Anne Roscoe, 81, nee Paulikas, formerly of Downers Grove. Beloved wife of the late Robert. Loving mother of Robert (Linda), Richard, Rosanne (Jeff) Grigoletti and Ron (Mary). Grandmother of Amy, Alex, Mark, Veronica, Allie and Dana. Sister of Dolores (late Harry) Hagey and Paul (Suzanne) Paulikas. Visitation 3 to 9pm Wednesday Feb. 25 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 301-75th Street, Downers Grove. Prayers 9:15am, Thursday Feb. 26 from the funeral home to Divine Savior Church in Downers Grove for Mass at 10am. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to American Parkinson’s Disease Assoc. Mrs. Roscoe was former Director of Religious Education at Divine Savior Church. Funeral info: 630-964-6500
Dorothy Moreschi (nee Picchetti), a long-time resident of Westchester and recently of LaGrange Park, passed away on Feb. 10, 2015. She was born July 18, 1930 in Chicago, the daughter of the late Atillio and Marina Picchetti. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Rina and brother, James. She is survived by her devoted husband of 61 years, Robert Moreschi; children Laura (Joseph) D’Agostino, Elaine (Leonard) Stejskal, and Robert (Linda) Moreschi; sister Elia Picchetti; grandchildren Kristine, Jeffrey, Claire, and Lily; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, and friend. Though her greatest passion in life was taking care of her family, she worked for many years for the Westchester Public School system and for Snow Manufacturing of Bellwood. A Memorial Mass will take place at 10am on Saturday, March 14 at the Congregation of St. Joseph Chapel, 1515 W. Ogden Ave. in LaGrange Park. Arrangements entrusted to Hallowell & James Funeral Home, Countryside. The family would like to thank the staff of Bethlehem Woods, BrightStar, Adventist St. Thomas Hospice, Dr. Ken Nelson, and the doctors, nurses, and staff at Prairie Medical Group in Westchester for all their care and support. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to The American Legion, Attn: Karen Henry, 2720 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington, IL 61704, in memo line “Gift to Yanks”.
Robert Reese Kidder, age 51, of Western Springs. Loving father of Will. Cherished son of Nancy, nee Prawdzik and the late Dennis. Devoted brother of David (Gina). Fond uncle of Charlie, Ben and Sam. Former husband of Christine, nee Costello. Visitation 3-9pm Sunday Feb. 22 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside. Prayers 9:15am Monday Feb. 23 from the funeral home to St. John of the Cross Church for Mass at 9:45am. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the PKD Foundation appreciated. Funeral info 708-352-6500
Patricia (Pat) Hare Fingado, 59, beloved sister, mother, grandmother, and aunt died peacefully in her home on February 17, 2015, in Countryside, Illinois. Patricia was born in Washington, D.C. on March 30, 1955. She was raised in Bethesda, Maryland and later Germantown, Maryland. Pat’s father, Ray Maxey Hare, was a decorated WWII veteran and United States Secret Service agent who worked for the Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford administrations. Pat’s mother, Frances Wallace Walsh, published the local gazette. Pat was raised with four loving and devoted siblings, Ray (“Tripp”), Cyndi, Debbie, and James (“Bunky”). Pat graduated from Gaithersburg High School in 1973. She left home at 17 and hiked the Appalachian Trail, finding her way to Key West, Florida and spent nights camped outside of the home of Ernest Hemingway. In the fall of 1974, she enrolled at Shepherd College in West Virginia, where she studied education. In 1976, she moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico. She was having trouble with her old VW Beatle and she took it to a local mechanic, where she met a young, bearded gear head who offered to fix her car for free – with the one caveat that she go on a date with him. She fell in love immediately and the two were married in the small, high-country mining town of Silver Plume, Colorado on February 16, 1980. The two shared many adventures together, living all over the southwestern and western US and having two sons, David O’Hare and Dana Matthew, along the way. The family ultimately settled in Hillsboro, New Mexico, an old mining ghost town where Pat and David educated their two boys in the great classroom of nature, spending most of their time outdoors hiking, camping, and swimming in mountain creeks. Her sons remember these as happy and carefree times, with awesome memories including being chased down a mountain by a mother black bear and discovering first-hand about rattlesnakes, scorpions, and cacti. On August 14, 1986, David died, and suddenly widowed, Pat moved with her sons to Las Cruces, New Mexico. Despite her grief, Pat persevered and continued to be an exceptional mom, making sacrifices to ensure that her boys had every opportunity. During this time, she continued her studies in education at New Mexico State University. In 1994, Pat married George R. Seibel and in the winter of 1994, the family moved to Riverside, Illinois, in the western suburbs of Chicago. In 1995, Pat gave birth to her only daughter, Nora Caroline. Nora will always treasure the close bond that she shared with her mom, as they were not only mother and daughter, but more importantly they were friends and confidants. Pat lived for her kids, and worked tirelessly to help them grow into mindful and spiritual adults, looking on proudly as all three graduated from Riverside-Brookfield High School. Pat continued her studies at Dominican University and worked as a Montessori teacher for almost twenty years, where her passion was helping young children develop curiosity and a love of nature. Pat was a devoted mother to all three of her children and, within the last few years, had cherished being Nana Pat to her two grandsons. She is preceded in death by her husband, David Henry Fingado and her brother, James (Bunky) Hare. Pat is survived by her siblings Ray (Tripp), Cyndi, and Debbie, her loving children, David (Ellen), Dana (Amanda), and Nora, and her grandsons, Brady Matthew and Henry David, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, February 22, from 3:00-9:00PM at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th Street, Countryside, Illinois. There will be memorial remarks at 6:00PM. Flower arrangements can be made with Phillip’s Flowers in La Grange Park, IL (708) 579-2255. Pat’s final resting place will be alongside her first husband in New Mexico.
Stephen C. Bunting, MD age 59, of Hinsdale. Loving husband of Susan M. (nee Rybak); adoring father of Rachel and Ian; devoted son of Dr. Thomas C. and the late Mary E. (nee Bailey) dear brother of Thomas (Susan) and Jeffrey (Carol) Bunting; uncle of many. Stephen was a world traveler and free spirit. His loyal friendship was felt by many. A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 pm, Sunday, February 22, at Christ Church of Oak Brook (31st and York Rd.). Interment was held privately . If desired, memorials to The Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute at www.giving.northwestern.edu/nu/luriecancercenter would be appreciated. Hallowell & James Funeral Home in Countryside is assisting the family. Funeral Home phone: (708) 352-6500
Nick Joseph Saso, Jr., 83, of Belvidere, formerly of LaGrange. Beloved husband of Alice and the late Marie. Loving father of Donald (Lynnell), Kerry Saso, Karen Lynn (Mark) Trull and the late Karen Marie (Albert) Bregar. Devoted grandfather of 13 and numerous great-grandchildren. Fond brother of Phillip (Adeline) Saso, Jenny (late Steve) Kriglstein, Josephine (Bob) Medrich, the late Martin (late LaVerne), the late Joseph (late Arlene) Saso and the late Marion (late David) Williams. Dear uncle of many. Visitation 3 to 9pm Thursday, February 19th at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 West 55th Street, Countryside where Funeral Service will be held at 10am on Friday, February 20th. Interment Marywood Cemetery, Aurora. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to The Alzheimer’s Association appreciated. Nick was a truck driver for most of his life, retiring from Prairie Materials with over 20 years of service there. Funeral home phone 708/352-6500
Genevieve L. Andorf (nee Kromray), age 93, of Countryside, IL; beloved wife of the late Herman; loving mother of Richard (Diane) Andorf, Diane (Thomas) Parsons, and Wendy (Byron) Blum; dear grandmother of five; great-grandmother of four. Visitation Friday, Feb. 20 from 9am to 10:30am at the funeral home. Mass to follow, 11am at St. Cletus Church, LaGrange. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Hallowell & James Funeral Home, Countryside. Info: 708-352-6500
Anne M. Kellner, 94, nee Yaconette, resident of Cicero for 52 years. Beloved wife of the late Clarence. Loving mother of Wayne (Bonnie) and James. Grandmother of Nanette, Shawn, Russell and Michael. Sister of Virginia Bryson and the late Frank Yaconette, Mary Dunn and Mabel McLean. Aunt of many. Visitation 3 to 9pm Thursday at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 301-75th Street, Downers Grove. Prayers 9:15am Friday from funeral home to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Darien, for Mass at 10am. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Funeral info: 630-964-6500 or www.hjfunerals.com .
James R. Elmslie II, 79, formerly of Glen Ellyn. Beloved father of Ann (Doug) Bakshis. Grandfather of Ellee. Brother of Mary Elmslie. Visitation 3 to 9pm Monday Feb. 16th at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 301-75th Street, Downers Grove. Prayers 9:15am Tuesday Feb. 17th from the funeral home to St. Scholastica Church in Woodridge for Mass at 10am. Private burial at St. Columba Cemetery in Ottawa, IL on Friday Feb. 20th. Mr. Elmslie was very active in scouting since the age of 12. He served with Troop 300 in Glendale Heights and Troop 35 in Wheaton. Funeral info: 630-964-6500.
Biaggio Michael Cascio age 89, of the LaGrange Highlands. U.S. Army Korean War Veteran. Beloved husband of Rose (nee Zizzo); devoted father of Frank (Lianne) Cascio and Annette (Frank) Senese; cherished grandfather of Michelle Senese and Michael Cascio; also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Visitation and Funeral will be on Saturday, Feb. 14, from 8:30 am until 9:30 am at Hallowell & James Funeral Home 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside. Proceeding to St. Cletus Church in LaGrange for a 10:00 am Mass of Christian Burial. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Info: (708) 352-6500