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    Eileen P. Carnow

    Eileen P. Carnow, nee Ronan, age 78, of Skokie. Beloved mother of Patricia (Steven) Presmyk, Jim, and the late Daniel (Gabriele) and Kevin; dear grandmother of Tonya, Shawna, Daniel Jr., and Bryan; loving great-grandmother of Soveyda; fond sister of Kathleen, James, William, Patrick, and the late Jack and Timothy. Service and Interment will take place at a later date. Funeral info:  847.673.6111.

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    Krishnakant Hariprasad Pandya

    Krishnakant Hariprasad Pandya, Ph.D., age 84, of Des Plaines, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019, at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights. Dr. Pandya was born on October 19, 1935, in Mehemadavad, India, to Hariprasad and Savitaben. He utilized his Ph.D. in Pharmacology to educate future physicians matriculating through medical school. He was revered as an exceptional teacher and mentor. His primary devotion in life was to serve humanity at every level possible. He was the beloved husband of Sudha and the late Ramaben; a loving father to Dr. Prashant Pandya and Dr. Darshak Pandya; and the cherished grandfather of Deven, Meera, Maya, and Javin. Hindu Pooja Service, Saturday, November…

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    Mrs. Ann C. Carra

    Ann C. Carra, nee Christian, age 67, of Evanston. Beloved wife of Richard; dear mother of Andrew, Charles (Jessyca Latimer), and Hannah; loving grandmother of Christopher; fond sister of Richard C. Christian Jr. (Debra Walker); cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews. Memorial Service, Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 11 a.m., at Lake Street Church of Evanston, 607 Lake St., Evanston. Memorial contributions may be made to Lake Street Church of Evanston, 607 Lake St., Evanston, IL, 60201. Funeral info:  847.673.6111.

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    Charles L Owen

    Charles L. Owen, age 86, of Chicago. Lt. Commander, U.S. Navy. Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, where he conducted research and taught until 2010 in the MDes, MDM, and PhD Design graduate programs. Avid shell collector and longtime member of the Chicago Shell Club. Beloved husband of Mary, nee Wrenn; dear brother of Donald B. (Carol J.); loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation, Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 4 to 9 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Family and friends to meet for Graveside Service and Interment, Friday, October 25, at 11 a.m., at Woodland Cemetery, 1700 N.…

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    Mary Jessal Valencia

    Mary Jessal “Jessie” Valencia, R.N., nee Benedicto, age 47, of Skokie, died Sunday, October 20, 2019, suddenly, at Skokie Hospital. Beloved wife of Sherwin A.; loving daughter of Jesus D. and Salvacion M., nee Espinosa, Benedicto; dear sister of Jessie Jr., Jessie III, Robert, Mary Bouline, and the late Alfredo. Visitation, Saturday, October 26, from 3 to 8 p.m., and Sunday, October 27, from 3 to 8 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Funeral, Monday, October 28, at 10:15 a.m., from the funeral home, for Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m., at St. Peter Catholic Church, 8100 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Interment private. Funeral information:  847.673.6111

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    Rondald Amerigo Sero

    Ronald Amerigo Sero, born December 17, 1935, in Chicago, IL, passed away October 23, 2019, at the age of 83. The son of southern Italian immigrants, Carl and Anna Sero, Ron grew up around Grand Avenue, attending and graduating from St. Mel High School in 1954, under the tutelage of the Christian Brothers. It was during this time that he met his future wife, Jo Ann Wayman. After marrying in 1957, they settled in Bellwood, IL, eventually moving to Skokie, IL, where they raised their three children. A wood finisher by trade, Ron spent 52 years working with his hands, restoring and finishing fine wood items. In his free time, he…

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    Irene A. Pavlik

    Irene A. Pavlik, nee Palucki, age 96, former longtime resident of Skokie. Beloved wife of the late Edward J.; dear mother of Gary (Linda), Guy (Catherine), Eddie, Susie (Curt) Potts, and Mary Ann (George) Marcin; loving grandmother of thirteen; cherished great-grandmother of four; fond sister of the late Mary Franta, John and Chuck Palucki, Helen Prasil, and Ben Palucki. An avid bowler, golfer and later in life she enjoyed nature walking. An incredible woman with an endless capacity of love that she shared with all, most especially her family. Private Interment, All Saints Catholic Cemetery, Des Plaines. A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, December 8, 2019 (time and location to be announced). Memorial contributions may…

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    Carolyn H. Gagliardo

    Carolyn H. Gagliardo, nee Szarzak, age 77, of Galena, formerly of Skokie. Beloved  wife of Frank; dear mother of Kenneth (Karilyn), Denise (Hank), and Gina; loving grandmother of Andrew (Jessica), Valerie (Adam), John, Kayla, Kirk (Sarah), Karter, and Keenan; cherished great-grandmother of Dean, Claire, Tucker, and Elle; fond sister of Daniel (Pamela) Szarzak and the late Michael (Irene) Kaminski and Fred Szarzak; dear sister-in-law of Vera Gagliardo. Visitation, Monday, October 28, 2019, from 3 to 8 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Funeral, Tuesday, October 29, at 9:15 a.m., from the funeral home, for Mass of Christian Burial, 9:30 a.m., at St. Peter Catholic Church, 8100 Niles Center…

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    ANN C. CARRA

    Ann C. Carra, nee Christian, age 67, of Evanston. Beloved wife of Richard; dear mother of Andrew, Charles (Jessyca Latimer), and Hannah; loving grandmother of Christopher; fond sister of Richard C. Christian Jr. (Debra Walker); cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews. Memorial Service, Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 11 a.m., at Lake Street Church of Evanston, 607 Lake St., Evanston. Memorial contributions may be made to Lake Street Church of Evanston, 607 Lake St., Evanston, IL, 60201. Funeral info:  847.673.6111. The post ANN C. CARRA appeared first on .

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    THOMAS M. SCHULTZ

    Thomas M. Schultz, age 79, of Skokie. Beloved husband of the late Christine A., nee Jurkiewicz; loving father of Robert, David, and Michael; dear brother of Louis Jr. and Annette Schultz. Visitation, Monday,  November 11, 2019, from 3 to 9 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Funeral, Tuesday, November 12, at 9:30 a.m., from the funeral home, for Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m., at St. Lambert Catholic Church, 8148 Karlov Av., Skokie. Interment, Maryhill Catholic Cemetery, Niles. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123. Funeral info:  847.673.6111. The post…

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    SHIREEN ISMAILI AHMED

    Shireen Ahmed, nee Ismaili, age 73, of Skokie. Beloved wife of Kabir; dear mother of Norman (Lauren) Kabir, Noreen (Patrick) Curry, and Alya Ahmed; loving grandmother of Maxwell and Bodhi Kabir, Taj Lynn and Conor Patrick Curry; fond sister of 10, of whom Gul, Rashid, and Seema Ismaili survive. Visitation, Saturday, November 9, 2019, from 11 a.m. until time of Muslim Funeral Service, 12 noon, at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Interment, Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie. Funeral info:  847.673.6111. The post SHIREEN ISMAILI AHMED appeared first on .

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    MARILYN E. BAUER

    Marilyn E. Bauer, nee Pfister, age 94, of DesPlaines, formerly of Skokie and Hot Springs Village, AR.  Beloved wife of Bernard L.; dear mother of Catherine and Mark Bauer, Mary (the late Allen) Moore, Joan Sutherland, Michael (Cindy) and James (Elizabeth) Bauer; loving grandmother of nineteen; cherished great-grandmother; fond sister of Margaret (the late John) Guercio and Helene (the late Ronald) Mattes;  dear sister-in-law of Clarence (Elmira) Bauer; aunt of many nieces and nephews.  Visitation Monday, 4-8 p.m. at Haben Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd. Skokie.  Funeral Tuesday, 11:15 a.m. from the funeral home for Funeral Mass, 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, 8100 Niles Center…

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    DELORIS MAE RYAN

    Deloris Mae Ryan, nee Yeager, age 91, of Schaumburg, formerly of Morton Grove, died October 23, 2019 at the Lexington of Schaumburg.  Beloved wife of Thomas; dear mother of Michele (Robert) Disselhorst and Mary Ann (Randall) Malicote; loving grandmother of Kathleen, Ryan, Kelley, Emily (Sam), Sarah (fiance Drew), Jack and Bridget;  cherished great-grandmother of Keaton, Leo, Bradley, Owen and Nathan;  fond sister of Janette Foth; dear aunt and friend to many. Services are pending. The post DELORIS MAE RYAN appeared first on .

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    IRENE A. PAVLIK

    Irene A. Pavlik, nee Palucki, age 96, former longtime resident of Skokie. Beloved wife of the late Edward J.; dear mother of Gary (Linda), Guy (Catherine), Eddie, Susie (Curt) Potts, and Mary Ann (George) Marcin; loving grandmother of thirteen; cherished great-grandmother of four; fond sister of the late Mary Franta, John and Chuck Palucki, Helen Prasil, and Ben Palucki. An avid bowler, golfer and later in life she enjoyed nature walking. An incredible woman with an endless capacity of love that she shared with all, most especially her family. Private Interment, All Saints Catholic Cemetery, Des Plaines. A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, December 8, 2019 (time and location…

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    RALPH HENRY BEAUDOIN

    Ralph Henry Beaudoin, born September 27, 1938, died October 23, 2019, age 81, of Chicago, formerly of Manchester, NH, San Jose, CA, and Rockville, MD, was a graduate of the University of New Hampshire receiving a BS in mechanical engineering and an MBA in finance. In his youth, he was committed to mentoring young men through his work with the Boys Scouts of America, Camp Carpenter in Manchester, NH, and the Manchester Boys and Girls Club. As a retired Vice President for Finance and Treasurer at Catholic University of America,Washington, DC, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California and DePaul University, Chicago, he used his financial expertise to work with Catholic…

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    CAROLYN H. GAGLIARDO

    Carolyn H. Gagliardo, nee Szarzak, age 77, of Galena, formerly of Skokie. Beloved  wife of Frank; dear mother of Kenneth (Karilyn), Denise (Hank), and Gina; loving grandmother of Andrew (Jessica), Valerie (Adam), John, Kayla, Kirk (Sarah), Karter, and Keenan; cherished great-grandmother of Dean, Claire, Tucker, and Elle; fond sister of Daniel (Pamela) Szarzak and the late Michael (Irene) Kaminski and Fred Szarzak; dear sister-in-law of Vera Gagliardo. Visitation, Monday, October 28, 2019, from 3 to 8 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Funeral, Tuesday, October 29, at 9:15 a.m., from the funeral home, for Mass of Christian Burial, 9:30 a.m., at St. Peter Catholic…

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    RONALD AMERIGO SERO

    Ronald Amerigo Sero, born December 17, 1935, in Chicago, IL, passed away October 23, 2019, at the age of 83. The son of southern Italian immigrants, Carl and Anna Sero, Ron grew up around Grand Avenue, attending and graduating from St. Mel High School in 1954, under the tutelage of the Christian Brothers. It was during this time that he met his future wife, Jo Ann Wayman. After marrying in 1957, they settled in Bellwood, IL, eventually moving to Skokie, IL, where they raised their three children.   A wood finisher by trade, Ron spent 52 years working with his hands, restoring and finishing fine wood items. In his free…

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    MARY JESSAL “JESSIE” VALENCIA

    Mary Jessal “Jessie” Valencia, nee Benedicto, age 47, of Skokie, died Sunday, October 20, 2019, at Skokie Hospital. Beloved wife of Sherwin A.; loving daughter of Jesus D. and Salvacion, nee Mainar, Benedicto; dear sister of Jojo, Jessie III, Robert, Mary Boyline, and the late Pidong. Visitation, Saturday, October 26, from 3 to 8 p.m., and Sunday, October 27, from 3 to 8 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Funeral, Monday, October 28, at 10:15 a.m., from the funeral home, for Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m., at St. Peter Catholic Church, 8100 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Interment private. Funeral information:  847.673.6111. The post…

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    CHARLES L. OWEN

    Charles L. Owen, age 86, of Chicago. Lt. Commander, U.S. Navy. Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, where he conducted research and taught until 2010 in the MDes, MDM, and PhD Design graduate programs. Avid shell collector and longtime member of the Chicago Shell Club. Beloved husband of Mary, nee Wrenn; dear brother of Donald B. (Carol J.); loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation, Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 4 to 9 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Family and friends to meet for Graveside Service and Interment, Friday, October 25, at 11 a.m.,…

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    CHARLES L. OWEN

    Charles L. Owen, age 86, of Chicago. Lt. Commander, U.S. Navy. Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, where he conducted research and taught until 2010 in the MDes, MDM, and PhD Design graduate programs. Avid shell collector and longtime member of the Chicago Shell Club. Beloved husband of Mary, nee Wrenn; dear brother of Donald B. (Carol J.); loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation, Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 4 to 9 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Family and friends to meet for Graveside Service and Interment, Friday, October 25, at 11 a.m.,…

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    RENATE “OMI” LINGEL

    Renate “Omi” Lingel, nee Bosch, age 93, of Skokie. Beloved wife of the late Henry; dear mother of Lillian (Ronald) Simmons and Cynthia (Walter) Penkala; loving grandmother of Todd (Lindsey) Simmons, Jen (Alonso Noguera) Simmons, Joe (Sophia) Penkala, and Christine (Brian) Marikos; cherished great-grandmother of Ronni Renate Simmons, Braidi Young Simmons, Henry James Penkala, Eleanor Renate Marikos, Ty Robert Henry Simmons, William John Marikos, Milo Werner Penkala, and Emmalu Wren Noguera Simmons. Visitation, Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 5 to 9 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Funeral, Friday, October 25, at 9:30 a.m., from the funeral home, for Mass of Christian Burial, 10…