Current Services

Doris M. Doyle
  Tuesday April 25, 2017 / Wednesday April 26, 2017
Doris M. Doyle nee. Blank, 94, of Elk Grove Village for 32 years formerly of Chicago. Doris was born in Manheim Germany and passed away April 22, 2017 at Manor Care of Elk Grove. She was a loving homemaker, a 10 year volunteer at Resurrection Hospital, 20 year volunteer at Alexian Brothers Medical Center and a member of the Sheila Ray Senior Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Andrew T. (1983); loving mother of Andrew T. Jr. (Linda) Doyle, Dorann E. Doyle and Maryann E. (Ken) Gordon; cherished grandmother of Lauri Ann (Larry) Phillips, Scott Doyle, Andrew T. (Elena) Gordon, Amy (Richard) Chavez, Sean Gordon (Julia), Megan Gordon and the late Kevin Gonzalez; great grandmother of Curtis, Rex and Kaylee and great great grandmother of Brayden; dear sister of the late Hans Blank and the late Gustav Blank. Loving aunt, cousin and friend to many. Visitation Tuesday April 25 from 3-9 pm at Grove Memorial Chapel 1199 S. Arlington Hts. Rd. Elk Grove Village. Chapel prayers will be held Wednesday April 26 at 9:30 am followed by a 10 am Funeral Mass at Queen of the Rosary Church. Interment Maryhill Cemetery – Niles. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sheila Ray Senior Center appreciated.
Elvira L. Rettenbacher
  Sunday April 23, 2017 - Monday April 24, 2017
Elvira L. Rettenbacher nee Bassi 94 yrs. old of Elk Grove Village for 57 yrs. Born in Chicago, she passed away Apr. 19 at Alexian Bros Hospice Residence. Elvira was the beloved wife of Thomas F. for 62 ½ yrs., loving mother of Mary L. (Steve) Halberg, Karen A. Rettenbacher, Judy A. (Tom) Williams and the late Kurt J. (1965) dear sister of Virginia (the late George) Hillman and the late John (Alice) Bassi. She was the cherished grandma of Dawn (Dan) Di Leo, Tracy (Dave) Crouthamel, Mark Halberg and Jake Williams. Great Grandma to Daniel, Josephine and Drake.  For 27 yrs., Elvira was a Minister of Care at Queen of the Rosary Parish; bringing care, comfort and the Eucharist to the home bound also hospital and nursing home patients. Her visitation will be Sunday from 3 to 9 pm at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 Arlington Hts. Rd. Elk Grove Village. Friends and family will gather at Queen of the Rosary Church, 750 Elk Grove Blvd., Monday for a 10 am Funeral Mass. Private interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Queen of the Rosary School would be appreciated.
Erwin Fink  -  67
  Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Visitation for Erwin Fink, 67, of Buffalo Grove will be held on Tuesday, April 25th from 5:00 until the time of service at 7:00 p.m.
Mary J. Petricca
  Tuesday April 18, 2017
Mary J. Petricca, nee. DiVenti, 92, of Elk Grove Village. Born in Streator, IL. she passed away April 15 at Alexian Brothers Medical Center. Beloved wife of the late Livio J. (1984); loving mother of Emilia C. and Angelo P. (Anna Marie) Petricca; cherished grandmother of Anthony, Carla (Antone) Scala and Angela (Miguel) Gallegos. Visitation Tuesday April 18, 2017 from 9am until chapel prayers at 10:30am at Grove Memorial Chapel 1199 S. Arlington Hts. Rd. Elk Grove Village. Followed by an 11am Funeral Mass at Queen of the Rosary Church 750 Elk Grove Blvd. Elk Grove Vil. Entombment All Saints Mausoleum. Please omit flowers, memorials to the American Heart Association appreciated.
Lucille J. Hamilton
  Tuesday, April 18/Wednesday, April 19
Lucille J. Hamilton, nee. Anderson, 92 years old. Born in Chicago, she resided in Elk Grove Village for 25 years. She passed away April 14 at Alexian Brothers Hospice Residence. She was a member of the Red Hatters, Sheila Ray Senior Center and TOPS. Beloved wife of the late Theodore (1989); loving mother of Nancy L. (Stan) Cramer and Deborah A. DiPaolo; cherished grandmother of Lori (Joe) Prendergast, Kim Wilk (fiancé Gregory Robert), Jennifer (Sergio) Rojas, Anthony (Violet) DiPaolo, Michelle DiPaolo, Scott (Rebecca) DiPaolo and great-grandmother of 7. Visitation Tuesday, April 18, from 3-9 pm at Grove Memorial Chapel 1199 S. Arlington Hts. Rd. Elk Grove Village. Chapel prayers Wednesday, April 19, at 10:30 am followed by an 11 am Mass at St. Julian Eymard Church. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery - Hillside.
Blanche R. Connelly  -  83
  Friday April 21 and Sat Apr 22, 2017
Blanche R. Connelly ELK GROVE VILLAGE - Blanche R. Connelly (nee Moore), 83, of Schaumburg, formerly of Elk Grove Village for 53 years. Born in Chicago she passed away April 13, 2017 at Alexian Brothers Medical Center. Blanche was a loving Homemaker. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert W. (2012); loving mother of Pamela M. (Ralph) Infusino, Daniel J., Robert T. (Cecilia) and Timothy M. (Linda) Connelly; cherished grandmother of Zach, Erin (Scott) and Dan (Annette) Infusino, Dan, Erica, Kelly, Jake, Ryan, Megan, Eric (Gopi), Scott, and Ian Connelly and great-grandmother of Christopher, Aralyn, Dominic and Jonathan; dear sister of Terry Provo, Geri Smith, the late Marie Krell, the late Tom, the late Gene, the late Bill, and the late Corinne Moore. Visitation Friday April 21 from 3-9pm at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village. Chapel prayers Saturday April 22 at 11:30am followed by a 12:30pm Funeral Mass at Queen of the Rosary Church. There will be a private inurnment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Queen of the Rosary School appreciated.
Beatrice V. "Betty" Niklos  -  87
  Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Beatrice “Betty” Violet Niklos (Dorsch) 87, of Elk Grove Village, died March 8th at the Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights. Betty was born June 11, 1929 to Frank and Mary Dorsch (Coy), in Chicago, Illinois. She is a 1947 graduate of Lake View High School and studied at the Moody Bible Institute. Betty went on to work her entire career for the Dettmer’s Building Supply Co. as book keeper and office manager. Betty was the beloved wife of the late John C. Niklo (1991), whom she married in 1955. Both accomplished artists, gardeners and avid travelers, they remained by each others side until John’s death in 1991. Betty was a life long member of Galilee Baptist Church in Chicago, where she devoted herself to running the Sunday School Program and served as the church pianist. Her desire to serve her parish and the Lord was boundless and she found great joy in doing so. Betty is preceded in death by her loving parents and husband, and is survived by her cousin Jane Dwyer of Elgin and the many family members and friends who love her and remember her endless energy, her signature raspberry Jell-O mold. Friends and Family will gather on Tuesday, April 11th, from 6:00 p.m. until the time of Memorial Service at 7:00 p.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel. Private burial at Elmwood Cemetery in River Grove.
Kathleen A. Dyson
  Saturday, April 8th
Kathleen A. Dyson, 64, nee Foley, of Elk Grove Village, formerly of Chicago. Loving wife to the late Philip for over 32 years. Cherished daughter of the late James & Margaret. Loving cousin and good friend to many. Kathy faced her numerous health issues with strength and perseverance. Kathy enjoyed movies, music, summer concerts and she loved to travel. Kathy had a sweet & gentle manner and liked talking on the phone and socializing. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to American Diabetes Assn & Foundation for the Blind. Visitation Sat., April 8, from 9-11am at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Hts. Rd., Elk Grove Village; proceeding to St. Matthew Catholic Church in Schaumburg for Mass at noon. Interment at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. For info: 847-640-0566 or grovememorialchapel.com
Anthony P. Calderaro  -  73
  Thursday/Friday
Anthony P. Calderaro, 73, of Elk Grove Village for 38 yrs. passed away April 1, 2017. He was a Vietnam Army veteran; a loving family man and die-hard Cubs fan. Anthony was the beloved husband of Linda J. (nee Kirchoff) for 47 yrs.; loving father of Brian (Christy) Calderaro; and cherished papa of Camille, Gina, and Guy. A visitation will be held on Thursday, April 6, from 3 to 9 p.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Hts. Rd., Elk Grove Village with a chapel service on Friday, April 7, at 10:45 a.m. Interment will follow at Ridgewood Memorial Park in Des Plaines.
Lynn R. Wintz  -  72
  Saturday, April 8th
Lynn R. Wintz (nee Parnell), 72, a resident of St. Charles and formerly of Elk Grove Village for 63 years. Lynn passed away on April 3, 2017. She leaves behind her devoted husband, Leon; brother Lyle (Dolores); children Lisa (Steve) Szymanski, Lora (Jason Briski), and Lane (Cheree); as well as granddaughter Kaitlyn and step grandchildren Steven and Stephanie. Throughout her life, Lynn worked, among other places, at Jarosch Bakery as a counter clerk and Ridge Elementary School as a lunch mom, retiring from JCPenney Furniture Warehouse after many years in inventory and bookkeeping. At home, she was known as a expert baker (she leaves behind her famous chocolate chip cookie recipe), an avid animal lover, a Scotch drinker (no bottle left behind) and an expert swearer with a wry wit (split equally between her three children). She will be missed. Visitation Saturday April 8 from 3-9pm with a 7pm chapel service at Grove Memorial Chapel.
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