Gibbons Family Funeral Home, Ltd.
5917 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL 60634-2618

Phone:(773) 777-3944

Fax:(773) 777-3295


Elmer J. Piper

Elmer J. Piper Jr., passed away at his home on Monday, September 28, 2020 at the age of 89. He was the beloved husband of the late Alice M. Piper nee Jacobs; loving father of Debbie (Alan), Susie (Jeff), Danny (Rosie), Elmer, Frank (Shakee), Patty (Bobby), Mike (Mary), and Jen; proud Papa and GiGi-Pop of 23: Christina, Kimmy (Richie), Elmer John (Michelle), Nicky, Kelly, Alexis, David, Dana, Adam (Abby), Andy, Ashley, Nicole (Brad), Caitlin, Brittney, Danny, Aidan, D.J., Jaxson, Brooklyn, Eli, Peyton, Emmett, and Lana; dear brother to Barbara, Donna, and Ronnie, and fond uncle, cousin and friend to many. Visitation will be held on October 2, 2020 from 9 A.M. – 12 P.M. at Gibbons Funeral Home on 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (½ Block East of Austin). Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park in Forest Park. In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we are limited to only 50 attendees at a time. We kindly ask that you quickly exit the funeral home after paying your respects to the family so that all visitors have an opportunity to enter. Masks and proper social distancing are required. Once capacity is reached , attendees will need to wait outside the building until allowed to enter. The coffee lounge is not available for use, so please refrain from bringing food or beverage into the funeral home.

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Marlene Dantino
1 Oct 2020

To The Piper Family, I am so sorry for your loss! Your Father and Grandfather was a Wonderful Man who will be missed. Always remember the great memories that we all have!

1 Oct 2020

Frank, your Dads picture made me smile!!! I can feel he was a great man……Sorry for this great loss to your family. Prayers to everyone in your family. I hope to see you at the service. Jim Knobbe

Dennis Kukula
1 Oct 2020

Sincere condolences from the Kukula family. Frank, I’m so sorry for your loss of your father,.

Kathi Seibt
2 Oct 2020

I was so sorry to hear the news of Mr. Piper passing. Whenever we were over for a party he was always welcoming and friendly. He will be missed dearly by all of you and I was glad to have him pass through my life. I’m sure Alice and Bobby will be waiting for him with open arms.
I am so sorry I was unable to be with you today for his service, but he and all of you were in my thoughts many times today.
Prayers and hugs to all of you.
Love Kathi (Hannigan) Seibt

7 Oct 2020

My very Deepest Sympathy for the loss of your Father/Grand Father. May he Rest In Peace.


4 Mar 2022

I am happy for him in his New Life! Blessings to the Family.


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