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Edward F. Kelly

     Edward F. Kelly, age 96, of Arlington Heights, originally of County Mayo, Ireland. Passed away June 30, 2024.
     Survived by his loving wife Joan (nee Kryzan); his daughters Margaret (Jim), Gerilyn (Dan), Kathleen (Paul), and Colleen (Bill); stepsons Jack and Jeff; grandchildren Brendan Christian, Tim Christian, John Kelly, Michael Kelly, Ryan Kelly, Ron Furlong, Kim Wiley, and Kaitlyn Kelly;  9 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
     Preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen (nee McShane), and his sisters Mary (the late Paddy) Martin, Nora (the late James) Hoban, Anne Kelly, Peggy (the late Bill) Conmy, Kay (the late Tom) Leech, Eileen (the late John) Loye, and Michael Kelly.  
     Proud member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. Local 13, for 73 years, and Pioneer Total Abstinence Society of the Sacred Heart for 80 years.  
     Visitation Saturday, July 6, 2024 from 10:00 am until time of mass 11:00 am at Our Lady of the Wayside Church, Arlington Heights. Internment All Saints Cemetery.
     In lieu of flowers, donations to St Patrick’s Fathers at 8422 W. Windsor Ave., Chicago IL 60656 or would be greatly appreciated.
     Information (847)253-0224 or

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Robert W. "Bob" Phillips, Sr.

     Robert W. "Bob" Phillips, Sr., 88, of Arlington Heights, IL died peacefully on July 3, 2024 in his home surrounded by his family.
     Born March 29, 1936 in Chicago, IL, the son of Robert H. and Bernice (Dillman) Phillips. Bob graduated from Taft High School, Class of 1954. Bob served in the United States Army at Fort Knox in Kentucky, as part of the largest mechanized division of the United States Military at the time.  He married Caryle Sue Hartman (1940-2021) in Chicago, IL on January 28, 1966 and they shared 55 years together. He was an excavating, grading, and building demolition expert working in the Chicago area for many decades honing his craft.
     Survivors include daughters Holly (John) Szeliga, Robyn (Thomas) Kereszturi, Brooke (Kyle) Marquette; son Robert Jr. (Jean); grandchildren; Justina (Adam) Lee, Heather (Steven) Counts, Hayley (Jeremey) Sojka, Jaslyn Szeliga, Thomas and Rachel Kereszturi, Delaney and Gannon Marquette, Carson and Drew Phillips, (8 great grandchildren), and brothers Ron Phillips (Denise), Barry Phillips (Amy), Craig Phillips (Nancy), and his loving dog Charlie.
     He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Bernice, and his wife Caryle for whom he was a dedicated caretaker for many years.
     He was considered by many as the Mayor of Victoria Lane and will be missed by many.
     In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to the Buddy Foundation in Arlington Heights Illinois.
     No services are scheduled at this time.  

Lisa Ann Lacina

     Lisa Ann Lacina (nee Lafferty), 78, formerly of McHenry, Hoffman Estates, and Rolling Meadows, IL, passed away peacefully Friday, June 28, 2024. She was born April 23, 1946, in White, CA, to the late June (nee Coan) and John Lafferty.
     Lisa was the wife of the late John Rudolph Lacina; mother of Edward, David, and Sandra Singer; stepmother of Jennifer (Robert) Kimball ; and grandmother of Max and Mitchell Kimball, Lauren, Alyssa, Katelyn, Abigail, and Samantha Singer.
     Visitation Saturday, August 24,2024, from 11:00 am until time of service 1:00 pm at the Meadows Funeral Home, 3615 Kirchoff Rd., Rolling Meadows.
     In lieu of flowers
contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, or (800) 272-3900.
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     Information, 847-253-0224 or

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