Jack K. Cushing
Jack Karl Cushing passed away peacefully in Naples, Florida. Beloved husband of Karen nee Pearse for 52 years. Loving father of Matthew (Angie) & Adam (Jaime) Cushing. Cherished grandfather of Luke, Ella, Claire, Abigail, Dana & Alex. Dear brother of Susan (Patrick) Rodman & Ted (Betty) Cushing. Proud uncle of many nieces & nephews. Memorial Visitation Friday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn. Funeral Saturday 10 am Mass at St. Barnabas Church, 10134 S. Longwood Drive in Chicago. Pre-registration is required with link: There is a 200 person capacity. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0D45A9A728A1F85-jack4 Inurnment private. In lieu of flowers, a memorial scholarship fund has been established in Jack's honor. Please send donations to Mount Carmel Education Foundation in memory of Jack Cushing: Mount Carmel High School, 6410 S. Dante Ave. Chicago, IL 60637 or https://mchs.org/mount-carmel-education-foundation. Arrangements entrusted to Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home. thompsonkuensterfuneralhome.com 708-425-0500

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Published by Chicago Tribune on Apr. 7, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Apr
9
Visitation
3:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home - Oak Lawn
5570 95th St., Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Apr
10
Funeral Mass
10:00a.m.
St. Barnabas Church
10134 S. Longwood Drive, Chicago, Illinois
Funeral services provided by:
Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home - Oak Lawn
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Karen, I saw Jack's Obit in the Tribune. My prayers and sympathy go out to you and your sons. I'm sure he will be missed but he is in good hands now. My wife Sally and I met you once with my cousin Hal and we had lunch together. To my regrets, I never had a chance to meet more of the Pearse family. Apparently, the Hammerle and Pearse family did not keep in touch many years ago. The only one that I can remember as a small child was my Aunt Anne, who was my Godmother, because she always sent me a small gift on my birthday. My hope is that God will take care of you.
Kay Hammerle
April 7, 2021
Jack helped shape so many young lives. He turned a group of kids playing rugby at UIC into a team. There's 100's of us that can't thank him enough for his efforts over the years. He made a difference in the world. The relationships that continue to this day and the team he built are an inspiration. Coach Jack will be missed.
Donnie A.
April 7, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Chuck Schoper
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April 6, 2021