Current Death Notices
Thomas e. VanHove
Thomas E. VanHove, 67, passed away May 3, 2019. Beloved husband of Maria for 17 years. Loving father of Michael (Julie) VanHove, Craig (Angelica) Halihan, and Kellie Halihan. Fond grandfather of Ivelisse, Mia Rose, Sofia, Sylvia, and Carter. Dear brother of Richard, Sally, Jane, Diane, and Kenny. Fond uncle of many. Memorial Visitation will be Saturday, May 11, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., with a Memorial Service at 3:30 p.m., at Cumberland Chapels, 8300 W Lawrence Ave, Norridge. Inurnment Private. Info: 708-456-8300
david E. Downey
September 18, 1943 - May 05, 2019
David E. Downey, age 75, U.S. Army Veteran, Retired C.P.D. Beloved husband of Gail nee Lacny. Exceptional father of Michelle (Wally) Glos and Rob. Devoted grandfather of Lindsay (Nathan) Gura, Breanna (Fiance Kevin Leyendecker), Sierra Downey, MacKenzie Glos and Jackson Downey. Loving great-grandfather of Aidan Walter and Logan David Gura. Dearest brother of Mary Ann (Peter Ret. C.P.D.) Martinkus, Colleen Adamski and Bill Ret. Lt. C.F.D (Jolene) Downey. Father-in-law of Karyn Downey. Also many aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Friday 11am from RICHARD J. MODELL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES 12641 W. 143rd St. Homer Glen to Our Mother of Good Counsel Church, Mass 12 Noon.
Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.
Visitation Wednesday and Thursday 3pm to 8pm.
Member of F.O.P & I.P.A., Assistant Administrator District 15 Baseball, Past President of West Lawn Little League, Member D.A.G.L.. Former owner of Tastee Freeze and the Sports Station.
In lieu of flowers donations to Joliet Area Hospice appreciated.
708-301-3595 or rjmodellfh.com