Benjamin Aluzas Jr., born in Chicago, July 6, 1928, passed away June 11, 2012 in Des Plaines. He was the loving son of the late Benjamin Sr. and Victoria Aluzas; dearest brother of the Rev. Edwin (Gloria) Aluzas and dear half-brother to the late Andrew Stonik and Stella Hoffer; proud uncle of Annette (Douglas) Schmit; Jonathan (Melina), Kurt (Sylvia) and Vicki Michaels; and beloved companion of five cats. Visitation will be held Saturday, June 16, at First United Methodist Church, 668 Graceland Avenue in Des Plaines from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Interment will be Monday, June 18 in Lithuanian National Cemetery in Justice. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to PAWS Chicago, 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, 773.475.9470, www.pawschicago.org or to the First United Methodist Church, 668 Graceland Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60016, 847.827.5561. For more information, please call 847.699.9003 or visit glhillsfuneralhome.com.