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Dr. William Joseph Tansey II

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Tansey II, Dr. William Joseph Age 76, of Hinsdale. Beloved husband of 48 years of Jacqueline (nee Vogel); loving father of William, John (Susan), Michael (Janeta), Michelle, Melissa (Yuthikar) Sokban, Timothy (Suzanne), Joseph (Kelley), and Mary Therese Tansey; devoted grandfather of 13. Born in Chicago to the late William and Mary Tansey. Graduate of Loyola Academy, Loyola University of Chicago, and Loyola Stritch School of Medicine. Orthopedic Surgeon for over 50 years at Good Samaritan, St. Anne's, and Loretto Hospitals. Taught Orthopedic Surgery at Northwestern University for over 35 years. A tireless champion for the sick and the poor, his generous spirit was exemplified by his involvement in Catholic Charities, the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre, and the Knights of Malta. Ordained Deacon in 1999 for the Diocese of Joliet. Visitation Friday, December 27, 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., and Funeral Mass Saturday, December 28, 10:00 a.m. at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church, 1S314 Summit Ave. Oakbrook Terrace. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Catholic Charities are appreciated. Funeral Info: 630-932-1500 or www.knollcrest.net
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Dec. 22, 2013
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