age 38, of Downers Grove, IL, passed away, May 11, 2010, at home, after a courageous eight year battle with brain cancer. Survived by his loving wife and best friend, Susie (Shroyer) Holley and his adoring daughter, Megan Holley. Cherished son of Robin (Cohen) Holley, Grants Pass, OR, grandson of Anne Bairn, Skokie, IL, son-in-law of Ralph and Bonnie Shroyer, Lemont, IL. Loving brother of Jennifer (Ian) Mayo, (CA), Erin (Joe) Maronick, (CO), Noelle (Matt) Young, (CA) and Rachael Holley, (OR) and brother-in-law of Tim and Jane Shroyer, Hinsdale, IL. Also survived by his aunt, Esther Robledo, and uncles, Mark (Marilyn) Cohen and Emory Holley, his nieces and nephews, Zak and Taylor Kline, Adrian Mayo, Vincent and Baby Kyle Maronick, Katelyn Young, Lauren and Kate Shroyer. His cousins and many dear and loyal friends also survive. Preceded in death by his father, Gary and stepfather, John Holley, maternal grandfather, Marcus Cphen, paternal grandparents, Carolyn and Emory Holley and uncle, Pete Robledo.
Former member of US Army, serving in Germany. Lifelong Oakland Raiders fan. Kyle will be remembered for his infectious laugh, his love of fishing and his fantasy football leagues. All are amazed at the positive attitude Kyle maintained during his long illness. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
A special thank you to Dr. Nina Paleologos, North Shore Health Systems, Evanston, IL and Dr. Peter Black, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA for keeping Kyle alive long after his projected life span.
And special thanks to Uncle Mark for traveling from Oregon to be Kyle’s constant companion and loving caregiver during his final days.
Visitation Thursday, 2 – 8 p.m. at the Markiewicz Funeral Home, P.C. 108 Illinois St. Lemont. Funeral Services Friday, May 14, 2010, 9:30 a.m. to St. Alphonsus Church, Lemont, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Interment Clarendon Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorials be made to the Megan Holley College Fund, c/o 1100 Palmer St., Downers Grove, IL 60516.
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