Crete Funeral Home

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

Daniel 'Joe' Hartman


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

Daniel ‘Joe” Hartman age 69 of Park Forest, Illinois passed away on November 18, 2021.  Loving father to Charles Hartman and Elizabeth Hartman.  Grandfather to Charlie.  Brother to Harvey (late Patricia) Hartman and the late Sharon Hartman.  Beloved uncle to Ursula Bender. Dear friend to many. Loyal Bears fan. A quick wit & lively conversationalist.   Joe will be missed by everyone who knew him.  Joe’s passion was the love of Motorcycles.

Memorial gathering  Friday, December 3rd   from 3PM until time of service 7 PM at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Info: (708) 672-7600. Cretefuneralhome.com

 

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Edward F. McNamara Jr.


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Edward F. McNamara, Jr. age 73 of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on November 3, 2020.  Loving father to Sean McNamara; beloved brother to Patricia (Dick) Ceritelli, Robert McNamara, Marvis McNamara and the late Ralph McNamara.  Preceded in death by his parents Edward Sr., and Mavis (nee Arnold) McNamara.  Edward retired from AT&T as a lineman. 

Memorial gathering on Saturday, November 27th  from 11AM until the time of service at 3PM at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL. 60411.    Info. call (708) 754-0016.

 

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Dr. Ezio E. Grossi


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Place of Service: Infant Jesus of Prague 1131 Douglas Avenue, Flossmoor, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Dr. Ezio E. Grossi of Flossmoor, Illinois, went to be with his lord and savior on November 14, 2021in his home with his devoted wife Sarah Lambird (nee Sidener) and family members.  Ezio was born December 12, 1918 in Chicago Heights, Illinois to Mario and Chiarina (nee Ciarrochi) Grossi.

He was a loving father who was preceded in death by three of his six children; Barbara Walbert, James Grossi, and Mark Grossi.  Survived by his loving wife Sarah, and children David Grossi, Ann (Bruce) Clow, and Amy (Christopher) Martin. He was an indulging grandfather to 6; Aubrey Clow, Bruce Clow Jr., Jolyen Baldocchi, Cory (Kali) Martin, Emily (James) Schlosser, and Sarah (Michael) Jeffers. He took great delight in being a Great-grandfather to 7 and Uncle to many loving nieces and nephews to the 3rd generation.

Ezio attended San Rocco Grade school, and graduated from Bloom Township high school.  Ezio attended Thornton Junior College, University of Chicago, and graduated from Creighton University and Dental School. He immediately entered the Army of the United States Medical Corps for WW2 making 12 Atlantic crossings with sick and wounded from the European Theater.  At war’s end he served as an honorary Major in the Dental Corps at the Great Lakes Naval Base.

He practiced dentistry for 64 years in Chicago, Chicago Heights, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Flossmoor, Illinois. He was a president of the South Suburban Dental Society, a lifetime member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, and the Illinois State Dental Society. During his 50th year of dental service he was honored at the Chicago Dental Society meeting.

Ezio was a renaissance man, having a thirst for knowledge, loving writing and words, gardening, reading, golfing, and travel.  He Co-founded Vulcan Tube and Metals in Chicago Heights. He was a president of Infant Jesus of Prague Home School Council. He had a very early passion for golfing, he caddied at Olympia Fields Country Club’s 4 courses at a very early age. He later became a member of Chicago Heights Country Club and then Olympia Fields Country Club in 1955, sometimes playing 32 holes in a day.

The family wishes to thank the support team at Lightways Hospice especially RN’s Tony and Blanca, and CNA Starla, and a wonderful caregiver Peggy and the helping hands of our wonderful friends. We also wish to express our thanks to the Flossmoor fire department and the paramedics who have lovingly helped Ezio.      In lieu of flowers, please give to charities of choice.

Visitation Friday, November 19th from 9:30AM  to 11:30AM at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. To follow is a funeral mass at 12 Noon at Infant Jesus of Prague, Flossmoor, Illinois.  Interment at Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, Illinois.    Info:  (708) 754-0016.

 

 

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Dale David Oldendorf


Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home - Crete, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery Roue 1, Crete, Illinois (Map-it)

 

Dale David Oldendorf age 66, of Valparaiso, IN.  passed away on November 11, 2021 in Valparaiso, IN.  Loving brother of  Donald Oldendorf, Sandra Anderson, Sally (Ken) Blievernicht and Sylvia (John) Kendrick.  

Visitation Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. until service at 12:00 Noon at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois.  Burial to follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery Crete, IL.   

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Eva S. Medina


Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home - Crete, IL (Map-it)
Place of Service: St. Mary Catholic Church 227 Monee Road, Park Forest, Illinois (Map-it)
Cemetery: St Mary's Cathiolic Cemetery 87th and Hamlin Ave, Evergreen Park, IL (Map-it)

 

Eva S. Medina Age 50,  of Crete, Illinois passed away on November 14, 2021.  Beautiful daughter of Estella (nee Salazar) and the late Louis Medina.  Loving sister of  Margo Pickering, Adela Hernandez, Gloria Medina, Virginia (Ron) Rivera, Delia Medina, late David Medina, Esther (Steve) Hood, late Olivia Medina, Louis (Lupe) Medina Jr., Paula Medina and Lisa (Jim) Losby.  Beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews.

 Funeral Saturday, November 20th  9:15 A.M. from Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main St. (Dixie Hwy.), Crete, IL 60417 to St. Mary Catholic Church for Mass of the Resurrection 10:00 A.M. Interment: St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.  Visitation Friday, November 19th from 3:00 P.M. until 8 P.M. Info call (708) 672-7600 

 

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Rose V. Forbes


Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home - Crete, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Skyline Memorial Park 248 S Governors Highway, Monee, Illinois (Map-it)

Rose V. Forbes (nee Snyder) age 97 of Olympia Fields formerly of Crete, Illinois.  Beloved wife to the late Earl (2000); loving mother to Dianne (Kenneth) Couch, Frances (Robert) Thompson and Earl (Mary) Forbes.  Grandmother to 3 and a late granddaughter; great grandmother to 10.  Beautiful sister to 10 siblings.  Aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Visitation on Monday, November 15th  from 9:30AM until time of service at 10:00AM at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois.   Interment:  Skyline Memorial Park, Monee, Illinois.  Info: (708) 672-7600.

 

 

 

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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...

Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417 708-672-7600
Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417 708-672-7600
Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417 708-672-7600
Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417 708-672-7600
Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417 708-672-7600