Victor Mieszala

April 3, 1951 – September 15, 2022

Victor passed away peacefully on September 15, 2022 surrounded by many members of his family. He was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, and friend. He was born in Chicago, IL on April 3, 1951. He was preceded in death by his parents Felix and Mary (Waligorski) Mieszala, and grandson Jacob. Victor was a member of the St. Pascal Parish for 30+ years. He was proud that he was baptized in the same church where his funeral will be held.

Victor leaves behind his loving wife Karen; his 7 siblings, Phillip (Patricia), Fr. Raphael, Connie, Butch, Ralph (Eileen), Margaret, and Mark (Maureen); his brothers- and sisters-in-law, Patricia (Rist), Martha (Gary), John (Michelle), Michael (Mary), Maureen, and Alice; his 7 children, Dennis (Jill), Darin, Kevin (Joy), Paul (Lauren), Erin (Bill), Stephen (Evelyn), and Mary (Nora); grandchildren Preston, Bella, Austin, William, Olivia, Savannah, Casey, Francesca, Abigail, Emma, Brody, Henry, Zoey, Elliott, and Ivy; and countless other family members and friends.

Funeral Friday 10:30 AM prayers from Gibbons Family Funeral Home, 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (1/2 Block East of Austin) to St. Pascal Church. Mass 11 AM. Visitation Thursday 3-8 PM. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Victor’s memory can be made to Cancer kiss my Cooley.  P.O. Box 746, Huntley, IL 60142

 

Robert “Bob” Basgall

Robert “Bob” Basgall; beloved husband of Kathleen; loving father of Kevin (Gayle) and Tina; cherished grandfather of Bonnie, Kevin, Samantha, and Sebastian; dear son of the late Rose and Lawrence; treasured brother of the late Larry (Elsie), William (Rosalynde), and Ruth Hall; fond uncle to many. Visitation Thursday 3-8 PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (1/2 Block East of Austin). Family & friends will gather for Mass, Friday 10:30 AM at St. Bartholomew Church, 3601 N. Lavergne (at Addison). Interment Private. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

Henry Hammersten

Henry Hammersten, age 78; beloved husband of Patricia nee McNulty; loving father of Elizabeth (Jon) Logsdon, Dawn and Henry Jr. (Jennifer); cherished grandfather of William, Ben and Robert Mentink, Jordan and Ezra; fond uncle to John and Jim (Juliet) McNulty; friend of Bill Wilson; dear brother-in-law of the late Michael (Judy) McNulty and friend to many. Memorial Visitation Monday September 12th, 10 AM until time of Mass 11 AM at St. Edward Church, 4350 W. Sunnyside Ave, Chicago. Interment Queen of Heaven. Arrangements entrusted to Gibbons Family Funeral. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the 12 Step House Chicago, 4454 N. Damen, Chicago, IL 60625. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

Andrew David Summers

Andrew David Summers, 32, died accidently August 30, 2022 in Chicago, IL, where he resided since 2008.  Andrew was born on August 27, 1990 in Allentown, PA and grew up in Laurel, MD.  He graduated from DeMatha High School, Hyattsville, MD (2008), DePaul University, Chicago, IL with B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics (2011), summa cum laude, and a M.S. in Computer Science (2013), and was employed as a Service Reliability Engineer at DRW, Inc., Chicago, IL.

Andrew was truly amazing and impacted everyone’s lives he touched; he was the best son, grandson, brother, friend and colleague.  Being extraordinary, brilliant and exceling at everything, Andrew built a computer at 14 years old, completed undergraduate and graduate school in 5 years, and was quickly recognized as an expert in his industry.  He was a lifelong learner and teacher and very passionate about technology as well as sharing that passion with others.  In his spare time, Andrew enjoyed playing video games, attending concerts, cooking, and supporting his favorite sports teams – Eagles, Sixers, Phillies and Flyers.  Having a genuine, loyal, and kind-hearted spirit, he regularly helped and mentored countless friends and colleagues.  Andrew had a big, beautiful smile and infectious laugh and valued engaging with his family, friends and his beloved dogs, Cameron and Tyson.  He will always be remembered and celebrated; this world is not the same without him.

Andrew is survived by his mother, Andrea J. McCarty and his brother Jack McCarty, of Laurel, MD, his father, Michael E. Summers and his wife, Janye P. Summers, and his brother, Sean R. Summers, of Colorado Springs, CO, his maternal grandparents, Nancy H. and Richard D. Heater of Easton, PA, his paternal grandmother, Colleen Mallory of West Virginia, and beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and colleagues.  He is predeceased in death by his maternal grandfather, Everett L. McCarty Jr. and paternal grandfather, Edgar Mallory,

On Wednesday, September 7, 2022, Visitation will be from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Funeral Service will be held from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Gibbons Funeral Home, 5917 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL 60634. A livestream of the service will be available.  A Memorial Service will also be held in Allentown, PA (to be determined).

Donations can be made in Andrew’s name at JDRF or PAWS Chicago.

Doris Haynes

Doris Ellen Haynes, 87; beloved wife of the late Robert Louis, loving mother of Dirk (Barbara), Scott (Michelle), Bonnie (Alejandro) Olvera, Mark and the late Tammy; cherished grandmother of Michael, Addam, Lukas (Fiancé Megan), Kelly, Alysha (Antonio) Dinatale, Alyson Boze (Fiance Robbie), Lorenzo Olvera and the late Nicole Ashby; devoted great grandmother of Austin, Oswald and Penelope;  dearest sister of Donald and Ralph Tripp; fond mother figure and friend to many. Visitation Friday 4 PM until 8 PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home, 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (½ Block East of Austin). Interment Private.

 

 

Vince Heneghan

Vince Heneghan, 71; formerly of Tourmakaedy, Co. Mayo, Ireland; beloved husband of the late Kathleen A. Heneghan, nee McGing; loving father of Katrina O’Malley, Peter and Vince (Sandra); cherished grandfather of Aidan, Mackenzie, Vinny and Luca; dear brother of Peadar, Brendan, Kevin, Patricia, Martin, Irene and the late Marie; devoted son to the late Peter and Kathleen; fond brother‑in‑law, uncle and godfather of many; Family & Friends will meet Saturday for a Memorial Mass, 10:00 AM at St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Church 6040 W. Ardmore Ave. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Brain Injury Association of Illinois. Arrangements entrusted to Gibbons Family Funeral Home. For info 773-777-3944 or www.gffh.com

Patrick Brosnan

Patrick Brosnan; Retired CPD detective, beloved husband of the late Judith; loving father of Kevin (Selena) and the late Patrick; cherished grandfather of Ian; fond uncle of many; Visitation Saturday 9AM until time of service 12:30PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (½ Block East of Austin). Interment Ridgewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations made to Epilepsy Foundation. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

Patrick M. “Scooter” Bresnahan

Patrick  M. “Scooter” Bresnahan; Loving Father of P.J., Micheal, and Dylan. Visitation Tuesday 2PM until 4PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (½ Block East of Austin). Interment private. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you instead donate to the Pat M. Bresnahan Memorial Bar Tab fund – Zelle or PayPal to PJBres@gmail.com. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

Patrick F. Lynch

Patrick F. Lynch, 92, native of Applehill, Co. Roscommon, Ireland. Beloved husband of Nora (nee Dillon); Loving Father of the late Patrick (Jerilynn) Lynch, John (Landis)Lynch, and Marian (Robert) Benson. Cherished Grandfather of Garrett (Ashley) Lynch and Lauren (Aldo) Santillana. Great Grandfather of Kennedy, dear brother of the late Timothy (Ann), the late Joseph (Cecilia), Sean (the late Kathleen), Maureen (the late Ron) Fullbrook, Jane (the late Peter) Rocha and Pauline Porior. A fond Uncle to many.  Funeral Tuesday 9:30 AM from Gibbons Family Funeral Home, 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (1/2 Block East of Austin to St. Pascal Church. Mass 10 AM. Interment at Maryhill Cemetery. Visitation Monday 3-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Patrick Fathers, 8422 W. Windsor Ave., Chicago, IL 60656. For info, 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com