Edward Donnelly

Edward J. Donnelly, 88, of Griffith, Indiana, and formerly of La Grange Park, died on Aug. 23, 2016. 

Born on Feb. 7, 1928, he served as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Marine during the Korean War, and he was employed as a mechanical engineer. 

Mr. Donnelly is survived by his children, Brian (Teresa) Donnelly, Maria (James) Donovan, Paul (Laura) Donnelly and Richard Donnelly; his grandchildren, John Donnelly, Erin Donnelly, Matthew Donnelly, Laurel Donnelly and Patrick Donovan; and his siblings, Daniel (Karyl) Donnelly, Dr. John (Mary) Donnelly and Dr. Kevin (Mary) Donnelly. 

He was preceded in death by his sister, Sr. Mary Margaret Donnelly OP. 

Visitation will be on Wednesday, Sept. 7 from 3 to 8 p.m. and on Thursday, Sept. 8 from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St. in Brookfield. A funeral Mass will be celebrated September 8 at St. Louise de Marillac Church in LaGrange Park at 10 a.m., followed by interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip.