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Gerald Nizinski

Gerald S. Nizinski, 56, of Granite City, Ill., born Oct. 21, 1954, in Granite City, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at Gateway Regional Medical Center.

Gerald worked at Granite City Steel as a crane operator at the B.O.F. until his retirement in 2009. He was a loyal member of St. Mark St. Mary Catholic Church where he enjoyed the fellowship of the parish.

He was preceded in death by his father, Stanley Nizinski.

Surviving are his mother, Veronica, nee Kromraj, Nizinski; sister, Karen Pusczek of Granite City; niece, Lauren Pusczek of St. Louis; and nephew, Jeffrey Pusczek of St. Louis.

Memorials are suggested to masses or St. Mark Catholic Church.

Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at St. Mark Catholic Church, 6th and Broadway, Venice, Ill. Burial will be held at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Edwardsville, Ill.

IRWIN CHAPEL,

Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from August 23 to August 24, 2011



Beatrice Stenitzer

Beatrice J. Stenitzer, nee Cuenca, 77, of Madison, Ill., born Sept. 17, 1933, in St. Louis, Mo., died at 5:44 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.

Mrs. Stenitzer was a clerk at St. Louis Post Office for 10 years, she retired in 1999. She was a member of St. Mary's, Madison, Ill., St. Ann's, and Third Order of St. Francis. Friend of family at St. Mary's and volunteer at Gateway Regional Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George I. Stenitzer, whom she married May 8, 1953, at St. Mary's, Madison, Ill., and who died Dec. 19, 1975; her parents, Rosario and Bernice, nee Montoya, Cuenca; and her great-granddaughter, Cameron Nicole Vandaveer.

Surviving are her children, George I. Stenitzer of Oswego, Ill., Sandra Lynn (Timothy) Vandaveer of Granite City, Ill., and Gregory Michael Stenitzer of Madison, Ill.; her grandchildren, Timothy William Vandaveer, Jody Bea Stenitzer, Michael Thomas Vandaveer, Jonathan Jacob "JJ" Stenitzer, Samantha Anne Vandaveer, Ayden Michael (Adcock) Stenitzer, and Roman Kent Stenitzer; and her great-grandchildren, Addison Laine Benyr, Andrew Raymond William Benyr, and Alexis Marie Vandaveer.

Memorials may be made to the Roof Fund at St. Mary's.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at Thomas Saksa Funeral Home, Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Madison, Ill., with Father Jean DeDieu Ntibeshya officiating. Burial will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Glen Carbon Ill.



Aloyes Ruesing (1931 - 2011)

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Aloyes Ruesing

Aloyes Ruesing, 80, of Madison, Ill., born May 15, 1931, in St. Louis, Mo., passed from this life on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, at Gateway Regional Medical Center with his family by his side.

Mr. Ruesing was a long time truck driver for teamsters local No. 600, a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., St. Mary's Boosters and St. Stanislaus Lodge 1004.

Al was preceded in death by his parents, Aloyes V. and Anna, nee Zapert, Ruesing; brothers, Anthony Ruesing and Joseph Ruesing; and sister, Dolores Simpher.

Surviving are his wife, Agnes (Turski) Ruesing, whom he married on Sept. 1, 1956; sons, Al (Erin) Ruesing of Pontoon Beach, Ill., Mark Ruesing of Granite City, Ill., and Roger Ruesing of Rolla, Mo.; daughters, Susan (Ron) Smith of Troy, Ill., and Rita (Dan) Griffith of O'Fallon, Mo.; sister, Christine (Jerry) Henage of Ballwin, Mo.; and seven grandchildren.

Memorials are suggested to the charity of one's choice.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: A mass celebration will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1621 10th Street in Madison, Ill., with Father Jean Ntibeshya officiating. Burial with military honor's will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville, Ill.

IRWIN MARYVILLE ROAD CHAPEL, Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from August 7 to August 8, 2011



William J. Harizal (1925 - 2011)

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William Harizal

William J. Harzal, 85, of Madison, Ill., born Aug. 13, 1925, in Granite City, Ill., passed away at 12:06 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2011, at his home.

Mr. Harizal retired from the Frisco Railroad after many years of dedicated service as a clerk. The United States Army veteran proudly served his country during the Korean War. He enjoyed his days of traveling, walking, reading novels and watching movies.

William was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Ella, nee Diak, Harizal; and seven brothers and sisters, Joseph Harizal, Andrew Harizal, Mary West, Leona Straka, Julia Kukarola, John Harizal and Vera Mang.

Surviving are his nephew, James Mang of Granite City, Ill.; nieces, Jeanette Hoedebecke of Troy, Ill., Joan Then of Shiloh, Ill., and Janet Nations of Swansea, Ill.; other extended family and friends.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Alzheimer's Association and may be accepted at the funeral home.

Funeral: A celebration of his life will be held graveside at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville, Ill. Military rites will be accorded.

IRWIN CHAPEL, Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from July 26 to July 27, 2011


Kathie S. Toohill (1944 - 2011)

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Kathie Toohill

Kathie S. Toohill, 67, of Granite City, Ill., born April 11, 1944, in Granite City, Ill., died at 6:59 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2011.

Mrs. Toohill worked for the Granite City Township Office as the deputy tax assessor for over 28 years. She was active in the Catholic Church, enjoyed traveling and cooking and spending time with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Geneva, nee SansSouci, Redman; and her husband, William Toohill.

Surviving are sons, John and Gay Williams of Colorado Springs, Colo., and David and Debbie Williams of Granite City, Ill.; daughter, Molly and Garrett Mullen of Granite City, Ill.; aunts, Lois King of Maryville, Ill., and Madeleine Villotti of Granite City, Ill.; grandchildren, Joshua and Kathy Williams, Jeremiah Williams, Zachariah Williams, Benjamin Williams, Connor Mullen, MaKenna Mullen; loving nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

Memorials may be made to the Granite City Park District or St. Elizabeth Catholic School. www.irwinchapel.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 24, 2011, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 25, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Granite City, Ill., with Father Chris Comerford officiating.

IRWIN CHAPEL,


Stanley Lapinski (1918 - 2011)

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Stanley Lapinski

Stanley Lapinski, 92, of Madison, Ill., born on Nov. 11, 1918, passed away in Biloxi, Miss., on Sunday, July 10, 2011, following a short illness.

Stanley was a lifelong resident of Madison, Ill. He was a member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church and St. Stanislaus Lodge in Madison, Ill. He graduated from Madison Sr. High and served in the U. S. Army during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Anne, nee Bisto, Lapinski; his parents, Anthony and Helen, nee Turski, Lapinski; and brothers, Anthony and Chester.

Surviving are his three daughters, Marilyn (Charles) Bradburn of St. Louis, Mo., Geralyn of Biloxi, Miss., and Karen of Santa Clara, Calif.; and one son, Stanley A. Lapinski of Granite City, Ill. Also surviving are his two grandchildren, Christopher (Jennifer) Bradburn of Ellisville, Mo., and Jennifer (Jon) Harman of Fairport, N.Y.

Funeral: Private burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

BRADFORD O'KEEFE FUNERAL HOME, Biloxi, Miss.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from July 12 to July 13, 2011



George Vasiloff

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George Anthony Vasiloff, 91, formerly of Madison, died Thursday, June 22, 2011, at Saint Anthony's Hospital in Alton. Visitation: 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Services: Time to be determined at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison. Burial will be at St. John's Cemetery in Granite City.


Julia Ann Fuzessery (1922 - 2011)

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Julia Fuzessery

Julia Ann Fuzessery, 89, of Granite City, Ill., born Feb. 26, 1922, in Madison, Ill., passed away 3:07 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2011,

Mrs. Fuzessery worked for the Federal Government as a civil service worker for many years and also for the Public Housing Authority. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., and attended school at St. Marks Catholic School in Venice, Ill., as a child.

Julia was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Julius Fuzessery, whom she married on Nov. 15, 1947, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., and who died on April 29, 2000, after 53 years of marriage; parents, John and Rose, nee Cazan, Conkovich; sons, Francis Michael Fuzessery and Captain David Alan Fuzessery USMC; and brother, Michael Conkovich.

Surviving are her son, Brian Alan Fuzessery of Granite City, Ill.; grandchildren, Brittany Ann Fuzessery of Granite City, Ill., and Ryan Adam Fuzessery of Ohio; and brother, Steve (Agnes) Conkovich of Granite City, Ill.

Memorials can be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church. www.irwinchapel.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Irwin Chapel, 2801 Madison Ave in Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Service in celebration of her life will be held at noon Tuesday, May 10, 2011, the chapel. Burial at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville, Ill.

IRWIN

CHAPEL,

Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from May 9 to May 10, 2011


Mary Ann Gnojewski (1922 - 2011)

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Mary Gnojewski

Mary Ann Gnojewski, nee Motil, 89, of Columbia, Ill., born April 20, 1922, in Granite City, Ill., passed away on April 29, 2011, at St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.

Mary had been an active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., where she was known as an expert pie baker, had worked in the library, and helped to clean the church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard S. Gnojewski, whom she married on July 5, 1941, in Granite City, Ill., and who died March 24, 2010; parents, Michael and Margaret, nee Darko, Motil; and sisters, Margaret Duncan, Ann Motil, and Helen Wagonner.

Surviving are her son, Leonard M. (Carol) Gnojewski of Edwardsville, Ill.; daughter, Joan (Ony) Pashea of Greenville, Ind.; daughter, Margaret (Steven) Drummond of Syracuse, N.Y.; daughter, Mary (Steve) Trottier of Columbia, Ill.; 12 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, sister, Dorothy Bell of St. Mary, Mo., brother, Michael (Josephine) Motil of Granite City, Ill.; along with other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association . For more information, please access our website, www.lawlorfuneralhome.com.

Visitation: Friends may call from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Lawlor Funeral Home, Columbia, Ill.

Funeral: Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Columbia Ill., with Father Carl Scherrer, officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville, Ill.

LAWLOR FUNERAL HOME, Columbia, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from May 4 to May 5, 2011



Theodore Ostrenga (1925-2011)
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Theodore Ostrenga

Theodore J. "Ted" Ostrenga, 85, of Granite City, Ill., formerly of Madison, Ill., born Dec. 6, 1925, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at Granite Nursing & Rehabilitation.

Mr. Ostrenga worked at Dow Chemical as a metallurgist for many years. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Knights of Columbus Council 1098, Italian American Club, St. Mary's Booster's, AmVets Post 204 in Madison and served as an Alderman for the City of Madison. Ted loved the Catholic Church and enjoyed traveling to Rome to see the Pope.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Helen, nee Patrzyk, Ostrenga; and brothers, Stanley, Frank, and Edward.

Surviving are his sister, Anna (Joseph) Czwornog of Granite City, Ill.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials are suggested to St. Mary's Church Roof Fund or in the form of Masses.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: A Mass celebration will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2011, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1621 10th St., Madison, Ill., with Father Jean Ntibeshya officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Edwardsville, Ill.

IRWIN CHAPEL,

Granite City, Ill.

Cathy Ann Cullen (1955 - 2011)

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Cathy Cullen

Cathy Ann Cullen, 55, of Belleville, Ill., born Sept. 22, 1955, died on Friday, April 1, 2011, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.

Cathy was a 1973 graduate of Althoff Catholic High School, Belleville, Ill., and in 1977 a graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with degrees in English and journalism

Cathy interned at the Alton Telegraph newspaper and free-lanced at the Belleville News Democrat newspaper. She worked full time at the Granite City Journal newspaper as a writer and photographer. Later, Cathy became a regional copy-editor for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat newspaper in 1981 and was working in that capacity when the St. Louis Globe closed its operations around 1983. Cathy also worked as an associate editor doing writing, photography, design and production for an art-and-framing trade magazine, DECOR, in St. Louis, Mo.

She was director of development for the Sisters of Divine Providence from 1995 to 2005.

Cathy currently served as development coordinator for the non-profit service provider, Community Link, an organization that serves developmentally disabled in Clinton, Madison, and St. Clair counties.

In 1992 Cathy entered the vocation of Lay Associate for Sisters of Divine Providence, where she was deeply involved in their service projects such as Room at the Inn in St. Louis and La Posada in Southern Texas.

She was a devoted member of St. Mary's Church in Madison, Ill., serving several functions as a Liturgical Minister, and as a member and current president of the parish council.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Jacqueline, nee Fries, Cullen; two aunts, Veronica Beardsmore and Vonita Cullen; and two uncles, Leonard and Bernard Cullen.

Surviving are her father, Edward T. Cullen of Glen Carbon, Ill.; a brother, Scott (Judy) Cullen of Glen Carbon, Ill.; two aunts, Bonnie (Michael) Texeira of Belleville Ill., and Lucille Cullen of Columbia Ill.; an uncle, John Beardsmore of Harwood, Md.; and dear cousins.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.kasslyfuneral.com.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill.

Friends may also call from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, April 7, 2011, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Madison, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2011, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Madison, IL with Monsignor Virgil Mank and Father Jean DeDieu Ntibysha officiating. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.

KASSLY MORTUARY, Fairview Heights, Ill.

Nellie Hrysko

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Nellie Hrysko

On Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at the age of 94, and in the loving care of family, friends and staff at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, Ill., Nellie Hrysko passed peacefully, forever to be again with her late husband, Mike.

The youngest of eight children, Nellie is survived by two sons, David and Daniel; and loving daughter-in-law, Vivian Hrysko.

Nellie was also the grandmother of Holli (Jason) Lorsbach and Heather (Charlie) Zieba; and the beloved great-grandmother of Alex Lorsbach and Evan and Marcus Zieba.

Nellie received the sacraments of the living.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill.

Funeral: Services and interment were held privately.

SUNSET HILL FUNERAL HOME, Glen Carbon, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from February 20 to February 21, 2011


Daniel J. McGee (1936 - 2011)

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Daniel McGee

Daniel J. "Danny" McGee, 74, of Granite City, Ill., born April 5, 1936, in Venice, Ill., passed away at 4:32 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at Gateway Regional Medical Center.

Mr. McGee retired from Metro East Industries after many years of dedicated service as a welder fabricator. He proudly served his country with the United States Army and was a member of the American Legion Post No. 307. He was also a member of St. Mark's Catholic Church and a lifetime member and past president of the Venice Social Club. He enjoyed NASCAR racing and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Cecilia, nee Weidinger, McGee; a brother, Tom McGee; and a sister, Rosemary McGee.

Surviving are his wife, Carole, nee Mangi, McGee, whom he married on July 7, 1962, at St. Mark's Catholic Church in Venice, Ill.; three children, Michael (Lisa) McGee, Christine McGee and John McGee, all of Granite City, Ill.; two grandchildren, Timothy and Anna McGee, both of Granite City, Ill.; one sister, Mary Ann Hunstein of Spanish Lake, Mo.; other extended family and friends.

Memorials may be made in the form of masses and may be accepted at the funeral home.

www.irwinchapel.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: A Mass in celebration of his life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill. Burial with military rites will be accorded at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville, Ill.

IRWIN MARYVILLE ROAD CHAPEL, Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from February 13 to February 14, 2011


Richard Stephen Gnojewski (1941 - 2011)

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Richard Gnojewski

Richard Stephen "Rich" Gnojewski, 70, of Madison, Ill., born Jan. 5, 1941, in Granite City, Ill., died at 10:57 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, in Madison, Ill.

Mr. Gnojewski was a graduate of Assumption High School in 1959, he played varsity basketball and served in the U.S. Army. He was a loader at Laclede Steel for 44 years and retired in 2002. He was a member of St. Mary's Boosters, the Polish Hall and was a board member at Calvarey Cemetery.

Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Pamela, nee Brown, Gnojewski, whom he married in 1991 in Granite City, Ill.; parents, Edward and Anna Marie, nee Owca, Gnojewski; and a sister, Joann Kelemete.

Surviving are his sister, Jeanette (James) Fox of Washington, Mo.; step daughter, Shannon (Cliffor) Lindsay of Springfield, Tenn.; step sons, Jason Brown of Roxana, Ill., Justin Brown of Glen Carbon, Ill., and Joshua (Jennie) Bishop of St. Ann, Mo.; brother-in-law, John F. Kelemete of Mulberry Grove, Ill.; nieces, Karen (John) Bevenue, Mary Kelemete and Laura Kelemete; daughter-in-law, Donna Brown of Hartford, Ill.; grandchildren, Samantha and Justin Brown of Hartford, Ill.; and Kyle Lindsay of Springfield, Tenn.; and his beloved dog, Molly.

Memorial may be made in the form of masses at St. Mary - St. Marks Catholic Church.

Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at St. Mark's Catholic Church in Venice, Ill.

Funeral: Mass will held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at the church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in Glen Carbon, Ill.

THOMAS SAKSA

FUNERAL HOME,

Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from February 7 to February 8, 2011


Donna M. Hoover (1945 - 2011)

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Donna Hoover

Donna Mae Hoover, 65, of Madison, Ill., born Oct. 11, 1945, in Cleveland, Ohio, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, at Gateway Regional Hospital, Granite City, Ill.

Mrs. Hover was a homemaker. She was a member of Madison Jr. Service, and CFU 222 of Madison, and was an election judge.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry Mcallister and Charlotte F., nee Meeder, Belch; stepfather, Henry Edwin "Pop" Pigg; sisters, Harriett Getz and Ruthie Pigg; and a brother, Richard Belch.

Surviving are her husband, William L. "Bill" Hoover whom she married on July 12, 1965, in Virginia Beach, Va.; children, Edward (Gloria) Hoover of Madison and Judith (Richard) Thomas of Granite City; grandchildren, Erin Hoover, Tyler Hoover, Samuel Thomas, Catelynn Thomas and Audreanna Thomas; brothers, Johnny (Terri) Belch of Lakewood, Calif., and James (Carla) Belch of Virginia Beach, Va.; sisters, Barbara (Casey) Banta of Vevay, Ind., Susan (Jody) Johnson of Knots Island, N.C., and Michelle (Richard) Lewis of Elizabeth City, N.C.; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association .

Visitation: Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at Thomas Saksa Funeral Home, Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at Thomas Saksa Funeral Home, Granite City, Ill., with Father Jeffry Holtman officiating. Burial will be at McKendree Cemetery, Keysport, Ill.








Charlotte Vasquez

Charlotte A. Vasquez, 63, of Granite City, Ill., born Nov. 23, 1947, in Granite City, Ill., passed away at 9:16 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, Ill.

Mrs. Vasquez was a devoted homemaker and member of St. Mary & St. Mark Catholic Church in Madison, Ill. She enjoyed playing bingo and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.

Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Jennie Sherfy; and two brothers, Robert and Kenneth Sherfy.

Surviving are her three daughters, Lisa (Eric) Ybarra Jacks of Madison, Ill., Sheila Ybarra White of Madison, Ill., and Kimberly (Guillermo) Vasquez Rivera of Granite City, Ill.; one son, Frank Robles of Madison, Ill.; ten grandchildren, Brittany, Alishia, Mikey, Shawn, Lil Eric, David, Jazmyn, Cameron, Luke and Dalyla; one brother, Charles Sherfy of St. Charles, Mo.; other extended family and friends.

Memorials may be made to the family and may be accepted at the funeral home.

www.irwinchapel.com.

Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at the funeral chapel. Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville, Ill.

IRWIN MARYVILLE ROAD CHAPEL, Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from January 17 to January 18, 2011



Winifred Sasyk

Winifred L. Sasyk, 85, of Granite City, Ill., formerly of Madison, Ill., born on April 20, 1925, in Bonne Terre, Mo., passed from this life on Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, at Gateway Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Sasyk was a life long homemaker and mother. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., where she enjoyed many hours of organizing luncheons for the St. Ann's Society. Winifred was involved in politics all her life with her husband Mike. She gave many years to the Madison County community and enjoyed the fellowship as well as conversations about local politics with others. In her free time she loved to shop and spend time with her family.

Winifred was preceded in death by her husband, Mike Sasyk, whom she married on Aug. 17, 1951, and who passed from this life on July 1, 2001; her parents, Harold and Barbara, nee Chanda, Edrington; two sisters, Barbara Lee Carney and Patricia Bielicki.

Surviving are her daughters, Barbara (David) Borage of Granite City, Ill., and Karen Davis of Belleville, Ill.; son, Michael Terry (Barb) Sasyk of Florissant, Mo.; six grandchildren, Marissa Pirtle, Kellen Davis, Brandon Caple, Jamie Prange, David Borage and Damon Sasyk; six great-grandchildren, Mackenzie, Devin, Jesalin, Bryton, Kamron and Hallei; sister, Loretta (Ed) Rakowski of Granite City, Ill.

Memorials are suggested to St. Mary's Catholic Church or Masses.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, Ill. A prayer service will be held Thursday at the funeral chapel.

Funeral: A mass celebration will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1621 10th Street in Madison, Ill., with Father Elmer Empinado officiating. Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Mo.

IRWIN MARYVILLE ROAD CHAPEL, Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from December 8 to December 9, 2010



Helen T. Cholevik
 

Memorial for Helen T. Cholevik

Born in Venice, Illinois on Feb. 5, 1915
Departed on Oct. 25, 2010 and resided in Granite City, IL.
Service: Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010
Cemetery: Baxter Memorial Gardens
Please click on the links above for locations, times, maps, and directions.


Helen T. Cholevik, 95, of Granite City, Illinois went to be with Jesus on Monday, October 25, 2010 at Stearns Nursing and Rehabilitation in Granite City. She was born February 5, 1915 at home in North Venice, Illinois, a daughter of the late Vincent and Mary (Rosicki) Gadwel. She married Charles Lewis Cholevik in 1934 and he preceded her in death on January 9, 1983.
She was a cook and cashier with Laclede Steel in Madison for 9 years and Granite City Steel North Plant for 17 years and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison.
She is survived by one son and his fiancé, Jerry Cholevik and Sue Scott of Granite City and one grandson, Paul Viessman of Collinsville. In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, John P. Cholevik; one daughter, Nancy M. Viessman; one granddaughter, Debbie Viessman and thirteen brothers and sisters. In celebration of her life, a memorial mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Elmer Empinado as celebrant. Burial will be at Baxter Memorial Gardens in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Memorials may be made to the family, St. Mary's Church or to St. Jude's Children's Hospital and may be accepted at the funeral home.

Julie Kasprovich (1922 - 2010)
Julie Kasprovich

Julie Kasprovich, 88, of Madison, Ill., born Feb. 15, 1922, in Madison, Ill., died at 6:45 p.m. Monday, July 26, 2010, at Eden Retirement Center, Glen Carbon, Ill.

Mrs. Kasprovich worked for American Indemnity Insurance in St. Louis, Mo., for 20 years. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Madison, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Carl Kasprovich, whom she married on Jan. 7, 1943, in the state of Washington; a son, Robert Kasprovich; parents, Vincent and Clara, nee Furman, Baczewski; brothers, Joseph and Vincent Baczewski; sisters, Victoria Baczewski and Mary Guiroff; great-granddaughters, Olivia and Lauren Kasprovich; and great-great-grandson, Caiden Wallace.

Surviving are her sons, Gary (Gloria) Kasprovich and Tom Kasprovich of Granite City, Ill.; brother, Frank Baczewski of Las Vegas, Nev.; sisters, Pauline Tutka of Madison, Ill., and Clara (Andy) Thomas of Taylor, Mich.; grandsons, Kevin (Hilary) Kasprovich and David (Cheryl) Kasprovich; granddaughter, Christina Kasprovich; great-grandchildren, Ethan Kasprovich, Elizabeth Kasprovich, Emma Kasprovich, Eva Kasprovich, Tyler (Abby) Wallace and Jeremy Portwood.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church, Madison, Ill.

Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 30, 2010, at Thomas Saksa Funeral Home, Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 10 am. Saturday, July 31, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Madison, Ill., with Father Eugene Prendiville officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Ill.

THOMAS SAKSA

FUNERAL HOME,

Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from July 29 to July 30, 2010


Mary Ann Heth (1933 - 2010)

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Mary Heth

Mary Ann Heth, 77, of St. Peters, Mo., and formerly of Florissant, Mo., and Madison, Ill., born Feb. 16, 1933, in Granite City, Ill., passed away at 3:32 p.m. on Sunday, July 11, 2010, at her home.

Mrs. Heth was a homemaker and enjoyed her days of painting. She will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Heth, whom she married on Oct. 16, 1954, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., and who died on April 24, 2003; parents, Frank and Mildred, nee Novacich, Shifter; and a brother, Frank Shifter Jr.

Surviving are her five children, William J. (Darlene) Heth of Seattle, Wash., Jeri Heth of Ellisville, Mo., Greg Heth (partner, Larry Kammien) of Sunset Hills, Mo., Gary (Mary Kay) Heth of St. Peters, Mo., and Bob (Lisa) Heth of Katy, Texas; ten grandchildren, Andrew, Bobby, Stephanie, Dan, Kyle, Ben, Amanda, Cole, Emma and Ryan; other extended family and friends.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice and may be accepted at the funeral home.

Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., with Father Gene Prindeville officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville, Ill.

IRWIN MARYVILLE ROAD CHAPEL, Granite City, Ill.

Ralph Watkins (1942 - 2010)

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Ralph Watkins

Ralph Watkins of Madison, Ill., born Feb. 23, 1942, in Caruthersville, Mo., died on June 26, 2003, in St. Louis, Mo.

Mr. Watkins retired in 2003, from the molding department at American Steel with 30 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill.

Ralph was preceded in deathby his parents, Cliff and Reba, nee McLaughlin, Watkins.

Surviving are his wife, Phyllis, nee Kutey, Watkins; daughter, Kelly (Dirk) Blankenbeker of Granite City, Ill.; son, Steve (Shannon) Watkins of Glen Carbon, Ill.; sister, Ethel Riggs of St. Louis, Mo.; grandchildren, Danielle Collison, Eric Blanken and Devin Watkins; and great-grandson, Straton Carpenter.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 28, 2010, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Granite City, Ill., with Father Gene Prendiville officiating. Interment in Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville, Ill.

IRWIN MARYVILLE ROAD CHAPEL, Granite City, Ill.

Mary Lou Rogenski (1938 - 2010)

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Mary Lou Rogenski

Mary Lou Rogenski, 72, of Granite City, Ill., born on April 18, 1938, passed from this life on Thursday, June 27, 2010, at her home with her family around her.

Mrs. Rogenski was a school teacher for the St. Mary's and St. Mark's Catholic Schools for more than 20 years, was a member of St. Mary's Parish in Madison, Ill., and in her free time she loved to watch her grandchildren play sports and enjoyed many hours of playing slots at the casino's.

Mary Lou was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Dorothy, nee Campbell, Abernathy. She married Jerome "Moon" Rogenski on May 7, 1960 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., and just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Surviving are her husband; two sons, Chris (Linda) Rogenski of Kennedale, Texas and David (Fran) Rogenski of Blacksburg, Va.; two daughters, Liz (Kevin) Fowler of Granite City, Ill., and Lisa (Ken) Meadows of Granite City, Ill.; four grandchildren, Daniel and Eric Fowler of Granite City, Ill., Stefany and Melissa Rogenski of Kennedale, Texas; one great-grandchild, Karson Fowler of Granite City, Ill.; brother, Mike (Debbie) of Tulsa, Okla.; three sisters, Dottie (Cliff) of Germany, Louise (Joe) of Chicago, Ill., and Jeanette of Edwardsville, Ill.

Memorials are suggested to BJC Hospice of Alton or St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 27, 2010, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: A Mass celebration will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 28, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1621 10th Street in Madison, Ill., with Father Damian O.F.M. officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Glen Carbon, Ill.

IRWIN MARYVILLE ROAD CHAPEL, Granite City, Ill.


Frank Syniski (1915 - 2010)

  Frank Syniski

Frank Syniski, 95, of Granite City, Ill., born Jan. 30, 1915, in Madison, Ill., passed from this life on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Ill.

Frank worked at the Granite City Army Depot early in his career, and then worked as a crane operator for many years at Ferro Processing. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill. Frank was a star athlete. While attending Madison High School as a freshman player on the varsity basketball team, he scored the first three baskets in his very first game. He loved to bowl and play fast pitch softball. He was very active in many different leagues around the Tri-City area. He loved to ride motorcycles and spend time with his family and friends.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Steve and Katherine, nee Annis, Syniski; and his wife, Dollie, nee Zikovich, Syniski, whom he married on May 22, 1937, in Madison, Ill., and who passed away June 25, 2005.

He is survived by and will be dearly missed by his daughters, Georgianne (John) Obucina of Granite City, Ill., and Kathryn (Dr. Frank) Gruber of Olney, Ill.; four grandsons, Jeffrey (Tammy) Skinner of Yampa, Colo., Michael (Bette) Skinner of Glen Carbon, Ill., Gregory (Christa) Obucina of Troy, Ill., and Dr. Brian Gruber of Scottsdale, Ariz.; five granddaughters, Susan (Glenn) Jost of Valley Glen, Calif., Kristin (Wafa) Kanaan of Alpharetta, Ga., Anne (Neil) Trent of Columbia, Mo., Paula (Darrell) Elmore of Troy, Ill., and Michelle (Steve) Torline of Kansas City, Mo.; 14 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorials are suggested to masses of St. Mary's roof fund.

Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 14, 2010, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, Ill., with a prayer service being held at 6:30 p.m.

Funeral: A mass celebration will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1621 10th St. in Madison with Father Gene Prendiville officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Glen Carbon., Ill.

IRWIN CHAPEL,

John George Sardigal (1931 - 2010)

  John Sardigal

John George Sardigal, 78, of Madison, Ill., born Aug. 26, 1931, in Granite City, Ill., died at 1 p.m. Sat. May 8, 2010, at his home surrounded by his family.

John retired in 1995 after more than 40 years of service at Granite City Steel. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., and was a an avid baseball and sports fan.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 32 years, Marie Helen, nee Odom, Sardigal, whom he married on Aug. 20, 1976, in Edwardsville, Ill., and who died on June 29, 2009; his parents, John Joseph and Mary Theresa, nee Sebescak, Sardigal; a daughter, Edith, nee Monroe, Simpson, a sister, Katherine Kelih; and a brother, Joseph Sardigal.

Surviving are his daughters, Susan Sardigal of Madison, Ill., Marie, nee Monroe, (Bill) DeBeaux of Granite City, Pattie K., nee Sardigal, (Brian) Pidgeon of Princeton, Texas, Kendra Jean, nee Sardigal, (Jeff) Judge of Granite City, Ill., and Sherry, nee Simpson, (Joseph) Hamm of Madison, Ill.; three sons, John (Sherry) Monroe, Jim (Karen) Monroe and Robert (Stephanie) Simpson, all of Granite City, Ill.; 22 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren, with one on the way; two great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Ann Branz of Milstadt, Ill.; and a brother, Edward Sardigal of Granite City, Ill.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Roof Fund. Online information and guestbook may be found at www.wojstrom.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 10, 2010, at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., with Father Larry Brunette officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, Ill.

WOJSTROM FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, Granite City, Ill.


Cecelia Kaleta

MADISON, Ill.

Cecelia C. Kaleta, 90, died Wednesday, April 28, 2010. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 2, Thomas Saksa Funeral Home, Granite City. Services: 10 a.m. Monday, May 3, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Madison. Burial: Sunset Hill Cemetery, Glen Carbon.


Sophie M. Petrosky (1922 - 2010)

Sophie Petrosky

Sophie M. Petrosky, nee Kurosz, 87, of Godfrey, Ill., born Oct. 1922, in Madison, Ill., died at 10:11 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, in Godfrey, Ill.

Mrs. Petrosky was a homemaker who had worked at the Brooks Paper Co., and Switzer Candy. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill.

Sophie was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Petrosky, whom she married on Sept. 2, 1944, in Madison, Ill.; parents, Samuel and Helen, nee Slenka, Kurosz; brothers, Joseph, Stanley and John Kurosz; and sisters, Mary and Frances Kurosz.

Surviving are her children, Arleen Woodson of Granite City, Ill., John (Patricia) Petrosky Jr., and Robert (Barbara) Petrosky of Edwardsville, Ill.; sister, Eva Wojcicki of St. Louis, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church or the American Heart Association .

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 3, 2010, at Thomas Saksa Funeral Home, Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., with Father Eugene Prendiville officiating. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Ill.

THOMAS SAKSA

FUNERAL HOME,

Granite City, Ill.


Eugene J. Kierksi (1949 - 2010)

Eugene Kierksi

Eugene Joseph Kierksi, 60, of Madison, Ill., born Sept. 10, 1949, in Granite City, Ill., died Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at Gateway Regional Medical Center ER in Granite City, Ill.

Gene was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1971 to 1975. He was also a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, AmVets Post 204, and Tri-City Veterans, and he loved to fish.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank J. and Florence D., nee Jenders, Kierski.

Surviving are a sister and brother-in-law, Debbie and Dennis Krystopa of Granite City, Ill.; and a brother and sister-in-law, Rich and Linda Kierski of Madison, Ill.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

www.wojstrom.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 9 until 10 a.m. Monday, April 26, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill.

Funeral: Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill. Burial will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo., with military honors.

WOJSTROM FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, Granite City, Ill.


Florence D. Kierski (1927 - 2010)

Florence Kierski

Florence D. Kierski, 82, of Madison, Ill., born Dec. 14, 1927, in N. Little Rock, Ark., died Tuesday, March 16, 2010, in Madison, Ill.

Mrs. Kierski worked at the Park Grill in Venice, Ill., for 35 years. She was a member of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary in Granite City, St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., and Friends of the Family at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Kierski, whom she married on Sept. 4, 1949, in N. Little Rock, Ark., and who died July 19, 2004; her parents, Joseph and Eva, nee Zakrzewski, Jenders; and brothers, Floyd and Chester Jenders.

Surviving are her children, Eugene Kierski of Madison, Richard (Linda) Kierski of Madison, and Debra (Dennis) Krystopa of Granite City; grandchildren, Angela (Zack) Suhre of Granite City, Sara (Brian) Delp of Pleasant Hill, Ill., and Michael Krystopa of Granite City; great-grandson, Jackson Suhre; step-grandchildren, Alan Zentgraf, Angela Burcket, and Arinda (Kevin) Nenninger; step-great-grandchildren, Bobby Burcket, Lauren Burcket, Tannon Nenninger, Bryn Nenninger, and Azrael Zentgraf; sisters, Irene (Andy) Besserman and Frances (Jerry) Voloski of Granite City; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church Roof Fund.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 19, 2010, at Thomas Saksa Funeral Home, Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Madison, Ill., with Father Eugene Prendiville officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Ill.

THOMAS SAKSA

FUNERAL HOME,

Granite City, Ill.


Doloris Mariann Vandaveer
Doloris Mariann Vandaveer, 84, died at 8:25 p.m. Thursday, March 11, 2010, at Granite City Nursing and Rehab Center. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 19, 2010, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Madison. Online information: wojstrom.com.


Margaret Fecurka  (Mother of Janet Werner and Elaine Zelenka)

Margaret S. Fecurka, 95, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010. Visitation will be from 9 until time of a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Edwardsville. Irwin Chapel, Maryville Rd., Granite City is in charge.

 


Margaret S. Fecurka, 95, of Madison, Ill., born April 1, 1914, in Johnstown, Pa., passed away at 6:09 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City.
Mrs. Fecurka was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison and was a member of the St. Ann Altar Society. She enjoyed her days of traveling, shopping, cooking and tending to her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Pete Fecurka, whom she married on Oct. 5, 1929, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granite City, Ill. and who died July 9, 1993; parents, Emil and Elizabeth, nee Buza, Smolar; two sons-in-law, William Schnefke and Thomas Zelenka; and a granddaughter, Elizabeth Zelenka.
Surviving are her three daughters, Irene Schnefke of Granite City, Ill., Janet (Jerry) Werner of Madison, Ill., and Elaine Zelenka of Granite City, Ill.; one son, Pete (Patricia) Fecurka of Granite City, Ill.; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; other extended family and friends.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Church roof fund or in the form of Masses and may be accepted at the church.

Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill.,

Funeral: Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at the church with Father Gene Prendiville officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville, Ill.

IRWIN
CHAPEL,
Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from February 17 to February 18, 2010


Gertrude Boskay

Gertrude Boskay
Gertrude Catherine "Tootsie" Boskay, 92, of Granite City, Ill., born Aug. 20, 1917, in Madison, Ill., died at 9:55 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
Mrs. Boskay retired in 1980 from Carter Carburetor after 40 years of service as a machine operator. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., the Granite City Social Club, Women of the Moose 272, Eagles Auxiliary 1126 and was past secretary and president of the Granite City Council of Senior Citizens.
Tootsie was preceded in death by her husband, Louis "Butch" Boskay, whom she married on July 24, 1943; parents, Joseph Lupa and Frances, nee Scott, Lupa; brother, Leonard S. Lupa; and niece, Arline Lupa Pavlow.
Surviving are her niece and nephew, Linda Carney of Columbia, Ill., and Leonard R. Lupa of Millstadt, Ill.; aunt, Lena Lupa; great-nieces and great-nephews; great-great-niece and great-great-nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association , to St. Mary's, or in the form of Masses.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at Thomas Saksa Funeral Home in Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madison, Ill., with Father Eugene Prendiville officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery in Glen Carbon, Ill.

THOMAS SAKSA
FUNERAL HOME,
Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from February 10 to February 11, 2010
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