Steven Senko, age 95, of Joliet, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Sunny Hill Nursing Home.
Born in Joliet, and living in the area for all his life. Steven was a mechanic employed by Material Service for 30 years before retiring in 1981. He was a U.S. WW II Army Veteran, receiving 2 Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart. Former member of Machinists Local # 101. Also a member of The Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church.
Preceded in death by his parents, Stefan and Eva (Kimak) Senko; a grandson, Jeffrey J. Senko; a brother, John (Dorothy) Senko; sisters, Ann (Tony) Kowalczyk, Suzanne (John) Gramera and Mary (Louis) Stefanski.
Survived by his loving wife, Lucille (nee Borio); two sons, Dennis (Mary Ann) and David (Yvonne); a daughter, Diane,(Richard) Thomas; grandchildren, Erik, David Jr.(Sheryl), and Natalie Senko, Chad, Stefan, Aarika Boden and Angela(Billy) White; great grandchildren, Randy, Samantha, Sydney Senko, and Penelope White.
A special thank you to the staff of both Sunny Hill Nursing Home and Joliet Area Community Hospice for their care and kindness for Steven and his family during these times.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Joliet Area Community Hospice or The Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church, Homer Township in Steven's name would be appreciated.
Visitation for Steven will be held Thursday, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM in the O'NEIL FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, 1105 E. 9TH ST. (159TH ST.), LOCKPORT, then proceeding to Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church, 14610 Will Cook Rd., Homer Glen for Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Lockport.
Friends may sign the online guest book and to attain directions: www.oneilfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Herald-News on May 14, 2014