Crete Funeral Home

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

Joan M Beckman


Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home - Crete, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery 2755 W 11th Street, Chicago, Illinois (Map-it)

Joan M. Beckman (nee Fielding) age 73 of Crete, Illinois passed away on November 20, 2020.  Loving mother to Erik Kapocius; beloved sister to Joyce, Janet, Jeanne, Judy, Jacqueline and James.    Dear aunt to many.  Preceded in death by her parents James and Gladys (nee Leamon) Fielding.  Joan worked for the local newspaper as a writer. 

Burial and service at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 2755 W. 111th Street in Chicago, Illinois on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 11 AM. Arrangements were entrusted to Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois.   Info:  (708) 672-7600.

 

 

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Audrey Irene Cervak


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

 

Audrey Irene Cervak, a longtime resident of Crete, passed away November 10th, 2020.  Loving wife of 61 years to the late Robert C. Cervak (2009).  Preceded in death by her parents Allen and Rose (Eliasek) Schultz, sister Valeria, sisters and brother-in-law Delores and Charles Cervak,  Rose and Georg Cervak, brother Allen Schultz, and son Dana.  Loving mother of Kyle (Sue) Cervak, Andrea (Rick) Johnson and daughter in law Jean Cervak.  Proud grandmother of Gabrielle (Dan) Hlavek, Matt (Alina) Cervak, Corey (Samantha) Johnson and Lindsay Johnson, as well as great grandmother of Eleanor Johnson and Marcos Cervak.   Caring aunt to Gary (Karen) Cervak and sister in law Betty Schultz.  Besides raising her children and providing a warm, loving, spotless house, she enjoyed cooking, family gatherings and entertaining.  She loved traveling with her husband and friends, boating vacations with her family and cheering on the Chicago sports teams, especially the Cubs and Bears.  Interment will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery on December 2nd, 2020 at 10:30AM with services for family only.  As per her final wish to throw one last party, a celebration of her life will take place later when times permit.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.  Audrey is now at peace and very happy to be reunited with her Robert, who she missed dearly. 

Arrangements entrusted to Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois.  (708) 672-7600.

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Gary Lee Dulaney


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

Gary Lee Dulaney age 78 of Dyer, Indiana passed away on November 20, 2020.  Loving husband to Yuncha (nee Kang); beloved father of Tina (John) Black, Thomas Dulaney, Carol (Brett) Millsap and Brenda (Ryan) Morrison.  Beautiful grandfather of Thomas Gary, Samuel, Natalie, Tiffany, Emily and Zack; godson Phillip.  Dear brother of the late Jerry Dulaney and Bill (Sharon) Dulaney.  Fond uncle of several nieces and nephews. Gary served proudly in the U.S. Army.

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.

Visitation Tuesday, November 24th  from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at 12:00 P.M. at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois.  Interment: Skyline Memorial Park, Monee, Illinois. Info:  (708) 672-7600. 

 

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Anthony 'Tony' Zona


Funeral Home: Steger Funeral Home - Steger, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Pleasant Hill Cemetery , Frankfort, IL (Map-it)

Anthony ‘Tony’ Zona age 90 longtime resident of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on November 15, 2020.   Loving husband to the late Angela Rose ‘Angie’ (nee Mustillo) 2019; beloved father to Larry Zona, Roselle (Lynn) Horton and the late Denise Zona (2016).  Cherished grandfather to Stefanie Rose (George IV) Ludolph, Amber Rose (Zak) Rottier and Briana Rose Horton; great grandfather to George V., Leo and Hazel Rose Ludolph.  Tony was the owner and mechanic for Tony’s Mobile in Chicago Heights for over 50 years and served proudly in the U.S. Army in the Korean War.

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.

Visitation Friday, November 20, 2020 from 10AM until time of service at 2PM at Steger Funeral Home, 125 E Steger Road (34th Street), Steger, IL.  Interment:  Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Frankfort, IL.   Info.  (708) 755-3400.

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Sally J Zarlengo


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Place of Service: St John the Evangelist Church 93rd and 41, St John, Indiana (Map-it)
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Sally Jean Zarlengo (nee Spotora), 91, lifelong resident of Chicago Heights, Illinois, passed away on November 11, 2020. Beloved wife of 68 years to John M. Zarlengo Sr. (deceased 2019). Loving mother to Maria (Edward) McMahon, John Jr. (Julie) Zarlengo, Paul (Deborah) Zarlengo, Joseph (Karen) Zarlengo, Luanne Zarlengo, Thomas (Mary Lou) Zarlengo, Joan (Jeffrey) Bohlen, Carol (David) Brost, and Sharon (Christopher) Kolavo. Devoted grandmother of 43 grandchildren and great grandmother of 52. Sally graduated from Bloom High School, class of 1947. She was the Office Manager for John Zarlengo Asphalt Paving for many years. Sally had been an active member of St. Agnes Parish, former President of the Catholic Women’s Club, member of the St. Vincent De Paul Society and Home and School Guild. Sally and her husband John had the honor of representing grandparents, presenting gifts to St. John Paul II at the Mass celebrated in Chicago in 1979. She loved her Catholic faith and loved to share her faith. She loved playing double solitaire with her children and grandchildren, Sally made everyone feel welcomed, and she commonly would say “God be with you” or “God watch over you”. 

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.

Visitation is Friday, November 20, 2020 from 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Hwy, (at Joe Orr Road), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Everyone to meet directly to the church for a Funeral Mass on Saturday, November 21 at 10:00 A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church, 10701 Olcott Ave. St. John, Indiana. Internment: Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, Illinois. Info: (708) 7540016. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Agnes Parish in Chicago Heights or to EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network: www.ewtn.com). 

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Carlos Arrendondo


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

Carlos Arrendondo age 74 of Monee, Illinois passed way on November 9, 2020.  Loving husband to Mary Lou (nee Palomino); beloved father to Carlos Jr. (Tracey) Arrendondo, Debbie Lou (Joe) Demarco and Randy Lou Arrendondo.  Cherished grandfather of 5.  Dear sibling Joe, Augustine, Juanita, Linda and the late John.  Uncle to many.  Carlos retired from CNH and served in the U. S. Army, a Veteran Vet Spec 5.

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 Monday, November 16th from 3:00PM until 8:00 P.M. at Monee Funeral Home 5450 Wilson St. (at Governors Hwy.), Monee, IL. 60449. Funeral service on Tuesday at 10AM at the funeral home.  Burial to follow to Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois.  Info: (708) 534-0016.  Moneefuneralhome.com     

 

 

 

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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.

Crete Funeral Home

In 1987 the authentic Victorian home at 1182 Main Street in Crete, Illinois was purchased. This unique home was renovated to add a large chapel, a very spacious lounge and a merchandise showroom. The result is a lovely funeral home that is very user-friendly yet maintains the Victorian home atmosphere.

 

The large chapel can accommodate up to 100-125 people yet easily maintains an intimate atmosphere for smaller groups. The lounge on the lower level provides much counter space with tables and seating areas adequate for the largest of visitations.

 

In 99% of situations you will have the entire funeral home to yourself with no sharing. Crete Funeral Home provides handicap access and has a huge parking lot. The visitation chapel includes a 42” monitor to display your complimentary DVD.

 

Each of our locations is owned by our family and operated by our family and caring staff. At each location we offer Traditional Funeral Service, Memorials, Cremations and Funeral Pre-Planning. It is our privilege to serve you and your family read more...