William A. Lavery
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William A. Lavery

William A. "Bill" Lavery, age 69, of Elgin, passed away on Friday, September 4, 2020.

Survived by his sisters Nancy (Louis) Duay, Suzanne (Robert) McFedries and Bev (Jill Demian) Lavery, his niece Stacey McFedries and his nephew Jason (Megan) Gajcak.

Proceeded in death by his mother Beverly (Kuna) Lavery and nephew, Bobby McFedries.

Bill was a graduate of Joliet East High School class of 1969 and Lewis University class of 1973. He worked his way through school free lancing for Chicago and Peoria adagencies. Bill was the CEO and President of The Lavery Company, a Marketing Communications agency in which he began in 1973. Bill was also the Founder and CEO of Cooking with the Best Chefs, which he started in 1990.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements furnished by Cardinal Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd.

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Published in The Herald-News from Sep. 11 to Sep. 12, 2020.
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September 16, 2020
So sorry Sue for your loss. I know how important family is to you.
Susan Gonzalez
September 12, 2020
I remember Bill from Joliet East . He was always friendly and polite. He was a hard worker and had a good sense of humor. May he Rest In Peace. Jacqueline DiVecchio-Tyler
Jacqueline DiVecchio-Tyler
September 12, 2020
May you Rest In Peace Billy ! My sympathies and prayers to the family . Fond memories of you years ago , your friendly smile and adventurous life! God Bless
Deb Scuteri-Svab
September 11, 2020
BILL was a FRIEND of mine back in 7th grade at Washington Junior HIGH in Joliet R.I.P. BILL.
William Boyd Jr
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