We recently had my mothers service at OPYT and were very pleased to come back to the "old neighborhood". Our family has a long history with Hegewisch and all the people who once made this community a great place to live raise your family. We were extremely pleased with the facilities of the funeral home as well as the staff attention to our comfort and to the many details that developed through the course following the passing of my mother. I was beyond satisfied and so grateful that we brought my mother to the place where she was born, raised and married. It was very satisfying to bring her to St Florian Church where she attended grammar school as well as the church. There aren't many people left from this generation (my mom was 87) but I would encourage any family to feel comfortable and at ease when selecting OPYT funeral home for their final wishes. Coming back to Opyt and St Florian (not to mention Steve's!) felt like we properly completed my mothers journey.
Everyone at Opyt Funeral Home was very professional and caring. Felicia, Alicia and Leo were sincerely compassionate in offering their services. All staff were patient in listening to our requests in detail. They even waited for us to drop off some items for my mom’s wake, in a blizzard. I have never met such nice people who were only happy to answer all our questions and made suggestions when we asked. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
The family of Mary Matulauskis March, 2021
I would like to extend my deepest thank you to Opyt Funeral Home, Alicia, Felicia, and Leo. They were not only extremely professional, but very compassionate, thoughtful, efficient, and kind. Every detail was handled with great care and much love. Thank you for sending my Mother, Victoria Witos, to her next life with such beauty.
Alicia and Leo are the best funeral directors. Just to say Thank You is an understatement. They are the best at what they do. They are so patient and so caring at a time that was so hard and upsetting. You were so fantastic and understanding to me and my family. I just wanted to say Thank You from the bottom of our hearts. All the best in the future. The world is a better place with Alicia and Leo in it.
The family of Kay Drilling sincerely thanks the Opyt Funeral Home, Leo, Alicia, and Felicia, for their professional services after the death of our dear mother on Aug. 31. The compassion, extent of services offered, availability of staff, and dignity with which they conducted the visitation, funeral, and burial was exemplary during a very difficult, stressful time. We appreciate all they did to make the entire service seamless and memorable. Our parents were good friends with Mr. & Mrs. Opyt, and we are proud that their excellent service continues with the current owners. May God bless you for your kindness.
Dealing with the sudden death of a loved one is a bewildering experience, fraught with questions and concerns that arise while the family is still in shock over the unexpected loss. The expert staff at Opyt Funeral Home took a great deal of stress out of all aspects of making our arrangements, leaving the family of Philip T. Corich free to deal with our grief knowing everything else was covered. They were only a phone call away at any time, and able to answer so many questions about how to do things. It takes a special kind of person to step into a family's loss and make them feel comforted and supported, and Opyt has these people. Thank you so very much.
On behalf of our entire family, we would like to thank the staff at Opyt Funeral Home. Alicia, Felicia and Leo were very professional and caring. I was able to text or call Alicia with any questions at anytime and was provided an answer within minutes. In this extremely difficult time it was comforting to have every detail taken care of.
Arranging a funeral service is usually an unwelcome but necessary experience. The need arises unexpectedly, and most families have little experience with the process, adding an element of uncertainty to an already-emotional period of time. Leo, Felicia and Alicia Stodden continue the legacy of Frank and Helen Opyt by providing professional and compassionate assistance while offering the modern elements needed for today’s services. They were very proactive at anticipating needs, accommodating requests and preventing problems, all in a considerate manner. While the traditional elements of the service remain, their website allows family and friends to easily view the obituary, offer online condolences, order flowers, obtain directions and forward the service details to others. The combination of the Opyt history with the professionalism of the Stodden family provides for a caring and respectful combination to honor the memory of your loved one.
Robert Cap, on behalf of the Virginia Cap Family
Having faced many experiences with the loss of dear loved ones; sisters, husband, my father and my mother most recently. I wish to thank Leo, Rose, Felicia, Alicia, and Joe for always addressing my family's needs with professionalism, class, grace, dignity, respect and the utmost kindness. Each service we've had for our dearly departed loved ones has been memorable in such a wonderful way. Leo, Felicia and Alicia always add a special touch to everything from the arrangements to the service. They have always provided my family with those extra special touches that we will always remember. The family of Carolina Zamudio wish to express our gratitude to Leo, Felicia, Alicia, Joe and the rest of Opyt's caring staff for your great service for so many years. May God continue to bless you all with much success for generations, and that you continue to provide such excellent service to many wonderful families that need you and your special touches in their times of need. Rest in peace Helen Opyt.
Alicia and the rest of the staff were very efficient and helpful through the whole process. They provided guidance and were eager to assist me in any way. I was thankful for the help that they provided and grateful to work with such a kind group of people.
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