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John W. Shields

October 6, 2019 ~ October 5, 2019

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Shields- John W.  age 85 years,  U.S. Army Vet of the Korean War,

Beloved husband of the late Geraldine G. "Jeri" nee Rayski; Loving father of Monica ( Michael M.D.) Tuite, and Brian Shields

Cherished grandfather of Phoebe Tuite; Dearest Brother of Rose ( the late James) Rippe, and the late Frank ( Barbara, " Bobbie) Shields;

John was a long time executive for Florsheim Shoe Company and a lector for over 25 years at St. Irenaeus Church. 

Visitation will be held Saturday, October 12th  10:00 A.M  until time of prayers at 12:15 p.m. at Hirsch West End Funeral Home 3501 Lincoln Hwy. Matteson , IL to St. Irenaeus Church, Mass 1:00  p.m. Interment to follow at Assumption Cemetery

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October 12, 2019

10:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Hirsch West End Chapel
50 Westwood Drive
Park Forest, IL 60466

Funeral Mass
October 12, 2019

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
St. Irenaeus Church
78 Cherry St.
Park Forest, IL 60466

Interment Private

Assumption Cemetery Glenwood, IL

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