James Wlodarczyk




James T. Wlodarczyk, 61; beloved husband of Sherrie nee Johnson; loving father of Katrina and Samantha ; dear brother of Irene; beloved brother-in-law of Jackie, Ed, Donna, Bob, Greg; dear son of Anna and the late Mitchell; fond uncle of Amanda, Anna, Beth, Jennifer, Matt, Peter, Ron, David and Scott; cousin to Greg, Kathy and Tom Zajac, and Christine, the late Daniel, Jan, John, Mary Ellen, Tom and Michael Walters; and, mentor, father figure and friend to countless more. Jim was a brilliant and innovative engineer, inventor/co-inventor of several international patents, who contributed to the lives and happiness of many. He was a natural leader who wasn’t afraid to go against the grain when he believed in something. He loved to encourage people, and wanted everyone to achieve their highest potential, and, he also accepted everyone for who they are. A Memorial Service will be planned in a few months. Contact the family regarding details. The family is thankful to Gibbons Family Funeral Home for its guidance in making final arrangements.

Patrick N. Connelly

Visitation: May 30, 2020


Patrick N. Connelly, 78; native of Castlerea, Co. Roscommon, Ireland; beloved husband of Norah nee Roche; loving father of Caroline (Paul) Bernero, Laura (Larry) Graves and Jimmy (Rachel) Connelly; adoring Paga of Maeve and Patrick Bernero and Sean, Gavin and Korryn Graves; cherished brother of Martin (Maureen), Maura (Michael Slyman), the late Eamon (Kathleen) and TJ; dear son of the late Terrence and Teresa; fond uncle and friend to many; Services Private with a Memorial Service at a later date. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Those wishing to drive in the funeral procession to All Saints Cemetery please meet at Gibbons Family Funeral Home, 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (½ Block East of Austin) on Saturday, May 30th at 10:45 AM to leave promptly at 11 AM. YOU MUST REMAIN IN YOUR VEHICLE AT ALL TIMES AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND AT THE CEMETERY. The procession will drive by the graveside and then you must EXIT THE CEMETERY, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Joseph “Frank” Marquez

Visitation: May 20, 2020


Joseph “J. Frank” Marquez, 93; beloved husband of Sharon “Sherry” nee Weinandt; adored father of Bob (Judy), Sharon (Tim) Bush, Marty (Cathy), Juli, David (Tanya), Amanda; loving grandfather of Joseph Charles, Joseph Alton, Susan and Jason Bush, Josephine and Jackson Cioffero, Gabriella, Isaiah, Oscar; fond brother of the late Louis Marquez and Reina Stellatos, husband of the late Susan nee Ludwig and beloved son of the late Rita Mota; dear uncle and friend to many. Long time deacon at Saint Pascal Church. J. Frank was in the 1st class of deacons ordained in Chicago in 1972. Proud US Army Veteran. Services private with a Memorial Service at a later date. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center or St. Pascal Conference of St. Vincent DePaul.

Geraldine Shannon

Visitation: May 18, 2020


Geraldine Shannon nee Mandarino; beloved wife of Patrick; loving mother of Bridget, Cathy (Byron) Moncayo, Patrick Jr. (Tina) and Anthony (Noelle); cherished grandmother of Jaquelyn, Justin and Mya, Jack, Aidan and Alex, Shane, Blake, and Dylan Moncayo; dear sister of Gene (Mary) Mandarino, Anthony (Marie) Mandarino, Palma Pullia, Sam (the late Judy) Mandarino, Nick (Nana) Mandarino, Rich (Gloria) Mandarino, Bob (Vicky) Mandarino, Sandy (Rich) Cutrara, the late Joe Bosco, Joanne (the late Jim) Lobraco, and Emil (Pat) Mandarino; fond niece, cousin, aunt and friend to many. Services private with a Memorial Service at a later date. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Gibbons Family Funeral Home. For info 773-777-3944 or www.gffh.com

Ampat Thomas Kurien

Visitation: May 15, 2020


Ampat Thomas Kurien, 75; beloved husband of Rani; loving father of Anthony, Sangithaa and Vinita; cherished brother of Susan O’Rourke and Matthew (Christine); dear uncle to David and John; Services private. Interment Maryhill Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Gibbons Family Funeral Home. For info 773-777-3944 or www.gffh.com

Patricia “Patty” Dunleavy

Visitation: May 13, 2020


Patricia “Patty” Dunleavy nee Gavin; beloved wife of Seamus; loving mother of Stephen, Danny, Jaclynn, Erin, Mairead, and Kate; cherished daughter of Jack and the late Ellen “Nellie” Gavin; dear sister of Eileen (Luke) Kelly, Kathy (Jim) Clancy, John (Bliss) Gavin, Tony Gavin, and Kelly (Terry) Gillespie; dear daughter-in-law of Una and the late Stephen Dunleavy of Killasser, Swinford, Co. Mayo, Ireland; dear sister-in-law of Kathleen (Raymond) Swan, Stephen (Barbara) Dunleavy, Brian (Deirdre) Dunleavy, Finnuala (James) Tiernan, and Aiden (Jacqueline) Dunleavy; fond aunt of many; All services will be private. There will be a procession leaving Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd (1/2 Block East of Austin) Wednesday, May 13, at 12 noon. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Colon Cancer Coalition www.coloncancercolaition.org. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

Robert M. Hrnciar

Visitation: May 12, 2020


Robert M. Hrnciar; devoted husband of Kinga; loving father of Sara and Angela; cherished grandfather of Devin, Kayla and Hailey; beloved son of Rose and the late James; dear brother of James (Melody), Joseph, John (Lesia), Scott, Mike (Cathy) and the late Steve (Milenka); fond uncle and friend to many. Services private. Interment St. Nicholas Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Gibbons Family Funeral Home. For info www.gffh.com or 773-777-3944.

Mary Ellen King

Visitation: May 11, 2020


Mary Ellen King nee Walsh; native of Guhard North, Lisselton, County Kerry/Ballyglunin, County Galway, Ireland; beloved wife of Thomas; loving Dog Mom of Spot III; dear sister of Elizabeth (the late Pat) O’Dowd, Kathleen Kelly, Mossie (Nodie) Walsh, the late Josie (the late Bob) Pusateri and Nora (the late Dermot) McDonogh; cherished aunt and friend to many. Services private. Interment in Ireland at a later date.

John Hughes

Visitation: May 01, 2020


John Hughes, native of Curracrow, Hollymount, Co. Mayo, Ireland; beloved husband of Mary nee Connolly; loving father of Sean (Kayla); dear brother of Michael, James, Pat, Peter, Tommy and Richard Hughes, Margaret McMahon, Catherine Commons, and the late Agnes Mahoney and Mary O’Beirne; fond uncle and friend of many; Burial will take place back home in his native Ireland.