Thomas J. Durkin, age 84 of Westchester. US Army Veteran Korean War. Beloved husband of the late Colette A. Durkin, nee McHugh. Loving father of the Honorable Thomas (Gail Fundakowski) Durkin, Kevin (Kathy), Terry (Patricia), Michael (Julie), Patrick (Mary), The Honorable James (Celeste), Robert (Laura) and William (Erin) Durkin. Proud grandfather of Chris (Christine), Colin (Meagan Bridges), Connor (Lindsay), Jess, Katie, Mike, Kristy, Mackenzie, Tommy, Billy, Michelle, Matthew, Kimberly, Kelly, Sean, Brian, Colleen, Adrienne, Madeline, Emma, Caroline, Jane, Patrick, Maggie, Jack, Molly and Joey Durkin. Dear brother of the late John “Jack” (Dorothy) Durkin and the late Catherine (late Philip) Raleigh. Fond uncle to many. Life Trustee of John Marshall Law School and Fenwick High School.
Funeral Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 9am from Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, IL 60162 (between Mannheim and Wolf Roads) to Divine Infant Church for 10am Mass.
Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
Visitation Tuesday, December 2, 2014 from 3 to 9pm.
In lieu of flowers memorials to Mercy Home (www.mercyhome.org), Misericordia (www.misericordia.com) or Catholic Charities Chicago (www.catholiccharities.net) appreciated. For additional info (708) 449-5300. Please visit Thomas’ personal tribute website at www.russohillsidechapels.com and sign the guestbook.