Weiger, Johnathan Anthony Passed away on Sunday at the age of 15 after a courageous battle with complication from a bone marrow transplant. Loving son of Karl and Fran (nee Passanante); fond grandson of Walter and Tina and the late Jeanne, Weiger, John and Maria Passanante; dear brother of Lauren Ashley; devoted nephew of Jeff and Venessa Wisniowicz, Alan and Natalie Weiger, Clyde and Madelyn Cox, Mark and Patty Weiger; dear cousin to many and friend to all. Johnathan played football for the 2007 and 2010 Naperville Patriots National Championship Teams. He then attended Montini High School in Lombard where he achieved Honor Student status and was the long snapper for the Montini Bronco's Football Team. Funeral Thursday, November 8th, 2012 9:30 a.m. from Russo's Hillside Chapels, 4500 W. Roosevelt Road, Hillside, IL 60162 (between Mannheim and Wolf Road) to St. Thomas The Apostle Church, 1500 Brookdale, Naperville, IL. Mass 11:00 a.m. Entombment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Christ The King Garden Mausoleum, Hillside, IL. Visitation Wednesday, November 7, 3:00-9:00 p.m. For additional info, 708.449.5300. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Johnathan Weiger Benefit Fund appreciated. Donations can be sent to BMO/Harris Bank, 2975 Cedar Glade Drive, Naperville, IL 60564.
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on November 6, 2012