Headline: Della Langan
Publication Date: December 22, 1994
Source: Peoria Journal Star
Page: D5
Subjects:  
Region: Illinois
Obituary: PEORIA -- Della P. Langan, 72, of 2590 Anita Drive, Lake Havasu City, Ariz., formerly of Peoria, died at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 1994, at her residence.
Born Jan. 26, 1922, in Riverton to Dominic and Lena Cardinal Colomac, she married William Langan on Dec. 27, 1941. He survives.
Also surviving are two sons, William of Peoria and Michael of Cypress, Calif.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and five sisters, Rosie Vala and Mary Smith, both of Peoria, Edith Naut of Temecula, Calif., Gina Hebert of Lake Havasu City and Doris Lohr of Fullerton, Calif. She was preceded in death by one son, Tim, one daughter, Kelly, one brother and one sister.
She was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Havasu, its Bible Reading Class and the Oblate.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at her church. Burial will be in Lake Havasu Memorial Gardens. Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home in Lake Havasu is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Peoria. The Rev. Thomas Miller will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Havasu, 2180 McCullough Blvd., Lake Havasu City, Ariz

 

Headline: William Langan
Publication Date: August 01, 1996
Source: Peoria Journal Star
Page: D8
Subjects:  
Region: Illinois
Obituary: PEORIA -- William D. Langan, 53, of 312 W. Maywood died at 9:25 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 1996, at Saint Francis Medical Center.
Born Dec. 10, 1942, in Peoria to William H. and Della P. Colomac Langan, he married Colleen Kelly on Nov. 10, 1962, in LaMirada, Calif. She survives.
Also surviving are one son, William G. of East Peoria; two daughters, Mrs. Matt (Christina J.) Menke of Joliet and Mrs. Ken (Julie) Morales of Tempe, Ariz.; one brother, Michael of Cypress, Calif.; and four grandchildren. One brother and one sister preceded him in death.
He was a technical support analyst for 25 years at Caterpillar Inc.
He was a third and fourth degree member of Knights of Columbus Spalding Council 427, where he was grand knight in 1986, past state council activities director, past grand commander of Alhambra and past district deputy for four years. He was active in bowling and golf with the Knights of Columbus.
He was a member of St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church. He was a former usher at St. Bernard's Catholic Church for five years.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church. The Rev. Thomas R. Miller will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with recitation of the rosary at 5 p.m. An Alhambra service will be at 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation will be 30 minutes before services at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery in West Peoria.
Memorials may be made to St. Vincent dePaul School Endowment Fund or Knights of Columbus Spalding Council 427.

 

 

 

Headline: William Langan
Publication Date: March 29, 1996
Source: Peoria Journal Star
Page: C6
Subjects:  
Region: Illinois
Obituary: PEORIA -- William H. Langan, 75, of 2590 Anita Ave., Lake Havasu, Ariz., formerly of Peoria, died at 11:41 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, 1996, at his residence.
Born July 5, 1920, in Mount Sterling to Charles and Regina Langan, he married Della P. Colomac on Dec. 26, 1941, in Peoria. She died Dec. 20, 1994. He also was preceded in death by one son, Timothy, one daughter, Kelly, and two brothers.
Surviving are two sons, William of Peoria and Michael of Cypress, Calif.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. Victor (Mary) White of Peoria, Mrs. Jim (Marilyn) Sterner of Long Beach, Calif., and Mrs. John (Wilma) Kinsella of St. Louis.
He owned the Wagon Wheel Ranch, an RV park, in Olancha, Calif., before retiring.
He was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Havasu, where services will be at 11 a.m. today. Burial will be in Lake Havasu Memorial Gardens. Lietz- Fraze Funeral Home in Lake Havasu is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Havasu, 1685 Mesquite Ave., Lake Havasu, Ariz. 86403, or St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church in Peoria.

 

Headline: OBITUARIES
Publication Date: June 04, 1994
Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL
Page: 16
Subjects:  
Region: Illinois
Obituary: Mario S. Caruso, 79, of Springfield died at 12:55 p.m. Friday at St. John's Hospital.
He was born Sept. 9, 1914, in Riverton, the son of Ben and Mary Evangelista Caruso. He married Albina Darovec in 1937; she died in August 1992. Also preceding him in death were a sister, Rose Laurenzana, and a brother, John Caruso.
Mr. Caruso was a resident of Springfield most of his life. He was employed as an assemblyman for Fiatallis, retiring in 1977 after 34 1/2 years of service. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, the Holy Name Society, Fiatallis Retirees Club and United Auto Workers Local 1027. He was a graduate of St. James Trade School and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Surviving are a sister, Jessie Alessandrini of Springfield; three brothers, Armand Caruso of Tuscon, Ariz., Tony Caruso of Springfield and Eugene Caruso of Baton Rouge, La.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Church, the Rev. August Sperl officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Headline: OBITUARIES
Publication Date: August 28, 1995
Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL
Page: 18
Subjects:  
Region: Illinois
Obituary: Anthony J. Caruso, 77, of Springfield died Sunday at St. John's Hospital. He was born June 13, 1918, in Riverton, the son of Benny and Mary Evangilista Caruso. He married May L. Boren in 1950.
Mr. Caruso was a resident of Springfield for most of his life. He worked at Hummer Manufacturing Co. as a fireman. He also worked at Concordia Seminary as a custodian.
He was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Church. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors: wife, May L. Caruso; three sons, Robert L. Ashley of Scotts Valley, Calif., Anthony J. Caruso Jr. of Springfield and Carl C. Caruso of Athens; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Jessie Alessandrini of Springfield; two brothers, Armand Caruso of Tucson, Ariz., and Gene Caruso of Baton Rouge, La.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Staab Funeral Home, Rev. Tom Hagstrom officiating. Burial: Camp Butler National Cemetery.

 

Headline: OBITUARIES
Publication Date: July 27, 1996
Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL
Page: 17
Subjects:  
Region: Illinois
Obituary: May L. Caruso, 77, of Springfield died Friday at St. John's Hospital.
She was born Aug. 18, 1918, in Calvin, the daughter of John Joseph and Hazel Irene Combs Boren. In 1950, she married Anthony J. Caruso; he died in 1995.
A resident of Springfield since 1946, she was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Church.
Mrs. Caruso worked as a clerk for Thrifty Drug Store, retiring in 1980. Survivors: three sons, Robert L. Ashley of Scottsvalley, Calif., Anthony J. Caruso of Springfield and Carl C. Caruso of Athens; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Wanda Shoulders of Bridgeport and Eleanor Peton of Willows, Calif.; four brothers, John W. Boren of Lawrenceville, Noble M. Boren of Michigan, Alvin L. Boren of Robinson and Marshall Boren of Sumner; an aunt; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Staab Funeral Home, the Rev. Frank J. O'Hara officiating. Burial: Camp Butler National Cemetery.

 

Headline: Bernice Martin
Publication Date: January 01, 1994
Source: Peoria Journal Star
Page: C7
Subjects:  
Region: Illinois
Obituary: Bernice A. Martin, 85, formerly of Bay City, Mich., died at 2:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 31, 1993, at Bel-Wood Nursing Home, where she had resided since November 30.
Born April 24, 1908, in Golden, Colo., to Benjamin and Anna E. McKeon Cole, she married Edmund J. "Ted" Martin on July 31, 1936, in Bay City. He died Nov. 18, 1983, in South Lyon, Mich. She also was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.
Surviving are two sons, Michael J. of Linden, N.J., and James G. of Charlotte, N.C.; two daughters, Mrs. David (Anne) Estep of St. Albans, W.Va., and Mrs. Joe (Karen) Meeks of Peoria; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, Mendall Cole of Bay City; and one sister, Mrs. Edward (Eileen) Cardinal of Bay City.
An elementary school teacher, she taught in the Bay City school system for 20 years before retiring in 1969.
She received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Mich.
She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Bay City and its Altar and Rosary Society.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Peoria Heights, where visitation will be one hour before services. The Rev. Joseph Donton will officiate. Graveside services will be at a later date at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Bay City. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of local arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the St. Thomas Building Fund.

 

Headline: Jean Colomac
Publication Date: January 22, 1992
Source: Peoria Journal Star
Page: D6
Subjects:  
Region: Illinois
Obituary: Jean Ann Colomac, 50, of Ontario, Calif., formerly of Peoria, died at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 1992, at San Antonio Hospital in Upland, Calif.
Born July 25, 1941, in Peoria to Floyd and Isabelle McFarland Neuhaus, she married James J. "Joe" Colomac on July 6, 1963, in Peoria. He survives.
Also surviving are her mother of Yuba City, Calif.; three daughters, Tori L. Beard of Selma, Ore., Shelli A. Coleman of Ontario, Calif., and Mary Jo Colomac of Diamond Bar, Calif.; one son, Ted "Theo" Colomac of Tahoe City, Calif.; two grandchildren; two brothers, Tom Neuhaus of Peoria and Rick Neuhaus of Chicago; and one sister, Barbara McGrath of Yuba City.
She was a vocational rehabilitation counselor for Vocational Technology.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. The Rev. James F. Campbell will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.
Memorials may be made to Multiple Sclerosis, American Heart Association or the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association.

 

Headline: Harold Smith
Publication Date: August 23, 1995
Source: Peoria Journal Star
Page: D6
Subjects:  
Region: Illinois
Obituary: PEORIA -- Harold A. Smith, 83, of St. Augustine Manor died at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 1995, at Bel-Wood Nursing Home.
Born March 24, 1912, in Minonk to William P. and Katherine Davis Smith, he married Mary Colomac on Nov. 24, 1951, in Waterloo, Iowa. She survives.
Also surviving are one brother, Gerald of Peoria; and one sister, Beatrice Conn of San Clemente, Calif. He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
He was a foreman at Hiram Walker & Sons for 44 years, retiring in 1975. He was a member of the Elks Club.
He was a World War II Coast Guard veteran.
He was a former member of St. Philomena Catholic Church and its Men's Club.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Augustine Manor. The Rev. Edmond C. Blough will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with recitation of the rosary at 7:30 p.m. Visitation also will be 30 minutes before services at St. Augustine Manor. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, St. Philomena Catholic Church or St. Augustine Manor.