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John Raymond Boland

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May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

My sincerest condolences go out to you and your family. My prayers are with you.

Dear Pat and family,
So sorry for your loss. It is never an easy thing to say good bye especially at the holidays!
Keeping you and your family close in prayers and hoping the wonderful memories of the good times together uplift you and the Lord grants you peace!❤

Thinking of you and all your family.

I remember him fondly from the many times we gathered at your house during high school! He always greeted me with a smile - such a warm & sincere man! My condolences to you & the whole Boland family. Im sure your mom was standing at the gates of Heaven to welcome him !

Rosemary Kolak Kero

Will always remember he had a perpetual smile on his face and always laughing! Wonderful man. Patriot. Already miss you, will always be in our heart.
So sorry for your loss to his family. God Bless!!!

Our prayers are with all of you.


John's Obituary

John Raymond Boland, age 93, 54 year resident of Villa Park and the last 7 ½ years at Beacon Hill, Lombard, died Thursday December 6, 2018 at Beacon Hill. He was kind, witty, and young at heart and left an impact on all he met and will be missed by all who knew him. He was born to the late John and Cecilia Boland, April 21, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois He married the late LaVerne Boland nee Sauve on July 17, 1948 and enjoyed 63 wonderful years together. An amazing family patriarch to his loving and four devoted children, 10 grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Pat (Glen “Bud”) Brooks of Plainfield, John (Kathy) of Delavan, WI, Kathi (John) Mahler of Wheaton and Geri (Tom) Gill of Lombard. Grandchildren, Bryan (Michelle) and Matt (Alicia) Brooks, Leslie (Kevin) Warnecke, Sara (Ryan) Gregg, Mike, Nick (Alexis) and Keith (Chelsea) Mahler, Patrick, Kevin and Kellie Gill. Great- grandchildren Isabella, Tommy, Abby and Maddie Brooks, Ethan, Camden and Deelan Gregg, Dylan, Kayleigh, Emma and Wesley Mahler. He also leaves behind many loving nieces and nephews. John honorably served in the United States Army in World War II and was station in the Philippines. He went to Washington DC with the Honor Flight in May 2014. He proudly retired from the CTA after 44 years of loyal employment in accounting. John, LaVerne & family were early and active parishioners of St. Pius X Church, Lombard for 61 years. They sacrificed to graduate all four children from St. Pius X Elementary school.

Visitation Monday Dec 10, 2018 9:30 a.m. until time of prayers 11:00 a.m. at Steuerle Funeral Home 350 S. Ardmore Ave, Villa Park, Il Mass 11:30 a.m. at St. Pius X Church (Westmore- Meyers & Madison St), Lombard, IL. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials to American Diabetes Association. For info 630-832-4161

The family wishes to thank and are forever grateful to the devoted staff and employees of Beacon Hill and Peace Hospice and Palliative Care for their excellent care and compassion.



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