Mrs. Mary Ann Cech
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  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church
    4041 W. 120 Street
    Alsip, IL 60805

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“I did not know Mrs. Mary Ann Cech, however, I know her daughter Paula. I am sure that Mrs. Mary Ann was just as sweet and wonderful as Paula and that...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Denice Taylor - Birmingham, AL

“In loving memory of Mrs.Cech.For Suzanne &Paula;There are times in our lives when the winds around us seem too powerful to stand against...Yet in the...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Suzanne Zapko - Youngstown, OH

“The fight is over. Sleep well. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Bob & Faith Schulz - Flossmoor, IL

“Mary Ann is with Mike now. May God bless her soul.3 ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: George & Geri Rainey - Hobart, IN

“Mary Ann is with Mike now.May God bless her soul.ACZEb ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: George & Geri Rainey - Hobart, IN

“Paula, Suzanne, and to all of Mary Ann's relatives and friends we extend our deepest sympathies. Her life revolved around her family and church. She...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Sharon Zapko - Youngstown, OH

“We are very sorry to hear about your loss!! ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Nikki & John Zapko - Niles, OH

“Paula, Hugs to you and your family. I am so sorry to read of your loss. I know you and your mom were very close and she will be deeply missed. ...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Sandra Frychel - Lake Zurich, IL

“Paula, Your mother has left a wonderful legacy in you and Suzanne and Michael and Rebecca. Although we cannot be there, know that we celebrate her...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Chris wright - Whispering pines, NC

“I will miss Mary Ann's smile and her spirited attitude, but I know she lives on in Paula and Suzanne, and in Mike and Becca. My thoughts are prayers...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Carol Wilson - Skokie, IL

“I'm thinking of you Suzanne. Although I didn't know your mother, I'm sure she was a wonderful lady, since she had such a wonderful daughter. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Sue Jacobson - Cary, IL

“I am so very sorry for your family's great loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Wendy Nicholson - Skokie, IL

“Paula, Suzanne, Rob, Michael, Rebecca & Pat.... I am so sorry to hear of your mom/grandma's passing. She was a remarkable woman who inspired many...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Kathy Tureski - East Quogue, NY

“Dear Payne family, We know you will miss mom/grandma dearly. What a beautiful picture you shared of her peaceful passing she had from death to life,...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Paula & Denny Selvig - Evanston , IL

“Suzanne, my thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. May your Mom rest in peace and may you rejoice in knowing that she...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Lisa Rivera - Chicago, IL

“To Suzanne and Family. My thoughts are with you. May your Mom be at peace. Cynthia Morton ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Cynthia Morton - Calumet City, IL

“God bless your Mom. For all she has been through she will be rewarded with an eternity with her Mike. You are all in my prayers. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Judy Jenks - Orland Hills, IL

“The Staff of the Hallinan Funeral Home Wish to Express Our Deepest Sympathy to You and Your Family at this time. ”
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Mary Ann Cech (Dzurovcik), age 80, of Blue Island, IL, passed away on Monday, 11/12/2012 in Des Plaines, IL. She was born on 3/4/1932 in Hammond, IN to her parents, Paul and Anna Dzurovcik nee Vojnik.
Mary Ann was the second of four children. She married Michael G. Cech in Whiting, IN on November 20, 1954. They had two children. She attended Bryant and Stratton Business College, and worked as a secretary at Eastman Kodak. Later in life, she worked as the media center supervisor at Paul Revere Elementary School until her retirement. Mary Ann was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. She enjoyed Bible study, baking, and traveling.
Mary Ann will be remembered by her loving children, Paula (Robert) Payne and Suzanne (Pat Chillemi) Cech, and her two grandchildren, Michael and Rebecca Payne. She is also survived by her brother, John (Irene) Dzurovcik, of Munster, IN, and sister, Ruth Blatnicky of Joliet, IL, as well as many nieces and nephews. Preceeded in death by husband, Michael G. Cech, brother, George Dzurovcik, and brother-in-law, Rev. Edwin Blatnicky.
Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Mary Ann's life on Friday, 11/16/2012, from 3 PM to 9 PM, at Hallinan Funeral Home, 2601 Vermont Street, Blue Island, IL 60406. The funeral will be on Saturday, 11/17/2012; visitation at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 4041 W. 120th St., Alsip, IL 60803, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, service at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, Mary Ann has requested that donations be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.