John J. Budzinski "Budz"

John J. Budzinski “Budz”, 81, of Riverside, died Oct. 10, 2013.

Mr. Budzinski was born March 1, 1932. A U.S. Army veteran, he was president of J&B Promotions and worked for 20 years for the Coin-A-Matic Company. He also worked for the Chicago Bears prior to retirement.

In addition, Mr. Budzinski was a Boy Scout leader and was a member of the Order of the Arrow.

He was the husband of Eunice C. Budzinski (nee Janik); the brother of the late Eugene (the late Delores) Budzinski and the late Roman (the late Theresa) Budzinski; the brother-in-law of the late Irene (Melvin) Johnson and Anthony Janik; and the uncle of many.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Oct. 14 at St. Mary Church in Riverside. Interment was at St. Adalbert Cemetery.

Memorial donations are appreciated to the Good Shepherd Center for Disabled Children, 17314 S. Kedzie Ave., Hazel Crest, Ill. 60429.

Kopicki’s Heritage Funeral Home, Berwyn, handled arrangements.