Obituaries

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Elizabeth Herriges Jay '77
James Mouroukas '76
Curtis Snider '61
Alan Gerstung '66


May 2015

Elizabeth Herriges Jay - Class '77
Elizabeth M. "Beth" Jay, age 55, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She was born October 26, 1959 in Chicago to Mathias and Carolyn (Sonderman) Herriges. On April 19, 1980, Beth married Richard C. Jay Sr. in Des Plaines. Formerly of Des Plaines and a resident of McHenry for over 36 years, Beth was educated in the nursing field at the College of Lake County. She was employed as a registered nurse for her entire professional career. Beth worked first at Sherman Hospital in Elgin, and more recently was employed by the McHenry County Sheriffs Office at the McHenry County Government Center. A loving wife and mother, Beth was devoted to raising and caring for her family. She loved being a grandmother and cherished spending time with her grandchildren. She treasured being able to take trips and enjoy vacations with her family. Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Rick; five children, Rich (Emily) Jay, Shawna (Jim) Ryan, Vanessa (Kyle) Retek, Stephani Jay and Nathan Inguagiato; six grandchildren, Haydn, Karalynn, Addison, Nolan, Michael, and Angelo; her mother, Carolyn Herriges; her sister, Laura Lower; and four brothers, Leonard (Heather) Herriges, Andrew (Mirka) Herriges, Daniel Herriges, and Michael (Carolyn) Herriges; her mother-in-law, Rita Jay; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father on August 1, 1997. Friends may visit with her family from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, 1401 N. Richmond Road, McHenry, IL 60050. The memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Inurnment will be in The Church of Holy Apostles Cemetery, McHenry at a later date. For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, her family suggests memorials to the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute, c/o Northwestern Memorial Foundation, 251 East Huron Street, Galter Pavilion, Suite 3-200, Chicago, IL 60611. Arrangements were entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. For information, please call the funeral home, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for her family.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on May 1, 2015

 

 


James Mouroukas - Class '76
Vistitation for Jim Mouroukas, 57, of Hawthorn Woods for 23 years, will be held Sunday, May 10, 2015 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 415 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich, IL, 60047. The funeral service will be held Monday, May 11th, at 11 a.m. at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, Lake Zurich. Interment will follow at Randhill Park Cemetery, Arlington Heights. Jim was born November 9, 1957 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, and he passed away unexpectedly, May 5, 2015 at St. Anthony Hospital, Rockford. He was the beloved husband of Maxine Mouroukas (nee Huska); dear son fo the late Angelo and Bernice (nee Forestell); fond brother of Tina (Matt) Moore and the late Tom; dear brother-in-law of David (Amy) Huska and Eric (Laura) Huska. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the German Shorthair Rescue, Illinois Chapter, PO Box 341, Gurnee, IL 60031-0341. For information, call the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, Lake Zurich at 847-540-8871 or visit ahlgrimffs.com.

Published in Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on May 8, 2015

Curtis Snider - Class '61
Curtis Snider, age 71, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015 in Albuquerque, NM. To view information or leave a condolence, please visit danielsfuneral.com.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on May 12, 2015

 

Alan Gerstung - Class '66
Alan Gerstung of Palatine, 67, passed awya May 18, 2015. He was born March 20, 1948 in Chicago to Franklin and Elaine Gerstung. Memorial luncheon will be on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 12 noon at Manzo's Banquets, 1571 S Elmhurst Rd., Des Plaines. If you plan to attend please text of call 847-401-7871. He is survived by his wife, Donna, whom he married July 11, 1970 in Des Plaines. In addition he is survived by his two sons, David (Emily) Gerstung and Steven (Heather Douglas) Gerstung; grandchildren, Jonathan, Jane, Brook, Ellie and Payton; stepgrandchild, Laney; siblings Gary (Pamela) Gerstung and Jill (Harold) Goebbert; brother-in-law, Carl Prenner and sister-in-law, Mary Savage. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Arrangements by Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, Palatine. For info, please call 847-358-7411 or visit ahlgrimffs.com.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on May 24, 2015