Egidio V. Ori
Egidio V. Ori, 75, of Highland Park died Nov. 18, 2005 in Highland Park Health Care Center in Highwood.
He was born May 24, 1930 in Roteglia, Reggio Emilia, Italy and has been a resident of Highland Park/Highwood since 1949.
Mr. Ori was a member of St. James Church, Highwood, Modenese Society and the Highwood Bocce Ball Club.
He was a retired stone mason and a member of brick layers local 20, Waukegan.
Survivors include his wife Isolina; his daughter, Deborah (Roman) Beluch of Highwood; two sons, John (Mary) Ori of Pleasant Prairie, Wisc. and Robert Ori of Tampa, Fla.; four grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Emilio and Marie (Menoni) Ori and two brothers, Edward and Ernest Ori.
Funeral Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Nov. 22, 2005 at St. James Church, Highwood, with Rev. James F. O'Malley as celebrant. Interment followed in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Seguin & Symonds Funeral Home, Highwood.
Contributions to House of Welcome Adult Day Care Services of the North Shore Senior Center, 161 Northfield Road, Northfield, IL 60093 would be appreciated.
Carlo Amidei, 83, of Lake Forest died on Nov. 24, 2005 at the Highland Park Health Care Center.
He was born March 19, 1922 in Bagni, di Luca, Tuscany, Italy and was a resident of Highwood and Lake Forest since 1952. He was the owner of Carlo's Tailor Shop in Lake Forest and was a member of the Modenese Society Highwood Bocce Ball Club and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 706, Waukegan. He served in the Italian Army in World War II.
Survivors include two sons Piero "Cicco" (Maggie) Amidei of Lake Forest and Ermanno (Judy) Amidei of Highwood; three daughters, Grazia (late Nevio) Lorenzi of Florence, Italy, Franca (Cesare) Santi of Pievepelago, Italy and Emilia (Marcello) Ori of Lucca, Italy; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandson; two sisters Giuse (late Angelo) Setti of Lucca, Italy, Milta (Mike) Nizzi of Highland Park; a brother, Emo (Assunta) Amidei of Highland Park; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria (nee Boilini) on June 28, 1992; and three sisters, Marta (Silvio) Belgniomini, Lina (Robert) Pieri and Gina (Allesio) Giovannini.
Funeral Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Nov. 28 at Saint James Church, Highwood. Rev. Timothy O'Malley was celebrant. Interment was in Pievepelago, Modena, Italy.
Funeral arrangements were made by Seguin and Symonds Funeral Home, Highwood.
John H. Carmichael
John H. Carmichael, 81, of Glenview died Nov. 26, 2005 in Glenbrook Hospital, Glenview.
Mr. Carmichael was born Sept. 12, 1924 in Chicago. He was a graduate of Northwestern University in mathematics and physics, and worked as an engineer for Illinois Bell from 1948 to 1985.
Mr. Carmichael was an active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Evanston and active in Glenview senior golf.
Survivors include his wife, Alice C., nee Anderson, of Glenview; two daughters, Carrie of Wilmette and Gail (Bob) Aley of Mount Prospect; two sisters-in-law, Elaine (the late Edward) Nelson of Morton Grove and Donna (Ammon) Miller of Northbrook; and four nieces and nephews, Kim (Jay) Lattin of Wilmette, Mark (Amy) Miller of Niles, Mari Kehl of Mount Prospect and Allison (Dan) Chin of Deerfield.
A memorial service was held Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Evanston. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery in Skokie.
Memorial donations may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 616 Lake St., Evanston IL 60201 or ENH Hospice, 1603 Orrington Ave., No. 300, Evanston IL 60201.
Raymond E. Daniels, Jr.
Raymond E. Daniels, Jr., 85, of Deerfield, died Nov. 19, 2005 at the Condell Medical Center, Libertyville.
He was born Jan. 8, 1920 in Chicago and was a resident of Deerfield for the past 50 years.
Mr. Daniels was a graduate of the University of Chicago and was a Navy veteran, having served in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. He was a retired employee of the Dri-Print Foils Corporation in Elk Grove Village and a former ordained deacon at the First Presbyterian Church in Deerfield.
Surving are his two children, Patricia (Kenneth) Golden of Libertyville and Peter (Julie) Daniels of Island Lake; two grandchildren, Daniel and Jermy Golden.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Frances Daniels; his sister, Helen Monroe; and his wife, Eleanor Daniels in 2001.
A memorial service was held Nov. 25, 2005.
Donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.
Funeral arrangements were made by Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, Libertyville.
William J. Goodall
William J. Goodall, 96, of Highwood, died on Nov. 2, 2005 at the Highland Park Health Care Center, Highwood.
He was born Dec. 5, 1908 in Chicago and was a resident of Highwood for 91 years. He attended Oak Terrace School and Deerfield/Shields Township High School.
Mr. Goodall was a retired Post engineer with the Civil Service at Fort Sheridan. He enjoyed working outdoors and was a lifelong White Sox fan who witnessed the miracle twice in his lifetime of two World Series wins.
Survivors include his son, William Goodall of LaGrange and Beverly Goodall of Highwood.
Masonic services were held on Nov. 4 under the auspices of A.O. Fay Lodge No. 676 A.F. and A.M. Funeral services were held on Nov. 5 at the Seguin and Symonds Funeral Home, Highwood with Rev. Christina LaLonde, pastor of Bethany United Methodist Church, Highland Park officiated. Interment followed at Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville.
Betty V. Larkin
Betty Vail Larkin, 80, who taught language arts to more than 1,000 pupils at St. Norbert and Holy Cross grade schools in Northbrook and Deerfield respectively, and who with her husband, Ted, raised five children, died Dec. 5, 2001, of cancer, in her Northbrook home.
Mrs. Larkin graduated from the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Chicago, attended Trinity College in Washington, D.C., and graduated from St. Mary’s of Notre Dame. She met her husband in Miami Beach during the Second World War and married in 1949.
In 1955, they moved to Northbrook, where she later began teaching language arts to junior high students. During her 20 years at Holy Cross, Mrs. Larkin’s students learned to love her, as they gained a firm grounding in language, grammar and literature.
Mrs. Larkin was a much-loved guide and inspiration to all in her family. “She always would provide lift and perspective to each child — her own, her grandchildren and all those she taught,” said her son Ted. “She had a natural gift to connect to young and old socially and professionally through humor, style, grace and courage. When Mom was pressed one time at a teachers’ meeting to name one of her talents, she said she was really good at feeding a crowd. Indeed, she fed her family and friends with the nourishment of memorable family gatherings, strong bonds and personalities and much love.”
Survivors include her sister, Mary Joyce Conerty; five children: Ted (Sara), Julie Moore, Walt (Judy), Mary Beth (Dick) Gleason; and David (Donna); and 14 grandchildren.
A funeral was held Saturday, Dec. 8, at St. Norbert Catholic Church, Northbrook. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Boys Hope Girls Hope, 1100 N. Laramie, Wilmette IL 60091.
Florence M. McGarvie, a homemaker from Deerfield, died Dec. 7, 2001 at her home. She was 86.
Mrs. McGarvie was born Feb. 14, 1915 in Highland Park. She is survived by her daughter, Joan (Fred) Glader of Riverwoods; a son, James McGarvie of Lake Villa; four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Lorraine Happ of West Palm Beach, Fla. She was preceded in death by her husband, James McGarvie.
Funeral services were Dec. 10 at Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home, Highland Park. Interment was private. In lieu of flowers, donations may to Odyssey Health Care, 415 W. Golf Road, Suite 3, Arlington Heights, Ill. 60005, would be appreciated.
Margaret Marie Ebersole (nee McGriff) died Dec. 5, 2001 at Highland Park Hospital. She was 93.
Mrs. Ebersole was born March 17, 1908 in Findlay, Ohio. She was a member of the order of Eastern Star, Campbell Chapter 712, Highwood, for over 50 years. She held several offices in the order, including past Worthy Matron, and was an active member of the Officers Wives Club. Before retiring, she worked as a bookkeeper.
Survivors include her sister, Lucile Bond of Vero Beach, Fla.; and nephews, William Bond of Vero Beach and Terry Bond of Felton, Calif.
Funeral services were held Dec. 10 at Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home, Highland Park. Interment was in Fort Sheridan Cemetery.
Frances W. Carlson
Frances W. Carlson, 95, of Northbrook, died Nov. 21, 2001 at Brandel Care Center.
Mrs. Carlson was born Sept. 23, 1906 in Albany, Minn. She worked for Encyclopedia Britannica Films, retiring at the age of 70.
Survivors include her son, Raymond (Cathy) of Long Grove; daughters, Katherine (Bill) Coleman of Northbrook and Myra (Geoffrey) Williams of Clifton Park, N.Y.; grandchildren, Ryan, Quinn, Kevin and Luke Carlson, Shelly, Mike, Beth and Tim Coleman, and Teri Danstrom; and two sisters, Ange Ahles and Alice McNichol. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond M. Carlson.
Funeral services were Nov. 24 at Our Lady of the Brook in Northbrook. Interment was in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Northbrook. Funeral arrangements were handled by Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home, Highland Park. Donations in her name made to Misericordia, 6300 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, IL 60660, would be appreciated.
Robert E. Austin
Robert E. Austin, 88, of Highland Park, died Dec. 4, 2005 at Highland Park Hospital.
He was born Oct. 4, 1917 in Paterson, N.J.
Survivors include his son, Chris (Kristina) Austin; three grandchildren; and his brother, John Austin.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ardis; his daughter, Hollis Slager and his grandson, Justin.
Funeral services were held Dec. 7 at Kelley and Spalding Funeral Home, Highland Park. Interment was private.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Lake Co. Regional Office, 100 Tri-State Int. 125, Lincolnshire, IL 60069.
Mary "Midge" Slattery
Mary "Midge" Slattery, 93, of Deerfield, died Nov. 18, 2005 in Northbrook.
She was born Oct. 18, 1912 in Titusville, Pa.
Mrs. Slattery was retired from Deefield High School as the bookstore manager.
Survivors include her children, Gerry and Tim of Deerfield; one grandson, Jessie of Chandler, Ariz; siblings, Francis Walters of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., and August Kelp of Wilmore, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin H. Slattery.
Services were private.
Interment was in Elm Lawn Cemetery, Elmhurst.
Funeral arrangements were made by Kelley and Spalding Funeral Home.
Arnold Lencioni, 77, of Deerfield died Nov. 30, 2005 in Chicago
He was born Oct. 13, 1928 in Evanston.
Surviving are his children, Albert (Karen) and Annette Richards; one grandson; and his sibling, Alberta Marks.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Adina.
A funeral Mass was held Dec. 3, 2005 at Holy Cross Church, Deerfield. Interment was held in the All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines.
Donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016 or www.kidney.org.