Eugene J. Fedorski

Eugene Joseph Fedorski, 86, of North Riverside and formerly of Forest Park, died May 13, 2022 peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. 

Mr. Fedorski was a lifelong, accomplished accordionist and music teacher, who, at an early age, won the Morsby Sax talent show on WGN. He brought music alive to those from all walks of life, from a former U.S. President and former Illinois governor, to his most precious audience, his grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

An Illinois National Guard veteran, he lived to serve his family. One of his greatest joys was cheering on his kids and grandkids at their many sporting events and extracurricular activities throughout their school years.

During his retirement Mr. Fedorski enjoyed golfing with his wife and family and vacationing with them in Siesta Key, Florida and Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. He was a member of The American Accordion Club, a popular employee at The Chicago Board of Trade and a longtime member of Christ Church of Oak Brook. In his final act of generosity, his body will be donated to The Anatomical Society.

Mr. Fedorski was the husband and best friend for 53 years to Mary Fran (nee Halpin); the dad of Jim (Kim) Fedorski, Maggie (Bob) Filec, Tim (Amy) Fedorski and Dan (Dana) Fedorski; Grandpa “Geno” of Emily (Jeremy) Bernas, Robby (Sarah) Filec, Frankie (Coco Murray) Filec, Mary Filec, Kenny and Katie Fedorski, Meghan, Hayley, Will and Brynn Fedorski and Abigail, Madison, Daniel, Davis, Benjamin, Samuel, Caroline and Camden Fedorski; great grandpa “Juju” of Francesca and Nora Bernas; the son of the late Joseph and Ann (nee Gush) Fedorski; the brother of the late Joanne Cesare; and the brother­in-law of Susanne (Peter) O’Malley, Jeannine (Bill) Havlik, Nancy Kay (the late Tom) Haran, Margie Callahan and Michael (Marge) Halpin. 

A celebration of life will be held Friday, May 20 at 10:30 a.m. at Palos Community Church, 12312 S. 88th Ave., Palos Park. 

Memorial donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital would be appreciated.

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

Online condolences may be offered at KuratkoNosek.com.