RICHARD PEARSON(1928 - 2013)

ELK GROVE VILLAGE – Richard S. Pearson, 84, died peacefully at his home on Friday, June 28, 2013, in Elk Grove Village, Ill.

Pearson was born on July 23, 1928, in Sycamore. He was a resident of Elk Grove Village in Cook County for 40 years. Pearson was the beloved husband of Mary Ann (Gray) Pearson for 53 years.

Pearson had six loving children. He was the cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren and the great-grandfather of two great-grandchildren. He was the dear brother of the late Warren Pearson and his late sister Mila (Pearson) Olson.

Pearson was also the retired owner and founder of Pearson T.V. of Oak Park, which he operated for 46 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served in Japan after World War II.

Visitations will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Mary Church, 244 Waterman St., Sycamore.

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Grove Memorial Chapel
1199 S. Arlington Heights Road Elk Grove Village, IL
(847) 640-0566
Published in Daily Chronicle on July 1, 2013