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VINCENT J. BREZINSKY


1928 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
VINCENT J. BREZINSKY Obituary
icon Vincent J. Brezinsky, 84, a resident of Plainfield, IL and formerly longtime of Willowbrook, IL, passed away peacefully on October 30, 2013 with his family at his side. He was born November 24, 1928 in Cicero, IL. Adoring husband of 59 years of Moretta, (Zukauskas-Zack), loving father to James and Cheryl, (Ronald Jr.) Muscato. Proud Grandfather of Rebecca, Adam, Austin and Aaron Muscato. Friend of many, loved by all. Graduate of Morton High School, Cicero, Illinois, Class of '47, where he played all sports including football, baseball, hockey and basketball. He was co-captain of his championship basketball team and Vice President of the Lettermen Club. He joined the Navy after High school and served in the Korean War aboard the USS Mathews, based out of Pearl Harbor, in Honolulu, HI. He participated in many battles including the battle of Inchon. During a leave, he went on a blind date with a high school classmate and fell madly in love with Moretta. In 1953, he returned to the mainland to continue his education at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He married Moretta and began their wonderful life together in 1954. He continued to enjoy sports: bowling, golfing and playing basketball with friends. His love of sports continued through his children and grandchildren, attending every game and event, including all of his grandson's football games. He was an avid Bears and White Sox fan. He was able to return to his paradise, Hawaii, in 2001, to share all of his special memories with Moretta and make new ones. After battling Alzheimer's disease for the last 8 years, he is now resting in peace. In lieu of flowers, Donations to the Cure for Alzheimer's, in Vince's name is appreciated. Please visit: ALZ.org Visitation Sunday, November 3, 2:00-8:00 PM at the Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Plainfield. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, November 4, 10:30 AM at St Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, 15629 S. Rt. 59, Plainfield. Interment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. For info 815/436-9221 or http://www.overman-jones.com/

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Published in Chicago Tribune from Nov. 1 to Nov. 3, 2013
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