Joseph J. Desmond

Desmond, Joseph J. 86, US Army Veteran, passed away February 5, 2014 surrounded by loving family. Preceded in death by parents, John J. Desmond and Helen Desmond (nee Welch); brothers, C. King Desmond (Mary Jo) and William. Survived by brother, John (Patricia) Desmond and 14 loving nieces and nephews. Mass of the Resurrection Saturday, February 8th 10:30 a.m. St. Barnabas Church, 10134 S. Longwood Ave, Chicago with visitation at church one hour prior. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Mt. Carmel High School, 6410 S. Dante Ave, Chicago, IL 60637. Arrangements entrusted to Donnellan Funeral Home, 10525 S. Western Ave, Chicago, IL. (773)238-0075. Sign guestbook at

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Donnellan Funeral Home
10525 South Western Avenue Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 238-0075

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Feb. 7, 2014