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

Phone:(773) 777-3944

Fax:(773) 777-3295


Raymond DuCasse

Visitation: August 17, 2016


Raymond DuCasse Sr., 87, passed away peacefully at home in Chicago, August 14, 2016. Beloved husband of Marian nee Kalina for 63 years; loving father of Marc, Richard (John Wahlund), Aimee (Michael) Newell, Raymond Jr. and Andrea (David) Newman; proud grandfather of seven. Survived by his sister Johanne Alton of Seattle and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his siblings Frances, George, Olivene, Deni, Adrienne, and Clare. Funeral Thursday 9:30 AM from Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park RD (½ Block East of Austin) to St. Pascal Church. Mass 10 AM. Interment Private. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 PM. Air Force Korean War veteran. Ray was a life long volunteer for the Catholic Church and his generosity throughout life benefited countless people. He had a renowned sense of humor (self-published) that inspired and uplifted all those fortunate enough to have known him. He also had a love of Mexico rooted in his early life that continued up to his passing. In lieu of flowers, donations appreciated to: Travelers Aid Chicago; O’Hare Airport, T2, Upper Level, PO Box 66019, Chicago, IL 60666. For info 773-777-3944 or

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