John “Jacko” Ryan

John “Jacko” Ryan, 83; beloved husband of Jacqueline nee Sherry for 57 years; loving father of Kathy; cherished grandfather of Helen Zorn; dear brother of the late Mora Ryan, Lorraine Mathiessen and Nancy Shannon; fond uncle and friend to many. Proud Local 9 Member. Funeral Tuesday 9:30 AM from Gibbons Family Funeral Home, 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (1/2 Block East of Austin) to St. Pascal Church. Mass 10 AM. Visitation Monday 3-7 PM. *Covid -19 protocols will be followed, and space is limited, please wear a mask and pay your respects quickly so others may do the same.* Interment Maryhill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Wright-Way Rescue.

Walter Miller

Walter Miller, beloved father of  Elisa and Andrea Miller; survived by his sweetheart Maureen Dorsey. Loved by his family Michael (Stephanie), Sean (Marie), Tim (Lisa) Dorsey and his grandchildren Gavin, Donovan and Riley Dorsey as well as his many lifelong friends that became family. A memorial to celebrate his life is being planned for a later date. Arrangements handled by Gibbons Family Funeral Home. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

Anna Biernat

Anna Biernat, nee Muzinska, 78,  beloved wife of the late Eugene Biernat; loving mother of Martin (Aleksandra), Peter (Barbara); grandmother of Nicole, Matthew, Thomas, Stephanie, John, and Paul, has passed away on May 1st 2021. Visitation this Wednesday, May 5th from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL. Funeral mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, May 6th 2021 at 9:45 a.m. at St. Pascal Church 6199 W. Irving Park Rd. , Chicago. Interment following the mass at St. Adalbert Cemetery in Niles, IL.

Thomas R. McGrath

Thomas R. McGrath, JD, retired Lt. CPD, Air Force Vietnam Veteran; beloved husband of Colette nee Roche; loving father of Patrick CPD, Clare (Ryan) Milott and Maricolette; cherished grandfather of Maggie, Maureen, Frank, Patrick, and Ryan; dear brother of Maureen (Gil) Sanks and the late Joanne (Chuck Ret. CPD) Jones, Margaret (James Ret. CPD) Fahey; special cousin of the late Cathy Suchan and Danny McGrath; beloved in-law of the Roche Clan; fond uncle of many; friend to all who knew him. Visitation Tuesday from 4:00 PM until Mass of Christian Burial 7:30 PM at St. Juliana Church, 7201 N. Oketo. *Covid -19 protocols will be followed, and space is limited, please wear a mask and pay your respects quickly so others may do the same. *  All are encouraged to wear their favorite Hawaiian shirt in honor of Tom’s retirement from his wonderful life. Interment Private at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Arrangements handled by Gibbons Family Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Brotherhood for the Fallen; also, Tom proudly donated a kidney and would encourage all to consider organ donation. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

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Danny Keene

Danny Keene; adoring father of Michael; beloved husband of the late Sandra; cherished son of Casey Wrona; dear son-in-law of Janice and Rudy Richko; fVisitation Saturday 8:30-11:30 AM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (1/2 Block East of Austin). Mass 12:00 PM at St. Pascal Church (Melvina & Irving Park). *Covid -19 protocols will be followed, and space is limited, please wear a mask and pay your respects quickly so others may do the same.*  Interment Maryhill Cemetery. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com,

John Devine

John Devine, 57, sudden; beloved husband of Mary nee Lill; loving father of Michael (Jill) and Philip (Cassie); cherished Papa of Sylvester Lucas and Lucy Rose;  dear brother of Kathleen (James) Greenwald, Rita (Michael) Stock, Gerri (Jack) Felke, Una (Dan) Vitiello, Mary Devine, Eugene (Michelle); fond uncle of many; loving son of the late Peggy and Eugene; Visitation Tuesday 3-8 PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd.  (1/2 block East of Austin). ). *Covid -19 protocols will be followed, and space is limited, please wear a mask and pay your respects quickly so others may do the same.* A live stream of the visitation will be available on the funeral home website. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Special Olympics.  For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com 

Dr. Robert “Bob” Dougherty

Dr. Robert “Bob” Dougherty; beloved husband of the late Carol; loving father of Brandon and Angelique (fiancé Nick); cherished grandfather of Isabella and Gianna; dear friend to many. Dr. Dougherty served the Portage Park neighborhood at Ace Animal Hospital as a veterinarian for over 40 years and owner for 30 years. Visitation Thursday 3-8 PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home, 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (½ Block East of Austin). *Covid -19 protocols will be followed, and space is limited, please wear a mask and pay your respects quickly so others may do the same*. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

 

Daniel Seng

Daniel H. Seng; loving father of Mike (Elisha), Joe (Michele), Jeff (Hannah), Danielle (Chris) Luna and Lisa (Micheal) Parsons; cherished grandfather of Elexia, Olivia, Alex, Gabi, Mary, Lauren, Chris. Daniel, Joey, Sophia, Micah, Nicholas, Kalia and the late Alena; dear brother of Carol (the late Rocco) Olita, John, Nancy (Thomas) Noto, Linda (Robert) Stasica, David (Maureen), the late James, Joan and Judith (Donald) Stanley; fond uncle and friend to many; beloved son of the late Alex and Helene; married to Bonnie nee Kloster for 25 years and remained bonded by the love of their children and grandchildren for another 25 years. Visitation Monday 3-8 PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home, 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (½ Block East of Austin). Interment Abraham Lincoln Cemetery. *Covid -19 protocols will be followed, and space is limited, please wear a mask and pay your respects quickly so others may do the same*. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

Elizabeth “Betty” Burns

Elizabeth “Betty” L. Burns nee Jones, 94 passed away Friday April 16 in Chicago, IL, former resident of Gary, Chicago, Oak Park and The Villages, FL; loving mother of John (Leslie), James, Terry (Robert Graziano), Michael (Krista) and Cathy (Patrick) Gorman; cherished grandmother of Carolyn (Chris) Talbott, Brian, Liza, Jack and Jake, Mary and Terry Gorman; great grandmother of Will, Emma and Kate Talbott; Cherished daughter of the late Betty and William Jones; sister of  William, Janet (Ken) and the late Shirley & Sally. Visitation Sunday 3-5 PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (1/2 Block East of Austin). Family & Friends will gather Monday for Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 AM at Holy Name Cathedral 730 N. Wabash Ave, Chicago. Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Autism Speak Foundation 2 Park Avenue 11th floor, New York, NY 10016 or www.autismspeaks.org. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

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