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John Howard Weir

September 27, 1926 September 27, 2019
John Howard Weir
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Obituary for John Howard Weir

John “Jack” Howard Weir, a resident of Lisle, IL, longtime resident of Rockford, IL, also of Sun City, AZ, and summer resident of Madeline Island, WI, passed away peacefully on September 27, 2019, his 93rd birthday.

He was born on September 27, 1926 in Rockford, IL.

Jack is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years Jane Weir (nee Passarelli); loving children Mark (Ewa) Weir, Glenn (Veronica) Weir, Sheila Weir, and Heather (Matt) Manone; cherished grandchildren Lucas and Maya Weir, Sarah (Patrick) Van Staveren, David (Thea) Weir, Philip, John Paul, and Mark Weir, Vietro and Zaffiro Manone; great granddaughter Catherine Jane; fond uncle to many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents Mary and V. Howard Weir; sister Mildred Cable-Fraser.

Jack graduated from St. Thomas High School in Rockford, IL. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, and then his Master’s Degree from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL. He was one of the first employees of Rock Valley College where he spent many years as a professor teaching computer science and data processing.

Jack also proudly served our country during WWII as a member of the United States Navy.

He was an accomplished bridge player and enjoyed playing card games in the company of family and friends. Jack was loved by many and will be deeply missed.

Visitation will be Tuesday, October 1, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services 44 S. Mill St. Naperville, IL 60540.

Additional visitation will take place on Wednesday, October 2 from 10:00-11:00 AM at Villa St. Benedict 1910 Maple Ave. Lisle, IL 60532.

The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM at the Sacred Heart Monastery Chapel located inside Villa St. Benedict.

A private inurnment will take place at a future date at St. Mary and St. James Cemetery in Rockford, IL.

For those wishing to leave a lasting tribute to Jack’s memory, donations to your local St. Vincent De Paul Society or St. Vincent De Paul Society, 211 West Main St., West Chicago, IL 60185 in lieu of flowers would be appreciated.

For more information, please call (630)355-0213.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

1

Oct

4:00 PM 10/1/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/1/2019 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

2

Oct

10:00 AM 10/2/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
Villa Saint Benedict

1920 Maple Avenue
Lisle, IL 60532

Villa Saint Benedict
1920 Maple Avenue Lisle 60532 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday

2

Oct

11:00 AM 10/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
Sacred Heart Monastery Chapel

1910 Maple Avenue
Lisle, IL 60532

Sacred Heart Monastery Chapel
1910 Maple Avenue Lisle 60532 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary's and St. James Cemeteries Final Resting Place

917 Auburn St
Rockford, IL 61103

917 Auburn St Rockford 61103 IL
United States
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