Frank "Obie" Fortino

Frank “Obie” Fortino, 91, of Palos Hills, died July 11 at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. Visitation is to be held at Thornridge Funeral Home in Orland Park on Friday, July 17 from 3 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Resurrection is to be held at Sacred Heart Church in Palos Hills on July 18. Interment is to be held at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.

Mr. Fortino is survived by his step-daughter, Fritzi Cerinich; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Mr. Fortino was born in Chicago. He was a retired union carpenter. He served in the United States Army during World War II, was a member of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and former Commander of American Legion Gold Star Post 1102 and Sons of Italy.

Memorials may be sent to Maria High School, 6727 S. California Ave., Chicago, IL 60629.