Category: Death Notices

Clarence Williams, Longtime Owner Of Maywood Snack Shop, Dies At 79

Thursday, April 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 04/13/18

Featured image: Clarence Williams Sr., right, with his son, Clarence Williams Jr. | Courtesy Clarence Williams Jr. 

For many area residents, memories of the corner of 19th Ave. and St. Charles Rd. will always be contoured by the taste of breakfast sandwiches and pancakes that were made at the Maywood Village Snack Shop, 62 S. 19th Ave. in Maywood.

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Alicia Cora Pittman, Maywood Native, Dies At 45

Thursday, March 29, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Family members and relatives are mourning the death of Alicia Cora Pittman, a Maywood native and graduate of Irving Middle School and Proviso East High School. Pittman, who had relocated to North Carolina, died suddenly on March 18 after a series of health complications, a relative said. She was 45.

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Harold Winters Sr., Longtime Owner Of Harold’s Auto, Dies At 83

Monday, March 26, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Harold Winters Sr., the longtime owner of Harold’s Auto who family members described as a “mechanic’s mechanic,” died on March 23. He was 83 years old. Winters’ death was confirmed by his son, Chad Winters.

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Minnie Alford, Matriarch Of Maywood’s First COGIC Church, Dies at 102

Saturday, March 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 7:57 p.m.

Minnie Alford — a matriarch and master seamstress who literally stitched together a church that would become a community institution and a driving force in the evolution of Chicago Gospel music — died on March 15. She was 102.

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Bishop George Hagler, Prominent Bellwood Religious Leader, Dies At 97

Thursday, March 8, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Bishop George Hagler, second from left, receives an honor from Bellwood and county officials during a ceremony last month. | Courtesy Village of Bellwood 

Bishop George Hagler, a prominent Bellwood religious leader, has died. He was 97 years old. Hagler’s death was announced on Facebook early today by numerous Bellwood civic and village leaders.

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Funeral Services For Slain Bellwood Officer, Wife Scheduled

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: James Eric Davis Sr. and his wife, Diva Davis, who were fatally shot last Friday. | Facebook/Twitter 

The funeral services for James Eric Davis Sr. and Diva Davis, who were fatally shot last Friday on the campus of Central Michigan University, have been scheduled.

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