Winifred Hayden, 97, passionate bridge player and sports fan
Winifred Heal Hayden, 97, formerly of Oak Park, died March 26, 2005 at the Methodist Home in Chicago. Born on March 24, 1908 in Chicago to Fred and Eva Heal, she lived in Oak Park from 1910 to 1996.
When she moved to the Methodist Home, she became known as "The Great Lady" of the residence.
A graduate of Oak Park and River Forest High School and the University of Chicago, Ms. Hayden was active in the Infant Welfare Society and the former Cuyler Avenue Methodist Church. She worked for several stock brokerage firms, and Air France. Later in life, she was a substitute teacher in the Oak Park school system. She was also an avid bridge player and a devoted sports fan.
Winifred Hayden was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert P. Hayden, and her sister, Edith Berrien.
She is survived by her son, Patrick, and daughter-in-law, Susan, and her grandchildren, Patrick, Lisa, and Shaun.
Visitation will be held March 31 from 9:30 to 11 a.m., with funeral services following at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Infant Welfare Society.
George Dravillas, 67, drove for a messenger service
George Speleos Dravillas, 67, of Oak Park died March 25, 2005 at Loyola Medical Center. He was a driver for a messenger service.
Mr. Dravillas was the husband of Elaine and the father of Speleos Dravillas (fiance, Jenifer Spreitzer).
Visitation took place March 28 at Hursen Funeral Home in Hillside. The funeral service was held at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church on March 29, followed by interment at Elmwood Cemetery.
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