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OBITUARIES:  (published June 28, 2018)

Codi Dolci
  
Cody Joseph Dolci of Hinsdale passed away June 22, 2018, at home.
   Cody, 27, was born in 1990 in Hinsdale. He worked as a manager of self-storage lockers.
   He is survived by his parents, Dominick and Pamela; his siblings, Elizabeth, Morgan, Grace and Nicolas; his grandparents, Dominick and Liselotte Dolci and Richard (Robin) Coan and Judith Scapin; many aunts, uncles and cousins; his godchild, Dovie; and Robert and Amanda Silver.
   Services were held June 25 at Hinsdale Covenant Church.
Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.

Bernice Gregorio
  
Bernice “Bern” Gregorio of Lake Forest passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on June 21, 2018.
   Bern, 92, was born and raised in Chicago, graduating from Roosevelt High School. A lifelong learner, Bern earned two degrees at Northwestern University, where she went on to teach drama and speech.
   She and husband Greg loved golfing, playing bridge and spending time with friends at their clubs, Knollwood and Bonita Bay. Bern was widely admired for her strength, elegance and classic style, especially her beautiful white hair.
   She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Antone “Greg” Gregorio.
   She is survived by her children, Lisa (Patrick) Kelly of Hinsdale, and John (Amy) Gregorio; her grandchildren, John (Kelly) Kelly, Caroline (Jack) Ryden, Margaret (Phil) Yeager, Kathleen Kelly and John, Ali and Andrew Gregorio; and her great-grandchildren, Madeline and Patrick Kelly, J.R. Ryden and Charlotte Yeager.
   A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today, June 28, at the Knollwood Club, 1890 Knollwood Road, Lake Forest.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Chicago Botanic Gardens, Attn: Tribute Gift Program, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022.
   Wenban Funeral Home of Lake Forest handled the arrangements.

Lee Miller
  
Lee Miller, 95, of Darien, former longtime resident of Hinsdale, passed peacefully June 22, 2018, under hospice care at Amita Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale.
   Lee was born Lolita Mae Heavey in 1922 in Chicago. Her longest and dearest friend, Sylvia Malicki of Darien, remembers working together during the World War II years. After moving to Hinsdale in 1958, Lee worked at Merrill Printing as a proofreader.
   She was a lifelong Catholic and a very active and devoted member of St. Isaac Jogues Church, serving on the committee for the last architectural renovation project and organizing the 75th anniversary parish directory in 2005. She also enjoyed playing bridge and Wednesday golf with church friends, washed and ironed church linens for many years, and was a long-standing member of the daily rosary group and rarely missed the following 5 p.m. daily Mass.
   She assisted at Hinsdale Village Hall mailing out notices such as dog and cat license renewals and also helped with mailings at Mays Lake. She also volunteered as a classroom assistant in the late 1990s, teaching classroom skills to elementary students with special needs. She liked to recount that her time trying to teach computer skills ended up with the students teaching her how to deal with computers.
   An active and adventuresome person, Lee enjoying swimming and water skiing at the family summer home in Wisconsin. She played tennis and enjoyed snow skiing up to the age of 90 in Snowbird, Utah. A world-traveler, she was always ready for the next trip to Europe or a cruise to somewhere warm during the Chicago winters.
   For the past five years she bore her Alzheimer’s disease with a contented smile. She enjoyed a close relationship with her sister-in-law, Stephanie Heavey, and Stephanie’s daughter, Tricia.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Robert Miller; her parents; her siblings, Jack Heavey, Betty (the late Bertram) Temple and twin sister LaVerne (the late Calvin) Peters.
   She is survived by her children, Jeanine Gendreau and Roger Miller; her grandchildren, Robert Gendreau and Whitney (Jack) Kenison; her great-grandson, Owen Kenison; her sister-in-law Stephanie Heavey; and her niece, Tricia.
   A gathering for the saying of a final rosary will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, June 29, in the fireside room of St. Isaac Jogues Church, 306 W. Fourth St., Hinsdale. A funeral Mass will follow at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
   Memorials may be made to the Society of the Little Flower, 1313 N. Frontage Road, Darien, IL 60561 or online at littleflower.org.
   Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.

William Thomas Raese III
  
William “Bill” Thomas Raese III, 72, of Clarendon Hills died June 21, 2018, at Amita Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale.
   He was born in 1945 in Chicago and was a graduate of Fenwick High School and Marquette University. Bill will be missed by his loving family and his dog, Mulligan.
   He is survived by his wife, Peggy Raese, nee Fabbs; his children, Erin Raese and T.R. (Angie) Raese; his grandchildren, Sean, William, Jack and Ava; his sister, Diane (Greg) Flebbe; and his nephew, Ben Flebbe.
   A funeral Mass was said June 25 at Notre Dame Church in Clarendon Hills. Interment was at Bronswood Cemetery in Oak Brook.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to O’Brien School for the Maasai, 527 W. Maple St., Hinsdale, IL 60521 (online at obrienschool.org); or Breakthrough Ministries, P.O. Box 47200, Chicago, IL 60647 (online at breakthrough.org).
   Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale handled the arrangements.

Marvin Tetenbaum
  
A celebration of life service will be held for Marvin Tetenbaum, a longtime Hinsdale resident, at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge, 5901 S. County Line Road, Hinsdale.
   Marvin, 96, died peacefully at home Jan. 28, 2018.
   The son of Solomon and Fanny Tetenbaum, Marvin was raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. He received his undergraduate degree from NYU and his master’s and doctorate from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. A chemical engineer, he worked on the Manhattan Project and then devoted his life to research at Argonne National Laboratory (1959-2017). After he “retired” in 1986, he continued to go to the lab every day to mentor younger scientists and contribute to scientific research and publications.
   He was an ardent support of human rights and, along with members of the greater Hinsdale area, founded a chapter of the Council on Human Relations to bring awareness of discriminatory practices in housing and employment in the community. He was proud to have marched in Selma, Ala., for voting rights. In the 1970s he tutored underprivileged youth in reading, math and science in Bridgeport.
   Marvin played viola since high school and was a constant presence in the West Suburban Symphony until 2017. He also played for 25 years in Chicago’s “Do-it-Yourself Messiah.” For more than 50 years, he and his wife were season ticket holders for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
   An avid photographer since his youth, Marvin created award-winning photographs in his basement darkroom. His photo of “The Swan” can be found in the homes of friends and family worldwide.
   He was preceded in death by his wife, Zelda; and his son, David (Amelia Kreitzer Hope).
   He is survived by his daughters, Barbara and Lynn (Steven Johnson); and his grandsons, Alex and Jay Hope.
   Memorials may be made to the West Suburban Symphony Society, PO Box 565, Hinsdale, IL 60522.
   His obituary originally was published April 12.


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