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Thomas J. Caragher

April 23, 1928 April 27, 2017
Thomas  J. Caragher
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Thomas J. Caragher, age 89, of Oak Park; beloved husband of Patricia S. nee Wise; loving father of Ann, Geralyn (the late Richard) Cardamone, Kathleen Bridget (Gary) Jedlovec, Thomas P. (Cindy), Mathew (Regina), Andrew, Peter (Claire), Regina (Todd) Gillerlain; cherished grandfather of Katie (Kyle Swanson) Justice, Richard Cardamone, Ben (Amy), Phillip and Dylan Jedlovec, Elizabeth and Anna Caragher, Reina and Ryan Garrett, and Danny and Patsy Gillerlain; great-grandfather of Juliette Jedlovec; dear brother of Bernard (Allene), and the late Margaret Mary Caragher; fond uncle, great-uncle of many. Mr. Caragher served with the U.S. Army in Germany. He received his B.S. in Business and J.D. of Law from Marquette University. He retired in 1995 after 40 years with the U.S. Social Security Administration. Visitation Thursday May 4, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Prayers Friday 11:15 a.m. to Ascension Church for Mass at 12 Noon. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to National Right to Life ( or The Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center ( are appreciated.

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3:00 PM 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/4/2017 8:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Mass




12:00 PM 5/5/2017 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 5/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
Ascension Church

808 S. East Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60304

Prayers 11:15 a.m. at funeral home.

Ascension Church
808 S. East Ave. Oak Park 60304 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Queen of Heaven Cemetery Final Resting Place

1400 S Wolf Rd
Hillside, IL 60162

1400 S Wolf Rd Hillside 60162 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

National Right for Life

512 10th Street NW
Washngton, DC 20004

The Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center

2160 S. First Ave.
Maywood, IL 60153

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