Grant Park Funeral Home

Providing quality funeral services in the South Suburban Chicago area since 1891

Mark James Yacono


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

Visitation: Wednesday, July 17th from 2pm to 8pm
Service Date: 07/18/2024
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

 

Mark James Yacono, a long-time resident of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away unexpectedly in his home in St. John, Indiana, on July 10, 2024. He was 58 years old. Born June 21st, 1966, Mark was a graduate of Bloom High School – a member of the class of 1984, after which he attended Southern Illinois University. Mark went on to have a long career employed by the Meade Electrical Company and a member of Teamsters Union Local 731 where he spoke highly of so many. He was the beloved son of Anthony Samuel “Scooter” Yacono, (CHFD Ret.) who proceeded him in death and Sandra (Nee Cain) Yacono whom survives him. He was the loving brother of Patrick Yacono who proceeded him in death and Tony Yacono who survives him in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He is survived by the love of his life Lynnae Bush, of Chicago Heights, IL, and her two sons, Michael and Matthew Bush, whom he loved dearly. Mark loved animals, especially his dog Jax. Capturing his generosity, Mark was an organ donor to the Gift of Hope Donor Network and spent his days in his backyard making homemade pizzas for family and friends. Many would describe Mark as a gentle giant, exemplified by his meticulous tending to his garden and kind soul.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the South Suburban Humane Society are greatly appreciated. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 17th at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Hwy from 2-8pm (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL. 60411. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, July 18th at 10am at the funeral home. Interment: Assumption Catholic Cemetery Glenwood, Illinois. For further information call: (708) 754-0016.

 

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Wilma J. Bivins


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

Visitation: Visitation Saturday July 20, 2024 from 3:00 P.M. until time of Funeral Service 7:00 P.M.
Service Date: 07/20/2024

Wilma J. Bivins (Nee Devitt) age 57 of Manteno, Daughter of Wilma Devitt. She was preceded in death by her father John Devitt and step father William Kerrigan.  Beloved wife of Danny Rossiano.  Loving mother of Christina (Fiance Scott) Bauerle, Chase (Vanessa) Carpenter, Kevin Kvasnicka and Emily Rossiano.  Cherished grandmother of Mercedes, Abbey and Ashley.  Fond Sister of Jimmy Devitt and Jerry (Dorothy) Devitt.  Dear aunt of many Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.  Wilma was a dedicated worker for Amazon.

Visitation Saturday, July 20, 2024 from 3:00 P.M. until time of Funeral Service at 7:00 P.M.  at Grant Park Funeral Home 309 Dixie Highway, Grant Park, Illinois, IL. 60940.   For info call (815) 466-0677.

 

 

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Jane M. Rossi


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

Visitation: Tuesday, July 16th from 2PM to service 7:30PM
Service Date: 07/16/2024

 

Jane M. Rossi (nee Tokarz) age 79 of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on July 7, 2024.  Beloved wife to the late Roy (d. 2021); loving mother to the late Kimberly (Bob) Pharazyn, Sheri (Wayne) Brand and Daniel (Jennifer) Rossi; beautiful grandmother to Bridget, Andrew, Matthew, Owen, Megan, Finn, Jayden and Emmett; devoted great-grandmother to Everly and Declan; cherished sister to the late Fran Holiat, late Josephine Manes and late Michael Tokarz; dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents Michael and Pauline (nee Chochrek) Tokarz.    

Visitation Tuesday, July 16th  from 2PM until time of service at 7:30PM at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Road), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Info:  (708) 754-0016.  In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Jude Hospital in her name. It was her favorite charity. 

 

 

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Walter Charles Kissel, Jr.


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

Visitation: Memorial: Thursday, July 11, 2024 from 4pm to 7pm
Service Date: 07/11/2024

Walter ‘Wally’ Charles Kissel age 82 of Flossmoor formerly of Crete, Illinois passed away on June 28, 2024.  Born on January 11, 1942 to the late Walter Sr. and the late Josephine (nee Surufka) Kissel.  Husband to Ruth Ann (Nee Eubanks); loving father to Late Brian (Karen), Steve (Dawn) Kissel and Michael Kissel.   Cherished grandfather to Matthew, late Lauren Thompson, Josephine, Amelia, Grace and Oliver.  Beloved brother to late Ken Kissel, Debbie (Edward) Hoyt and Denise (late Bernie) Domagala.  Fond uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Memorial gathering Thursday, July 11th from 4PM until time of family memorial at 7PM at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois.  Info:  (708) 672-7600.

 

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Marion J. Gulick


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

Visitation: Tuesday, June 25th from 2pm to 6pm
Service Date: 06/25/2024

 

Marion J. Gulick (nee Stuenkel) age 87 of Lansing, Illinois passed away on June 19, 2024.  Loving wife to the late Frank (d.2018).  Beloved mother to Janet (Bret) Drew.  Beautiful grandmother to Dana Drew.

In lieu of flowers donations to American Kidney Fund – www.kidneyfund.org

Visitation and service on Tuesday, June 25th from 2 PM until time of service at 6:00PM at Monee Funeral Home 5450 Wilson St. (at Governors Hwy.), Monee, IL 60449.  Info. (708) 534-0016.

 

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Virginia Mae Dralle


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

Visitation: At Zion Church: Thursday, June 27th from 9AM until service 12 Noon
Service Date: 06/27/2024
Cemetery: Zion Lutheran Cemetery Route 1, Crete, Illinois (Map-it)

Virginia M. Dralle (nee Gilbert) age 78 longtime resident of Crete, Illinois passed away on June19th, 2024.  Beloved wife to William; loving mother to Susan Dralle.  Beautiful sister to Barbara Wilson Anderson, Bonnie Lambert, Betty (Eugene) Dionne.  Preceded in death by her parents Clarence and Sarah (nee Sharkey) Gilbert and a sister Beverly Scanlin Rome.  Dear aunt to many nieces and nephews.  Virginia worked in the food service at Crete Monee High School.

Visitation and service on Thursday, June 27th from 9AM until time of service at 12Noon, Zion Lutheran Church, 1610 Main Street, Crete, Illinois.  Burial to follow to Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Crete, Illinois.  Arrangement entrusted to Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Info: (708) 672-7600.

 

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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