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Rev. Gery W. Stefanski, Priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Born and raised in St. Casimir's Parish in Chicago. Fr. Stefanski attended Quigley South, Niles College of Loyola University and St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein. He held a Masters in Divinity, Licentiate of Sacred Theology and a Masters in Counseling Psychology from Loyola. Fr. Stefanski served as an Associate Pastor at St. Mary Parish in Evanston, St. Mary Star of the Sea Parish in Chicago and St. Luke Parish in River Forest. For 13 years he worked as a counselor/psychologist for the Holbrook Center for Counseling and Psychotherapy and recently as the Director of the Archdiocesan Health Program for Priests and Religious and team taught a course in Spiritual Direction. Beloved son of Jane, nee Panocha, and the late Henry; loving brother of Gregory (Dolores) and Jacqueline; fond uncle of Nicole (Daniel) Steidl and the late Kyle; cherished great uncle of Kylie and Caedan. Funeral Friday, Dec. 30, 9:15 a.m. from Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S. Archer Ave. (1 blk. E. of Pulaski at Szykowny Blvd.) to St. Pancratius Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Private Interment, Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Thursday, 2 to 8 p.m. For funeral info: 773-735-7521.

Published in Chicago Tribune on Dec. 28, 2011
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