John Vincent Glavin
FUNERAL HOME
DONNELLAN FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES
10045 SKOKIE BLVD.
Skokie, IL
John Vincent Glavin passed peacefully in his home on Saturday, July 27, in the company of his loving wife. John was preceded in death by his parents Vincent and Irene Glavin, and sister Nora Glavin Raith. John is survived by his wife, Retta, his sister, Helen Gourley, his children Paul (Lara) Messersmith-Glavin, Michael (Pegeen) Glavin, and Katherine (Jonah) Glavin Auteri, his former spouse and mother of his sons Elaine Pawlak, and his grandchildren Ronan, Silas, and Declan. Visitation Friday August 2, 2019, 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Donnellan Family Funeral Home, 10045 Skokie Boulevard at Old Orchard Road, Skokie, Illinois 60077. Funeral Mass Saturday August 3, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at Saints Joseph & Francis Xavier Parish, 524 Ninth Street, Wilmette, IL 60091. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The National Shrine of St. Jude, 205 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois 60606, Wounded Warrior Project, Post Office Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 or Misericordia, 6300 North Ridge Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60660. Info. www.donnellanfuneral.com or (847) 675-1990


Published by Chicago Tribune from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2019.
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3:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
DONNELLAN FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES
10045 SKOKIE BLVD., Skokie, IL
Aug
3
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10:00a.m.
Saints Joseph & Francis Xavier Parish
524 Ninth Street, Wilmette, IL
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Dear Rett,
I'm the mother of Walter Kartman, Jonah and Katherine' friend, and I met you and John at their wedding. I was so sorry to hear that John had died. My husband Marc and I offer our deepest condolences to you and your family.
Cynthia Kartman
Acquaintance
August 7, 2019
John: I always enjoyed swapping writing stories with you as we encouraged each other's efforts. I'll miss you and your sweet disposition.
Richard Davidson
Friend
August 6, 2019
To Retta and the family, we are so sorry for your loss. Sending our love and prayers.
Mary Linam
Family
August 1, 2019
Michael, I am so sorry to you and your family for your loss. John must have been a good man to have a son like you. His hard work and decency certainly come through. I'm heartened that your kids knew him, and that his love will always exist in your heart.
Muire Dougherty
Friend
August 1, 2019
I will miss John so very much. Doing his hair for so many years, We shared great conversations. He spoke so often of his love for his family. Wishing you all much strength, peace and love.
Shelly Cohen
Friend
July 30, 2019
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