Life Amplified

Tinley Park's Virtual COVID-19 Memorial

If you would like to include a loved one you lost to COVID-19, please send their information to Please note that this page is for Tinley Park residents only. Call (708) 444-5000 with any questions.

Edward James McDonald

Edward James McDonald was a resident of Tinley Park.

June Wiencek Skowronski (Sept. 17, 1966 – Oct. 24, 2021)

June Wiencek Skowronski loved people, as well as her job as an occupational therapist for children ages 1 to 3. She also loved her animals, Oggie and Poison. June was very active in the Tinley Park community. She volunteered for the police and fire department and many of the events held in Tinley Park.

Mary Ann Dwyer  (March 6, 1943 - Jan. 22, 2022)

Mary Ann and her husband Frank had five children, 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was known to friends and family as an excellent cook and will be remembered for her cookies and desserts. She was also a masterful artist and would volunteer at the Vogt Visual Arts Center. She loved her dogs. She will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

Mary Ellen Fletcher

Mary Ellen Fletcher was a resident of Tinley Park.

Mira Bhupendra Shah (July 28, 1954 – April 13, 2020)

Mira Bhupendra Shah was born in Baroda, India and emigrated to America in 1980. Her spirit and personality managed to cross every language, age and religious barrier. She was beloved by everyone who met her and is deeply missed by three fiercely independent daughters who made her character come alive in everyone they met. Mira had a beautiful and generous spirit and a loving presence, opening her heart and kitchen to many.

Ralph C. Radley (October 1951 – November 2020)

Ralph grew up in Roseland (Chicago) and graduated from CVS in 1969. He went on to become a tool and die maker. Ralph served in the U.S Army (1971-1973) with the Fourth Infantry Division. Ralph is best known for his passionate love of cars; he was involved in professional nitro top fuel drag racing for many years and loved muscle/classic cars. He never missed a cruise night.

Russell Godbout (May 9, 1932 – Dec. 3, 2020)

Russell was the ninth of 13 children. He was married for 57 years and raised three children. He had eight grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He was a Korean War veteran and worked as a tool and die maker for 43 years. His interests included travel, woodworking, gardening and following the sports teams of Chicago. His physical presence is missed but the memories, laughter and love he gave lives on.

Sarah Elizabeth Simental (Nov. 8, 2002 – Dec. 26, 2020)

You were getting ready for your next chapter. High school graduation was on the horizon and there was excitement for new opportunities. And just like that, you were gone. Suddenly taken from all who loved you by this horrific virus. We don't know why and we will never understand. Your loss is immeasurable and our grief is everlasting. We miss your laugh. We miss your smile. We miss your silliness. But, most of all Sarah, we just miss you. Love Mom, Dad, Matthew & Bailey

Thomas D. Romcoe Jr.

Thomas D. Romcoe Jr. was a Persian Gulf War-disabled veteran and immunocompromised due to a kidney transplant. He sadly contracted COVID-19 and passed away on Nov. 6, 2020. He loved being a resident of Tinley Park.