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Joseph G. "Joe" Monahan

December 31, 1969 June 14, 2014
Joseph G. "Joe" Monahan
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Joseph G. "Joe" Monahan of River Forest; born and raised in New York City "Queens"; beloved husband of Mary Ellen nee Kennedy; dear brother of the late Frank (Delores) Monahan of New Jersey; cherished brother-in-law of Margaret Kennedy; loving uncle of Mary Ann (Jurgen) Butzkies of Germany, Karen (Charlie) McCarty of California, James (Patti) Monahan of New Jersey, the late Susan (Steve) O'Donoghue of New Jersey and the late Frankie Monahan of New Jersey; fond great uncle and great-grand uncle to many. All of his nieces and nephews had a special place in his heart. Joe was the former business manager of School District 219 and controller for the Chicago Board of Education. He was an active member in the Knights of Columbus Council 1118. Joe was a loyal fan of the New York Jets and an avid Ford Mustang collector. Joe was blessed with the love and support of his family and many friends. Visitation Thursday 3 to 9 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Family and Friends are asked to meet on Friday at St. Vincent Ferrer Church, 1530 Jackson Ave., River Forest for Mass at 10 a.m. Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Joe's favorite charity MDA for ALS Research are appreciated.


Friday, June 20 10 a.m.

St. Vincent Ferrer Church 1530 Jackson Ave., River Forest


Thursday, June 19 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home

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