Reverend Thomas A. Tivy
Reverend Thomas A. Tivy, age 84. Ordained a Priest for the Archdiocese of Chicago by Albert Cardinal Meyer on April 28, 1962. Cherished brother of Reverend Gerald E. Tivy and the late Richard M. Tivy; loving son of the late Thomas A. Biggy, Jr. and Mary P. Biggy-Tivy, née Meehan; dear brother-in-law of the late Noelle Jeanne Pate and Annette Clauson Tivy; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation and Funeral, Wednesday, May 5th, 9:00 AM until 10:45 AM, followed by a 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Isaac Jogues Church, 306 W. 4th Street, Hinsdale, Illinois 60521 (Mass will be livestreamed at www.sij.net). Because of Covid restrictions, reservations are necessary, please register on the parish website www.sij.net or call the Rectory Office at 630-323-1248. Private Interment at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Archdiocese of Chicago, Priests' Health and Retirement Fund, https://www.archchicago.org/offices-and-ministries/priest-health-and-retirement are appreciated. Arrangements by Sullivan Funeral Home Hinsdale. For information: 630-323-0275 or www.sullivanfuneralhomehinsdale.com.


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Published by Chicago Tribune on May 2, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
May
5
Visitation
9:00a.m. - 10:45a.m.
St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church
306 W. Fourth St., Hinsdale, Illinois 60521
May
5
Funeral service
11:00a.m.
St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church
306 W. Fourth St., Hinsdale, Illinois 60521
Funeral services provided by:
Sullivan Funeral Home
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Please accept my prayers and condolences on the passing of your brother.
Fr. Bill Conway
May 4, 2021
The Biggy/Tivy family were neighbors of my grandparents on Spaulding Avenue in Our Lady of Mercy Parish. Tom said my wedding Mass, then 25 years later....my son's wedding Mass. His mother, Mary , is waiting for him in Heaven. Blessings and Peace to Jerry.
Joan Reardon Galvin
Neighbor
May 3, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ginny & Ed Maher
May 3, 2021
A wonderful and kind man. May his family find & be comforted by the same peace he provided those of us he cared and served during our times of need. His memory will always be of wisdom, kindness, good humor and love. May he Rest In Peace. The Costello family
Kevin Costello
May 3, 2021
God has taken another Great Person from us. I just wanted to let Fr Jerry know that, if it wasn't for your brother, I would not be writing this. He saved me from the hell I was living in and let me know that I was worth it. TRULY A GODSEND.
Theresa Rios
May 3, 2021
To a Wonderful Man, You meant so much to so many.RIP Father....
mike sturch & Family
May 2, 2021
I am Helen (Louise) Gatto Maruszak. Fr. Jerry, Tivey, Boggy & Sterling families,deepest sympathy on the loss of a very loved,honored and respected priest. May God bless and keep you strong during this time Prayers,love and hugs.
Barbara maruszak vegas
May 2, 2021
From a former classmate and long time admirer, I offer prayers of Thanksgiving for Tom´s many years of ministerial service. Rev. William J. O´Shea
Rev. William J. OShea
May 2, 2021
Fr. Tivy indtituted the first teen club for us @ St. Lambert's when I was in 7th grade.
Anna Marie Scinto Mesia
May 2, 2021
In sympathy for the family of Fr. Thomas Tivy, my condolences to pur St. Lambert Assoc. Pastor, Fr. Thomas Tovy, may you rest in etermal peace.
Anna Marie Scinto Mesia
May 2, 2021
Fr Tivy was a wonderful man who was more than willing to deal with " the Skokie Boys " in the mid 1960´s . Gus , Steve , Jack , Schreibs , Tommy & Faz all benefitted from having known this man . He was always ready to engage us , as well as our parents . He really knew the neighborhood & all who lived there . Oftentimes he was aware of our escapades & he was a fixture in the St Lambert community . This man was a priest that we could relate to and he will be missed . All the guys eventually left the area to strike out on our own . He was one of those men who left his mark on a bunch of developing teens . As the years went by , he was never forgotten . I was so happy that he was able to baptize my daughter 36 years ago when my family flew in from California. RIP Fr Tivy , you were the man .
Thomas G Najdowski
May 1, 2021
Father Tivy was a wonderful priest who served at several parishes.. I especially remember him because he was at St. Gregory the Greats Parish and often my sons remarked how much Father Tivy cared about the teenagers and always had time to talk to them. He preformed the marriage ofmy sonTony and Mary Beth Maher. Father Tivy traveled to Florida on several trips and was a good friend of Joan and Marty Maher.
Marylyn Ahlfeld
Friend
April 29, 2021
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
From the Staff of Sullivan Funeral Home
May 2, 2021