STELLA M. GASICIEL, nee Bernas, age 97, of Villa Park for 56 years, died October 26 at her home. Loving wife of the late William Albert. Dear mother of Mary Ann (Fred) Kijak of Villa Park, Estelle Marie (the late Peter) English of California, Sharon (the late Thomas Mark) Kazale of Compton Hills and formerly of Lombard, and William Paul (Socorro) of Algonquin. Fond Grandmother of Stephen (Adrienne) Kijak of Claremont, California, Paul (Marty) Kijak of Hanover Park, Desiree (Brian) Mavros of Lombard, Dr. Stella Marrie (Leland Peterson) of Vermont, Anna Marrie of San Francisco, Thomas Joseph (Jill) Kazale of Burlington, Illinois, Kristine (Mike) Gergen of Lombard, Jeffrey Kazale of Lombard, Denise Gasiciel of Chicago, Clarissa Gasiciel of Algonquin, William Joseph Gasiciel of Algonquin, Kimberly Gasiciel of Algonquin. Great-grandmother of 8. Preceded by 2 brothers. Funeral Service Thursday 9:15 AM Prayers from Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard to St. John The Apostle Catholic Church,330 North Westmore Avenue, Villa Park, for 10 AM Mass. Visitation Wednesday 2 to 9 pm. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois.
Resident of Villa Park since 1958, Mrs. Gasiciel was a member of St. John The Apostle Catholic Church. She loved to read, garden and cook.