Obituaries

Robert Meyer

Robert “Bob” Meyer; beloved husband of Maureen; loving father of Robert, Michael, Kathleen “Kate” (Dan) Carmody, and the late Patrick; cherished grandfather of Meghan and Ian Carmody; devoted son to the late Fred and Harriet; fond son-in-law of James and Martha Lamb; dear brother-in-law of Rose Mary Lamb and the late James O’Loaney; fond friend to many. Loyal Cubs Fan, who worked at Wrigley Field as an usher. Visitation Friday 9 AM at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1010 W. Webster, Chicago, until Mass of Christian Burial 10 AM. Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery. For info 773-777-3944 or www.gffh.com

Gerald Tichelbaut

Gerald “Gerry” Francis Tichelbaut of Niles, IL, 74, died peacefully at home on December 27th, 2022 surrounded by family and friends; devoted and loving husband of Mary nee Drislane for 14 years. Born in Lake Forest, IL. Served his country as a USMC Private First Class during Vietnam War with Honorable Discharge.

Loving father of Gerry (Kela), Jason, Charlie (Kathy), Eric, Angela (Tim) Arvesen; bonus father of Erin (Andy) Sanders, Lindsey (Angel) Camacho; loving grandfather/“Papa” to Carah, Erik, Colin, Sofia, David, Olivia and Ava;

Cherished son of the late Magdaline nee DePauw and Maurice; brother of the late Yvonne McCloskey, Kenneth (Barb) Tichelbaut, Phyllis “Tish” (Bill) Olsen; brother-in-law to Darlene Drislane; uncle to many nieces and nephews; good friend to so many;

Gerry was a life-long die-hard Chicago Bears & Chicago White Sox fan – hence his nickname “Sox Pops”- He spent many days at White Sox games. Gerry was an Eagle Scout. He worked 18 years at AT&T in Rosemont then Des Plaines where he retired from in September 2017.

Loving & proud daddy to our 2 Boston Terriers: Roxie & Ditka.

Visitation Tuesday 9:00 AM until time of mass 10:00 AM at St Isaac Jogues Church 8149 W. Golf Road., Niles. Interment Private. Arrangements handled by Gibbons Family Funeral Home. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

Joyce Barrett

Joyce L. Barrett nee Wentz, 94 of Chicago; beloved wife of the late James F. CFD; loving mother of Michael and Susan ret. CPD (Patricia Dwyer ret. CPD); proud grandmother of Marlon and William CPD, Barrett-Dwyer; loving sister of Kenneth Wentz, Jackie Noll, the late Walter Wentz, Elaine Riddle, Joan Schumacher, and Dorothy Sticklorat; dear sister-in-law of Margaret “Peggy” Litrop, Robert Barrett and the late Anthony Barrett;  fond aunt of many; Visitation Thursday 4-8 PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd/ (1/2 Block East of Austin). Interment Private, at All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Chicago Canine Rescue. For info 773-777-3944 or www. GFFH.com

John C. Powell, Jr.

John C. Powell, Jr; cherished son of Vivian and the late John C., Sr.; loving brother of Diane (John) Lovitz, Judith (Larry) Robbins, Donald (Eileen) and Sharon (Mike) Roth; fond uncle of Kerry, Heather, Brian, Meagan, Ashley, Christopher, Elizabeth, and Daniel; Visitation 10:00 AM until time of service 11:30 AM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd (1/2 Block East of Austin). Interment Irving Park Cemetery. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

Yvette Hartline

Yvette Tonda Hartline, life-long resident of Chicago, passed away peacefully at home on December 13th, 2022, at 61 years old. She was surrounded by her loving devoted family and fought her cancer battle with courage, grace, and dignity.

Yvette was married to her high-school sweetheart, and husband of 40 years, Thomas G. Hartline. They met at Jewel-Osco Food Store when Yvette was a student at Alvernia All-girls Catholic High School, Class of ’79. Together they raised 4 children, followed by 3 (soon to be 4) beautiful grandchildren that will miss their Nana dearly.

Above all else, Yvette loved children. For many years she ran an in-home daycare, and recently was nannying for two sweet little boys. She was passionate about cooking and was a graduate of Washburne Culinary Institute. She loved spending time in the kitchen creating memorable meals for her friends and family, especially around the holidays. She was well known for her one-of-a-kind salsa.

Yvette is survived by her husband Thomas G. Hartline. She leaves behind a legacy of love in her own kind, successful children: Ryan Hartline (Yessica); Kyle Hartline; Cailey Hartline Krueger (Dr. Erik Krueger), who are expecting their second child; Tyler Hartline and grandkids: Mason, Jaxon, and Olivia. Yvette is also survived by her parents, Eduardo and Yvette Arteaga and her brothers Carlos Tonda (Vickie), Edward Arteaga, and Alan Tonda (Lillian).

Visitation will be held Sunday, December 18th from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Gibbons Funeral Home at 5917 West Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60634.

Mass will be held on Monday December 19th at 10:30 A.M. at Saint Bartholomew Church at 3601 N Laverne Ave., Chicago, IL 60641. Yvette will be laid to rest at All Saints cemetery at 700 North River Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016.

Pedro Bodino

Pedro Bodino, retired CPD; beloved husband of Victoria; loving father of Peter (Lizette), Paul (Julie), Vincent, Pauline and Patricia (Joshua) Czerak; cherished “Loloy” of 9; dear brother of Tonette and many others back home in the Philippines; fond uncle of many; Visitation Friday 3-8 PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd (1/2 Block East of Austin). Interment Private. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

Annie O’Neill

Anne O’Neill nee McNally, 95, native of Churchfield, Tourmakeady, Claremorris, Co. Mayo, Ireland; beloved wife of the late Frank, native of Bangor, Co. Down, Northern Ireland; loving mother of Sean retired CFD (Nancy), Rory, Brian (Kim), Eileen (Fiore) Gerbasi, Mary and the late Margaret “Peggy”; devoted grandmother of Mary Kate (Eric) Bragagnolo, Annmarie (Daraule Valdez) Cicero, Patrick CFD (Lena), Jim Cicero, Brigid (Al) Willett, Rory, Devin, Daniel, Ava, Lauren, Diana, Martin and Sarah; cherished great-grandmother of 5; dear sister of Eta, Mikey, Eileen and the late Mary, Breege, Peggy, Paddy, Sarah and Kathleen; fond aunt of many; Funeral Wednesday 9:15 AM from Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park RD (½ Block East of Austin) to St. Giles Church. Mass 10 AM. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday 3-8 PM. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

Bernard “Bryan” O’Connor

Bernard “Bryan” O’Connor, 98, passed from this life on December 6, 2022. Bryan was the beloved husband of the late Mary Ellen, née Halleran, and loving father of Ellen (Kevin) Skinner, Maureen Block, Margaret “Peg” (John) Basil, Bryan, Denise (Pascal Kerin), Mary Catherine (Steve Gennrich), and the late Matthew (Jean). He cherished his grandchildren (Megan, Kelly, Charlie, Luke, Russell, Claire, Neil, Colleen) and great-grandchildren (Everett, Calvin, Lane, Helen). Bryan is survived by his sister Margaret (Phil) Smith. Their parents, Timothy and Hannah (née Daly), immigrated from Co. Kerry, Ireland, raising them and the late David, Neil, Thomas, Catherine, and Mary in Chicago’s West Garfield Park neighborhood. He was a fond uncle, cousin, and friend to many.

Bryan was a member of the 4400 Club and enjoyed a long career in the U.S. Postal Service. He was a storyteller and a reader of maps. He loved rivers, lakes, canoes, and road trips—especially when they all came together on an excursion to a beautiful place.

Visitation Sunday 3-8 PM and Monday 9 AM until time of prayer 9:30 AM at, Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (1/2 Block East of Austin). Funeral Mass 10 AM at St. Robert Bellarmine Church. Interment All Saints Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Misericordia or Christian Brothers Midwest District. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com