John Richard Maloney, 78, formerly from Oak Park and River Forest, died of natural causes on Oct. 30, 2013 in Phoenix, Ariz. Born on March 21, 1935, he was an U.S. Marine veteran, an entrepreneur, and an inventor.
Connie K. Barsanti (nee Kelly), 70, of River Forest, died on Dec. 7, 2013. Born on Dec. 25, 1942, she attended Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., and graduated from Rosary College, now Dominican University, in River Forest.
Raymond Fiedler, 80, longtime resident of Oak Park and summer resident of Assembly Park in Delavan, Wis., died on Nov. 27, 2013 at Rush University Medical Center. Born on Jan. 26, 1933, he was an active parishioner at Ascension Catholic Church in Oak Park, and it was there that he raised his large family.
Mary Claire Kotelman (nee Hartmann) of Forest Park, formerly of River Forest and Oak Park, died on Dec. 1, 2013. She grew up in Chicago, raised her kids in River Forest during their grade school years and in Oak Park during their high school years.
Mary Claire Kotelman (nee Hartmann) died on Dec. 1, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Claire (nee Franchere) and Albert Hartmann and her brother, David. She was the sister of Dorthea (Martin), and Roger; the mother of Ken (Susan Lahey), Karen (Stephen Weiler), and Paul (Laura Swier); and the grandmother of Ryker, Hayden, Haley, Autumn, Abigail, Marah, Jack and Claire.