St. Panteleimon Orthodox Church
Summit, Illinois
Diocese of Chicago and the Midwest, Orthodox Church in America
Priest Esteban Vázquez
Acting Rector
7545 W 61st Pl
Summit, IL 60501-1617
810-875-4417 (Phone)
Protodeacon Robert Northrup
688 Huntington Dr
Carol Stream, IL 60188
630-205-2939 (Phone)
Matushka Susan Northrup - Choir Director & Sisterhood President
John Grabavoy - Parish Council President
Marcia Grabavoy - Sunshine Lady
In Memoriam
V. Rev. Kurt Anthony Spengler

Born May 16, 1941 ~ Ordained June 19, 1989 ~ Fell asleep in the Lord May 5, 2017

Beloved husband of Presbytera Roberta Spengler (née Struckman); loving father of Mark (Eve), Heidi (Luis) Posada, Emilian (Julie Castro), and the late Erich (Kristi); beloved grandfather of Emily, Brianna, Lauren, Jasmine, Alexander, Karina, and Rhett; beloved son of the late Julius and Josephine Spengler, and son-in-law of the late Richard and Glenna Struckman; dear brother of Bruce Spengler, and Dana (William) Nosek; brother-in-law of Robert (Patricia) Struckman, and the late Richard Struckman; fond uncle of many. Father Kurt will also be missed by many dear friends in the magic community.

Retired Teacher with the Chicago Public Schools for 35 years; Attended Quigley Preparatory Seminary; Bachelor of Arts from DePaul University; Received a Bachelor of Laws from LaSalle Extensions University; Master of Arts in Library Science from Rosary College.

Member of the Basilian Fathers of the Eastern Orthodox Catholic Church, Received an Honorary Degree of Licenciate in Sacred Theology from the Orthodox Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia; Ordained by Bishop Vsevolod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church; A Chaplain and Captain in the Civil Air Patrol.

Proud member of Knights of Slight; Magic Mystic Ring; and a lifetime member of The American Society of American Magicians.

Church Address

7549 West 61st Place
Summit, IL 60501-1617

(See Driving Directions for a map & help with directions.)


Schedule of Services
6:00pm  - Great Vespers
9:40am  - Hours
10:00am  - Divine Liturgy
Eves of Feasts
7:00pm  - Great Vespers & Litia
Mornings of Feasts
10:00am  - Festal Divine Liturgy

(See our Monthly Calendar for updates & more information.)


Celebrating 80 YEARS of
in the Village of Summit