Sunday, September 03, 2006

Joseph J. Rostan, Jr. Obituary

Joseph J. Rostan Jr.

Joseph J. Rostan, Jr., JR., of Slidell, LA died on Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at his residence. Husband of the late Dorothy M. Rostan. Beloved Father of 2 Daughters: Toni R. Prince, Greenwood, MS, Georgia R. Pichon, Slidell, LA. Father-in-law of Anthony Prince and C.J. Pichon.
Son of the late Joseph J. Rostan and Frances Bozic and step-mother Antoinette M. Rostan. Brother of the late August John Rostan.
Also survived by 4 grandchildren: Christian Pichon, Ryan Self, Lindsie Self, Brittney Pichon, 3 great-grandchildren: Madeline Pichon, Hunter Self, and Angele Hoover, many nieces, nephews, and friends. Age 83 years. Raised in Cain, Pennsylvania and resident of Slidell. A U.S. Army Veteran serving during WW II in the European Theater with the 82nd Airborne Paratroopers. While parachuting into The Battle of the Bulge he was wounded. Recipient of the Purple Heart. Retiree of Martin Marietta Manned Space Systems. Parishioner of St. Genevieve Church. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Services at HONAKER FUNERAL HOME,1751 GAUSE Blvd. WEST (IN FOREST LAWN CEMETERY), Slidell, LA on Saturday, March 25, 2006 at 7:00 P.M. Visitation on Saturday evening from 6:00 P.M. until funeral time. Interment with Military Honors in New Hope Cemetery, Greenwood, MS on Monday, March 27, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. Masses preferred, in lieu of flowers. Arrangements by Honaker Funeral Home, Inc., Slidell, LA.
Published in The Times-Picayune on 3/25/2006.

Pauline Tonin Tosi

Pauline Tosi
Pauline (Leopoldina) Tosi, age 92, of Highwood, passed away on Thursday, March 16,
2006 at Westmoreland Care Center, Lake Forest. She was born April 13,
1913 in Waukegan, Illinois the daughter of Leopoldina Rostan and John Tonin,
and has resided in Highwood for 57 years.
In the 1930s she worked for St. Therese Hospital in the dietary
Department and in the 1940s she worked for Abbott Labs. She was a member
of St. James Church, Highwood.
She was the beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of the late
Louis and late Paula Marie. Dear sister of John Tonin, Mary Langford,
late Sophie Elsworth and late Ann Wegrzyn. Fond aunt of Barbara Albert,
Linda Wegrzyn, Jerry and Richard Wallace, Larry Elsworth, Poldi and
Thomas Tonin, Lynne Hoseck, Michael Langford, late E. Kathleen
Kiriakopoulos and late Anita Stamphill; and great-aunt to many.
Friends may call on Sunday, March 19, 2006 from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at the
SEGUIN & SYMONDS FUNERAL HOME, 858 Sheridan Rd., Highwood.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 20,
2006 10:00 AM at St. James Church, 134 North Ave., Highwood. Interment
will follow at Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville.
For Info: (847) 432-3878.

JohnTonin Obituary

Death Notice

John Tonin, 85, of Waukegan, Illinois passed away August 31, 2006 at his home. John was born July 9, 1921 at the family's home on Market Street in Waukegan. He was the son of Leopoldina Rostan and John Tonin.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army in the Philippines. John retired in 1997 from North Shore Gas Company after 57 years of dedicated service. His love of 12 inch, fast pitch softball began at West School in 1936 as third baseman. John's team won two Tri-State and two Lake County Tournament Championships. John formed the Waukegan Bombers in the 50's playing and managing the team for 10 years. He played until 1976 when he decided to hang up his glove. He was inducted into the Waukegan Sports Hall of Fame in 1993. His first wife, Helen (Buksas) Tonin died of cancer in 1968. John remarried Ann Redmond Yore of Lake Forest and they were together until Ann's death in 1991.
John is survived by a sister, Mary Langford of Dallas, TX; two foster brothers, Chuck Alcorn of Mission Viejo, CA and Bobby Alcorn of Phoenix, AZ; a son, Thomas (Daniel) Tonin of Beach Park, IL; daughter, Barbara (Ken) Albert of Waukegan; step daughters, Doralee (Stu) of Vernon Hills, Sue Moody of California; grandchildren, Joseph and Susan Tonin of Beach Park; step grandchildren, Lori (Scott) Knesley and Holly (Mark) Speckan of Vernon Hills, Gary Grogan and Tim Grogan of Lake County, IL, Tara Cottrell, Natalie Cottrell and Vanessa Moody of California; step great grandchildren, Melissa, Andrew Knesley and Katie, Kelly Speckman.
He was predeceased by siblings, John Tonin who died as an infant, Jennie Tonin who died in the 1918 flu epidemic, Sophie Magden Wallace Ellsworth , Pauline Tosi, Anna Louise Wegrzyn.
Visitation will be held 5 to 8:30 PM Tuesday, September 5, 2006 and Wednesday from 8:30 to 9:30 AM at MARSH FUNERAL HOME, 1521 Washington St., Waukegan, IL, 60085. The Funeral Service will be held Wednesday at 10 AM at St. Anastasia Church. Interment will be at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave, Fl 17, Chicago, IL, 60601-7633. For additional funeral info please call 847-336-0127.

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Full Text of SR0851

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WHEREAS, The members of the Senate of the State of Illinois
learned with regret of the death of John Tonin of Waukegan, on
August 31, 2006; and
WHEREAS, He was born on July 9, 1921 in Waukegan; he served
in the United States Army in the Philippines; he retired from
the North Shore Gas Company in 1997 after working there for 57
years; and
WHEREAS, He had a passion for playing 12 inch fast pitch
softball, which began in 1936 as the third baseman for West
School; he won two Tri-State and two Lake County Tournament
Championships with his team; he formed the Waukegan Bombers in
the 1950's, playing and managing the team for 10 years; he hung
up his glove in 1976, and was inducted into the Waukegan Sports
Hall of Fame in 1993; and
WHEREAS, The passing of John Tonin has been deeply felt by
many, especially his sister, Mary Langford; his two foster
brothers, Chuck and Bobby Alcorn; his son, Thomas (Daniel)
Tonin; his daughter, Barbara (Ken) Albert; his step-daughters,
Doralee (Stu) and Sue Moody; his grandchildren, Joseph and
Susan Tonin; his step-grandchildren, Lori (Scott) Knesley and
Holly (Mark) Speckman, Gary Grogan and Tim Grogan, Tara
Cottrell, Natalie Cottrell, and Vanessa Moody; his
step-great-grandchildren, Melissa, Andrew, Knesley, Katie, and
Kelly Speckman; he was preceded in death by his first wife,
Helen (Bukass) Tonin and his second wife Ann Redmond Yore;
therefore, be it
ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
John Tonin, and we extend our sincere condolences to his
family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it

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RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
presented to his family as an expression of our deepest