Category: Obituaries

Janice Sorensen-Cushing

GARDNER – Janice Sorensen-Cushing, 60, of Gardner and formerly of Mazon, passed away Tuesday evening, October 13, 2015 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. A Celebration of Janice’s life will be held Friday, October 23, at Rury’s Tap, 365…

Sarah L. Vitko

RURAL BRACEVILLE – Sarah L. Vitko, 91, of rural Braceville passed away Friday, October 16, 2015 at Park Point Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Morris. She was born February 8, 1924 in Coal City, daughter of Jasper and Cecelia Gervase Vitale.…

Gary L. Clapp

CABERY – Gary L. Clapp, 50, of Cabery passed away at 6:57 p.m., Sunday, October 11, 2015 in rural Essex. Gary was born in Pontiac May 26, 1965, son of Roy and Annabel Jacob Clapp. Survivors include his lifelong partner,…

Anton Domagala

ColFax, Wisconsin – Anton “Big Boy” Domagala, formerly of South Wilmington and late of Colfax, Wisconsin, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015 at home. Anton was born November 26, 1926 in South Wilmington, son of Anton and Pauline Lavicka Domagala.…

Alfred J. Muzzarelli

SOUTH WILMINGTON – Alfred J. “Alfie” Muzzarelli, 93, formerly of South Wilmington, late of Dwight, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015 at Heritage Health in Dwight. Visitation will be Thursday, October 8, from 5 until 7 p.m. Funeral services will…

Beverly Pantaleone-Sereno

MORRIS – Beverly Rose Pantaleone-Sereno, 84, of Morris passed away February 4, 2015. Cremation rites have been accorded per the family’s wishes. Inurnment with graveside services will be Wednesday, October 14, at 1 p.m. in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery. She was born…

Brenda Kay Davis

DWIGHT Brenda Kay Davis, 68, of Dwight passed away at home Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Brenda was born in 1947 in Greenville, Kentucky, daughter of Charles and Allie Boggess Sampson. She married Woodrow “Bud” Davis June 5, 1964 in Madisonville, Kentucky.…

Donald Zappa

DWIGHT – Donald Phillip Zappa, 81, of Bevier, Missouri passed away Thursday, September 24, 2015 at the Loch Haven Nursing Home in Macon, Missouri. His Memorial Mass was in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bevier. A memorial service will be at…

Steven Michael Barnard

PONTIAC – Steven Michael Barnard, 43, of Pontiac passed away at 6:57 a.m., Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at his home. Steven was born July 14, 1972 in Pontiac, son of Gary Barnard and LaDonna Johnson Booth. He married Sherry Brendalen May…

James Mulvey

James Mulvey, 68, passed away Monday, September 28, 2015 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa. Born in Joliet August 11, 1947, to Tracy and Ethel Coundley Mulvey, he was preceded in death by his parents, several aunts, uncles…