Scott A. Polena

April 20, 1960 – August 20, 2017

Scott A. Polena – Beloved husband of the late Hope (nee Spatafora). Loving father of Nikki. Dear son of the late Adolph and the late Mardell. Step-son of Edward D. Allen. Brother of Michael Polena. Brother-in-law of 8. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends. Funeral Service Friday, August 25, 2017,  11 AM at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenville IL. Interment Arlington Cemetery, Elmhurst IL. Visitation Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 3-8 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Polena family would be appreciated. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Mary Lou Henry

February 23, 1923 – August 18, 2017

Mary Lou Henry (nee Dowell), age 94. Beloved wife of the late James L. Loving mother of Stanley P. (Kathy), David J. (Patricia) and Gary F.  Cherished grandmother of Karen, Darlene (Dan) Hincks, Tom (Nichole) Henry, Tracy (Mark) Coote, Terri (Kevin) Bray, Bevin (Adam) Picchietti and Matt (Jessica) Henry. Proud great-grandmother to Michelle, Kristen, Joe, Luke, Vincent, Emma, Tyler, Faye, Dennis, Tatum, Lillian, Conor, Quinn and June. Preceded in death by her parents Lonnie and Myrtle Dowell, siblings Roger “Bart” Dowell, Shirley Hoeferlin and William Dowell. Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 3-8pm at Geils Funeral Home, 180 South York Road, Bensenville. Interment Remington Cemetery, Remington Indiana. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Magdalena G. Valadez

November 20, 1933 – August 12, 2017

Funeral Service Wednesday, August 16, 2017 10 AM at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL. Interment Elm Lawn Cemetery, Elmhurst IL. Visitation Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 4-8 PM at the funeral home. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Lillian M. Kupronis

April 28, 1924 – August 7, 2017

Lillian Kupronis (nee Gibson) – Beloved wife of the late Anthony. Loving mother to Anthony (Jan), Donald (the late Sharon), Richard, and Sandra (Joseph) Horwath. Proud grandmother of eight and GG to 16. Funeral Service Monday, August 14, 2017, 10 AM at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL. Interment Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst IL. Visitation Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 3-8 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Mary’s Services, 300 E. Northwest Highway, Unit 200, Arlington Heights, IL, would be appreciated. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Mattia Campobasso

November 17, 1923 – August 3, 2017

Mattia Campobasso – Beloved husband of the late Alba (nee Zella). Loving father of Vito (Marie Anuta), Mary (Jerry) Zienty and Angela ( Bob) Calhoun. Dear grandfather of Matthew (Neeley), Robert, Steven (Kelsey), Michael, Anthony, Joseph (Lanette) and Kevin. Great-grandfather of Luca and Gemma. Funeral Service Monday, August 7, 2017, 11:45 AM from Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL proceeding to Holy Ghost Church, 254 N. Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale IL for Mass of Christian Burial at 12:30 PM. Entombment All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines IL. Visitation Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 3-8 PM at the funeral home. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Maria J. Escutia

March 19, 1954 – July 29, 2017

Funeral Service Wednesday, August 2, 2017 9:30 AM from Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenville IL proceeding to St. Alexis Catholic Church, 400 W. Wood Street, Bensenville IL for Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM. Interment Maryhill Cemetery, Niles IL. Visitation Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 3-9 PM at the funeral home. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Andrew W. Malawy

August 29, 1921 – July 29, 2017

Andrew W. Malawy, age 95 of Wood Dale, IL, departed this life on Saturday July 29, 2017. He was born August 29, 1921 at his home, in Bolo Twp, Washington County, IL to the late August and Clara (Skiera) Malawy.

Beloved husband of the late Katherine L. (nee Ellis). Loving father of  Andrew (Linda J.) Manchen-Malawy of Naperville, IL, Steve of Wood Dale, IL and Robert (Chris) Fleming-Malawy of Sacramento, CA. Proud grandfather of Michael, Bradley, Zakary, Travis, Chyanne and Ryan. Great-grandfather of Caitlin. Dear brother of John (Gisela) of Nashville IL and Leonard (Velma) of Affton MO. Brother-in-law Edward Ellis of Grayslake IL. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews as well as the BEST neighbors in the world, Ed and Kathy Halick and their son Adam.

Andrew was preceded in death by brothers, Hillard, Harry (Rose), Eugene (Marie) and Alvin (Dorothy); sister, Delores; brothers-in-law Samuel Ellis and Kenneth Ellis; and sister-in-law, Clara Gracey.

Andrew grew up on the family farm near Nashville, IL and at age 18 left for Chicago. During World War II he worked at a converted Buick automotive plant that was making airplane engines. After the war, he became a tool and die machinist with International Harvester plant in Melrose Park, IL from which he retired after 35 years of service.  He enjoyed “tinkering” in his garage, gardening and spending time with his family, grandchildren and neighbors.

Funeral Service Friday, August 4, 2017 9:30 AM from Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL proceeding to Holy Ghost Church, 254 N. Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale IL for Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM. Interment Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst IL. Visitation Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 3-8 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Holy Ghost Church or to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Nicholas James Martino, Jr.

scan0001May 6, 1989 – July 12, 2017

Memorial Visitation Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 1 PM until time of Memorial Service 3 PM at Faith Community Church, 192 S. Center Street, Bensenville IL. Interment Private. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Robert William Connerth

June 21, 1951 – July 20, 2017
Robert William Connerth passed away at home in Roselle, Illinois Thursday, July 20th, after a multi-year struggle with Alzheimer’s dementia. He was 66 years old.
 
Bob was born in Cincinnati and adopted by William D. and Martha F. Connerth from Alliance, Ohio.  Bob’s family moved to La Grange Park, Illinois when he was young, and he graduated from Lyons Township High School.  Bob attended the College of DuPage and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from North Central College, majoring in History.  He was a banker, rising from Teller to Customer Service Manager.  Bob also worked at a nursing home earlier in life, and then spent time reorganizing grocery store product placement after he retired from banking.  Bob was active in the West Suburban Gay Association, serving on the Board as group Photographer for many years.
 
Bob leaves loving memories to be cherished by his spouse and partner of 28 years, Charles Mussman; his son, Christian; his sister, Cheryl and her husband Glen Munger; his relatives in Alliance, and his many friends.
 
Chicago area friends are welcome to the Visitation Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 2 PM until time of Funeral Service 5 PM at Geils Funeral Home, 260 West Irving Park Road, Wood Dale, IL.
Friends in Ohio may visit at Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home, 75 South Union Avenue, Alliance, on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 10 AM until time of Funeral Service 12 PM. Private interment will be at Mt. Union Cemetery. For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.

Frank Piotrowski

January 5, 1931 – July 20, 2017

Frank Piotrowski – Beloved husband of Halina (nee Zychowicz). Loving and strong tata of Monica (Rey) Moreno. Best dziadzia of Lucas and Lucie. Dearest brother of the late Janina, the late Jasia, Hania, John (Mary), Ted (Terry) and Stasia. Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Service Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 9:15 AM from Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL proceeding to St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 1233 Holtz Ave., Addison IL for Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM. Interment Private. Visitation Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 3-8 PM at the funeral home.  For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.