John J. "Jack" Simmerling, 77, July 18th; Artist. Cherished husband of Marjorie (nee MacCartney) for 55 years; loving father of John (Julie) Simmerling, Victoria (Christopher) Sobczak, Carlos Simmerling, Mary Simmerling (Thomas Epting), Meg (Paul) Faeh, the late Catherine (Kirk) Shepherd and the late Elizabeth Simmerling; most adoring grandfather of Katherine, John Andrew, Thomas, Matthew, Cary John, Stephen, Maria, Paul, Kalven Jack, Wilson Jack, Graham and Eliza. Memorial visitation Monday, July 22 from 4-8PM at Holy Nativity Episcopal Church 9300 S. Pleasant Ave., Chicago. Funeral Mass Tuesday 11AM also at Holy Nativity Episcopal Church. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Jack Simmerling payable to Weill Cornell Medical College and mailed to Office of External Affairs, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Avenue, Box 314, New York, N.Y. 10065 or Funeral info: 773-238-0075. Sign guestbook at


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Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on July 21, 2013