Death Notices: Victor Hereford, Longtime John C. Vaughn Cotillion Choreographer
Death Notices

Death Notices: Victor Hereford, Longtime John C. Vaughn Cotillion Choreographer

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Victor Hereford, who served as a choreographer with the John C. Vaughn’s Scholarship Fund Inc. Annual Sweetheart Cotillion for over 30 years, has died, according to close friends and family members. Sue Henry, a longtime organizer of the cotillion, said that Hereford died on Sunday, Father’s Day. … Continue reading

Death Notices: Norman J. Dziedzic, Longtime Proviso East Math Teacher | Tyrone Crider Service, Obituary Available Online
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Death Notices: Norman J. Dziedzic, Longtime Proviso East Math Teacher | Tyrone Crider Service, Obituary Available Online

Monday, June 5, 2017 || Community Editor || @maywoodnews Norman J. Dziedzic, of Norwood Park, died recently. He was 86. Dziedzic was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a beloved husband to the late Joanne Dziedzic (nee Borchardt); a loving father of Norman Jr. (Sonja), Christopher (Judy), Patrick (Leslie), and David (Deanna) Dziedzic; a proud grandfather … Continue reading

Rev. Tyrone Crider, Maywood Native and ‘Pastor of Pastors,’ Dies at 58
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Rev. Tyrone Crider, Maywood Native and ‘Pastor of Pastors,’ Dies at 58

Maywood native Rev. Tyrone Crider, who died Friday at 58. | Family photo Monday, May 29, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Rev. Tyrone Crider, a prominent South Side pastor and social justice activist who fought alongside some of Chicago’s most notable cultural icons — from Harold Washington to Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. — died … Continue reading

Last Maywood-Born Member of 192nd Tank Batallion, Bataan Death March Survivor, Dies at 96
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Last Maywood-Born Member of 192nd Tank Batallion, Bataan Death March Survivor, Dies at 96

Lester Tenney, “the last man from [Company B], and the last Maywood-born member of the 192nd Tank Batallion,” who died last month at 96. | Maywood Bataan Day Organization  Saturday, March 4, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews Lester Tenney, “the last man from [Company B], and the last Maywood-born member of the … Continue reading

Funeral Services Scheduled for Andrew Burnside, Son of Maywood Park District Board President
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Funeral Services Scheduled for Andrew Burnside, Son of Maywood Park District Board President

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  Funeral services for Andrew Burnside II, the 18-year-old son of Maywood Park District Board President Arnettra Burnside, have been set. The visitation and viewing will take place on Friday, Jan. 27, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Jos. R. Jones Funeral Homes, 5515 W. Chicago Ave. … Continue reading

Funeral Services Set for Joe Freelon, Maywood’s First Black Mayor
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Funeral Services Set for Joe Freelon, Maywood’s First Black Mayor

Sunday, November 20, 2016 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Funeral arrangements have been made for Joseph W. Freelon, Maywood’s first African American mayor, who died Nov. 18 from natural causes. A public viewing will take place on Friday, Nov. 25, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Second Baptist Church in Maywood, 436 S. 13th … Continue reading