OBITUARY

John & Janice Conta

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CONTA John C. Conta, 67. Beloved husband of the late Janice (nee Sheridan) Conta. Loving father of Amy Meier and the late John Conta. Proud grandfather of the late Matthew Meier. Beloved son of the late John and Mary (nee Barattia) Conta. Nephew of the late Frank (Erma) Barattia, the late Antonio (Eugenia) Conta, the late Dominica “Minnie” Barattia, and the late Benedetta Conta of Italy. Fond uncle of Matthew, Michael, Jamie, Michael, Chrispother and Elizabeth. Cousin of Albert (Phyllis) Barattia, Edward Barattia, Richard (Maureen) Conta, Edward (Cristina) Conta, Franca Conta and the late Robert Barattia. John was a graduate of UIC, retired from AT&T, an avid gardener, fisherman and golfer, a volunteer at St. Linus Church and a world traveler. Funeral Saturday family and friends gathering at St. Linus Church, Mass 11:00 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Visitation Friday 3:00-9:00 p.m. at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd St., Oak Lawn. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or UNICEF would be appreciated. For info please call (708)636-1193 or visit www.blakelamboaklawn.com

CONTA Janice M. Conta, nee Sheridan, 68 . Beloved wife of the late John Conta. Loving mother of Amy Meier and the late John Conta. Devoted grandmother of the late Matthew Meier. Cherished daughter of the late Philip and June, nee Heider, Sheridan. Dear sister of Kathleen Sheridan, James Sheridan, Thomas (Betty) Sheridan and Diane (Kevin) O’Laughlin. Fond aunt of Matthew, Michael, Jamie, Michael, Christopher and Elizabeth. Janice was a graduate of Academy of Our Lady High School, an avid volunteer at St. Linus Church, enjoyed needlework and a world traveler. Funeral Saturday, family and friends gathering at St. Linus Church, Mass 11:00 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Visitation Friday 3:00-9:00 p.m. at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd St., Oak Lawn. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or UNICEF would be appreciated. For info please call (708) 636-1193 or visit www.blakelamboaklawn.com

CONTA John Philip Conta, 36. Beloved son of the late John and Janice (nee Sheridan) Conta. Dear brother of Amy Meier. Nephew of Kathleen Sheridan, James Sheridan, Thomas (Betty) Sheridan and Diane (Kevin ) O’Laughlin. Grandson of the late Philip and June Sheridan and the late John and Mary Conta. Uncle of the late Matthew Meier. Cousin to Matthew, Michael, Jamie, Michael, Christopher and Elizabeth. John graduated from UIC. He taught high school math in California and then traveled to China and Japan to teach English. Funeral Saturday family and friends gathering at St. Linus Church, Mass 11:00 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Visitation Friday 3:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd St., Oak Lawn. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or UNICEF would be appreciated. For info please call 708-636-1193 or visit www.blakelamboaklawn.com

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 7, 2014
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, March 8, 2014
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John & Janice Conta

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March 10, 2014

I'm so sorry for your loss. I wish I could do more for you.

Kurt Budimier

Pat McNeeley

March 8, 2014

My prayers are with the family.
John and I spent many working hours at AT&T.
You will be definitely be missed John.I will miss our conversations after early retirement.

L Lee

March 6, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God hold John in the palm of His hand.

Longwood Alumnae~ Class of 1964

March 6, 2014

From those of us that knew her from the Academy of Our Lady (Longwood), we offer our sincere condolences. She was a wonderful classmate, and friend. We were looking forward to seeing her this year at our 50th class reunion. God bless all of you with strength, courage and peace, during this heart breaking time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Susan Swift

March 6, 2014

Words cannot describe your heartache, I know. God bless you Amy and your family during this time. You will always have precious angels with you everyday. I wish there was some way to ease your suffering, but there are so many people keeping you in their minds and prayers. God bless and love you all.

John Mourlas

March 6, 2014

Sorry for your loss and prayers for you and your family

Tim O

March 5, 2014

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