Drake & Son Funeral Home

5303 North Western Ave, Chicago, IL


Barbara Bugasch

February 17, 1934March 8, 2020

Barbara Dorothy neé Podlinski Bugasch, 86, passed on March 8, 2020. Loving wife to the late George Daniel, devoted mother to George (Patti Siracuse), Wayne (Mary Fox) and Kathleen (Bruce) Melnikoff, cherished grandmother to George Jr, Danielle, John, Scott, Stefanie, Kevin Scopoline, Kathryn, Michael Melnikoff, Matthew Melnikoff and Kathleen Hoke Melnikoff, adoring sister to Ellen (Joe) Schultz and Elizabeth (Brewster). Visitation on Friday, March 13, 2020 from 4-9pm at Drake and Son Funeral Home, 5303 N Western Ave, Chicago IL 60625. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Hilary Catholic Church, Saturday March 14, 2020 at 12:30pm. Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery. Memorial donations appreciated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.


  • Visitation Friday, March 13, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, March 14, 2020
  • Committal Service Saturday, March 14, 2020


Barbara Bugasch

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vicki ettelson

March 13, 2020

Bruce and Kathy,
We are so saddened by the passing of your mother. It is a tough time. Please let us know if there is something we could do.

Steve and Vicki Ettelson

Gary & Carrie Levine

March 13, 2020

Sorry for your loss.

Gary & Carrie Levine