Joseph A. Sumara, 79, of Worth, died Jan. 1, at Illinois Masonic Hospital in Chicago. Visitation was held at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth on Jan. 5. A funeral Mass was offered at St. Fabian Church in Bridgeview on Jan. 6. Burial was at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.
Mr. Sumara is survived by his wife, Isabelle; his daughter, Andrea Mickiewicz; his sisters, Aniela Bugaj; Maria Michalowski and Katarzyna Naziemek; many nieces and nephews; and two grandchildren.
Mr. Sumara was born in Poland. He was a retired fork lift operator in a warehouse.