Grant Park Funeral Home

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Ilona Wiberg


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)

Visitation: Memorial: Saturday March 2nd from 3pm until service 6pm
Service Date: 03/02/2024

 

Ilona Wiberg (née Sziky) age 62 of Chicago Heights, IL.,  passed away on February 21, 2024.   Predeceased by former husband, Kevin Wiberg (2009).  Beloved mother of Melisa (Ron) Hitchcock Wiberg, Paul (Emma) Wiberg and Jamie (Than) Wiberg.  Cherished grandmother of Evy, Audrey, Clara Hitchcock, Colby, and Sadie Wiberg.  Daughter of Carmen Sziky (née Valverde) and preceded in death by her father the late Laszlo Sziky (2012).  Fond sister of Erzsebet Sziky, Gabor Sziky and Zoltan (Denise) Sziky.  A special thank you to Aunt Erz for always being by her side until her final moments; and thank you to Papa Hitchcock for being a loyal friend.  She is also survived by her loving pets Levi and Jasper. Ilona was a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant for Speed District 802 – Special Education for 35 years. Beloved friend and aunt to many. She will be greatly missed and forever loved in our hearts.

Memorial gathering Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 3:00 P.M. until time of memorial service 6:00 P.M. at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Road), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.  Info: (708) 754-0016.

 

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Michael C. Barry


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)

Visitation: Wednesday, February 28 from 2pm to 8pm
Service Date: 02/29/2024
Place of Service: Our Lady of the Heights (St Kieran) of Halsted, Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

 

Michael C. Barry age 62 longtime resident of  Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away peacefully at home on February 21, 2024.  Born on March 31, 1961 to the late Joseph and late Maryalice (nee Redding) Barry in New York.  Beloved husband of 35 years to Cheryl (nee Cooper); loving father to Br. Sean S.J., and Patrick (Emily) Barry.  Dear brother to Nancy (late Michael Macaulay) Barry, Eileen (Michael) O’Reilly, Sheila (late Rich) Mariangeli, Maris (Naxhi) Lika, Tom (Michelle Hoffmann) Barry and Joe (Jan) Barry.  Preceded in death by Marilynn (Buddy) Ryan.  Fond uncle to many nieces and one nephew.

Michael attended and graduated from Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights.  He worked many years at Ace Hardware in Chicago Heights and was a loyal employee of Armil CFS in South Holland for the past 36 years.

Visitation Wednesday, February 28th  from 2:00PM to 8:00PM at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Road), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.  Funeral mass at 10AM on Thursday at Our Lady of the Heights (St. Kieran), 724 W. 195th Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois   Interment:  Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, IL.  Info: (708) 754-0016.

 

 

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Thomas Earl Rubin, Sr.


Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home - Crete, IL (Map-it)

Visitation: Friday, Feb. 23 from 2PM to 8PM
Service Date: 02/24/2024
Place of Service: Trinity Lutheran Church 1393 Elizabeth Street, Crete, Illinois (Map-it)
Cemetery: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery Route 1 (Main Street), Crete, Illinois (Map-it)

Thomas Earl Rubin, Sr. passed away on February 15, 2024, in Crete, Illinois. He was born on August 30, 1946, in Chicago Heights, Illinois, to Earl and Betty Rubin (née Schwinn). After a brief stint in the Navy, Tom worked as a concrete foreman for 20 years, as well as running his own wood shop. Later, he also ran a successful firewood business. In his free time, he enjoyed woodworking, doing jigsaw puzzles, and watching sports – especially the Chicago Bears.

Tom is survived by his wife of 45 years, Joan (née Koelling); children Michelle Pierce, Thomas Rubin, Jr., Dana (Michael) Zastrow-Letts, Sarah Rubin, and Hannah Rubin; grandsons Ricky (Ashli) Pierce and Casidy Zastrow; great-grandchildren Tatum Pierce and Oakley Pierce; sisters Lorraine Rubin and Christine (Roy) Hennick; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, as well as siblings Earleen Wilder, Dorothy Armstrong, and David Rubin.

Visitation will be at Crete Funeral Home on Friday, February 23, 2024, from 2-8 pm.

A funeral service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Crete on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at 11am, with visitation from 10-11 am. Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Crete.

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Louis M. Cosenza


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)

Visitation: Pending

Louis M. Cosenza age 74 resident of Bourbonnais and formerly from Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on February 14, 2024.  Loving wife of 35 years to Paula (nee Fairbanks).  Beloved brother to Jack (Colleen) Cosenza.  Beautiful uncle to John (Traycee) Cosenza and great uncle to Anthony Cosenza and Stephanie Cosenza.   Preceded in death by his parents Jack and Anna Marie (Nee DiScorpio) Cosenza.  Louis worked for over 30 years as a National Sales Manager for Union Tools; he love everything about History, playing his guitar and a big baseball fan.

Arrangement entrusted to Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL. 60411. Info call (708) 754-0016.  Memorial is pending.

 

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Gilberto R. Leal


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)

Visitation: Memorial gathering Thursday February 15 from 4pm until service 7pm
Service Date: 02/15/2024

Gilberto R. Leal age 84, longtime resident of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on February 10, 2024.  Born on April 29, 1939 in Mexico to the late Ramon and late Delfina (nee Rodriguez) Leal.  Beloved husband to Antonia (nee Martinez); loving father to the late Leticcia Leal, Lucy (Don) Garcia, Gilberto (Jennifer) Leal, Kathy Leal and Laura (Omar) Masud.  Beautiful grandfather to 10; great grandfather to 5.  Dear brother to Celia Leal, Felipe Leal and preceded in death by 4 brothers and 2 sisters.  Fond uncle to many nieces and nephews.

 

Memorial gathering and service on Thursday, February 15th from 4 PM until the time of service at 7PM at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL. 60411. Info call (708) 754-0016.

 

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Norman P. Yambor


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)

Norman P. Yambor age 82 longtime resident of Steger formerly of Chicago Heights, Illinois.  Born on October 27, 1941 in Chicago Heights to the late Joseph and the late Marie (nee Wylat) Yambor.  Beloved husband to the late Ruby.  Loving father to Darrin Yambor and Karen (Mark) Senovic.  Cherished grandfather to Megan (AJ) Cruz, Brianna (Darryl) Jackson and Josh Senovic; great grandfather to Alyvia Cruz, Ava Jackson and Brooklyn Jackson.  Fond brother to Joseph (Diane) Yambor, Dennis Yambor, Marlene (Jim) McKee and Raymond (Pam) Yambor.  Fond uncle to many.  Norman attended St Joseph Grammar School and graduated from Bloom High School.  Norman was a former employee of Calumet Steel and Columbia Tool Steel of Chicago Heights, Illinois; he was also a member of the Polish American Club and Polish American Community Fair (P.A.C.F.)  He was an avid pool player.

Arrangements entrusted to Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Road), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Info: (708) 754-0016.

 

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Grant Park Funeral Home

On April 18, 2009 we opened Grant Park Funeral Home located at 309 Dixie Highway in Grant Park, Illinois. We are honored to serve the families of Grant Park and surrounding areas.

 

This beautiful home and property was purchased and then renovated to add a chapel. The rest of the lovely home remains exactly as when it was purchased.

 

This location is right on the main street of Dixie Highway, making it very easy to find. We offer off street parking, a nice kitchen area and a beautiful sitting room with fireplace.

 

Each of our locations is owned by our family and operated by our family and caring staff. At each location we offer Traditional Funeral Service, Memorials, Cremations and Funeral Pre-Planning. It is our privilege to serve you and your family read more...

Grant Park Funeral Home 309 Dixie Highway, Grant Park, IL 60940 815-466-0677
Grant Park Funeral Home 309 Dixie Highway, Grant Park, IL 60940 815-466-0677
Grant Park Funeral Home 309 Dixie Highway, Grant Park, IL 60940 815-466-0677
Grant Park Funeral Home 309 Dixie Highway, Grant Park, IL 60940 815-466-0677
Grant Park Funeral Home 309 Dixie Highway, Grant Park, IL 60940 815-466-0677