Christopher Michael Ford, 49, of Chicago, passed away Sept. 30, 2012, beloved son of Bernard and Edna, nee Wilcke; loving brother of B.J. (Heather O'Shea), Beth and Susan (Scott McDonald); cherished uncle of Brendan, Patrick, Maura, Liam, Duncan, Ian, Anne-Marie and Jack; dearest nephew of Dennis Ford (Randy Fowler), Lois (the late Walt) Goggin and the late Richard (the late Dolores) Ford, Winnie and Janet Wilcke; fond cousin of David Goggin, Julie (Mike) Antongiovanni Brian (Colleen) Ford, Mary Ellen Fasolo, Eileen (Louis) Bacigalupo and Bridget (Ted) Winrow. Visitation Friday, 4 to 9 p.m., at Drake & Son Funeral Home
, 5303 N. Western Ave., Chicago. Family and friends will meet at St. Benedict Church, 2215 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, on Saturday, Oct. 6, for Mass at 11 a.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made St. Benedict High School Scholarship Fund, 3900 N. Leavitt, Chicago, IL 60618. Share a tribute at www.drakeandsonfuneralhome.com
. Info: 773-561-6874.