Pierre Dobrovolny, 85, of Hawthorn Woods and formerly of North Riverside, died on Nov. 30, 2018. 

Born on Oct. 3, 1933 in Brno, Czech Republic, he worked in the research department as an electronic engineer at Zenith Electronics. 

Mr. Dobrovolny was the husband of Vera (nee Bromova); the father of Lucie (Albert) Casiello and the late Eva (Herve) Marand; the grandfather of Alena (Cameron) Berube, Alexandre “Alex” (Alicia) Marand, Anika Marand, Claire Casiello and Magdalena “Maggie” Casiello; the great-grandfather of Olivier Berube; and the brother of the late Pavel (Jitka) Dobrovolny. 

Private cremation services have held with interment, at a later date, at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. 

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.