John F. Emody
John F. Emody, Vet WWII USN, Ret. LT. CFD with 32 years of service. Beloved husband of Mary J., nee Mahoney. Dear father of Nancy (Tony, Ret. CFD) Van Buskirk, Lisa (Craig) Crawford and the late Ken (Jo Ann). Loving grandfather of Alan (Bailey) Emody, Elizabeth (Dan) Morrison, Thomas Emody, Jaime and the late John Van Buskirk and great grandfather of Mollie, Brenna, Ashlin and Lucas. Longtime member of St. Christina Holy Name Society and Treasurer of Chicago Fire Officers Assn. Visitation Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at Beverly Ridge Funeral Home; 10415 S. Kedzie Ave. until time of prayers 12:30 p.m. to St. Christina Church Mass 1:00 p.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials to Team Kevin Courageous Heart Fund; 10922 S. Harding, Chicago, IL 60655, appreciated. Face coverings are required for entry into Beverly Ridge Funeral Home and St. Christina Church. 773-779-4411


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Published by Chicago Tribune on Apr. 4, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Apr
7
Visitation
10:00a.m.
Beverly Ridge Funeral Home - Chicago
10415 S. Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60655
Apr
7
Prayer Service
12:30p.m.
Apr
7
Funeral Mass
1:00p.m.
St. Christina Church
Funeral services provided by:
Beverly Ridge Funeral Home - Chicago
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Deepest sympathies to you Mary and family on the passing of John. What a wonderful man he was. Thinking of you all and keeping you in our prayers.
Carmel Hassett Keating
April 4, 2021
He made me laugh,,, he would stop at the softball concession every week and tell us jokes,,,, I enjoyed his laugh, enjoyed his smile and chuckle!! RIP John,,, you will be greatly missed....
Laurie Beyer
Friend
April 3, 2021
John, We will miss you and your witty remarks on the left field line on Wednesday nights. I will your coffee on fish fry nights. R.I.P.
BILL NIESMAN
Friend
April 3, 2021
John you were one of the pioneers at the St Christina Fieldhouse it was an honor knowing and working with you we shared many good times Rest In Peace friend
Jack ullrich
April 3, 2021
Our family has lost one of the best. May he now rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers to Mary, Nancy and Lisa.

Andy & Diane
Andy & Diane Seles
Family
April 3, 2021
Difficult times for you all. Cling to your faith and each other. God´s peace be upon you.
Elizabeth Hastings
April 3, 2021
We are sad to have lost a great cousin and our prayers will be with Mary and family. We will miss you. Steve & Glenda Seles
Steve & Glenda Seles
April 3, 2021
Deepest sympathy to Mary & family on the loss of your beloved John. Thinking of you all from across the pond.x
Catherine Hassett
April 3, 2021