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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Winnetka Obituary: Suzanne Kenly, 90

Winnetka Obituary: Suzanne Kenly, 90

A memorial service will be held Aug. 27.
Renown Chocolate Expert, Elaine Gonzalez, Dies

Renown Chocolate Expert, Elaine Gonzalez, Dies

Gonzalez, of Northbrook, was revered for turning chocolate into edible plates, flowers and ornaments. She was 79.
Former Crate and Barrel CEO Barbara Turf Dies at 71

Former Crate and Barrel CEO Barbara Turf Dies at 71

The Winnetka resident started out as a part-time saleswoman.
Winnetka Obituary: Diana Cummings, 99

Winnetka Obituary: Diana Cummings, 99

She was a Mayflower descendant and great-grandmother to 10.
Northfield Obituary: Harriet Damisch

Northfield Obituary: Harriet Damisch

In addition to being a member of Mensa and active in local and national politics, she managed family farms and a law firm pension fund. A memorial service will be held Saturday.
Northfield Obituary: Nancy Ernst, 69

Northfield Obituary: Nancy Ernst, 69

Visitation and a memory sharing ceremony will be held Wednesday.
Glencoe Obituary: John “Jack” Thomas Hickey, Sr., 88

Glencoe Obituary: John “Jack” Thomas Hickey, Sr., 88

Visitation will be held Thursday and a funeral mass on Friday.
Winnetka Obituary: Eleanor Anne Rossi, 90

Winnetka Obituary: Eleanor Anne Rossi, 90

Visitation and a funeral service will be held Monday.
Winnetka Obituary: Jean Carton, 88

Winnetka Obituary: Jean Carton, 88

She was a devoted and enthusiastic volunteer at the Field Museum, having been a charter member of the Women's Board and later a trustee.
Winnetka Obituary: Deborah Wilkinson Ross Jannotta, 79

Winnetka Obituary: Deborah Wilkinson Ross Jannotta, 79

She was an active member of the Rush Women's Board, the Chicago Foundation for Education and the Lyric Opera Woman's Board.
Glencoe Obituary: George Miller, 91

Glencoe Obituary: George Miller, 91

A service will be held Friday.
Glencoe Obituary: William Glass, 80

Glencoe Obituary: William Glass, 80

A service will be held Sunday.
Winnetka Obituary: David Di Paolo, 49

Winnetka Obituary: David Di Paolo, 49

Visitation will be held Sunday and a funeral mass on Monday.
Joan Hill Peck, Active Winnetka Volunteer and Retired School Admin, Dies at 87

Joan Hill Peck, Active Winnetka Volunteer and Retired School Admin, Dies at 87

She led a popular bike tour of arts & crafts homes in Winnetka for the historical society and formerly worked at North Shore County Day and Crow Island School.
Former Phelan Pharmacy Owner Ron Lang Dies at 69

Former Phelan Pharmacy Owner Ron Lang Dies at 69

Visitation will be held Friday and a funeral mass Saturday for the Wilmette resident.
Winnetka Obituary: Frank Farrell, 'Larger Than Life Figure'

Winnetka Obituary: Frank Farrell, 'Larger Than Life Figure'

He was an entrepreneur, hockey dad and regular at Seul's Tavern.
Obituary: Evelyn Ruth Cohen, Longtime North Shore Resident

Obituary: Evelyn Ruth Cohen, Longtime North Shore Resident

Evelyn Ruth Cohen resided in a number of North Shore villages. She passed away just shy of her 96th birthday, on March 23.
‘Our Grief Cuts Us to the Heart’

‘Our Grief Cuts Us to the Heart’

A memorial service was held for the New Trier teen and her friend who were killed in January while walking along a road near their upstate New York college.