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Robert B. "Bob" Devine

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Robert B. "Bob" Devine Obituary
Devine, Robert B. "Bob" Age 90, of Lockport, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 peacefully at his home. Born in Joliet, living in Lockport for the past 60 years. Retired from BP Amoco (formerly Standard Oil) as a corporate accountant after 36 years of service. He was a member of St. Dennis Church, Lockport where he was a lector for many years, Knights of Columbus Perez Council and Lockport VFW Post #5788. Bob graduated from Joliet Catholic High School and received a Bachelor's Degree from St. Ambrose College in Davenport, IA. He served overseas in the Army during WW II. He enjoyed many things, but mostly he was an avid Chicago sports fan. He was a very devoted husband and father. Preceded in death by his parents, John and Margaret (Campbell); brothers, Jack and Jim Devine. Survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Mary Therese (Flavin); three children, Mary Beth (Scott) Reiter of New Lenox, Peggy (Jerry) Idstein of Naperville and Jack (Tonia) of LaGrange; 16 grandchildren, Mike, Matt, Molly, Martin, Mark, Kevin, Brian, Dan, Mary Ellen, Megan, Patrick, Robert, Anna, David, Daniel and Mary; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Catherine Korevec; and a sister-in-law, Lorraine Devine. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Dennis Church, Lockport or Providence Catholic High School, New Lenox would be appreciated. Funeral services will be held Friday, 9:30 am from the O'NEIL FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, 1105 E. 9TH ST. (159TH ST.), LOCKPORT, to St. Dennis Church for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Romeoville. Visitation Thursday, 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home.
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Published in The Herald-News on May 22, 2013
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