Lita M. Panozzo, 90, a retired elementary education teacher for District 148, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017 at Heritage Woods Assisted Living in Huntley, Illinois. She formerly resided in Munster, Indiana for thirty years.
She is survived by her children, Janet (Rick) Johnson of Huntley and Victor (Linda) Panozzo of West Chicago, her grandsons, Jonathan and Daniel (Cody Joan) and her step-grandson, Kiel Johnson. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Oscar.
family graveside services will be held at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip at a later date. For more information please call 847-515-8772 or online condolences can be directed to www.defiorejorgensen.com
She was a great third grade teacher at Waterman Elementary School in South Holland. I will always have fond memories of that year in school, particularly making Christmas decorations for the artificial tree somebody brought in for the classroom.