John F. Emody, Vet WWII USN, Ret. LT. CFD with 32 years of service. Beloved husband of Mary J., nee Mahoney. Dear father of Nancy (Tony, Ret. CFD) Van Buskirk, Lisa (Craig) Crawford and the late Ken (Jo Ann). Loving grandfather of Alan (Bailey) Emody, Elizabeth (Dan) Morrison, Thomas Emody, Jaime and the late John Van Buskirk and great grandfather of Mollie, Brenna, Ashlin and Lucas. Longtime member of St. Christina Holy Name Society and Treasurer of Chicago Fire Officers Assn. Visitation Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at Beverly Ridge Funeral Home; 10415 S. Kedzie Ave. until time of prayers 12:30 p.m. to St. Christina Church Mass 1:00 p.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials to Team Kevin Courageous Heart Fund; 10922 S. Harding, Chicago, IL 60655, appreciated. Face coverings are required for entry into Beverly Ridge Funeral Home and St. Christina Church. 773-779-4411
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