Gerald S. Ahern, late of Flossmoor, U.S. Army Veteran Korean, beloved husband of the late Mary F. Ahern, nee McTigue; loving father of Mary (Jon) Krunnfusz, John (Marcia), Gerald (Kathleen), James (Kim), Michael (Cathy), Thomas (Karyn), Kevin (Vicki) and Patrick (Katy) Ahern; son of the late Patrick and Jane Ahern; dear brother of Patrick F. Ahern, Eugene J. Ahern, Jane Contieri, Sr. Catherine Ahern, O.P. and the late Marie Ahern, Rev. John Ahern and Leona Moss; fond brother-in-law of the late John (Mary) McTigue and Michael (Rosemary) McTigue; fond grandfather of 18. Formerly with Montgomery Wards and Cook County Assessor's Office. Funeral service Wednesday, July 25, 9:15 a.m. prayers, at Ryan Funeral Home, 18022 Dixie Highway, Homewood, to Infant Jesus of Prague Church. Mass 10 a.m. Visitation Tuesday, 2 to 9 p.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre. In lieu of flowers, memorials to VITAS Hospice. For further info, call 708-798-0331.