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Elaine Middleton
COAL CITY-Elaine M. Middleton (nee Zambon) 80 of Coal City, passed away Wednesday evening, July 20, 2016 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.
Richard Chouinard
MORRIS-Richard "Riz" Chouinard, 94, of Morris, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at his home.
Anne L. Lafferty
COAL CITY-Anne L. Lafferty, 65, of Coal City, passed away Sunday July 17, 2016 at Regency Care of Morris.
Raymond W. Byers Jr.
MORRIS-Raymond W. Byers Jr., 81, of Morris, formerly Coal City, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.
Garry Bennett
GOOSE LAKE-Garry Bennett, 72, of Goose Lake, passed away July 13, 2016 at his residence. Born June 29, 1944 in Chance, KY, he was the son of Jake and Jewel (Thomas) Bennett.
Betty King
WILMINGTON-Betty King, 72, of Wilmington and formerly of Joliet, passed away Friday, July 8, 2016 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.
Karen L. McVickers
BRAIDWOOD-Karen L. McVickers, 45, of Braidwood passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at Riverside Medical Center. She was born Feb. 23, 1971 in Evergreen Park.
Michael W. Hayden
WILMINGTON-Michael W. Hayden, 71, of Wilmington passed away Thursday, July 14, 2016 at Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital.
John Parrish
DIAMOND-John Parrish, 75, of Diamond, IL, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Spring Creek Nursing & Rehab Center in Joliet, IL. Born July 20, 1940 in Rockville Township, IL, he was the son of Elmer and Bernice (nee Howard) Parrish. DIAMOND-John Parrish, 75, of Diamond, IL, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Spring Creek Nursing & Rehab Center in Joliet, IL. Born July 20, 1940 in Rockville Township, IL, he was the son of Elmer and Bernice (nee Howard) Parrish. John was a member of Laborer's Union Local #75 in Crest Hill, IL. He retired from D Construction in Coal City, IL. He worked hard all of his life, growing up in the blacktop business working with his father and brothers for Parrish Blacktop. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #241 in Wilmington, IL. John was an avid NASCAR fan. He was equally passionate about golf and spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving are his wife, Sandy (nee Jaicomo), whom he married Dec. 16, 1983 in Morris, IL; two sons, Jeff Parrish and Todd (Heather) Parrish, both of Coal City; daughter, Melissa (Mike) Good of Channahon, IL; nine grandchildren: Ryan Rodgers, Nikolas Parrish, Tanner Harmon, Kelsey Good, Brittni Brenner, Michael Good, Danielle Good, Brianna Brenner and Sebastian Parrish; three brothers: Don (Susie) Parrish and Richard (Ginnie) Parrish, both of Wilmington and Mike (Jan) Parrish of Channahon, IL; seven sisters: Bonnie (Bill) Favero and Barb (Pat) Duffy, both of Braidwood; Bev (Mike) Duffy of Lowell, IN and Peggy (Jim) Cole, Linda (Doug) Mandat, Lillie (Steve) Heitke and Donna (Tom) Thompson, all of Braidwood; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Carl and Annie Jaicomo of Essex, IL; and many other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents, a son, Eric Parrish; one sister and brother-in-law, Lois and Raymond Martin and a nephew, Ryan Heitke.

Funeral services will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd. & Crematory Thursday, July 21, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Robert Noesen officiating. Interment will be at Braceville-Gardner Cemetery in Braceville, IL.

Pallbearers will be Ryan Rodgers, Nikolas Parrish, Tanner Harmon, Tom Thompson, Steve Heitke and Doug Mandat. Honorary pallbeares will be Sebastian Parrish, Pat Duffy, Mike Duffy, Jim Cole and Bill Favero.

The visitation will be Wednesday, July 20, from 3-8 p.m.

For more information and to sign the online guestbook log onto rwpattersonfuneralhomes.com or find their Facebook page at R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes.

R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd. & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood is in charge of arrangements.




Charles M. Lombardi
BRAIDWOOD-Charles M. Lombardi, 59, of Braidwood, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Citadel Nursing Home in Kankakee.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Linda Erickson
ELWOOD-Linda L. Erickson (nee Hagan), 66, passed away peacefully with family at her side on July 12, 2016 at her home in Elwood.
Freida I. Geiss
WILMINGTON-Freida I. Geiss, 85, of Wilmington, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.
Rosanna Bell
WILMINGTON-Rosanna Bell, 82, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully, Sunday, July 10, 2016 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home surrounded by her eight children.
Rodney L. Underwood
FORT WORTH, TX-Rodney Lawrence Underwood, "Road Wolf," 72, of Fort worth, TX, formerly of Custer Park, IL passed away May 15, 2016. He was born Aug. 17, 1943 in Joliet, IL to Lawrence Underwood and Madeline Bauter Underwood.
Gloria Gomora
LISLE-Gloria Ferrari Gomora, 89, of Lisle and formerly of Coal City, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Villa St. Benedict in Lisle.
Shirley M. Wonders
LAKE ZURICH-Shirley M. Wonders, 95, of Lake Zurich and formerly of Wilmington, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Silverado Memory Care in Lake Zurich.
Elsie E. Hooper
WILMINGTON-Elsie E. Hooper, 84, of Wilmington and formerly Symerton, passed away Friday, July 8, 2016 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.
Lois V. Marshall
WILMINGTON-Lois V. Marshall, 98, of Wilmington passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at the Miller Center in Kankakee.
Raymond Roman
LOS ANGELES, CA-Raymond Roman, 90, of Los Angeles, CA passed away April 29, 2016 in Los Angeles where he had resided for 62 years.
Ethel Louise Bailey
WILMINGTON TWP.-Ethel Louise Bailey (nee Landers), 86, of Wilmington Township, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.
Kay Siron
MORRIS-Kay Siron, 76, of Morris, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016 at Morris Hospital.
Gary P. Rose
GRAND RAPIDS, MI-Gary P. Rose, 61, of Grand Rapids, MI passed away June 30, 2016 at his home. He was the son of Leo and Carline R. (nee Blais) Rose.


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