Dolores Mary Zitnik (nee Purcell), 96, of North Riverside and formerly of Berwyn, died on May 29, 2017. Born on November 10, 1920, she was a homemaker.
Ms. Zitnik was the wife of the late Edwin J. Zitnik Sr.; the mother of Edwin J. Jr. (Gail) Zitnik, John C. (Lutchie) Zitnik, Pamela (Michael) Abernathy, Penelope (Adam) Simoncelli and James J. (Mary) Zitnik; the grandmother of Sean (Kate) Abernathy, Matt Abernathy, Sarah (Mike) Buckingham, Scott E. (Terianne) Zitnik, Laura A. (Mike) Himes, Emily Zitnik, David Zitnik, Ashley Simoncelli, Alyssa Simoncelli, A.J. Simoncelli and Elizabeth Zitnik; the great-grandmother of Greyson, Avery, Quinn, Robyn, Amelia and Leighton; the sister of Norbert (late Barbara) Purcell, Betty (late Bill) Kurich, John (Barbara) Purcell, the late Bernard (late Harriet) Purcell, the late Edward (late Marilyn) Purcell, the late Kenneth (late Alice) Purcell and the late Robert (late Carol) Purcell; and an aunt to many nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass was celebrated June 2 at Mater Christi Church in North Riverside, followed by Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.