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John Gembra

July 8, 1921 August 24, 2019
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Obituary for John Gembra

John Gembra
Of Arlington Heights

John Gembra was born on July 8, 1921 in North Chicago, Illinois to Stanley and Honorata (nee Krzeminska) Gembara. He died Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Lexington Healthcare, Wheeling, Illinois.

Mr. Gembra worked for Sunset Foods for over 30 years, retiring as produce manager. He was a member of Knights of Columbus Lake Forest Council. John was an Army veteran of WWII. He enjoyed wood carving, traveling with his wife, and spending time with his grandchildren after retiring.

He is survived by his wife Sheila, nee Carney; his children Janice (Norman) Quaas, James (Renee) Gembra, and Katherine (Steve) Mazzoni; his grandchildren, Thomas (Michael Marino) Quaas, Alyssa (Rodrigo Martinez) Gembra, Kristofer (Fiancée Lauren Zickert) Quaas, Grant (Malin) Gembra, and Stephen Mazzoni.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Mary Gembara, Edward Gembra, and Genevieve Diehl.

Memorial visitation from 9:00 am until time of Memorial Mass at 10:00 am, Friday, August 30, 2019 at St. Edna Catholic Church, 2525 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, Illinois. Committal Service 11:45 am, in the interment chapel at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, 1185 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067 following Mass.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to St. Edna Food Pantry, 2525 N. Arl. Hts. Rd., Arl. Hts., IL 60004 or Wheeling Township Food Pantry, 1616 N. Arl. Hts. Rd., Arl. Hts., IL 60004.

Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFuneralHome.com or (847) 253-0168.


Previous Events

Memorial Visitation

Friday

30

Aug

9:00 AM 8/30/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 8/30/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Edna Catholic Church

2525 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

St. Edna Catholic Church
2525 N. Arlington Heights Rd. Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Friday

30

Aug

10:00 AM 8/30/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Edna Catholic Church

2525 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

St. Edna Catholic Church
2525 N. Arlington Heights Rd. Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Committal of Cremated Remains

Friday

30

Aug

11:45 AM 8/30/2019 11:45:00 AM - 12:00 PM 8/30/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery

1185 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067

St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery
1185 W. Algonquin Road Palatine 60067 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery Final Resting Place

1185 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067

1185 W. Algonquin Road Palatine 60067 IL
United States
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