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Death Notices: Gladys Stinson, Thomas King, Mark DiGrazia, Joseph Trapp, Bernice Schweitzer

Elmhurst says good-bye to some of its long-time residents. Services for Mrs. Stinson, Mr. King and Mr. DiGrazia will be held this weekend.

The following Elmhurst residents have recently died.

Gladys Stinson, 94

Gladys Marie Stinson (nee Bond), 94, of Elmhurst, was preceded in death by her husband, Paris. She is survived by her three children and four grandchildren. She worked in food service at Sandburg Middle School for more than 20 years. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 13, at Ahlgrim Funeral Home, 567 S. Spring Road, Elmhurst. Interment will be private.

Read Mrs. Stinson's full obituary on the Chicago Tribune website.

Thomas King Sr., 84

Thomas King Sr., 84, a native of Ballyheragh, County Mayo, Ireland, was preceded in death by his son, and is survived by his wife, Nora, five children and seven grandchildren. He retired from AT&T with 35 years of service. Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13, and 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 S. York Road, Elmhurst. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 111 S. Cass Ave. in Westmont. Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.

Read Mr. King's full obituary on the Chicago Sun-Times website.

Mark DiGrazia, 58

Mark DiGrazia, 58, of Elmhurst, died April 8. He is survived by his wife, Terrie, his children, and his grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park. Interment will be private.

Read Mr. DiGrazia's full obituary on the Steuerle Funeral Home website.

Joseph Trapp, 70

Joseph John Trapp, 70, of Elmhurst, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 22. He was a 1961 graduate of York High School and worked in telecommunications for Motorola until his retirement. He is survived by his brother and many nieces and nephews. Services were held April 12 at Visitation Church in Elmhurst.

Read Mr. Trapp's full obituary on the Chicago Tribune website.

Bernice M. Schweitzer, 96

Bernice M. Schweitzer, 96, a lifelong resident of Elmhurst, was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer. She is survived by her two children, four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Services were held April 9 at Ahlgrim Funeral Home.

Read Mrs. Schweitzer's full obituary on the Suburban Life website.

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