Age 86, U.S. Army Veteran. Passed away peacefully on October 20, 2021. Loving husband of Trudy (nee Seguin) for 62 years. Devoted father of Jim (Diann), John (Deb), and Bob (Lisa) Pavesic. Proud grandfather of Kevin (Jaime), Lauren (Matt), Katie (Sean), Nikki (Paul), Dan (Katie), Ryan (Colleen), Liz (Karl), Amy (Dan), and Tom. Treasured great-grandfather of Riley, Emma, Nora, and Ellie. Dear son of the late Frank and Betty Pavesic. Cherished brother of Bill (late Ila), the late Fran (Theresa), and the late Dolly (late Rich) Reynolds. Adored uncle of many nieces and nephews and a great friend to all. Proud member of IBEW Local #336 and American Legion Post 495. Honored member of the Marist High School Hall of Fame. "Santa" for many generations. Visitation Sunday 1-7 p.m. Funeral Monday 10:15 a.m. from the Curley Funeral Home, 6116 W. 111th Street, Chicago Ridge, IL to St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, Mass 11:00 a.m. (No parking in the South Lot permitted). Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Autism Speaks, 1 E. 33rd Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016 would be appreciated. www.curleyfuneralhome.com
Published by Chicago Tribune on Oct. 24, 2021.