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1934 Edward 2022

Edward J. Thorp

December 8, 1934 — November 18, 2022

EDWARD J. THORP


Age 87, of Tinley Park, passed away on Friday, November 18th, 2022 at Warren Barr in Orland Park.


Edward is survived by his loving family, wife, Clementine Thorp (Bloom), children, Ginny Kriz, William (Nemie) Thorp, Charles (Pam) Thorp, Fredrick (Teresa) Thorp, Steven Thorp, Susan (Dan) Panozzo, Nancy (Larry) Pufahl, Dale (Melissa) Campbell, Lisa (Terry) Culver, 24 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.


Edward was preceded in death by his parents, Ted & Catherine Thorp (Coulson), former wife, Donna Thorp (Sodetz), son, Jeffrey Campbell, siblings, Lois Johnston, Dorothy Schouten, Patricia Ward and Sister Grace Thorp.


Edward was a United States Army Veteran and active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mokena and St. John’s Lutheran Church in Plainfield. He retired from System Sensor in St. Charles as an Engineer. Edward greatly enjoyed fishing, golfing, square dancing, reading and being a snowbird in Maui Hawaii.


Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423 on Monday, November 28th, 2022 from 10:00 AM until time of the funeral service at 11:00 AM. Interment, St. John’s Cemetery, Mokena IL. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. For information, www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-806-2225.




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Visitation

Monday, November 28, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - Frankfort

65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423

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Funeral Service

Monday, November 28, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - Frankfort

65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423

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St. John's Cemetery

, Mokena, IL

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