BERNARD J. CARPENTER
Bernard “Bernie” J. Carpenter, 85, of Berkeley, passed away peacefully on Dec. 15, 2020, at Elmhurst Hospital.
Funeral Services Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, with 10 a.m. Prayers at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard to St. Domitilla, 4940 Washington St., Hillside, for 11 a.m. Mass. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation Sunday Dec. 27, 2-5 p.m. at Brust Funeral Home.
Info:www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094.

JANE DAVIS
Jane Ellen Davis, nee Glosser, age 88, of Green Valley, Arizona, formerly of Lombard, passed away on December 11, 2020.
Survived by Husband, Peter J. Davis Jr.; Children, Peter (Jeanne), Jim (Susan), Sean (Lori); Grandchildren. Patrick (Allison), Erin (Jeff), Brian (Maggie), Kevin (Abby), Shannon, Jake, Jessica, and Courtney. Great-Grandchildren, Zoe, Susan, and Kaylee. Best friend, “my sister” Anne Wolfe, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Preceded in death by her parents Earl and Helen Glosser, brother and sister-in-law Earl and Luanne Glosser, brother-in-law John “Jack” Wolfe, niece Cindy Glosser, and nephew John Wolfe.
Jane was born and raised in Lombard. Attended both Lincoln and Hammerschmidt grade schools and went to high school at what is now Glenbard West in Glen Ellyn. She received her teaching degree at the University of Arizona and her master’s plus 60 at Northern Illinois University. Jane was a beloved elementary grade schoolteacher and mentor to many Lombard children spanning four decades.
During her long teaching career, Jane taught at Lincoln, Hammerschmidt, Green Valley, Pleasant Lane, Park View, Manor Hill, Butterfield and Sacred Heart Schools. Numerous students kept in contact with “Mrs. Davis” over the years bringing her immense joy to see her students continue their own education and becoming adults with families of their own.
Jane was a devoted parishioner of Sacred Heart. A supporter of the Irish Children’s Fund, taking children into her home during the summers and away from conflict torn Northern Ireland. She even ventured going there on multiple occasions during the height of the crisis. Jane was a proud singer with The Quarter Notes, a recording artist group. Also, a member of numerous choirs, a master gardener, a twenty-year volunteer at the White Elephant, and a prolific knitter. (receiving one of Jane’s afghan blankets was quite the coveted prize and now these “one of a kind” creations are even more special.) Throughout the years, Jane supported a variety of charities and was always known for giving a kind word and saying an effective prayer.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to your favorite charity in her honor.

TIMOTHY GARVEY
Timothy Garvey, age 33, of Glen Ellyn. Beloved father of Milo Garvey; dear son of Edward and Susan Garvey, nee Brach; fond brother of Kevin (Cheryl) Brach, Rebecca Rose “Becky” Brach, Joseph “Joe” Garvey, John Garvey, and Robert “Bob” Garvey; loving uncle to Kevin, Sophia, Amanda, Kristin and Mya, nephew, and friend of many. Dedicated member of the Castle Construction team.
All funeral services are to be held privately. We encourage relatives and friends to share a memory on the Tribute Wall for Tim. For more funeral info: www.knollcrest.net or 630-932-1500.

HELEN E. IFFLAND
Helen E. Iffland (nee Kelley), 76, of N. Ft. Myers, Florida, passed away Saturday, December 19, 2020. Helen was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to the late John and Eunice Kelley. She married Llewellyn Iffland in 1965 in Collinsville, Illinois. She graduated from Miss Hickey’s Secretarial School in 1964 and worked as a professional secretary on and off for several companies over the next 30 years while raising her four children in Lombard. She moved to Lee County in 2003.
Helen was part of the Heron’s Glen Chorus and the Worship Team at North Shore Alliance Church in North Fort Myers. She enjoyed singing, quilting, golf, puzzles and crosswords.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Llewellyn of N. Ft. Myers; and her four children Bill, Peggy, David (Kendra) and Jon; Grandchildren Rebecca, Samantha, Andrew, Jessica, Lily, Rosie, Ana, Hazel and Everly.
Funeral Services were conducted Tuesday December 22, 2020, at Harvey-Engelhardt Funeral Home in Ft. Myers, Florida.
Condolences may be offered at www.harvey-engelhardt.com. Donations in lieu of flowers can be sent to Hope PACE, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908.

CAROL J. KAY
Carol J. Kay, nee Caskey, age 91, of Naperville, passed away Dec. 15, 2020.
Services will be private.
Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard. For more information: 888-629-0094.

ALVA L. REESE
Alva L. Reese, nee Lederer, age 76, of Lombard passed away Dec. 16, 2020.
Funeral Service was held Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment followed at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood.
Info: www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094.

JOHN C. ROYHL
John C. Royhl, age 77, of Lombard for over 50 years, passed away peacefully December 17, 2020.
John was the loving husband of Marcia Royhl; beloved father of Heather Royhl and Annette (Daniel) Michelic; cherished grandfather of Adriana; dear son of the late John and the late Florence Royhl.
John was a devoted Guidance Counselor at Lisle Junior High for many years. He was an avid Chicago sports fan. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard, IL 60148. For more information 888-629-0094.

RAYMOND N. SAAVEDRA
Raymond N. Saavedra, age 91, of Elmhurst, formerly of Glen Ellyn and Lombard, passed away December 17, 2020.
Funeral Services were held Wednesday, December 23, from Brust Funeral Home to Mass at Sacred Heart Church. Interment followed at Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton.
Raymond was the beloved husband of the late Patricia, nee Kett; loving father of Laura (Daniel) Stratton of Addison, Michael of Lisle, Daniel R. (Ingrid) of Virginia, and Lizabeth of Forest Park; cherished grandfather of Katie (Adam) Abdul-Haqq of Hampshire, Illinois, Kristin (Brian) O’Neill of Utah, Kari (Ethan) Kelly of Villa Park, Daniel T. of Virginia, Ana Maria of Virginia, Sara of Virginia, Gabriela of Virginia; great-grandfather of six; dear brother-in-law of Dorothy Kett of Lisle, Rosemary DeWitt of New Jersey. He had many other relatives.
Raymond grew up at the Mercy Home for Boys. He graduated from Old St. Pat’s High School in Chicago. Raymond was a Korean War Era Veteran, serving in the U.S. Army.
He and Patricia married in 1958. They lived in Lombard from 1960-2006. Raymond lived in Glen Ellyn from 2006-2016, and then moved to Elmhurst.
Raymond was a member of Sacred Heart Church and sang in the Sacred Heart Choir. He worked as an underwriter for USF&G and worked as a broker for Jackson National Life Insurance Company.
Raymond was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion in Addison. He participated in the Cursillo Movement of the Joliet Diocese. He was a volunteer at the St. Pat’s Soup Kitchen in Chicago.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631, are appreciated.
Info www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094.

 

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