Hallinan Funeral Home

Four funeral homes in the Chicagoland area are available to meet all of your final arrangement needs—Andrew J. McGann & Son Funeral Home, Hallinan Funeral Home, and two Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home locations. We offer a strong reputation for professional, personalized service. We believe that every life is unique, and every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. Our funeral homes offer The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. HALLINAN FUNERAL HOME Hallinan Funeral Home's long tradition of serving families in the Chicagoland area began in 1917. An official Blue Island landmark, the beautiful Victorian-style funeral home features high ceilings, ornate molding, impressive French doors and is filled with antique furnishings. Hallinan features a screened-in Florida room, two chapels, a comforting room with a fireplace, and a merchandise selection room.

Our Obituaries

Rose H. Pyle

February 22, 1921 - November 13, 2014

PyleRose H. Pyle passed away peacefully on November 13th, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Steve Landman and the late John R. Pyle; loving mother of the late John K. Landman and Gerald P. Landman; grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and great aunt; Leaving behind many dear friends. “Know that all that have entered my life through the Grace of God, were all sincerely loved and I was very...
View Tribute »

Jose M. Bravo

September 23, 1941 - November 4, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hallinan Funeral Home, BLUE ISLAND, IL.
View Tribute »

Linda A. Burkeen

December 6, 1950 - October 15, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hallinan Funeral Home, BLUE ISLAND, IL.
View Tribute »

Joseph A. Gardner

March 20, 1946 - October 9, 2014

Joseph A. Gardner beloved husband of Bonnie J.(nee Steger). Loving father of Debbie J. Gardner-Perry and Michael T.(Melinda) Gardner. Proud grandfather of Makayla, Michael and Miles. Dear uncle of Gary Gardner and Laura Przybylski. Proud Teamster for Local #710 and #705 for 30 years.
View Tribute »

Beverly A. Thoms

March 5, 1935 - September 25, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Hallinan Funeral Home, BLUE ISLAND, IL.
View Tribute »

Maine Pritza

March 18, 1915 - August 28, 2014

Maine Pritza age 99, WWII Veteran,beloved husband of the late Mildred(nee Gerba). Loving dad of Mane(Dean) Pritza, Diane(the late Edward) Walker and James(Janet) Pritza. Proud grandpa of Angela(Carl), Eli(Roma), Ericka(Ben) and Erin(Brian). Cherished great-grandpa of Kaiden and Caius. Dear brother of the late Robert, Mike, Steve, Earl, Walter, Joseph and Silvia. Uncle of many nieces and nephews....
View Tribute »

Frances F. Cialdella

January 18, 1916 - June 26, 2014

CialdellaFrances F. Cialdella, age 98, of Ballwin, Missouri, formerly of Blue Island. Beloved wife of the late Daniel J. Cialdella; loving mother of Marsha (Joseph) Kovecsi and Robert Cialdella. Visitation Tuesday 3-9pm. Funeral Wednesday 9:15am from Hallinan Funeral Home 2601 Vermont St. to St. Donatus Church (1939 Union St.) for Mass at 10am. Interment St. Benedict Cemetery. 708-385-0850
View Tribute »

Jose M. Ortiz

February 12, 1983 - June 19, 2014

Jose M. Ortiz, Beloved Son of Juan M. and Amelia (nee Esparza) Ortiz. Loving Brother of Carlos and Efren Ortiz. Adoring Boyfriend of Edith Franchini. Cherished Grandson of Juana Esparza. Fond Nephew, Cousin and Friend to many. Owner and Operator of AZTEK INK TATTOO STUDIO of Blue Island, IL. Visitation Monday 3:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at the Hallinan Funeral Home, Funeraria De La Paz, 2601 Vermont...
View Tribute »

Eustaquio Esparza

April 18, 1945 - June 1, 2014

EsparzaEustaquio Esparza, age 69. He is the beloved husband of Lupe Esparza; loving father of Cesar, Rene (Claudia), Edgar (Juanita), Omar, Eustaquio Jr. (America) and the late baby Uvaldo; adoring grandfather of Osmar, Alondra, Mya, Edy, Vyanet, Alex, Sophia and Lucas; dear son of the late Felipe and Amalia Esparza; caring brother of Angela (Manuel) Olivo, Misael, Enrique (Blanca), and the late...
View Tribute »

Manuel Varela

October 15, 1968 - May 28, 2014

VarelaManuel Varela, age 45. Beloved husband of Lola; loving and devoted father of Emmanuel; cherished brother of Mirella Varela, Maricela Flores and Esthela Larios; loving son, uncle, cousin and friend of many. Visitation Monday 3-9pm at Hallinan Funeral Home 2601 Vermont Street. Cremation Private.
View Tribute »

Ross Elroy Ruthenberg

February 9, 1940 - March 31, 2014

Ruthenberg Ross E. Ruthenberg. Beloved Husband of the late Kathleen A. (nee Kethcart). Loving Father of Ryan S. (Sheri) Ruthenberg. Proud Grandpa of Ryan Jr. and Emma Ruthenberg. Dear Brother of Arthur, Raymond (Margaret) Ruthenberg and Linda (Robert) Kahmark. Uncle of many Nieces and Nephews. Memorial Visitation Saturday 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at Hallinan Funeral Home 2601 Vermont Blue...
View Tribute »

Shirley A. Gutierrez

July 12, 1941 - March 22, 2014

Gutierrez Shirley A. Gutierrez, nee Statler, age 72, of Blue Island. Beloved wife of the late Joseph B. Gutierrez; loving mother of Joseph Sr. (Hazel), Betty Jo (Marvin) Carter and Paul Gutierrez; cherished grandma of Joey, Mark, Mac (Nadine), Sean, Zachary, Cody, Taylor, Danny and Gavin; adoring great grandma of Mason and Kylie; dearest sister of the late Wayne (Dixie), Troy, Richard "Bo" ...
View Tribute »

Kenneth Wayne Berger

July 30, 1926 - March 11, 2014

Berger Kenneth W. Berger; U.S. Veteran of the United States Navy. Beloved Husband of the late Ellyn (nee Krause). Loving Dad of Holly (Jerry) Rumsey, Nancy Rumsey, & Dawn (Timothy) O'Conor. Proud Grandpa of (6) & Great-Grandpa of (9); Dear Brother of Vera Rippe and the late Harley; Visitation Saturday 11:00 A.M. until time of Chapel Service Saturday 1:30 P.M. at Hallinan Funeral...
View Tribute »

Maria G Angel

December 9, 1923 - March 9, 2014

Angel Maria G. Angel nee Lopez passed away peacefully on Sunday March 9, 2014 surrounded by to her loving family. Beloved wife of the annoys Miguel. Adoring Mom of Maria Elena, Jose, Gilbert Maria Euastolia, "Pretty "Maria, Gerald and Francisco. Cherished Grandmother of 32, Great-Grandmother of 56 and Great Great-Grandmother of many. Visitation until Thursday 4:00 P.M Time of Chapel Service 7...
View Tribute »

Donald David Ramirez, Sr

July 21, 1930 - February 22, 2014

Ramirez Donald David Ramirez, Sr., A.K.A. "Moe" and "Chico" in the U.S. Marine Corp, age 83. U. S. Marine Corp Veteran and lifelong resident of Blue Island, Illinois, was born on July 21, 1930 at St. Francis Hospital in Blue Island and was born into eternal life on February 22, 2014. Alumnus of St. Benedict Elementary School and graduate of Blue Island Community High School; Retired foreman at...
View Tribute »

Russell G. Doner

November 14, 1960 - February 21, 2014

View Tribute »

Silvia Vasquez Gonzalez

December 2, 1953 - February 19, 2014

View Tribute »

Teresa A Henry-Duschean

August 29, 1962 - February 14, 2014

Henry-Duschean Teresa A. "Terri" Henry-Duschean Age 51. Beloved Wife of David L. Duschean. Loving Mother of Eric Duschean. Adoring Sister of Gloria (Steve) Klos-Matushek, Patricia Henry and Nancy (Tony) Henry-Kloet. Dear Aunt to Many Nieces and Nephews. Visitation Tuesday 3:00 P.M. -9:00 P.M. and Wednesday 9:00 A.M. until time of Funeral Service 11:00 A.M. at Hallinan Funeral Home...
View Tribute »

Maria T Herrera

August 5, 1921 - February 5, 2014

Herrera Maria T. Herrera age 92. Beloved Wife of the late Olegario Herrera; Loving Mother of Luisa (Trinidad) Rivera, Tomas (Luisa), Mary (Bernardino) Flores, Lorenzo (Blanca), Ricardo (Maria), Jose A. (Irella), Crispin and the late Hector (Candelaria Lechuga) and Manuel Herrera; Grandmother of 22 and Great-Grandmother of 28.. Visitation Friday 3:00P.M. to 9:00 P.M.. Funeral Saturday 11:00 A.M....
View Tribute »

M. Elena Rubio

February 6, 1946 - February 2, 2014

Rubio Ma Elena Rubio, edad 67 años, nacio el 6 de febrero 1946 en La Campana Durango Mexico. Y nacio en la vida eterna el 2 de febrero del 2014. Elena fue la amorosa esposa del fallecido Armando Guerrero. Fue maravillosa madre de Jorge, Imelda, Enrique, Laura, Juan, Ramiro, Gustavo y Jaime. Y fue una abuela adorable para todos sus nietos/as. Visitation Thursday 3:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Funeral...
View Tribute »

Kimberly Guerrero-Duran

January 27, 2014 - January 28, 2014

View Tribute »

Rosemary Janke

June 25, 1932 - January 25, 2014

Janke Rosemary Janke, (nee Casolio) age 81, Beloved wife of George; loving mother of Domenic (Claudia) Tripoli and Joanne Tripoli; cherished grandmother of Nicole, Melissa and Corey; adoring great grandma of 3; dear sister of Joe (Valerie) and the late Albert, Rocky and Richard Casolio. Visitation Friday time pending. until time of Mass at time pending . at St. Donatus Catholic Church; 1939...
View Tribute »

Lucy Selina Rzeminski

December 13, 1949 - January 24, 2014

Rzeminski Lucy Selina Rzeminski. Vietnam Veteran U.S.M.C. . Beloved Mother of Michelle (James) Lehmann, Renee (Mark) Elter, Lucy (Marty) Maser and Michael Rzeminski. Proud Grandmother of Tess, Raphael, Sara, Linus, Emma, Monty, Paige, Rebecca, Violet, Michael Hugo and Zoe. Dear Sister of Richard, Cecelia , Mary and Catherine.. Visitation Friday 10:00 A.M. until time of prayers 11:45 A.M. at...
View Tribute »

Mario M. Ramirez

October 6, 1937 - January 21, 2014

Mario M. Ramirez, age 76, caring son of the late Francisco and Guadalupe Ramirez was born into life on October 6, 1937 in Mexico and born into eternity on January 21, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. Mario is the beloved husband of Mary Ramirez; loving father Mario, Joe (Leonor), and Dennis Ramirez; adoring grandfather of Jordan, Raymond, Nicole, Marissa, Mario, Marisol and Mia;...
View Tribute »

Jarely Tirado

January 14, 2014 - January 14, 2014

View Tribute »

Chip Nagel

March 10, 1950 - January 12, 2014

NAGEL Earl H. Nagel, A.K.A. "Chip", age 63, was born into life on March 10, 1950 at St. Francis Hospital in Blue Island and born into eternal life surrounded by his loving family on January 12, 2014. Chip was a lifelong resident of Blue Island. He is the beloved husband of Barb Nagel nee LeDuc; loving father of Brett (fiancée Sarah Mordis) Nagel; dear son of the late Earl and Dorothy Nagel;...
View Tribute »

Raymond J Garay

August 22, 1940 - January 8, 2014

GARAY Raymond J. Garay, age 73, resident of Blue Island, passed away from long term cancer on January 8, 2014. He was born on August 22, 1940 in Chicago. The beloved son of Emmett and Dolores Garay; dear father of Margaret Garay; brother of Grace Cronberg; loving lifelong companion of Nancy Schultz; adoring Catfather of Trouble and Felix; caring lifelong friend of Patty Filewicz, Jose and...
View Tribute »

Maria L Matute

March 18, 1923 - January 5, 2014

MATUTE Maria Luz Matute, age 90, was born into life on March 18, 1923 and born into eternal life on January 5, 2014. She is the loving mother Marina (Manuel ) Garcia, Carlos (Vilma) Rivera, Vilma Elizabeth (the late Jose) Torres, Ana (Francisco) Gonzalez and Irma Matute; caring grandmother of Karina (Julian) Acevedo, Lisette (Paul) Thomas, Carlos Rivera Jr., Sandra (Kevin) Hall, Sonia (Noe)...
View Tribute »

Pedro Armandariz

June 27, 1932 - January 3, 2014

Pedro Armandariz, age 81, was born into life on June 27, 1932 and born into eternal life on January 3, 2014 at home and surrounded by his loving family. Pedro is the beloved lifelong companion of Vilma Morales; loving father of Elcira (Sergio) Romero and Estuardo (Nivia) Morales; adoring grandfather of Estuardo Jr. and Maria Morales. Visitation Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. until...
View Tribute »

Cynthia Ann DiBiase

November 12, 1952 - December 30, 2013

View Tribute »

Felipe F. Esparza

December 23, 1952 - December 29, 2013

Felipe F. Esparza, age 61, was born into life on December 23, 1952 and born into eternity on December 29, 2013. He is the beloved husband of Ludivina Esparza; loving father of Hiram (Katie), Nathaniel and Crystal Esparza; adoring grandfather of Ewan Gael and Blake Ludy Esparza; dear son of the late Felipe and Amalia Esparza; caring brother of Angela (Manuel) Olivo, Eustaquio (Lupe), Misael and...
View Tribute »

Eleanor T. Felcyn

January 18, 1918 - December 24, 2013

Eleanor Theresa Felcyn nee Kaptur, age 95, was born into life on January 18, 1918 in Blue Island and born into eternity on December 24, 2013. She is the beloved wife of the late Francis Felcyn; loving mother of Frank (Kelly) Felcyn, Nancy (Harry) DeValk, Jack Felcyn and Marilyn (Robert) Marchewka; caring grandmother of seven; adoring great-grandmother of eleven; dear sister of Frances Mosel the...
View Tribute »

Josephine M. Nowak

March 10, 1925 - December 17, 2013

Josephine M. Nowak, age 88, was born into life on March 10, 1928 and born into eternity on December 17, 2013. Josephine is the loving mother of Richard (Jan) Nowak, Thomas (Peggy) Nowak and the late Charles Nowak; adoring grandmother of Richard (Jennifer), Mitchel, Thomas (Mary Beth), Jillian, Nicholas, Angela, and Rachel Nowak, and Kristina (Daniel) Cunningham; great-grandmother of Tripp;...
View Tribute »

Alma Delia Gonzalez

June 20, 1964 - December 14, 2013

Alma Delia Gonzalez, age 49, was born into life on June 20, 1964 in Chicago and born into eternity on December 14, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. She is the beloved wife of Antonio Gonzalez; loving mother of Alejandro and Jose Antonio (Magda) Gonzalez; adoring grandmother of Noe'll; fond daughter of the late Angelina Salinas; caring sister of eight; aunt, cousin and friend of many. Alma...
View Tribute »

Gloria E. Cruz

April 8, 1950 - December 12, 2013

Gloria E. Cruz, age 63, was born into life on April 8, 1950 and went home to be with the Father on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, December 12, 2013. She is the loving mother of Francisco Ramirez, Armando (Alma) Ramirez, Gloria (Chava) Meza, Angelica (Juan) Zambrano and Fernando Ramirez; adoring grandmother of Joey, Andres (Elizabeth), Erick and Daniel Meza, Chantal, Jacqueline, Karyn and...
View Tribute »

Candlelight Memorial Service

December 7, 2013

I Am Always With You When I am gone, release me, let me go. I have so many things to see and do, You mustn't tie...
View Tribute »

Manuel Venegas

January 30, 1967 - December 6, 2013

VENEGAS Manuel Venegas Velazquez, 46, nació en vida el 30 de Enero 1967 y nació a la vida eterna el 6 de Diciembre, 2013; amado esposo de Susana Venegas; amado padre de Alejandra Venegas, Víctor Manuel Venegas y Erica Venegas; amado hijo de Alicia y Manuel Venegas; querido hermano de Marta (Juan) Espinoza, Daniel (Lupita) Venegas, María Leticia (Francisco) Rodríguez, Laura Angélica (Raúl)...
View Tribute »

Alan Osgood Dieball

March 21, 1950 - December 4, 2013

Alan Osgood Dieball, age 63, was born in Chicago on March 21, 1950, a lifelong resident of Blue Island and expired in Corpus Christi, Texas, on December 4, 2013. He is the beloved husband of Diana Vargas Dieball; beloved father of John Dieball and Liana Dieball; adoring grandfather of eleven grandchildren; He was a diehard Chicago White Sox fan. Go Sox! Memorial Gathering Friday, December 13,...
View Tribute »

John A. Burmeister

August 8, 1951 - December 1, 2013

. BURMEISTER John A. Burmeister age 62; was born into life on August 8, 1951 and born into eternity on December 1, 2013. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, a Resident of Midlothian and formerly of Alsip. He is the beloved husband of Sandy Burmeister nee Sendera; loving father of Lisa (Carl) Dionne; adoring grandfather of Stoney, Carli, Lauren, and Jenna; dear brother of Fred Burmeister and Ken ...
View Tribute »

Juan A. Flores

January 28, 1990 - November 8, 2013

Juan Antonio Flores, 23 years old, was born into life on January 28, 1990 and born into eternity on November 9, 2013. He is the beloved son of Juan Antonio Flores and Guadalupe Aidee Chavez; loving brother of Jessica (Jeremy) Lagunas, Erik Flores and Julio Flores; adoring uncle of Jackeline, Jasmine and Jeanine Lagunas; fond cousin, nephew and friend of many. Memorial Mass was Wednesday,...
View Tribute »

Louise Stacey

September 17, 1938 - November 6, 2013

STACEY Louise Stacey, age 75, was born into life on September 17, 1938 and born into eternity on November 6, 2013, longtime resident of Markham. She is the beloved daughter of the late Clarence Stacey and the late Bertha (Steward) Brown of Celina TN; caring mother of Donna Butler, Darlene Zohfeld, Wanda Bauer and Brenda (Michael) Whitesell; loving grandmother of Greg (Rebecca) Butler, David ...
View Tribute »

Gabriel Jeronimo , Sr

August 3, 1938 - October 21, 2013

JERONIMO Gabriel Jeronimo, Sr., age 75, was born into life on August 23, 1938 and born into eternity on October 21, 2013; he is the beloved husband of Maria Jeronimo; loving father of Alma (Luis) Vega, Juana (Frank) Bejar, Primitivo Jeronimo, Maria (Robert) Schoon, Marbelin Jeronimo and Gabriel (Mirella) Jeronimo; fond grandfather of Luis (Stephanie), Jose, Bianca, Danny, Melanie, Eduardo,...
View Tribute »

Betty Cerullo

November 13, 1937 - October 21, 2013

CERULLO Betty M. Cerullo nee Potter, age 75, was born into life on November 13, 1937 and as she would say, "Gone to be with the Big Guy" on October 21, 2013; she is a longtime resident of Blue Island; loving mother of Clarice (Steven) Heckler, Michael (the late Donna) Cerullo III, Jimmy Cerullo and Angel; adoring grandmother of David (Lyndsey) Merriman, Brian Heckler and Michael Cerullo IV; dear...
View Tribute »

Eusebio Valadez Hernandez, Jr.

January 19, 1950 - October 6, 2013

VALADEZ HERNANDEZ Eusebio Valadez Hernandez, 63, was born into life on January 19, 1950 and born into eternal life on October 6, 2013; beloved son of Francisca and the late Eusebio Valadez, Sr.; dear brother of Deacon Abundio (Dolores), Ezequiel and Pablo Valadez, fond uncle of many nieces and nephews; cousin and friend of many; parishioner of St. Benedict and member of Helping Hands. ...
View Tribute »

Ramiro Mata

January 29, 1959 - October 2, 2013

MATA Ramiro Mata, age 54; born into life on January 29, 1959 and born into eternity on October 2, 2013; Resident of Blue Island; beloved husband of Amelia Mata; loving father of Erika Mata, Luis Mata and Lorena (Everardo) Angulo; caring son of Julia De La Torre and the late Vicente Mata; dear brother of Arturo, Manuel, Miguel, Esperanza, Elvira, Leticia, Angelina, Angelica and Nena; fond brother...
View Tribute »

Andrew A "ANDY" Lambros

August 9, 1944 - September 30, 2013

Lambros Andrew "Andy" A. Lambros, age 69, U.S. Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War, resident of Blue Island, was born into life on August 9, 1944 and born into eternal life on September 30, 2013. He is the beloved husband of the late Georgia Lambros; loving father of Anthony (Diana) Lambros and Andrea (Danny) Rios; adoring grandfather of Colin Rios; brother of fifteen; uncle and friend of many;...
View Tribute »

Angela Sosa

August 2, 1939 - September 19, 2013

SOSA Angela Sosa, age 74, longtime resident of Chicago, was born into life on August 2, 1939 and born into eternity on September 19, 2013. She is the loving mother Felipe Soliz; dear sister of Henry (Teresa) Sosa, Norberto (Carmen Martinez) Sosa, and Luz Maria Sosa (Ranulfo Arellano); adoring grandmother of two. She was a longtime parishioner of Maternity Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in...
View Tribute »

Michael J. Manzi, Sr.

February 24, 1930 - September 16, 2013

View Tribute »

Rosemary Ann Kuhns

November 19, 1945 - September 9, 2013

KUHNS Rosemary Ann Kuhns, 67, was born into life on November 19, 1945 and born into eternity on September 9, 2013. Beloved daughter of AnnaMae and the late John Costa; Loving mother of Kim, Deana, Tom Kuhns and Brenda (Larry) Nelson; adoring grandmother of Guy Kuhns, Judah and Kyleigh Nelson; dear sister of Jack, Art and the late Dave Costa. Memorial Gathering 9:30 AM, Service 10 AM,...
View Tribute »

Robert E. Raczynski

December 14, 1936 - September 3, 2013

RACZYNSKI Robert E. Raczynski, age 76, U.S. Army Veteran, was born into life on December 14, 1936 and born into eternity on September 3, 2013. He was a resident of Blue Island; beloved significant other of Margaret Wiberg; loving father of Rob Raczynski; dear brother of Edward (Ann) Raczynski; fond uncle, cousin and friend of many. Memorial Mass Saturday, October 5, 2013, 1:00 PM at St....
View Tribute »

Esperanza Arambula

December 12, 1933 - August 30, 2013

ARAMBULA Esperanza Arambula, age 79, was born into life on December 12, 1933 and born into eternity on August 30, 2013. Resident of Blue Island; she is the beloved wife of the late Merced Arambula; loving mother of seven; adoring grandmother of twelve; dear sister of two; aunt, cousin and friend of many. Visitation Monday, September 2, 2013, from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM; Service Tuesday 8:30 AM...
View Tribute »

Maria Mozqueda

May 21, 1940 - August 25, 2013

Mozqueda Maria Mozqueda a resident of Dixmoo, Il r born on May 21, 1940. Maria died on August 25, 2013 surrounded by her loving family.. Visitation took place at Hallinan Funeral Home, Funeraria De La Paz 2601 Vermont Street Blue Island, Il on Thursday August 29, 2013 from 3:00P.M. until time of Chapel Service at 7:30 P.M.. Funeral was held in
View Tribute »

Beverly June Uhlean

July 31, 1930 - August 24, 2013

Uhlean Beverly J. Uhlean nee Mikesell. Beloved Wife of the late William Uhlean. Surrounded by her loving family as she entered into the "Joy's of Eternal Life". Loving Mom of Darryl (Paige), and the late Bruce (Diane Hinkle) Borders. Cherished Grandma of Christopher, Brent and Adam Borders. Great Grandma of Several. Devoted Sister of Barbara (the late Clem) Huff. Sister-In-Law of...
View Tribute »

Albert D Denoyer

March 8, 1925 - August 21, 2013

Denoyer Albert D. Denoyer, age 88. Born in St. Anne, Illinois. Resident of Blue Island for 65 Years. Loving Husband of the late Betty (nee Statler). Devoted Father of William (Alice), Wilbert (Kathy) and the late Sandra DeChene. Dear Grandfather of 11. Great -Grandfather of 21 and Great Great-Grandfather of 2. Visitation Sunday 3:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Funeral Monday 9:00 A.M. until time of ...
View Tribute »

Antoinette M "Toni" Cullen

March 4, 1923 - August 18, 2013

Cullen Antoinette "Toni" Cullen nee Morkis age 90. Beloved wife of the late James Cullen. Passed away August 18, surrounded by her loving children Michael (Sandy) Cullen, Mary (Chris) Connelly, Dan (Vicki) Cullen, Patti (the late Tom) Ramos and Donna (Bobby) Milner. Proud Grandmother of Jake Cullen, Caroline and Patrick Connelly, Abby and Rachel Cullen, Nicole and Marla (Fiancé Scott...
View Tribute »

Antonio Alcantar

August 15, 1940 - August 14, 2013

ALCANTAR Antonio Alcantar, was born into life on August 15, 1940 and born into eternity on August 14, 2013; 72 years old, beloved husband of Alicia; loving father of Gerardo (Candida), Laura (Antonio) Ibarra, Manuel "Tato", Mauricio, Antonio Jr. (Amy), Larry (Kathleen); fond grandfather of Gerardo (Melissa), Celeste (Mike), Antonio, Alberto, Bianca, Leeana, Michaela, Niko, Sophia, Lorenzo, David...
View Tribute »

Cheryl Ann Sullivan

December 17, 1954 - August 10, 2013

SULLIVAN Cheryl Ann Sullivan, age 58, formerly of Mount Greenwood, IL; was born into life on December 17, 1954 and born into eternity on August 10, 2013. She is the loving mother of Lorraine Beckefeld, Shannon (Rob Holec) Beckefeld, Heather Beckefeld, Kelly (Michael Fitzsimons) Beckefeld, Samantha, Patrick and adopted daughter Kerrie Fitzsimons; adoring grandmother of Dyllan, Christopher,...
View Tribute »

Richard W. Ziolkowski

February 14, 1946 - August 5, 2013

. Ziolkowski Richard W. Ziolkowski age 67, Vietnam Vet in the U.S. Army. Beloved Husband of Lucille nee McCarthy. Devoted Father of Richard, Tim (Kira) and Justin (Meredith). Proud Grandfather of Carlos and Ivy. Visitation Thursday 3:00P.M. - 9:00 P.M.. Funeral Friday 9:15 A.M. from Hallinan Funeral Home 2601 Vermont Blue Island to St. Donatus Church for Mass at 10:00 A.M. Interment Holy...
View Tribute »

Nancy P Schultz

February 8, 1945 - August 3, 2013

Shultz Nancy P. Shultz Age 68 Loving and Adoring Companion of Raymond Garay. Dear mother of four Devoted cousin of Gina.. Visitation Tuesday 4:00pm until time of Funeral Service at 7:00 pm at Hallinan Funeral Home 2601 Vermont St. Blue Island. Interment Private In lieu of flowers donations to Blessed Bonds(420 Industrial Dr. Naperville Il. 60563) would be appreciated
View Tribute »

Margaret L McCall

December 28, 1923 - July 28, 2013

McCALL Margaret L. McCall, 89, was a lifelong resident of Blue Island. She was born into life on December 28, 1923 and born into eternity on July 28, 2013. She is the loving mother of Ms. Jerry Lynn McCall; beloved wife of the late David McCall; dear daughter of the late Marcel Jean Francois Defawe and Eva Marthe Marie nee Sace. She worked at Little Company of Mary Hospital as a Medical...
View Tribute »

Kenneth Dale Sneed

July 3, 1923 - July 27, 2013

SNEED Kenneth Dale Sneed, 90, U.S. Navy WWII Veteran; resident of Crestwood formerly of Chicago; beloved husband of the late Katherine; loving father of Mel (Marilyn), Sandy (Frank) Bereta and Len; adoring grandfather and great-grandfather of many; beloved brother of Darwin (Dee) and Bernie (Judy); dear cousin of Norma (Jim); fond uncle of many; preceded in death by his mom and dad, brothers...
View Tribute »

Olivia Zaragoza

May 3, 1961 - July 27, 2013

ZARAGOZA Olivia Zaragoza nee Garcia, age 52, resident of Blue Island; was born into life on May 3, 1961 and born into eternity on July 27, 2013. She is the beloved wife of David; loving mother of Jonathan; caring daughter of the late Juan Garcia and Francisca Vasquez; dear sister of Alicia (Jaime) Garcia, Luis (Maricela) Garcia, Maria Elena (Sergio) DeLeon, Guille Garcia, and Juan (Rosa) Garcia;...
View Tribute »

Isabelle B."Bunty" Kuiken

August 15, 1925 - July 18, 2013

KUIKEN Isabelle B. Kuiken, 87, beloved wife of the late Robert C.; loving mother of Darlene Soucek and Bonnie (Wayne) Trella; adoring grandmother of Robert (Laura) Soucek, Donald Soucek, Jeffrey Trella, and Jaime (Jason) Coomer; fond great-grandmother of Hannah, Aiden, Ryan, Jacob and Jordyn; aunt and friend of many. Visitation Tuesday from 3 to 9 PM at Hallinan Funeral Home 2601 Vermont,...
View Tribute »

Amada Arroyo Lopez

September 13, 1933 - July 6, 2013

ARROYO LOPEZ Amada Arroyo Lopez age 79 was born into life on September 13, 1933 and born into eternity on July 6, 2013. She is the beloved wife of the late Juan Segura Reyes; loving mother of Esther (Carlos) Zavala, Miguel (Lucia) Segura and Guadalupe (Juan) Delgado; adoring grandmother of Angelica and Carlos Zavala, Allison, Miguel Angel and Estrella Segura, Juan and Diana Delgado; dear sister...
View Tribute »

Alvin Lee Allen

March 9, 1936 - July 3, 2013

ALLEN Alvin Lee Allen, 77, U.S. Army Veteran, Korean Conflict Era; Lifelong resident of the Chicago area; ex-husband of Dawn Allen nee Pestow; beloved father of Scot, Mark (Sandra) and David; loving grandfather of Shaun and Ryan; dear son of the late Orville and Elizabeth; loving brother of the late Richard (Pat) Allen; fond cousin of Dawn Haggard; and friend of many. Visitation Tuesday from 9...
View Tribute »

William T Payton

June 15, 1923 - June 22, 2013

Payton William T. Payton . Beloved Husband of the late Yvonne nee Mange Payton. Loving Father of William G. (Loving Companion of Jan) Payton and Robert L. (Sydella) Payton. Cherished Grandfather of Erin, Thomas Payton, Bethany and Kevin. Adoring Great-Grandfather of Joshua and Courtney. Dear Brother of June, Sarah, Donnie and Ruby. Visitation was held Wednesday 9:00 A.M. until time of Chapel...
View Tribute »

Adela Castañeda

April 3, 1943 - June 14, 2013

CASTAÑEDA Adela Castañeda, 70, of Blue Island; beloved wife of Emilio; loving mother of Fernando (Martina), Anselmo (Martha), Joaquina, Maria Eugenia (Ruben) Flores, Manuel (Josefina), Adela (Gelacio) Hernandez, Emilio Jr. (Marcolina), Rocio (fiancé Aldo), Mayela (fiancé Herbert); adoring grandmother of 31 and great-grandmother of 12; caring daughter of Celestina and the late Antonio Hurtado...
View Tribute »

J Guadalupe "Junior" Mendoza, Jr.

January 6, 2000 - June 14, 2013

J Guadalupe was born on January 6, 2000 and passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013. J Guadalupe was a resident of Blue Island, Illinois.
View Tribute »

Hermelinda Toro

August 25, 1957 - June 7, 2013

TORO Hermelinda Toro, age 55, born into life on August 25, 1957 and born into eternity on June 7, 2013; beloved wife of Luis Toro, loving mother of Victor, Jose, Damian and Elian; dear sister of Oscar Montes, Jose Luis (Irma Maricella) Montes, Daniel (Sonia) Montes, Eliseo (Rosa) Montes, Ramona Montes and Ana Montes; caring daughter of Daniel and Maria Montes; aunt, cousin and friend of many;...
View Tribute »

Maria Teresa G. Mansanarez

February 24, 1933 - June 1, 2013

MANSANAREZ Maria Teresa Gomez Mansanarez, age 80, was the beloved wife of Damian R. Jr.; loving mother Maria (Eric) Widstrom, Damian III, Maria Teresa (Lyle) Ross, Sylvia Coleman, Paul (Cheryl), Erlinda (Jim) Georgeff, Deborah (Jerry) McGreal, Roland (Andrea), Steven and the late Roy D. (late Janice) Mansanarez; adoring grandmother of 42 and great-grandmother of 38; sister-in-law of Isidro ...
View Tribute »

Helen Marie Galle

April 4, 1917 - May 24, 2013

Helen Marie Galle nee Butkovich, age 96, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2013 at her home in North Aurora, IL; Beloved Wife of the late Lawrence; Loving Mother of Sandra Cassell, Gary Galle, Debra (Bruce) Joy and the late Judith Galle and Linda Glantz; Adoring Grandmother of Debra Love, Judy (Mark) Parker, Gary (Jennifer) Galle, Jr., Jennifer Kelley, Ryan Galle, Eric (Samantha) Galle, Shaun and...
View Tribute »

Barbara J. Thomas

December 11, 1954 - May 17, 2013

Barbara J. Thomas nee Hennen, age 58; born into life on December 11, 1954 and born into eternity on May 17, 2013; she is the beloved wife of David Thomas; loving mother of David Jr.; adoring grandmother of Quinten and Kaleb; dear sister of Al Hennen and the late Sylvia Steckelberg; loving aunt, cousin and friend of many; former insurance claims adjuster around the Chicago area and former resident...
View Tribute »

Michael P. Sterkowitz

September 29, 1938 - May 15, 2013

STERKOWITZ Michael Sterkowitz, 74; was the beloved husband of the late Alice nee Larsen; loving father of Scott (Carole), Cindy (Neal) Valente, John (Pamela), Martin, Michael (Francine) and Keith (Kelly); adoring grandfather of 21; dear brother of Frank (Sharon), Carol and the late Robert (Diana); uncle, cousin and friend of many; member of Local Union 710 Soft Drink Drivers and Helpers. ...
View Tribute »

Marie H. Fuscaldo

August 11, 1941 - May 13, 2013

FUSCALDO Marie Helene Fuscaldo nee Mikos, age 71, beloved wife of the late James; loving mother of James (Carmella); adoring grandmother of Nicole (Matt), Michael and Madeline; fond great-grandmother of Joseph and Mia; cherished sister of Pat and Bruno (Sue); dear daughter of the late Bruno and Mary; sister-in-law of Janice (Frank); aunt, cousin and friend of many. Visitation Friday from 10 AM...
View Tribute »

Jaime Amador Muñoz

April 30, 1939 - May 6, 2013

Jaime Muñoz, age 74, was born into life on April 30, 1939 and born into eternity on May 6, 2013. He was a resident of Blue Island since 1970. He was the beloved husband of Reyna Tellez; loving father of Victor Muñoz, Mario (Cindy) Muñoz, Jimmy (Joyce) Muñoz and the late Maria de Los Angeles Muñoz; adoring grandfather of Veronica, Elysia (Kris) Knudsen, Mario Jr., Jaime, Marisa and great...
View Tribute »

Aziz Haamid Ali

August 11, 1977 - April 25, 2013

Aziz Haamid Ali, age 35, was born into life on August 11, 1977 and born into eternity on April 25, 2013. He is the beloved son of Jamillah M. Ali; loving father of Brooklyn Grisby; fond brother of Naeema (Kenyon) Louis and Egypt Porter; adoring grandson of Mattie Childress; Educator in the United Arab Emirates for the past three years and former Chicago Public School teacher. Memorial Service...
View Tribute »

Gonzalo Garcia

December 7, 1963 - April 23, 2013

Gonzalo Garcia, age 49, was born into life on December 7, 1963 and born into eternity on April 23, 2013. He is the beloved husband of Maria Guadalupe Garcia nee Alcantar; loving father of Angel de Jesus, Veronica, David Antonio, Amanda and Isabel Garcia; dear brother of Guadalupe Garcia, Cleofas (Patricia) Garcia, Antonio Garcia, Margarita (Gilberto) Noriega; fond uncle, cousin and friend of...
View Tribute »

Dorothy Danica Koss

February 8, 1914 - April 4, 2013

KOSS Dorothy Danica Koss a.k.a. "Jenin", lived to be 99 years old; she is the beloved wife of the late Peter Koss; loving mother of Geraldine Harmes and Ronald (Liz) Gmazel; fond grandmother of five ; great-grandmother, aunt and friend of many. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 9, 2013, from 9 AM until the time of service at 11 AM at Hallinan Funeral Home 2601 Vermont, Blue Island, IL;...
View Tribute »

Noel Kristin Johnson

October 26, 1973 - March 10, 2013

Noel Kristin Johnson, age 39, of Blue Island, Illinois, passed away suddenly on March 10, 2013 at home. She was born on October 26, 1973 in Blue Island, Illinois to her parents, Patricia and David. Noel was the youngest of two. She was a lifelong resident of Blue Island, Illinois, for 39 years and employed by Jewel Foods as a Bakery Clerk for 10 years. Noel was a member of St. Donatus...
View Tribute »

Ronald Otto Wrede

July 22, 1941 - March 1, 2013

Ronald Otto Wrede, born into life on July 22, 1941, born into eternity on March 1, 2013; born and raised in Blue Island; beloved husband of Donna Lee Oakley; beloved son of the late Otto and Elizabeth Wrede; loving father of Helene (Scott) McLean; adoring grandfather of Antonia (Jonathan) Synowiec, Arturo (Courtney) Alcantar, Kyle McLean; fond friend who was more like a brother to Carol Benck...
View Tribute »

Regino Saucedo

April 26, 1938 - February 23, 2013

Regino Saucedo, age 74; Resident of Blue Island since 1991; Beloved husband of Valvina Saucedo nee Nieves; Loving father of Ruben (Maria Luisa) Saucedo, Victor Saucedo, Anailda (Miguel) Vazquez, Regino Jr. Saucedo, Eloy (Alma Delia) Saucedo, William (Martina) Saucedo, Villaldo (Maricela) Saucedo, Carlodina (Faustino) Esparza; Adoring grandfather of Crystal Roman, Cervando Saucedo, Victoria...
View Tribute »

Esperanza Jauregui

October 8, 1934 - February 20, 2013

JAUREGUI Esperanza Jauregui, age 79; Resident of Blue Island; beloved wife of the late Pascual Ibarra and the late Al Jauregui; loving mother of Gerardo Ibarro, Esperanza Gonzalez, Ernesto Ibarra , Guillermina Ibarra, Ernestina Ibarra, Monica Ibarra, Gustavo Ibarra, Fernando Ibarra and Imeldo Ibarra; fond grandmother and friend of many; Member of St. Donatus Catholic Church. Visitation...
View Tribute »

Karli Ann Guajardo

October 10, 1983 - February 19, 2013

GUAJARDO Karli Ann Guajardo, age 29; Beloved daughter of Edward Guajardo and the late Karen Lynn Guajardo nee Downing; Loving sister of Edward (Nicole) Guajardo, Alex Guajardo and William Jensen; Fond aunt of Jaylen Guajardo; Adoring granddaughter of Polly Guajardo, and the late Earl and Marilyn Downing; cousin, niece and friend of many. Visitation Monday, February 25, 2013 from 3 to 9 PM;...
View Tribute »

George Lawrence Maglio, Jr.

August 21, 1965 - February 6, 2013

MAGLIO George Maglio, age 47; lifelong resident of Blue Island; beloved son of Angie Maglio nee Rodriguez, and George Maglio, Sr.; loving father of Kristina Maglio the daughter of Sherry Law; dear brother of Richard Maglio and Lisa Field; fond uncle of Christopher and Samantha Hernandez, Lillie and Ellie Esparza; friend of many. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3-9 PM; Service 7:30 PM at...
View Tribute »

Selene Isabella Aguayo-Horta

June 21, 2012 - February 6, 2013

AGUAYO-HORTA Baby Selene Isabella Aguayo-Horta, was born on June 21, 2012, and passed on February 6, 2013, her loving parents at her bedside. She is the beloved daughter of Oscar Aguayo and Liliana Horta; loving granddaughter of Tiburcio and Guadalupe Horta, and Sixto and Maria Aguayo; fond niece of Juan and Erik Aguayo, Oscar Horta, and Angelica (Oscar) Romero; dear cousin of many; adored...
View Tribute »

Alice Mae LaHucik

May 25, 1922 - February 5, 2013

Mrs. LaHucik was born on May 25, 1922 and passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Mrs. LaHucik was a resident of Crestwood, Illinois at the time of her passing.
View Tribute »

Thomas F. Weckler, Sr

January 14, 1927 - January 30, 2013

WECKLER Thomas F. Weckler, Sr., age 86; he was a World War II Army Veteran; former resident of Blue Island; former member of the Knights of Columbus, Blue Island Chapter; long time member of St. Benedict Catholic Church; beloved husband of the late Linda nee Morris; loving father of Thomas, Jr. and Louis (June); grandfather of Virginia (Jeff) Sabella, Thomas D., Joseph (Melissa), Michael (Erika)...
View Tribute »

Sophia Guadalupe Martinez

November 29, 2012 - January 29, 2013

MARTINEZ Sophia Guadalupe Martinez, was born on November 29, 2012, at 12:19 PM, and passed in her parents arms on January 29, 2013, at 5:15 AM. She is the beloved daughter of Javier A. Martinez and Marixa Frausto; loving sister of Emily and Diego; adoring granddaughter of Rocio Martinez, Salvador Aguirre, Raul and Anita Frausto; dear goddaughter of Jhoni and Kristi Lopez; fond niece of Nelly,...
View Tribute »

Francisco Tan Modesto, Sr.

July 25, 1943 - January 29, 2013

Modesto Francisco Tan Modesto, Sr. age 69. Beloved Husband of Vivencia Somoza Modesto. Loving Father of Gina (Robert) Pe, Beverly (Edward) Fundal, Noel (Chevy) Modesto, Francisco Jr. (Bernadette) Modesto, Henry (Rona) Modesto and Reynaldo (Mylene) Modesto. Adoring Grandfather of Jeffery,Christine, Jazzlene,Casey,Chloe, Mary Chevel, Tiffany, Keisha, Christian Ace, Reyne and Gavin. Dear Brother...
View Tribute »

Jose Guadalupe Castillo

September 16, 1921 - January 6, 2013

Jose Guadalupe Castillo was born on September 16, 1921 in Estancia De Animas, Zacatecas, Mexico and passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at Metro South Hospital in Blue Island, IL. He is survived by his wife Martina Castillo Alvarado, his two sons (Ramiro Castillo and Artemio Castillo), his six daughters (Consuelo Arellano Castillo, Enriqueta Esparza Castillo, Maria Guadalupe Gaytan Castillo,...
View Tribute »

Thyrl Allen Latting

June 10, 1932 - January 5, 2013

LATTING Thyrl Latting, 80, beloved husband of Harriett; loving father of Mike (Nina), Tracy, and the late JoAnne; and loving grandfather of Christopher, Kelley, and Michelle; brother of Stanley Sr., Ralph Sr., and Janice; Retired C.P.S. teacher from Dunbar Vocational and C.V.S. High Schools; Originator of Latting Rodeo Productions, Inc. and the Thyrl Latting Rodeo Spectacular. Gathering...
View Tribute »

Leona R Flack

November 17, 1931 - December 30, 2012

FLACK Leona Flack, age 81, beloved wife of the late Walter "Mike" Flack; loving mother of Donna Mendoza, Daniel Flack, Michael Flack, David Flack, April Flack, and Amy (Jim) Larson; fond grandmother of Todd, Andrea, Andrew, Alanna, Alex, Clay, Bobby, Cody, Amber, Kyleigh, Marisa; adoring great grandmother of Sophia; dear sister of the late Violet (Leonard), Inez, William (Ellen), Paul (Adeline),...
View Tribute »

Thomas F. Johnson

August 11, 1924 - December 28, 2012

JOHNSON Thomas F. Johnson, age 88, beloved husband of the late Cora Grace Johnson nee Griffith; loving father of Thomas Clinton (fiancée Rose) Johnson, Matthew James (Hillary) Johnson, and the late Douglas Lynn Johnson; loving stepfather of the late Walther John Griffith; adoring grandfather of Hillary, Alyssa, and Kathleen; fond brother of the late John William "Bill" (Gloria) Johnson;...
View Tribute »

Angeline Y Szpek

January 11, 1922 - December 26, 2012

SZPEK Angeline Y. Szpek, 90, lifelong resident of Blue Island; beloved wife of the late Martin J.; loving sister of Frank (Gilda) Bilotti; loving aunt and friend of many; Former Employee of Montgomery Ward, State St., Chicago, and Northern Trust Bank, LaSalle St. Chicago. Visitation Friday from 3 to 9 PM; Prayer Saturday 9 AM from Hallinan Funeral Home 2601 Vermont, Blue Island; to St. Walter...
View Tribute »

Walter D."Wally" Cozzi

April 8, 1945 - December 20, 2012

COZZI Walter D. Cozzi, age 67, was a former lifelong resident of Blue Island, IL, employed by the City of Blue Island Public Works Department, he retired in 2010.. He died peacefully at his residence in Westchester on December 20, 2012, at 10:00 AM with his wife Wanda by his side. He courageously fought cancer since May of 2012. He is the father of Wally Jr. (Heather), Michael, and Pamela ...
View Tribute »

Joserito Arenas Nava

May 22, 1960 - December 19, 2012

ARENAS NAVA Joserito Arenas Nava, age 52, of Blue Island, IL, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Roseland Community Hospital, Chicago, IL. He was born on May 22, 1960 in Mexico to his parents, Miguel Arenas and Andrea Nava.. Joserito was the youngest of seven children. He had one child, Krystal Andrea Arenas. Joserito was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church of Roseland, IL. ...
View Tribute »

Community Candlelight Memorial Service

December 8, 2012 - December 8, 2012

My Little Butterfly Today a little butterfly flew by me. I thought to myself where have you been little butterfly. You come into this world as a cocoon all by yourself and blossom into this beautiful butterfly and fly off to see the world. What you don't realize little butterfly as you flutter through your days is how you touch those around you in your soft gentle way. You don't...
View Tribute »

Consolacion C. Pagulayan

November 2, 1931 - November 29, 2012

PAGULAYAN Consolacion C. Pagulayan, age 81, resident of Midlothian; Loving Wife of the late Isidro S..Pagulayan Sr. Beloved Mother of Evelyn Pagulayan, Virgilio Pagulayan, Sotero Pagulayan, Isidro Pagulayan, Jr. , Lorna Khattab, and Noreen Donahue; Fond Grandmother of Maureen Anne Gozon, Gener Pagulayan, Ronald Pagulayan, Isidro Pagulayan III, Janet Belen, Allan Pagulayan, Marco...
View Tribute »

Robert Frank "Bob" Snead, Sr.

June 18, 1942 - November 27, 2012

SNEAD Robert F. Snead, Sr., age 70, was a long time resident of Mt. Greenwood; Amado Husband of Patricia Garcia de Snead; Querido Dad of Veronica (Jose Louis) Aguilera, Robert F. Jr. (Heather) Snead; Inolvidable Grand-Pa of Rony (Alondra) Gustek, Jose Louis Aguilera, Jr., Christian Aguilera, Indie Snead; Inolvidable Great-Grand-Pa of Alony and Serenity Gustek; and friend of many; Retired Truck...
View Tribute »

Elena Cervantes de Rojas

August 18, 1927 - November 26, 2012

View Tribute »

1 of 100 Recent Obituaries View More »

Hallinan Funeral Home
2601 Vermont St.
Blue Island, IL 60406 map it

View Phone Number
View Fax Number
View Website

Tributes.com Partner