 2020.  Loving wife to the late Meyer.  Beloved mother to Susan (Kurt) Larson, Linda (late John) Clark, Paul (AnnMarie) Cosenza, and Paula (Michael) Penzner.  Cherished grandmother to Kristina (Sergio) Swinson and Brian (Ashley) Clark. Dear sister to Anthony (Angie) Czyz.  Treasured great-grandmother to Connor John, Camden Brian, Bridget Lea, Alexis Elizabeth, Makenzie Lyn, Landin John, and Gracelyn Marie. Fond cousin to Christine Syrek Hommes, Rita Gott, and Larry Kostka.  Preceded in death by her parents John and Anna (nee Kostka) Czyz.  At Governors State University, Therese was a dedicated and respected administrative assistant, committed to the success of students.  Her family was the great joy of her life.  She will be deeply missed by all who knew her and lovingly remembered for her kindness, tenderness, generosity, guidance, compassion, faith, and sweet smile.  Therese’s legacy leaves a lasting example of love and connection that will be carried forward in boundless ways through all who knew her.

A celebration of life memorial gathering will take place at a later date.  Arrangements are entrusted to Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home: 540 Dixie Highway (at Joe Orr Road), Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411.  Info:  (708) 754-0016

 

 

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Nedra A Wegrzyn

Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home (Map-it)

Place of Service: St Agnes Catholic Church 1515 Chicago Road, Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Beverly Cemetery 12000 S Kedzie, Blue Island, IL (Map-it)

Nedra A. Wegrzyn age 78 of Crete, Illinois passed away on June 23, 2021.  Loving wife to Michael Wegrzyn.  Beloved mother to Debbie (Steve) Kunde, Dean O’Neil and Cheryl (Eric) Draga.  Beautiful grandmother to 4; great grandmother to 3 and great great grandmother of 1.  Preceded in death by her parents Richard and Norma (nee Metzger) Pangburn.

On Monday June 28th at 10AM a funeral mass will be held at St. Agnes Catholic Church on Chicago Road in Chicago Heights, Illinois.  Followed by a burial at Beverly Cemetery, Blue Island, Illinois.  Arrangements entrusted to Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois Info:  (708) 672-7600. 

**NOTE:  All flower deliveries to be made DIRECTLY to the church on Monday June 28th between 9:00AM to 9:30AM .

 

 

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Andrea C. Urban

Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home (Map-it)

Place of Service: St. Kieran Catholic Church 724 W 195th Street, Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery 34th Street and Western, Steger, Illinois (Map-it)

Andrea C. Urban (nee Mednansky) age 78 of Steger, Illinois passed away on June 16, 2021.   Loving wife to the late Leon ‘Rusty’ (2012); beloved mother to Juanita Dilbeck and Russell (Tonya) Urban.  Beautiful grandmother to 7; great grandmother to 8.  Cherished sister to Victor (Kristine) Mednansky. 

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the state’s 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.

Visitation Sunday, June 20th,  from 1pm to 5pm at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.  Funeral mass at 10AM at St. Kieran Catholic Church, Chicago Heights, Illinois on Monday.  Interment: Calvary Cemetery, Steger, Illinois.   Info: (708) 754-0016

 

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Allison 'Ali' Kramer

Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home (Map-it)

We mournfully announce the passing of Allison Kramer of Crete, Illinois. Our beloved Ali passed away on June 9th, 2021.  Born to Brian and Mary Kramer, Ali took her first breath on August 4th, 1987. Ali graduated from Crete-Monee High School in 2005 and Regency Beauty Institute in 2012. Ali was a talented makeup enthusiast and always looked her best. She had an in-your-face attitude, an unapologetic sense of humor, and wrote with a quick, clever wit. Her greatest pride was her daughter, whom she loved more than anything else in the world. 

She is survived by her parents, Brian and Mary Kramer; daughter, Charli Lyon (Matthew Lyon);sister, Kathryn (Daniel) Benefield; nephews, James and Samuel Benefield, and niece Sophia Benefield. She is also survived by loving aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends.  She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Raymond and Virginia Pisinski; & Joseph and Marion Kramer. 

A ceremony of life will be held Sunday, June 27th, 2021, at the Crete Funeral Home,1182 Main St, Crete, IL. Visitation from 12-3, with a prayer held at 3 PM.

 

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Daniel N Wootten

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

Place of Service: St. Kieran Catholic Church 724 W 195th Street, Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

It is with a heavy heart and much sadness that the family of Daniel N. Wootten, 80, of Chicago Heights, announces his passing into Eternal Life due to ongoing health problems. Dan was born on March 12, 1941 in Chicago Heights and was a life-long resident.  Dan is survived by his most loving wife of 55 years April J. (nee Zelia) Wootten; 2 daughters Viann P. Wootten and Rose (Mario) David; a grandson John D. Wootten; step-granddaughters Alisa, Mariana and Kaylee David, Angel Duda, Roxan (Jason) Hamman, London (Robert) McCarthy; several great grandchildren; many loving relatives and wonderful friends.  Dan is preceded in death by his infant daughter Dana Marie Wootten, his parents John and Mary (nee Gasbarro) Wootten; his sister and brother in law Patricia (David) Eskridge; 2 son in laws Christopher J. Stiny and Peter J. Blast.  Dan had been a Lieutenant on the Chicago Heights Fire Department for 22 years.  He then worked for the courts at Markham Courthouse until his retirement.  He is a veteran of the United State Air Force and was Military Police with the 20th & 81st TAC Fighter Wings from 1961 – 1964, stationed in England.  Dan was a loving husband, amazing father, grandfather, great grandfather, son, brother and all around good guy.  Dan had the most amazing sense of humor.  He was warm, caring, and always full of life.  Dan will be greatly missed by all who had the joy of knowing him. May he Rest in Peace.

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the state’s 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.

Visitation Thursday, June 17th   from 2pm to 8pm at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.  Funeral mass at 10AM at St. Kieran Catholic Church, Chicago Heights, Illinois on Friday.  Interment: Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, Illinois.   Info: (708) 754-0016

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Sandra K Carnes

Funeral Home: Grant Park Funeral Home (Map-it)

Sandra Kay Carnes (nee Sluis) age 71 of Grant Park, Illinois passed away on June 7, 2021.  Loving wife to Glenn; beloved mother to Michael Carnes, Christopher Carnes, Jennifer Carnes and Danielle Carnes.  Beautiful grandmother to Ashlyn, Zachary, Ian and Liam.  Dear sister to Raymond (Pamela) Sluis.  

Visitation and service on Thursday, June 10th from 2:00PM until the time of service at 7:00PM at Grant Park Funeral Home, 309 Dixie Highway, Grant Park, Illinois.  Info. (815) 466-0677.

 

 

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Richard 'Dick' Vierk

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

Richard ‘Dick’ A. Vierk age 82 resident of  Marco Island, Florida formerly of Crete, Illinois passed away on May 21, 2021. Beloved husband to the late Kathleen (nee Schwarz) 2016.  Loving father of Brenda (Terry) Ooms, Shelly (Howard) White, Lisa (Mike) Wydra, Rachael (Robert) Phillippe and Donald (Michelle) Kosmin.. Cherished grandfather of 14 and Great grandfather of 8.  Dear brother of the late Harold (late Nancy) Vierk.  Dick was a Master Mason and life member of the Grand Lodge of A.F. & A.M., and served proudly in the U.S. Army.   

Memorial visitation Saturday, June 19th  from 11 A.M. until time of service 3 P.M. at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Info: (708) 672-7600. Cretefuneralhome.com

 

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Vicente Zambrano

Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home (Map-it)

Place of Service: St. Paul Catholic Church 206 E 25th Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois (Map-it)
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Vicente Zambrano age 33 resident of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on June 1, 2021.  Beautiful son to Marcela Zambrano; loving brother to Antonio Zambrano, Marisela Zambrano, Victor Zambrano and Lucia Zambrano.  Cousin to Jenice Oswald and many aunts, uncles and cousins.  Preceded in death by his father Filiberto Zambrano.

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the state’s 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.

Visitation Sunday, June 6th from 1pm to 8pm at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.  Funeral mass at 10AM at St. Paul Catholic Church, Chicago Heights, Illinois on Monday.  Interment: Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, Illinois.   Info: (708) 754-0016.

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Francisca Tijerina

Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home (Map-it)

Place of Service: St. Paul Catholic Church 206 E 25th Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois (Map-it)
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Francisca Tijerina (nee Segovia) age 74 longtime resident of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on June 1, 2021.  Loving wife of the late Salvador Sr.  Beloved mother to Late Salvador Jr., Sandra (Fabrian) Briseno, Sofia (Jose) Gonzalez and Silvia (Jose) Jara.  Beautiful grandmother of Emily & Julian Briseno and Isabella, Crystal & Jose Gonzalez, Valeria & Santiago Jara.    Also survived by 2 brothers and 6 sisters.

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the state’s 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.

Visitation Thursday, June 3rd from 2pm to 8pm at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.  Funeral mass at 12 noon at St. Paul Catholic Church, Chicago Heights, Illinois on Friday.  Interment: Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, Illinois.   Info: (708) 754-0016.

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