Kerr-Parzygnot Chicago Heights Funeral Home

Providing quality funeral services in the South Suburban Chicago area since 1891

Helen L. Ferree


Funeral Home: Monee Funeral Home - Monee, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery 6001 West 111th street, Alsip, Illinois (Map-it)

 

Helen L. Ferree (Nee Taylor) age 95 of Monee, Illinois passed away on July 4, 2020.  Beloved wife of the late Gerald.  Loving mother of Rexford Ferree.  Cherished grandmother of Janet (Bryan) Simoni, Kenneth (Julie) Ferree and great grandmother of Jackson, Ava and Ryne Ferree.   Burial will be private at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Alsip, IL.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Monee Funeral Home, 5450 Wilson (at Governors Highway), Monee, Illinois Info: 708-534-0016

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Robert J. Hurd


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 27034 South Diagional Road, Elwood, Illinois (Map-it)

 

Robert J. Hurd age 67  of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on July 5, 2020.  Beloved husband of Rita (Nee Koch).  Loving father of Jay (Amy) Hurd and Benjamin Hurd.  Cherished grandfather of Devin and Abigail Hurd.  Fond brother of William (Sophie Vander Cruyssen) Hurd, Kathleen Kay, Patricia Johnson and the late Geraldine Hurd.  Devoted uncle to many nieces and nephews.  He was a die hard fan of the Seattle Seahawks. “GO SEAHAWKS”

Due to the current circumstance and restrictions caused by Covid-19 we ask that you please follow the states guidelines where masks/ face coverings and distancing are concerned.

Visitation Thursday, July 9, 2020 from 3:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. and Funeral service Friday 8:30 A.M. at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Interment:  Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood,  IL. For info. call  (708) 754-0016  or  our website at Kerrparzygnotfuneralhomes@gmail.com  On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

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Sheryl Lynn Baert


Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home - Crete, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Skyline Memorial Park 248 S Governors Highway, Monee, Illinois (Map-it)

 

Sheryl Lynn Baert (nee Collins) age 62 of Glenwood, Illinois passed away on July 3, 2020. Beloved wife of Edward.  Loving mother of Anthony, Marc and Patricia.  cherished grandmother of Noah Sebastian Peterson.  Fond sister of the late Jerome (Sue) Collins, the late Lawrence (Dianne Tucker) Collins, Michael (Sharon) Collins, Caralyn Collins,  Gary Collins and Mary Jo (Scott) Hall.    

Visitation Wednesday, July 8th  from 3:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Interment: Skyline Memorial Park Monee, IL.  Family and friends will meet Thursday, July 9th for committal service 10:30 A.M. at the cemetery. Due to the current circumstances COVID-19, respect social distancing with only 50 people in the chapel at a time.  Info: (708) 672-7600.   cretefuneralhome.com

 

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Billy Jack Saunders


Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home - Crete, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Skyline Memorial Park 248 S Governors Highway, Monee, Illinois (Map-it)

  Billy J. Saunders age 81 longtime resident of Crete, Illinois passed away on June 28, 2020. Beloved husband of 40 years to Grace (nee Mancino); loving father to David Saunders, Susanna (Tony) Loe and Toni Marie (Mark) Woolweever.  Dear grandfather to 6; great grandfather to 4.  Fond brother to the late Beverly James.  Preceded in death by his parents William and Roberta (nee James) Saunders.  Billy graduated from Herrin High School, then worked for Orkin before starting his own business.  Billy was the owner and operator of Dependable Pest Control in Crete for over 40 years and in his spare time he loved to fish as often as he can.

Due to the current circumstance and restrictions caused by Covid-19 we ask that you please follow the states guidelines where masks/ face coverings and distancing are concerned. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

Visitation Monday, July 6th , 2020 from 3PM until 7PM at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois.  Funeral service on Tuesday, July 7th at 11AM at the funeral home.  Internment: Skyline Memorial Park, Monee, Illinois. Info: (708) 672-7600.  

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Raymond C Schmelzer


Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home - Chicago Heights, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery 19500 S Cottage Grove, Glenwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Raymond C. Schmelzer age 83 longtime resident of Glenwood, Illinois passed away on June 18, 2020.  Loving brother to Francis (Juanita) Schmelzer.  Beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews.  Preceded in death by his parents Ralph & Noella (nee Brousseau) Schmelzer and his brothers Ralph, Milton and Donald Schmelzer.  Ray retired from the Ford Motor Stamping Plant in Chicago Heights, Illinois and served proudly U.S. Army.

Due to the current circumstance and restrictions caused by Covid-19 we ask that you please follow the states guidelines where masks/ face coverings and distancing are concerned.

Visitation & Service on Thursday, June 25th  from 9AM until the time of service at 11AM at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Interment:  Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, IL.  (708) 754-0016.  On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

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Joseph V Krutul


Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home - Crete, IL (Map-it)
Cemetery: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 27034 South Diagional Road, Elwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Joseph V. Krutul age 67 of Park Forest, Illinois passed away on June 18, 2020.  Loving father to Steven Krutul.  Dear brother to Christine, Victor, Robert, William and Josephine.  Dear uncle and friend to many.  Joe served proudly in the U.S. Navy, then passionately worked for the Railroad, and in his off time loved going fishing, target shooting, and building model cars.

Due to the current circumstance and restrictions caused by Covid-19 we ask that you please follow the states guidelines where masks/ face coverings and distancing are concerned. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

VisitationThursday, June 25th, from 1PM until 6PM at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois.  Funeral service on Friday at the funeral home at 9AM.  Internment: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood Illinois for a 11AM burial. Info: (708) 672-7600.   cretefuneralhome.com

 

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If you are attending a wake or funeral, we encourage you to contact us to verify time, location and all services before attending services or visitation. We are dedicated to the highest quality of care for the deceased, with compassion and professional direction for the families we serve. To locate a funeral home, please visit our locations page and click the corresponding website.

Chicago Heights Funeral Home

The original Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home opened in 1982 after merging with W.E. Kerr. Kerr had been a family owned funeral home since 1891. Kerr-Parzygnot continues that tradition of being family owned and operated. Our original location is at 540 Dixie Highway (Corner of Dixie Highway and Joe Orr Road) in Chicago Heights, Illinois. The owners and staff pride themselves in serving families with professionalism and compassion at each of their locations.

 

They stand ready to assist families through the difficulty of losing a loved one and accommodate families in all the arrangements. This location provides all facilities on one level with convenient handicap access. It includes 2 visitation chapels and a third chapel dedicated to small church services complete with items from the historic former St. Joseph Catholic Church of Chicago Heights. Read more about Us...

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