Beecher Funeral Home

Providing quality funeral services in the South Suburban Chicago area since 1891

Barbara J Pawlowski


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery 801 Michigan City Road, Calumet City, Illinois (Map-it)

Barbara J. Pawlowski RN (nee Scherer) age 90,of  Chicago and formerly of Glenwood and Beecher.  She was born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana passed away on July 29, 2020.  Loving wife to the late Casimer (1994).  Beloved mother to Theodore ‘Ted’ Pawlowski and Paul Pawlowski.  Barbara was an Alumni of Governors State University, Illinois Nurses Association and retired as a Nurses Investigator for the State of Illinois (DCFS).  Barbara was from a German and Irish Heritage but proud of her adopted Polish Heritage. She was a member & insurance supervisor of Polish Roman Catholic Union of America, member of the Polish American Community Fair & former Bingo worker, Chicago Heights Sister City Wadowice, Poland, Women of  Moose Chapter 110, St. Joseph Rosary Sodality, former director of District #9 South Chicago Polish Dancers, Member of Indiana Fraternal Congress and Polish Museum of America Auxiliary.  

 Due to the current circumstance and restrictions caused by Covid-19 we ask that you please follow the states guidelines wearing masks/ face coverings and distancing are concerned.

Visitation Sunday, August 2nd  from 2:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. at  Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Road), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Funeral Service Monday 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home.   Interment:  Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, Illinois.   Info:  (708) 754-0016

 

 

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Dorothy E. Narcisi


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

 

Dorothy E. Narcisi (nee DeLuca) age 83 of Chicago Heights, Illinois  passed away on July 28, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Elmer (2013).  Loving mother of Ronald (Dorothy) Narcisi of Crete, IL. and Anthony (Celia) Narcisi of Chicago Heights, IL.  Cherished grandmother of Katherine, Giancarlo (Lynsie) , Kristen, Anthony, Michael, Gina and Maria Narcisi.  Great grandmother of Lily and Sarina Narcisi.  Fond Sister of Frances Kostueck, Frank (late Mary) DeLuca and the late Nick (Marian) DeLuca.  Devoted aunt and cousin to many.  She was retired from being a Teachers Aide for School District #170 and a lifelong parishioner of St. Agnes Church.   Arrangements handled by

Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Road), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.   Funeral service and burial will be private due to the current circumstances COVID-19.  A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.

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Orbin Banks


Funeral Home: Monee Funeral Home - Monee, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 27034 South Diagional Road, Elwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Orbin Banks age 78 of Monee, Illinois passed away on April 11, 2020.  Loving husband to Theresa (nee Schmitt); father to Zachary (Dannae) Banks.  Cherished brother to Lucetta Smith, Claudia Banks, James Banks, late Homer (late Kathleen) Banks, late Irvine (Dorothy) Banks, late Charles (Gertrude) Banks and late Verneda (late Guy) Owens.  Dear uncle to many.  Preceded in death by his parents Fred and Matilda (nee Combs) Banks. 

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the states guidelines of wearing masks/face coverings and social distancing on behalf of the family and the funeral home staff. 

Memorial on Saturday, August 8th from 1 PM until time of service at 5 PM Monee Funeral Home 5450 Wilson St. (at Governors Hwy.), Monee, IL 60449.   Info: (708) 534-0016.  Inurnment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at a later date.

We would like to thank you for your cooperation.

 

 

 

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James K O'Dwyer


Funeral Home: Monee Funeral Home - Monee, IL (Map-it)

James K. O’Dwyer age 72 of Monee, Illinois passed away on July 15, 2020.  Loving husband to Marie (nee Ossler).  Beloved father to Linda (Eric) Christopher.  Grandfather to Iona and Inis Christopher.

Arrangements entrusted to Monee Funeral Home 5450 Wilson St. (at Governors Hwy.), Monee, IL 60449.   Info: (708) 534-0016.

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Susan L Bonick


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)

Susan L. Bonick (nee Pappalardo) age 64 of Chicago Heights, Illinois  passed away on July 12, 2020.  Beloved wife to Paul J.; loving mother to Paul P. Bonick and Thomas J. Bonick.  Dear cousin to many.  Susan worked as a medical assistant for Suburban Heights Clinic and Boulevard Clinic.  Donations can either be by flowers or to the family in Susan’s memory.

Due to the current circumstance and restrictions caused by Covid-19 we ask that you please follow the states guidelines where masks/ face coverings and distancing are concerned.

Visitation & Service on Friday, July 17th   from 3PM until the time of service at 7PM at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411.  (708) 754-0016.  On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

 

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Wayne D Peterson


Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home - Crete, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 27034 South Diagional Road, Elwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Wayne D. Peterson age 87 long time resident of Beecher, Illinois passed away on July 11, 2020.  Beloved husband to Sue (nee Wassmann).  Loving father to Mark Peterson, Matt (Grace) Peterson, Kevin (Vickie) Peterson, Erik (Sharon) Peterson and Amy (Thomas) Peterson-Janicki.  Perceded in death by sons Timothy Peterson, Randall Peterson and parents Leonard and Elvira (Jurgerson) Peterson. Cherished grandfather to Chloe, Randy, Jaime (Nick) and Eden.  Brother to Shirley (Russ) Boettger, late Charlene (late Eddie) Niebling, late Donald (late Joyce) Peterson, late Norma (late Marvin) Grutzius, Jerry (late Nancy) Peterson, late Kenneth (Dawn) Peterson and Leonard Peterson.  Fond Uncle to many nieces and nephews.  A special thank you to Steve & Cheryl Peterson and family for all their help and support.  Dear brother in law to Sara (Vince) Schrementi and nieces Tori and Angela. Fond son in law to Beverly Wassmann.

Wayne was a self-employed general contractor and he proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.  Wayne also served as a member of the Crete Volunteer Fire Department.

A special thank you to all the doctors & nurses that cared for Wayne, especially Dr. Stephanie Marshall.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Wayne’s memory to the Crete Fire Department, Trinity Lutheran Church in Crete and the American Cancer Society.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 19th from 2 PM until 7 PM with services immediately following at Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois 60417.

Private internment for family: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois.

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the states guidelines of wearing masks/face coverings and social distancing on behalf of the family and the funeral home staff.  We would like to thank you for your cooperation.

 

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If you are attending a wake or funeral, we encourage you to contact us to verify time, location and all services before attending services or visitation. We are dedicated to the highest quality of care for the deceased, with compassion and professional direction for the families we serve. To locate a funeral home, please visit our locations page and click the corresponding website.

About Us

The Kerr-Parzygnot family of funeral homes’ tradition of quality service to families in the south suburban Chicago area in their times of needs has endured for over a hundred years. 

 

Since the opening of the W. E. Kerr funeral home in 1891 through today, the staff of the six Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Homes have prided themselves on providing comfort and guidance to families during a difficult time.

 

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Beecher Funeral Home 602 Dixie Highway, Beecher, IL 60401 708-946-6000
Beecher Funeral Home 602 Dixie Highway, Beecher, IL 60401 708-946-6000
Beecher Funeral Home 602 Dixie Highway, Beecher, IL 60401 708-946-6000
Beecher Funeral Home 602 Dixie Highway, Beecher, IL 60401 708-946-6000