Michalik Funeral Home Obituary

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Dr. Fritz Laroche

Fritz Laroche, MD, 85, of Chicago (formerly of Hyde Park), passed away May 16, 2009 at his home. Dr. Laroche was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He received his Doctor of Medicine in Haiti in 1949. He completed training in Pediatrics at Creighton University and the University of Nebraska. He established a private practice limited to infants and children in 1956 in Chicago, IL. He was a mentor at the University of Illinois and enjoyed mentoring and training medical students. His passion was taking care of children. Dr. Laroche's dedication resulted in his being the preferred Pediatrician for many families in the South Side of Chicago, always going beyond the call of duty in dedicating his time. He was affiliated with Children's Memorial Hospital, Michael Reese Hospital, Trinity Advocate Hospital, Provident Hospital and St. Bernard Hospital. He led his life as an example for others to emulate his humility, honesty, integrity and thirst for knowledge.
Dr. Laroche is survived by his wife, Ninette Joseph-Laroche; step-children Marie-Rose (Jonathan) Hagerman, Emmanuella (Anthony Chapple) Joseph MD; grandchildren; sisters Janine Vaval and Irene Laroche; nieces and nephews Gladys Laroche, Ginette Laroche, Jean Robert Laroche, Evelyne Bernadel, Nicole Bernadel, Ernest Bernadel, Pierre Richard Jerome, Dr. Yolene (Claude) Surena, Leslie (Florence) Vaval, Marilyn (Guy) Etienne. He will be missed by countless close friends.
Visitation Friday, May 29, 6 to 9 P.M. at Michalik Funeral Home, 1056 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL. Family and friends will gather Saturday, at St. John Cantius Church, 825 N. Carpenter St., Chicago, IL., for a 10 A.M. funeral mass. Entombment at Maryhill Cemetery, Niles, IL. For info call 312-421-0936 or visit www.michalikfuneralhome.com

Friday, May 08, 2009

Jerome E. Michalik

Jerome E. Michalik, retired CPD. Dear father of Pamela, Jane CPD, and Michael CPD; brother of Delphine; uncle of Joshua. Visitation Saturday 6-9 P.M. and Sunday 2-9 P.M. at Michalik Funeral Home, 1056 W. Chicago Ave. St. Jude service on Sunday at 7 P.M. Funeral Monday 9:15 A.M. from funeral home to St. John Cantius Church, 825 N. Carpenter St. Mass 10 A.M. Interment at St. Adalbert Cemetery.
For info call 312-421-0936.