Joseph P. Conway, 54, Survived by four siblings

Joseph P. Conway, 54, has died. He was a longtime resident of Jefferson Park in Chicago and for many years worked for White Cap.

Conway is survived by his brother, John, of Mt. Prospect; three sisters, Mary Ann, Margaret and Elizabeth Tillotson; his ex-wife, Louise (Blesh) Conway; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Michael Conway; and his parents, Stephen and Marion Conway.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to Sunshine Activity Center, 6202 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago, Ill., 60634, are appreciated.

Visitation and funeral services were arranged by the Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home, 7319 Madison St., Forest Park and Gamboney & Son Directors. Interment will be at All Saints Cemetery.

Steven D. Starling, 54, Oak Park resident

Steven Douglas Starling, 54, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, at his home in Oak Park following a brief illness. He was born in Lima, Ohio, on Aug. 6, 1953, the son of John and Armeda Starling.

Starling graduated from Dublin High School in 1971 and attended Juilliard School of Music studying bassoon for two years before transferring to Case Western Reserve University where he graduated with a degree in art history. Following graduation, he was employed as a frame conservator at The Chicago Art Institute and The Chicago Conservation Center. Art and music were Starling’s lifelong passions. The Starling family would like to thank his Chicago friends and most especially his neighbor, Birute Petrauskas, for their friendship and kindness during his illness.

He is survived by father, John Starling of Dublin, Ohio; a brother, David of Columbus, Ohio; his sister, Susie Gafford of Worthington, Ohio; and two nephews, A.J. and Jordan Gafford.

He was predeceased by his mother, Armeda Starling.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Contributions may be made to the Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Drive, Dublin, Ohio.

Funeral arrangements handled by Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home, 7319 W. Madison St., Forest Park, Ill., 60130.

Fred ‘Tootsie’ Falbo, 84, World War II veteran

Fred “Tootsie” Falbo, 84, died on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008. Falbo served proudly with the U.S. military in WWII.

He is survived by his brother, Frances “Chickie” Jaffe; a sister, Anna Rose Paladino and several nephews and nieces.

Falbo was predeceased by six siblings, Tony, Pat, Fiore, Sam, Joe and Laura Vescio.

Funeral services were held at Salerno’s Galewood Chapels, 1857 N. Harlem Ave., Chicago, Ill., followed by Mass at St. Bernardine’s Church in Forest Park. Interment is at the Queen of Heaven Cemetery.