Eugene F. Hardin, 72, Graduate of Oak Park High School

Eugene F. Hardin, 72, died on Oct. 13, 2006.

Hardin is a resident of Downers Grove, Ill., and previously lived in Oak Park and Forest Park. He was born in Chicago on Jan. 31, 1934, and attended elementary school in Oak Park. Hardin graduated from Oak Park High School.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, grandfather of 20 grandchildren and a member of the Salt Creek Model A Club. Hardin retired from his job as an operating engineer in 1993.

He is survived by his sister, Patricia Hemstreet; five sons, Charles Hardin, Gerard Hardin, Thomas Hardin, Patrick Hardin and Philip Hardin; two daughters, Jean Malone and Diane Becker.

Visiting hours were held Oct. 16 and a funeral Mass was held at St. Edmund’s Church on Oct. 17, with Fr. Larry McNally officiating.

Patrick D. Odierno, 60, Former Cicero and Forest Park resident

Patrick D. Odierno, 60, died on Oct. 7, 2006 at his home in Forest Park.

Odierno was a 20 year resident of Forest Park and previously lived in Cicero, Ill., for 25 years. He attended St. Frances of Rome grade school and Morton East High School.

Odierno worked as a barber and also as a chauffeur. His charitable contributions include the Madden Center and Hines Hospital, and he was a member of the Berwyn Auxiliary Police.

Odierno is survived by his son, Patrick Bagdon; his uncle Dominic Odierno; and his best friend, Patrick Vivirito.

Funeral services were held Oct. 14, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. at Adolf Funeral Home. Cremation services will be held privately.

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