Obituaries

Anne Groark Adams

Anne Groark Adams, 69, of Dublin, Ireland, native of Tourmakeady, Co. Mayo, Ireland; beloved wife of Maurice Adams; cherished daughter of the late Michael and Ellen Groark; loving mother of Anne-Marie Adams; dear sister of Tommy Groark, Catherine (the late Benny) Tobin, John (Joan) Groark, Una Groark, Philip Groark, Philomena (the late Eddie) Lawlor, Padraig (Kathleen) Groark, Josephine (Dessia) Kelly, and the late Maureen (the late Tommy) Collins, Michael, Evelyn, and Bridget Groark; fond aunt to many nieces and nephews; treasured friend and neighbor to many more; loyal companion to furry friend Shilow. Funeral Friday 9:30 AM from Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (1/2 Block East of Austin) to St. Juliana Church. Mass 10 AM. Interment Newlands Cross Cemetery, Dublin, Ireland. Visitation Thursday 3-8 PM. For info (773) 777-3944 or www.gffh.com

Robert Kapuscinski

Robert John Kapuscinski, 67; beloved son of the late Frank and Rosemary nee Pacer; cherished brother Karen Zielinski and William; loving uncle of Cheryl, Jill, and Brad; dear great uncle of Elizabeth and Emily; fond nephew and cousin to many. Funeral Saturday 10 AM from Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park RD (½ Block East of Austin) to St. Pascal Church. Mass 10:30 AM. Interment Private. Visitation Friday 3-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. For info 773-777-3944 or www.gffh.com

Anne Egan

Anne Egan nee Quirke; native of Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland; beloved wife of the late Martin; cherished mother of Marty (Ann), Bernadette Bryant, Michael, Geraldine (Ray) O’Brien and the late Marian; loving grandmother of Michael (Judy) and Kevin Bryant, John Michael and Liam Egan, and Patrick (Nicole), Sean, Brendan, and Megan O’Brien. Dear great-grandmother of Rory and Danny Bryant; fond aunt and friend to many. Funeral Saturday 11 AM from Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (1/2 Block East of Austin) to St. Celestine Church. Mass 11:30 AM. Interment Maryhill Cemetery. Visitation Friday 3-9 PM. In lieu of flowers please enjoy an evening with your family or play $20 in a slot machine. For info 773-777-3944 or www.GFFH.com

Larry Ray Thomas

Larry Ray Thomas was called up to heaven on February 25th, 2022 at the age of 63. He was the cherished son of Fannie Mae Thomas and the late Ronnie Ray Thomas; beloved brother of David (Laurie) Thomas, Debbie (Mario) Villarreal, Roger (Vicky) Thomas and Patty Troly, Larry is survived by his four children, Debbie Stevens, Amy Gilbert, Amanda Thomas and Dylan (Tonya) Thomas. He is preceded in death by Carol Thomas (sister), Ronald (Risa) Thomas (brother) and Samantha Mae Thomas (Niece). Larry had been blessed with 11 grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. Throughout his life, Larry made two lifelong friends, Michael Johns, whom he attended elementary and high school with and Carlos Reyes, whom for a while was a friend, quickly turning into a brother.

Larry Ray Thomas enlisted into the military (Army) in December of 1976, where he served his country proudly until his Honorable Discharge in the year 1979. He then moved on to working for Diversey Harbor, Joanna Western Mills, O’Hare International Airport and Palmer House.

Larry was a die-hard Chicago sports fan. You could always count on him to give you the latest updates on the Chicago Cubs, Bulls, Blackhawks and Bears. Until the very end, he had convinced himself that the Chicago Bears would find themselves in Super Bowl 2023!  He spent a majority of his time watching movies, Goodfellas , Scarface and even his beloved brothers (Porkey / Risa ) collection of the Sopranos and Oz  , Larry enjoyed listening to many different genres of music, from country to hard rock, while also playing Spades, Hearts and Breakout with his beloved mother and siblings.

 

Michael Kenny

Michael Kenny, 84; native of Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland; loving husband of Margaret “Rita” nee Casey; devoted father of Maureen (Angelo) Oandasan and Trish (Tom) Gancer; very proud Papa of beautiful Ashley and Emily Oandasan; cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews here and in Ireland; proud member of the Galway Fellowship Club; kind and generous man who loved life and will be greatly missed. Memorial Visitation Friday from 10 AM until time of Mass 11AM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 708 W Belmont Ave. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Patrick Father’s. Arrangements entrusted to Gibbons Family Funeral Home. For info (773) 777-3944 or www.gffh.com

Jeffrey Castillo

Jeffrey Kirk Castillo, 58; beloved son of Constance nee Cleary and the late Fernando; cherished brother of Scott (Donna) and Jennifer; loving nephew of Sandra Harvey; dear cousin, uncle, and nephew of many more. Visitation Sunday 3-8PM and Monday 9AM until time of service 11 AM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home (5917 Irving Park Rd.). For info (773) 777-3944 or www.gffh.com

Thomas Bonner

Thomas “Tommy” Francis Bonner, 41; cherished fiancé of Katelyn Sullivan; devoted father of Shauna Michelle and Mia Christina; beloved son of Michael and Tina Bonner nee Birt; treasured brother of Christina “Tootie” Bonner Hayden and the late Michelle K. Bonner; dear brother-in-law of Mike Hayden; adored uncle and godfather of Rowen Christina Hayden, Grace Mary and Aidan Michael Kearns; loving grandson of Thomas Birt and the late Sarah nee Greene, and the late Kathleen “Kitty” and Michael “Mickey” Bonner; loved nephew and cousin to many here and in Ireland. Visitation Monday 4:00-5:30 PM, Mass 6 PM at St. Pascal Church (Irving Park Rd. and Melvina). Interment Arranmore Island Cemetery, Co. Donegal, Ireland. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Mercy Home For Boys & Girls. Arrangements entrusted to Gibbons Family Funeral Home. For info (773) 777-3944 or www.gffh.com

 

Ann Marie T. Krawczyk

Ann Marie T. Krawczyk, RN, BSN; beloved daughter of the late Thaddeus and Mary; cherished twin of the late Thaddeus Earl; loving cousin of Mary Henry and Carol Winkler; fond godmother, cousin and friend to many. Graduate of St. Anne’s Hospital School of Nursing and Loyola University. Longtime member of St. Pascal’s Women’s Club and Seniors. Visitation Friday 9:30 AM until Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 AM at St. Pascal Church (Irving Park Rd and Melvina). Family and Friends will meet at Resurrection Cemetery, 7201 Archer Rd., Justice, IL 60458 for burial after mass. Arrangements entrusted to Gibbons Family Funeral Home. For info 773-777-3944 or www.gffh.com