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Father John J. Carolan

June 4, 1925 February 15, 2018
Father John J. Carolan
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Obituary for Father John J. Carolan

Father John J. Carolan of Saint Catherine of Siena - St. Lucy Parish, 92, of Oak Park. Dear and and devoted son of the late Thomas J. Carolan and Marie B. Carolan (nee Deering), and cherished brother of the late Mary Agnes Carolan. Father John, known as Jack by family, is survived by many cousins, extended family and friends.
Father John was ordained in 1951, and was a priest for 66 years. He shared 45 years with Saint Catherine - St. Lucy Church, where he was pastor for nearly 20 years. He also served with several other parishes in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Father John, a gentle soul, was the embodiment of love, acceptance and spiritual growth for his beloved family, parishioners and all the many who knew and loved him.
Visitation Friday, February 23rd , 2:00 p.m. until time of Mass 7:00 p.m. at St. Catherine - St. Lucy Church, 38 N. Austin Blvd., Oak Park. Visitation Saturday, February 24th, 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. at St. Catherine - St. Lucy Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre, Alsip, IL, immediately following. To further Fr. John's causes, in lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. Catherine - St. Lucy Church or to the Priest Retirement and Mutual Aid Association, c/o Reverend George Omwando, St. Catherine - St. Lucy Church, 38 N. Austin Blvd., Oak Park, IL 60302.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

23

Feb

2:00 PM 2/23/2018 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/23/2018 7:00:00 PM
St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy Church

38 N. Austin Blvd.
Oak Park, IL 60302

St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy Church
38 N. Austin Blvd. Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

23

Feb

7:00 PM 2/23/2018 7:00:00 PM
St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy Church

38 N. Austin Blvd.
Oak Park, IL 60302

St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy Church
38 N. Austin Blvd. Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Visitation

Saturday

24

Feb

9:30 AM 2/24/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 2/24/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy Church

38 N. Austin Blvd.
Oak Park, IL 60302

St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy Church
38 N. Austin Blvd. Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Saturday

24

Feb

10:30 AM 2/24/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy Church

38 N. Austin Blvd.
Oak Park, IL 60302

St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy Church
38 N. Austin Blvd. Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

6001 West 111th Street
Alsip, IL 60803

6001 West 111th Street Alsip 60803 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy Church

38 N. Austin Blvd.
Oak Park, IL 60302
or to the Priest Retirement and Mutual Aid Association, c/o Reverend George Omwando
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