Death Notices, Oct. 2

Obituaries and memorial services at area funeral homes

Toon Funeral Home:

  • Ernest H. Price, 93, of Downers Grove, passed away Sept. 29. Funeral services will be held Oct. 4 at Divine Savior Catholic Church.

Modell Funeral Home:

  • Mildred Owsianka, née Vlasak, of Darien; Former past president of Berwyn Ladies Auxiliary VFW post #2378. Services to be held Oct. 5.


  • Dorothy S. Stephan, née Spry, of Darien. Memorials appreciated to Tower Chorale of Western Springs or Chancel Choir c/o Union Church.
  • Ruth Elizabeth Farley, age 93, of Downers Grove. One of the founders of the Antiques Division of PEP, now the Red Barn, Farley lived at the Oak Trace Community.
  • Brian Thompson McElwain, 53, of Downers Grove, passed away Sept. 26. A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale.
  • Michael Giovanni Mongello, of Downers Grove, passed away. Memorials can be made to St. Bride Food Pantry.
  • Richard N. Pletcher, 86, of Downers Grove; Memorials may be made in his name to Union Church of Hinsdale, or to the Oak Trace Scholarship Fund.
  • John F. Tagliapietra, 85, of Downers Grove; Veteran of the U.S. Army.

Patch Funeral Home Guide

Are you looking for more information about area funeral homes and services? Would you care to review the services provided by a local funeral home? Click on the funeral home names to see the Patch Places listing for each business to write a review or learn more about the funeral home.

Downers Grove

  • Adams Winterfield & Sullivan Funeral Home
  • Hallowell & James Funeral Home
  • Toon Funeral Home



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