Current Services

Maria Soledad Alva
  Friday April 26, 2019 - Saturday April 27, 2019
Maria Soledad Alva (nee Garcia), 89 passed away Apr. 19, 2019. She was the loving wife of the late Lizandro (2017); beloved mother of Santiago (Varvara) and Maria Alva; Cherished grandmother of Isolina, Santiago Jr., Inessa, Maximilian, Gabriela and Mitchell and dear sister of Marisa (Jim) Alberti, the late Rev. Jesus Alva and the late Chuchy Garcia (the late Tino Alonso). A visitation will be held Friday, Apr. 26 from 4-9pm at Grove Memorial Chapel 1199 S. Arlington Hts. Rd. Elk Grove Village. Chapel service Saturday at 10:30am followed by an interment at All Saints Cemetery – Des Plaines.
Julia Catherine Lynn
  Monday April 15, 2019 - Tuesday April 16, 2019
Julia Catherine Lynn, 78, of Elk Grove Village for 33 years. Born in Chicago she passed away peacefully at her home on April 12, 2019. She was a longtime volunteer at the Kenneth Young Center and a member of the Sheila Ray Senior Center. Julia was the beloved daughter of the late Crawford and the late Julia nee. O’Connor; dear sister of Margaret A. (the late Ted) Kruczek, the late Mary (the late Chick) Kubica and the late Patrick (Diane) Lynn and dear aunt of many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held Monday, April 15 from 3-8pm at Grove Memorial Chapel 1199 S. Arlington Hts. Rd. Elk Grove Village. Chapel prayers Tuesday 10:30am followed by an 11am Mass at St. Julian Eymard Church. Interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery – Des Plaines. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Kenneth Young Center.
Eugenia "Nina" Savage
  Sunday April 14, 2019 - Monday April 15, 2019
Eugenia “Nina” Savage, 76, of Elk Grove Village for 54 years. Born June 25, 1942 she passed away Apr. 9, 2019. Nina was a loving homemaker and she was totally devoted to her family and God. She was a CCD teacher for 10 plus years and a volunteer and Eucharistic minister at Alexian Brothers Med. Ctr. for over 30 years. She was the beloved wife of Donald W. for 53 years; loving mother of Brian W. (Cathy A.) and Daniel D. (Kelly M.) Savage and cherished grandmother of Devan D. Savage. Visitation will be held Sunday, Apr. 14 from 3-9pm at Grove Memorial Chapel 1199 S. Arlington Ht. Rd. Elk Grove Village. Chapel prayers Monday 9:30am followed by a 10am Mass at Queen of the Rosary Church. Interment to follow at St. Michael Cemetery – Palatine. In lieu of flowers memorial can be made to the American Lung Assoc.
Lucille M. Boucek
  Friday, March 29th
Lucille M. Boucek nee Konecy, 93, a 14 year resident of Sunrise Senior Living of Schaumburg, formerly of Wheeling for 42 years. Born in Marquette, MI., she passed away March 27th at her home. Lucille was the beloved wife of the late Richard C. (1984); loving mother of Susan E. (Wayne) Pierce, Richard C. and Chuck H. (Karla) Boucek; and dear grandmother of Lauren and Ryan Pierce, Lian and Ana Boucek. Lucille was a ret. 20 year elementary school teacher at Eugene Field School of Wheeling. A visitation will be held on Friday, March 29th from 12 p.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village. Interment at Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines. Contributions to the American Diabetes Assn. are appreciated. For more info, 847-640-0566 or grovememorialchapel.com
Gloria V. Paschen
  Sunday March 31/Monday April 1st
Gloria V. Paschen nee Podola, 92, a resident of Elk Grove Village, formerly of Park Ridge and Inverness. Gloria was the beloved wife of the late William (2004); the loving mother of Catherine A. Evans, Barbara R. Paschen, and the late JoAnne Paschen; dear grandmother of Phil, Julie, Greg (Heather Worley) Ptasinski, Kert (Andrea), Douglas (Heidy), Lauren, and Jessica Evans, Warren Fellingham, Matthew and Valerie Brej and cherished great-grandmother of 6. A visitation will be held Sunday, March 31, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village with a funeral Mass Monday, April 1 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Ukrainian Church, 5000 N. Cumberland Ave., Chicago. Interment at St. Nicholas Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Ukrainian Veterans in Care of St. Joseph Church, are appreciated. For info, 847-640-0566 or grovememorialchapel.com
Mary L. Borst
  Monday, April 1 from 3 to 7 p.m.
Mary L. Borst nee Check, 88, of Elk Grove Village for 11 years, formerly of Morton Grove for 38 years passed away on March 26th at Generations Oakton Pavillion of Des Plaines. Mary was the beloved wife of the late Jacob J. (2011); loving mother of Susan M. (J) Olson, John J. (Karen) Borst, Nancy A. Borst, and Karen L. (the late Peter )Weber; dear grandmother of Chris (Kate) Olson, Shannan (Nicholas) Ihnatiuk, Jason (Kelly) Borst, Jennifer Pierce and Shaun Borst, Nicholas (Jade Jennings), Todd (Therease) Borst, Kurt (Brian) Stahl, Peter Stahl (fiancé Kelly Jones), Kerrie (Justin Harmon) Stahl, Amy Borst, Tommy, and Andrew Weber; cherished great grandmother of Adalyn, Layla and Macie, Ethan and Gabriella, Nathan and Jamie, Joshua and Mason, Taryn, Ty and Tanner, Clayton, and Talon. Mary was a ret. sales associate for Marshalls of Morton Grove. A visitation will be held Monday, April 1, from 3 p.m. until the time of service at 7 p.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Assn. are appreciated. For info, 847-640-0566 or grovememorialchapel.com
Gerald "Jerry" Rapaport  -  89
  Saturday March 30th
Gerald “Jerry” Rapaport, 89, of Springfield, formerly of Elk Grove Village and a resident of Chicago Heights for 60 years, passed peacefully on February 15, 2019, with his family by his side. He was born on October 1, 1929, in Marlborough, Massachusetts, and grew up in the Roseland neighborhood of Chicago. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Adele Rapaport, their children Gary (Diana) Rapaport of Springfield, Sandy (Wally) Hoschouer of Elk Grove Village, and Lisa (Andy) Reich of Palos Heights, five wonderful grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Jerry loved to work out and rode his exercise bike every day until his final days. He loved movies, his computer, vanilla milkshakes, kibitzing with everyone he met and being with his loved ones. He is an amazing soul and loved by many. Please join us for a visitation to celebrate his life on Saturday, March 30, 2019, between 10 am and 2 pm at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Rd., Elk Grove Village, Il. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to The Second Chance Pet Adoption Organization. Donations can be made at their website: secondchancepetadoption.org
Gerald VanBooven
  Friday March 29, 2019 - Saturday March 30, 2019
Gerald R. VanBooven, 84, a longtime resident of Elk Grove Village, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 20, 2019. He was born June 21, 1934, son of the late Ralph and Mary (Sullivan) VanBooven. Gerry grew up in Kansas City, MO, attended Rockhurst College and graduated from St. Paul Seminary in St. Paul, MN. He began a career spanning 49 years as a Human Resources professional for several companies. On July 1, 1961, he married Judith Devero also of Kansas City. The couple celebrated 58 loving years of marriage and were blessed with four children: Angie (Bob) Dickey, Monica (Curt) Czachor, Tom (Terri) VanBooven and Karen (Steve) Pavletich and 10 grandchildren: Abby, Maggie and Ben Dickey, Ann Marie, Molly and Greta Czachor, Luke and Jake VanBooven and Joe and Rachel Pavletich. Gerry was a faithful member of St. Julian Eymard Catholic Church serving as a Eucharistic and Bereavement minister and member of the Parish Council. He also volunteered at Alexian Brothers Medical Center. He and Judy enjoyed many years in the company of friends biking, camping, and celebrating special occasions. He enjoyed golf and was treasurer of the Fox Run Senior golf league. Above all, Gerry loved to spend time with his family. “Papa Ger” was known to spoil his grandchildren and spent countless hours proudly watching his children and grandchildren’s activities and sporting events. Visitation Friday, March 29 from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Hts Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007. Chapel prayers will be said at the funeral home at 10:30 AM Saturday, March 30 followed by an 11 AM Mass at St. Julian Eymard Catholic Church, 601 Biesterfield Rd. Elk Grove Village, IL In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, 1140 W Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607.