Richard W. Patera, 62, of Palos Hills, died Sept. 27, at Palos Community Hospital, in Palos Heights. Visitation was held at Lack & Sons Funeral Home in Hickory Hills on Sept. 30. A funeral service was held at Lack & Sons Funeral Home in Hickory Hills on Oct. 1. A funeral Mass was held at St. Patricia Church in Hickory Hills on Oct. 1. Burial was at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.
Mr. Patera is survived by his son, Rick and his sister, Addie Brandenburg.
Mr. Patera was born in Bainbridge, MD. He owned a pizza business and a carpet business.