Joseph E. Horejsch
1930 - 2020
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Horejsch, Joseph Eamon

Joseph Eamon "Joe" Horejsch, 90, late of Port Charlotte, FL and formerly of Tinley Park, IL passed away peacefully on Monday, September 28, 2020. A longtime Chicagoland resident, he was the son of Rudolph and Anne (née Tuohy) Horejsh and stepson of Esther Horejsh. Beloved husband of the late Patricia M. (née Conroy) Horejsch. Loving father of Gwendolyn (James) Beltrame, Pamela (Edward) Bloom, Noelle (Patrick) Nichols, and James (Nancy) Horejsch. Proud grandfather of Jennifer Beltrame, Robin (Anthony) Crudele, Katelyn (Samuel) Boyle, Lindsay (Luke) Carter, Madelyn (Mark) Fiocca, Julia (Collin) Innis, Mary (Aaron) Lambrecht, and Emily Horejsch. Loving great grandfather of Logan, Cecilia, Rose, Olivia, and Lydia. Dear brother of Annette "Nancy" (Phil) Brady, Michael Horejsh, Mary Burrows, Margaret "Peg" (Marshall) DeZutter, and Kathleen "Murph" (John) Manning, all of whom preceded him in death. Fond uncle of many beloved nieces and nephews and dear friend to many. He attended Visitation Catholic School and DeLaSalle High School which had a lifelong impact on the man he would become. He served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He had a long career as Inside Sales Manager at Englewood Electric. He loved public speaking, dancing, and was an avid White Sox and Blackhawks fan. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans Resident Fund, 21281 Grayton Terrace, Port Charlotte, FL 33954 would be appreciated. Private funeral mass will be held at St. Julie Billiart Catholic Church. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. For more information and online register or (815) 485-8697.

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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Oct. 18, 2020.
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October 21, 2020
We were so fortunate to be able to have Joe with us on many New Year’s Eve. He will be missed. Keeping the entire family in our prayers.
Tony & Anna Jannak
October 19, 2020
Wilson Creek School in Manhattan, Illinois sends their love and concern to the Noelle and Pat Nichols family. We loved stories about Noelle's dad and want them to know we are sending our love your way.
Pamela DeBoer
October 18, 2020
Thinking of you all during this difficult time.
I was lucky enough to meet your Dad in Florida a few years ago. He was such a sweetheart.
Dads are so special and always in our hearts.
Kathy Callahan
October 16, 2020
He was a great dad!
He knew how to keep everyone in line and loved just as much!
Loved his stew and how he would whistle for dinner!!
You will be missed!!!
Jackie Lawrence
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