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John Edward Kelly

August 4, 1932 August 7, 2014
John Edward Kelly
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John Edward Kelly, age 82 of Oak Brook and formerly of River Forest; beloved husband of Joanne nee Gagliardo; loving and proud father of Julie, Mary Andrea Westermann, John (Sheila), Corinne (Randy) Thornton and Suzie (C.H.) Crane; fun-loving and cherished papa of Dan and Sara Hughes, Alex and Mia Westermann, Jack and Kelsey Kelly, Matty Thornton, and Jack, Anna, Emily and Remy Crane; "Daddy Kelly" to Cara and Jake Westermann; dear brother of Marge (the late Don) Hough, Tom (the late Peggy) Kelly, Rita (the late Roger) Brown, the late "Putt" (the late Al) Brady, the late Jim (the late Annette) Kelly, the late "Teesie" (the late John) Weston and the late Pat (the late Wanda) Kelly; fond brother-in-law of the late Joe (Lorraine) Gagliardo; endeared uncle of many nieces and nephews. John was the former Midwest Ad Manager for Vogue Magazine. He was known by all as gracious, warm, engaging and fun. Visitation Tuesday, August 12th from 3 p.m. until time of Funeral Mass 5 p.m. at St. Luke Church, 528 Lathrop Ave., River Forest. Family and friends are asked to meet at Queen of Heaven Cemetery at 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, August 13th for Christian Burial Rites. Family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Jude Children's Hospital or St. Angela School.


Tuesday, August 12th 5 p.m.

St. Luke Church 528 Lathrop Ave. River Forest, IL


Tuesday, August 12th 3 to 5 p.m.

St. Luke Church 528 Lathrop Ave. River Forest, IL

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