Visitation:February 16, 2016
Thomas Gardiner, 87, native of Ballinalacken, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare, Ireland; beloved husband of 55 years to Mary nee Rudden; loving father of Thomas (Kathleen), Mary (Stephen) Tardella, James (Angela), Peggy (Martin) Heneghan, Noreen (Fernando) Rodriguez, Patricia (Patrick) Lavelle, John (Lora), Brendan (Amy Ellison), Erin (Benedict) Bruno, Eileen Kane, Michael (Andrea), Colleen (Patrick) Walsh, and Kathleen (Tony) Gillespie; cherished grandfather of Ann Marie, Mary Catherine, Thomas, and Michael Gardiner; Patricia (Rick) Last, Stephen, James, and Kathleen Tardella; Kate, James, Fiona, Sean, and Aidan Gardiner; Maeve, Martin, and Fiona Heneghan; Alexis, Erin, Angela, and Ian Rodriguez; Meghan, William, Matthew, and Patrick Lavelle; John, Joey, Amelia, and Peter Gardiner; Rudden, Jack, and Agnes Gardiner; Michael, Bridget, Benedict, and the late baby Mary Bruno; Seamus, Sean, MaryTherese, and Mairead Kane; Gavin and Ryan Gardiner; Brendan, Nora, and Hughie Walsh; and Shannon Gillespie; dear brother of Margaret (the late John) Potter of England, Joseph (Margaret) of Chicago, Sean (the late Helen) of Chicago, Anne (the late Thomas) Hegarty of Ireland, Mary (Peter) of Ireland, James, and the late Teresa (the late Con) Howard of Ireland; fond uncle of many; Funeral Wednesday 9:15 AM from Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park RD (½ Block East of Austin) to St. Celestine Church. Mass 10 AM. Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday 1-9 PM. 60 Year Member of Iron Workers Local #1. Please omit flowers.