Irene Saunders, née Vlachos, 84, of Evergreen Park, died Dec. 30 at home. A funeral Mass was offered at Most Holy Redeemer Church in Evergreen Park. Private arrangements were made by Kosary Funeral Home in Evergreen Park.
Mrs. Saunders is survived by her sons, Guy and Evergreen Park Police Chief Michael Saunders; her sisters, Katherine and Dee; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Saunders was born in Chicago. She was a homemaker. Memorial donations to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.