Current Services

Bob V. Budulycz  -  73
  Thursday, January 16th
Bob V. Budulycz, 73, of Elk Grove Village for 18 years. A Visitation for Mr. Budulycz will be held Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 12 p.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village. He will be interred at St. Nicholas Ukranian Catholic Cemetery, Chicago. Bob was a Vietnam Army veteran and was the beloved husband of Rosalie J. Budulycz for 28 years. Loving father of Steven (Iris) Budulycz, step-father of Joseph (Marsha) Krueger, Arthur (Denice) Krueger, Deborah Rogers and the cherished grandfather of Bobie, Julian, Josh, Delilah, Nathan, and Nicholas.
Kevin M. Gara  -  60
  Saturday, January 18th
Kevin M. Gara, 60, of Elk Grove Village for 43 years. Kevin was born in Evanston and was an electrician, avid fisherman and a friend of Bill W. He was the beloved husband of Diane M. (nee Plaza) for 31 years; loving father of Jason P., Megan I. (Ricardo) Marquez and Shannon R.; cherished grandfather of Lucas and Declan; dear brother of John M. (Nellie), James P. (Irina), the late Marybeth (Robert) Nehlsen, Julie E. Gara and he leaves behind many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held Saturday, Jan 18 from 12pm -5pm with a 3pm chapel service at Grove Memorial Chapel 1199 S. Arlington Hts. Rd. Elk Grove Village. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Step House 1029 Graceland Ave. Des Plaines, IL 60016 https://www.first-step-house.org. Info, 847-640-0566 or grovememorialchapel.com
Karen M. Bartfay  -  48
  January 12th and 13th
Karen M. Bartfay (nee Jarvis), 48, a resident of Elk Grove Village for 19 years passed away at her home on January 8, 2020. Mrs. Bartfay worked for Grand Prairie Transit for 3 years as a school bus driver. She leaves behind her beloved husband of 23 years, Paul J. Bartfay and her loving children Bryant T. and Samantha M. Bartfay. She was the dear daughter of Thomas E. (the late Patricia) Jarvis III, daughter in law of Rosalie (the late Joseph) Bartfay, cherished sister of Ellen (the late Steven) Baribeau, Thomas E. Jarvis IV and Joseph P. Jarvis. A visitation will be held Sunday, January 12, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village. Closing prayers Monday, January 13 at 10:30 a.m. proceeding to St. Julian Eymard Church for 11 a.m. Mass.
Colleen G. Kordt
  January 12th and 13th
Colleen G. Kordt of Elk Grove Village. Services for Colleen Kordt, 81, will begin with chapel prayers on Monday, January 13, at 9:30 a.m. at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village. Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Julian Eymard Church. Interment to follow at Maryhill Cemetery - Niles. Visitation will be Sunday, January 12, from 3 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Born in Chicago, Colleen passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2020. She was the loving and devoted wife of the late Fredrick A. kordt; mother of Steven Nagel and Timothy Nagel; Nana of Tina (Eric) Daft, Nicole (Michael) Siemers, Kevin Nagel, and the late Leslie Nagel. Great Nana of Grace, Vivienne, and Kain Daft. Dear sister of Noreen (Donald) Murphy, and Dawn (Robert) Reiss. Dear daughter of the late Edward and Marion Dooley. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Breast Cancer Foundation/Susan B. Koman and or the Alzheimer’s Association are appreciated.
Deborah Leithe McQuaid
  Saturday, January 11, 2020
We are saddened to let you know that Deborah Leithe McQuaid, age 74, passed away on January 7, 2020 at Alexian Brothers Hospice Residence after a several-year valiant battle with cancer. She was born on May 18, 1945 in Chicago, was raised in Chicago, and was predeceased by her parents. Deborah had a successful career in the label-printing business and later as a townhome property manager, forming lasting close friendships with many vendors and coworkers. She was best known and loved for being an incredible friend to many people all across the country, always helping when she was needed. Deborah also was a stellar steward of the donated kidney, "Skeezix," she received from a dear friend in 2006. Despite the too-early deaths of her beloved only child, David Leithe, in 2005 and her dearest husbands, Deborah always maintained a positive attitude and a love for life. She will be deeply missed by her many friends and extended family members. Visitation will be held Saturday, Jan. 11 from 3pm-9pm at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Hts. Rd. Elk Grove Village. Memorial contributions can be made to smallpawsrescue.org, bestfirends.org, National Kidney Foundatio (kidney.org) or to the American Cancer Society appreciated.