Death Notices, Dec. 18 Edition

Memorials and visitations at area funeral homes.


  • Leona "Lee" M. Brescia (nee Olechna), formerly of La Grange. Memorials can be made to Homes for Endangered or Lost Pets, St. Charles, as well as to the American Cancer Society.
  • Barbara Hilpp (nee Goddard), 71, formerly of La Grange. A docent for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and the Nettie J. McKinnon Collection, she also lectured on Oriental Rugs.
  • Ronald L. Martin, 90, of La Grange. The internationally-recognized scientist was also a veteran who served in World War II.
  • Michele C. Meredith (nee Forey), of La Grange Park. Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.
  • Mary Helen Meadowcroft Kelly of Western Springs. Memorials for the former teacher, who spent part of her career teaching in the Canadian Artic, can be made to Emmanuel Episcopal Church.
  • Aleksandras A. Strikas, 22, of La Grange. Memorials can be made to St. Ignatius College Prep, designate the Aleksandras A. Strikas Memorial Scholarship Fund, Chicago (attention to John Chandler).

Hallowell & James Funeral Home

  • Sally M. Stolarski (nee Wrozek), 82, of La Grange. Memorials can be made to the Saint Francis Xavier School Fund.
  • Marjorie D. Zamora (nee Dixon), 79, of Western Springs. The former teacher also serviced in the U.S. Peace Corps from 1962 to 1964.

Patch Funeral Home Guide

Are you looking for more information about area funeral homes and services? Would you care to review the services provided by a local funeral home? Click on the funeral home names to see the Patch Places listing for each business to write a review or learn more about the funeral home.


  • Hitzeman Funeral Home

Burr Ridge

  • Coglianese Funeral Home



  • Gibbons Elliston Funeral Home


  • Adolf Funeral Home & Cremation Services

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