Mitchell J. Cholewa

Cholewa, Mitchell J. Age 87. WWII U.S. Navy veteran who served honorably and courageously on the CL 62 USS Birmingham,l where he was wounded and earned the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and 7 Battle Ribbons. Beloved husband of the late Irene (nee Dziekan); Loving father of Michaeline (Gerald) Sokolowski, Alan, James (Denyse), Edward (Jeanne) and the late Martin (Phyllis); Devoted grandfather of 8 and great-grandfather of 10; Fond brother of Jane Cholewa, and the late Julia (late Joseph) Trela, late Henry (late Mildred) and the late Edward (late Dolores); Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Devoted and faithful member of Our Lady of the Snows Church, Vittum Park Civic League, and Commonwealth Edison American Legion Post #0118. Funeral Thursday, 9:15 a.m. from the Richard-Midway Funeral Home 5749 Archer Ave. (corner of Lorel) to Our Lady of the Snows Church for 10:00 a.m. Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday, 3-9 p.m. 773-767-1840

Funeral Home

Richard-Midway Funeral Home - Chicago
5749 Archer Avenue  Chicago, IL 60638
(773) 767-1840

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Jan. 22, 2013