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Staff Report
5:00 am CDT July 7, 2019

Jesus Vilchez Alvarado

Jesus Vilchez Alvarado, 53, of Homer Glen, died June 22. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Services were held Thursday, June 27, and Friday, June 28, at Richard Modell Funeral Home & Cremation Services and St. Basil Visitation Catholic Church. 

Joyce O’Neil

Joyce O’Neil, 85, of Lockport/Homer Glen, died June 26. She is survived by her children, Kimberly A. (Edward) Golob and Patrick K. (Jennifer) O’Neil; her grandchildren, Bradley Edward (Tabitha) Golob, Erin Colleen (Donna) Allison, Shannon Patrick (Ashley Grotto, fiancé), Shae Marie and Ryan Patrick O’Neil; her great-grandchildren, Nathanael Thomas McCurrie, Abigail McKenzie Golob, Jacob Anthony and Carter Patrick Allison; her sister, Patricia (William) Kettman; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was dedicated to her church, St. Joseph Catholic Parish in Lockport, and to St. Joseph School, where she and her late husband, Patrick, were very active. In 1972, Joyce and Pat opened O’Neil Funeral Home in Lockport. A memorial service was held July 1 at the O’Neil Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Joliet Area Community Hospice; St. Joseph Church or School, Lockport; St. Dennis Church or School, Lockport; or Providence Catholic High School appreciated.

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