Cherry, Thomas R. Age 83. U.S. Air Force Veteran. Beloved husband of Marjory (nee Langford); loving father of Kathleen (Paul) Kriston, Thomas (Diann), David (Jeannette), and John (Diane); cherished grandfather of Geoffrey, Alexandra, Amanda and Jonathan Kriston, Stephanie (Corey) Clark and Jaime (Chris) Wilson, Megan and Alicia Cherry, Kirk, Ethan and the late Brent Cherry; great-grandfather of Maegan Wilson, Payton and Chase Clark; dear brother of John (Barbara) Cherry, Eileen (late Ronald) Schulz, Kathleen (late Roy) Hanley and the late David (Patricia) Cherry; fond uncle, cousin and friend of many. Visitation Wednesday, October 9 from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Cumberland Chapels, 8300 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge. Funeral Thursday 8:30 a.m. from the funeral home and then will proceed to St. Viator Church in Chicago for Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Billy Caldwell American Legion Post 806, 5116 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60641. Funeral info: 708-456-8300 or www.cumberlandchapels.com.
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Oct. 8, 2013