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1934 William 2021

William J. Convey

December 9, 1934 — June 3, 2021

WILLIAM J. CONVEY

Age 86, a resident of The Cottages of New Lenox, passed away on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2021 at the Mother Theresa Home in Lemont.

William is survived by his loving family, children, Ranelle (Paul) Berkshire, Lauren (Jack) Recinto, former wife, Jeanette Convey (Taksas), grandchildren, John Paul Berkshire, Ava Berkshire, Evan Recinto and Vera Recinto.

William was preceded in death by his parents, Walter & Elsie Convey (Schor), siblings, Walter Convey and Dorothy Daugherty.

William was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War; he retired as an Operating Engineer from the Metropolitan Sanitary District of Greater Chicago.

Family will receive friends Thursday, June 10th, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Frances Road, New Lenox, IL 60451. Funeral service, Friday, June 11th, 2021 with prayers at the funeral home at 9:30 AM and then to St. Jude Catholic Church, 241 W. 2nd Avenue, New Lenox, IL 60451 for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM. Interment with full military honors, Monday, June 14th, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 W. Hoff Road, Elwood IL 60421. PLEASE ARRIVE TO THE CEMETERY BY 9:45 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Association would be appreciated.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, June 10, 2021

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - New Lenox

102 East Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, June 11, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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Interment with Military Honors

Monday, June 14, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

20953 West Hoff Road, Elwood, IL 60421

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