John Pavis(1924 - 2014)

iconJohn "Jack" Pavis, Age 89, life long Cubs fan, died Saturday, January 18, 2014 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Chicago. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Fadetta. He is survived by his loving sister, Helen and his devoted nieces, Gina, Suzy and Laurie. John was born in Chicago, IL on January 28, 1924. After serving in the US Army in World War II, he graduated from the University of Illinois and spent his professional life working for ABC in Chicago and Los Angeles. John loved art, travel, jazz, and fine dining. Those who knew him will remember his sense of humor, grace under pressure and devotion to his wife Fadetta. In his later years, he left us a memoir of his full and interesting life which he titled "Hurray for Hollywood." He will be greatly missed. Interment is private. Arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home, or 708-798-5300.

Published in Chicago Tribune on Jan. 26, 2014