MARCH 2014

Julius R. Palafox, 61

Julius R. Palafox passed away on Feb. 21. He was the husband of Aida.; father of Anna and Jonathan Julius. He is survived by siblings Albert (Profetiza), Eduardo (Yolanda), Ferdinand (Imelda), Napoleon (Mary Ann), Alexander (Cornelia) and Charlie (Lilibeth). Wake was at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chicago Feb. 24 & 25. Funeral was on Feb. 26 from funeral home to St. Cornelius Church for a memorial mass. Interment at Maryhill Cemetery.

Mercedes A. Marasigan, 75

Mercedes "Mercy" A. Marasigan, 75, was born on January 19, 1939. She passed away surrounded by her family on Feb. 23. She was employed by CNA.She is survived by her sister Karen Ona; survived by nephew and niece J.R. Ona and Katie (Joel) Aquisap. Wake was on Feb. 25 at the Drake & Son Funeral Home in Chicago. Funeral mass was Feb. 26 at St. Edward Church in Chicago. Interment at Maryhill Cemetery.

Pablo Leonardo, 80

Pablo Leonardo passed away on Feb. 3 at the age of 80. He was a native of Baliwag, Bulacan. He is survived by his wife Gloria nee Costales; his children Natalia (Ben) Ruz, Tina Leonardo and Dolly Leonardo. He is survived by eight grandchildren. He was buried in his hometown in the Philippines.

Carlos M. Gabo Jr., 81

Carlos M. Gabo was born on May 14, 1932. He passed away on Feb. 5.
Carlos is survived by his wife Nora L. Gabo, nee Lagrosa; survived by his daughter Catherine (James A.) Jones; his sister of Nellie M. Gabo; and survived by his grandchildren Nathan J. and Alexander J. Jones. His wake was at Drake & Son Funeral Home on Feb. 7. Funeral mass was on Feb. 8 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Chicago. Interment was at Rosehill Cemetery.

Reymon B. Tolentino, 28

Pvt. Reymon B. Tolentino of the U.S. Army, died in a bus crash on Feb. 6 when he and his comrades were riding back to their base in Washington State, according to the Washington State Patrol. He was 28 years old. He was a native of Skokie.

Simplicio Dionisio, Jr., 81

Simplicio Dionisio, Jr., 81, died on Feb. 22. He was the husband of Corazon; father of Josephine,(Steve) Blake, Eleanor (Marcial) Villaverde, Maria Dionisio-Buniao, and Son-in-law Alexander Buniao. He was grandfather of Steven, Marc, Timothy & Maria Teresa. Visitation Feb. 28 at Colonial-Wojciechowski Funeral Home in Niles. Funeral will be on March 1 starting with prayers from the Funeral Home to St. Martha for funeral Mass.

Rosita G. Barinque, 71

Rosita G. Barinque passed away on Feb. 22 at the age of 71. She was predeceased by her husband Jose. She was the mother of Rachelle (Fortunato) Ballais and Roxan Barinque. She was the Lola of Chloe, Elisa and Sofia Rose. Dear sister of Plaridel (Chari) Garcia, Domingo (Prosperidad) Garcia, late Hiram (Bella) Garcia and the late Cleofe (late Fernando) Magallanes. Visitation will be on Feb. 27 & 28 at Colonial-Wojciechowski Funeral Home. Funeral will be on March 1 starting with prayers at the funeral home proceeding to St. Martha Church for Mass. Interment Maryhill Cemetery. great-grand children, other brothers and sisters and nieces and nephews.

Rey P. Agravante, 61

Rey P. Agravante died on Jan. 29 in Arlington Heights. He was 61.
Rey is survived by his wife Edna (Velacruz) Agravante; his mother, his siblings Connie (Stanley) Skrypek, Ed (Jossie) Agravante, Gil (Merlyn) Agravante, Lito (Minerva) Agravante, Gloria (Scott) Mariash, Ching (Regan) Velasquez, Jun Agravante, Terry Agravante, Malou (Greg) Gonzales, Noris Agravante, Annie (Gary) Douglas, Sheila Winterpacht, and many nieces and nephews. Rey is preceded in death by his father.
Visitation was on Feb. 6 & 7 at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd. in Arlington Heights. Funeral mass was on Feb. 8 at Our Lady of the Wayside Church. Burial will be at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery.

Lilia S. Panergalin, 69

Lilia S. Panergalin of Chicago passed away on Jan. 26. She was 69. She is survived by her husband Rhode; survived by her children Rommel (Ronnette), Zarah (Mark), Candice (Bobby); and survived by six grandchildren. Her wake was on Jan. 30 and 31 at Drake and Son Funeral Home. Funeral mass was on Feb. 1 from funeral home to St. Matthias Church. Interment was at Maryhill Cemetery.

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