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Edward W. Gorecki

April 25, 1928 October 25, 2018
Edward W. Gorecki
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Obituary for Edward W. Gorecki

Edward W. Gorecki
Of Prospect Heights

Edward W. Gorecki, 90, passed away peacefully on October 25, 2018. He leaves behind his wife of 66 years, Rose "Dot"; his sister Shirlee; children Roseann (William), Bennett, Matthew (fiancée LuAnn), and Stephanie (Robert); 6 grandchildren, Andrew, Joel (Melissa), Michelle, Justin, Mallory, and Vanessa; and great-granddaughter, Avery.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Helen; and his brother Raymond (late Dolores).

Ed served in the US Navy from 1946 to 1948, and later graduated from the University of Illinois. He loved fishing, travel, classical music, building clocks, and dancing the jitterbug, polka, and cha cha with Dot. Ed also was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose.

Visitation 3-8:00 pm, Monday, October 29, 2018 at Glueckert Funeral Home, 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. (4 blocks south of Palatine Rd.), Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Prayers 9:15 am, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at the funeral home proceeding to St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church, 411 N. Wheeling Road, Prospect Heights, IL 60070 for a 10:00 am Funeral Mass. Interment is at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to The Salvation Army, www.salvationarmyusa.org, St Joseph Indian School, www.stjo.org, or St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church, https://saintalphonsusph.org.


Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

29

Oct

3:00 PM 10/29/2018 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/29/2018 8:00:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Prayers

Tuesday

30

Oct

9:15 AM 10/30/2018 9:15:00 AM - 9:25 AM 10/30/2018 9:25:00 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Tuesday

30

Oct

10:00 AM 10/30/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/30/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church

411 N. Wheeling Road
Prospect Heights, IL 60070

St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church
411 N. Wheeling Road Prospect Heights 60070 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

All Saints Cemetery Final Resting Place

700 N. River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016

700 N. River Road Des Plaines 60016 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Joseph Indian School

1301 N. Main Street
Chamberlain, SD 57325

St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church

411 N. Wheeling Road
Prospect Heights, IL 60070

Salvation Army Metropolitan Division

5040 N. Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL
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