John D. Velgos


John D. Velgos, age 81, late of Dyer, formerly of Vet's Park, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Patricia (nee Ciszewski) for 52 years. Loving father of Monica (Randy) Falk, Paula (Ed) Bishton, Karen Velgos and John (Jen) Velgos Jr. Adored papa of Justin, Joey, Jianna, Kayla and Eric. Dearest brother of the late Ladislav Velgos and the late Chuck (Shirley) Velgos. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Retired employee of Republic (LTV) Steel. US Army, Veteran of Korean War. Past Commander and Chaplain of Illiana American Legion Post #220 and Chaplain of Amvets Post #43. Lector at Sacred Heart and St. George Catholic Churches. Visitation, Wednesday from 2:00-8:00 PM. Funeral Service Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 9 AM from the Elmwood Chapel, 11200 S. Ewing Ave., Chicago to Sacred Heart Church. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM. Interment St. John Cemetery, Hammond, IN. (773)731-2749.

Funeral Home

Elmwood Chapel
11200 S Ewing Ave Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 731-2749

Published in The Times from May 6 to May 7, 2014