August 28th, 2018 12:26 PM
John Alec Kenealy, 26, who grew up in Oak Park, died on Aug. 17, 2018. Born on Jan. 25, 1992, he participated in youth sports and Boy Scouts before graduating from Oak Park and River Forest High School.
August 28th, 2018 12:25 PM
Joan A. Simpson (nee Penokie), 79, a longtime resident of Oak Park, died on Aug. 8, 2018.
August 28th, 2018 12:14 PM
Genevieve Ann Lizak, 94, a longtime resident of Oak Park, died on Aug. 26, 2018. Born in Chicago on May 5, 1924 to Anton and Anna Galkowski, she graduated from St. Stanislaus Kostka Elementary School.
August 21st, 2018 12:24 PM
Dr. James Carl Hutchinson Jr., 78, of Melrose Park, died on July 29, 2018 at Rush Oak Park Hospital.
August 21st, 2018 12:22 PM
Virginia H. Smith, 88, died on Aug. 17, 2018 in Oak Park. She was the last surviving child of Edward N. and Doris D. Hay, founders of the Hay Group, a personnel consulting firm, started in 1943 at their kitchen table in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and now a global firm (acquired by Korn Ferry in 2015).
August 21st, 2018 12:21 PM
Laura Christine (Peterson) Roman of Oak Park died on Aug. 12, 2018 at the age of 54. Born on Nov. 22, 1963, her arrival brought joy on a day of national sorrow.
August 14th, 2018 12:23 PM
Father Jordan McGrath, O.P. died peacefully On Aug. 5, 2018 at Resurrection Life Center, five weeks shy of his 87th birthday.
August 14th, 2018 12:21 PM
Rev. John J. Powers, 93, died on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Born on May 15, 1925 in Chicago, Fr. Powers attended St. Robert Bellarmine School and Quigley Preparatory Seminar.
Charles J. "Butch" Novak, 61, of River Forest died on Aug. 8, 2018. He was the proud owner of Villager Foods in Oak Park.
August 14th, 2018 12:19 PM
Dr. Joseph E.G. Williams, 67, of Charleston, Illinois, died on Aug. 7, 2018. Born in Providence, Rhode Island on August 28, 1950, he is survived by his wife, Dr. Mary Pat (Hegarty) Williams, a former Oak Park resident.
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