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Obituary: Esperanza T. Pekny

February 4, 1939 – April 29, 2024

Esperanza T. Pekny Esperanza T. “Hope” Pekny, nee Rodriguez, age 85, of South Holland, IL, passed away peacefully Monday, April 29, 2024. Loving wife of the late Gerald A. Pekny. Devoted mother of Jeffrey (Maureen) Pekny, Leslie Pekny, Alan (Julie) Pekny, and Gregory (Jennifer) Pekny. Proud grandmother of four; great-grandmother of one. Dearest sister of Connie (Javier) Gonzales, and the late Andy (Helen) Rodriguez. Preceded in death by her parents Jose and Elisa Rodriguez. Hope was loved by all who knew her and will be dearly missed. Services Private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Living with Hope 2158 45th St. Ste.120 Highland, IN 46322 (, appreciated.

Arrangements entrusted to Smits Funeral Home, for further information please contact 219-322-7300.

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