Thomas S. Frisch, Age 71, Born into Eternal Life on March 27, 2017. Beloved son of the late Arthur and Loretta Sullivan Frisch. Dear brother of Mary Jane (Joe) Roppolo. Fond uncle of Brian (Jennifer) and Kevin D.D.S. (Tabatha) Bruggeman. Grand uncle of Abby, Brie, Gianna and Quinn Bruggeman. Dear cousin of the late Jeanine Dwyer Huml and her family: John (Debbie) Huml, Lynne (Jim) Shauwecker and their children, Matt, Libby & Maggie; Kristin (Terry) Murphy and their children, Molly and John. Also preceded in death by cousins, Jim Dwyer, Junelyn Dwyer and Michael Tokar. Tom attended St. Gertrude Grammar School, Quigley Preparatory Seminary, Niles College and St. Mary of the Lake University. He taught Mathematics and Computer Science for 37 years in Catholic Schools including Queen of Martyrs and St. Bede the Venerable. Tom loved the Lyric Opera and travelled extensively. He maintained lifelong close friendships with his Seminary classmates, was cherished by his many friends and relied on his caregiver, Dave Strok. Family and friends will gather at St. Barnabas Church 10134 S. Longwood Dr., Chicago, IL 60643 on Friday afternoon for visitation from 3:30pm-5:30pm. Mass of Christian Burial at 5:30pm. Interment at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines will be private. Funeral Info: Heeney-Laughlin Funeral Directors 708-636-5500 or heeneyfh.com
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Published by Chicago Tribune on Mar. 30, 2017.