George A. Bailey Jr.
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Bailey Jr., George A.

Beloved husband of Theresa (nee Passi), loving father of Keith (Maribeth) Bailey, Steve (Jan) Bailey, Diane (Tom) Sinclair, Susan King, and Nancy (Tom) Spizzirri; step-father of Pam (John) Paladino, Kim (Carl) Gongol, and Karen (Tom) Ficaro; beloved grandfather of 17; great grandfather of 23; a treasured friend to many. Retired Captain of the Chicago Fire Department, US Navy and Marine Veteran. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the wonderful caregivers at Lightways Hospice (Joliet Area Community Hospice) www.lightways.org. Visitation Friday 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Palos Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 Southwest Hwy. (7700 W) Palos Hills. Interment St. Mary Cemetery. Express your thoughts and memories in the online Guest Book at www.palosgaidasfh.com (708)974-4410

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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Apr. 30, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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Visitation
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May 2, 2021
I really liked working with George. he ran a good ship. also enjoyed his company when off duty.
Just a good man who will be misssed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him R.I.P. George.
Jerry Considine
Naples, Fl.
JERRY CONSIDINE
May 2, 2021
George was a great firefighter and super guy! I enjoyed working with him and I'll miss him.
John Lukitsch
Coworker
May 1, 2021
Theresa I’m so sorry to hear of George passing away. Our prayers go out to you & your Family.
Louie & Anna Vittori & Family
Friend
May 1, 2021
Theresa I am so sorry to hear about George. He was such a gentle & kind man. May he rest in sweet peace. Keeping all of you in my prayers.
Mary Farrell
May 1, 2021
Theresa so sorry for your loss! George was a Great guy and a Great Friend to my Dad and Mom ! He will be missed dearly I think of him often .God Bless You and your Family
Kevin Platt
Friend
May 1, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
JERRY
Friend
April 30, 2021
I’m so sorry for your loss. My husband John Roberts worked with George at the firehouse in Brighton Park, George loved his fish pond in front of the firehouse. George was a great man. Love Dianne Roberts
Dianne Roberts
Friend
April 30, 2021
My dearest brother:
I’ll always cherish the found memories of my childhood growing up with you and your family. Going to visit you at the firehouse and sitting on the fire trucks. I know the large age difference made our relationship like an Uncle than a brother but I always loved and respected you as my older brother. I remember how you and dad loved going fishing together and all the family time we had.
Ed & I are your brother & sister and were a part of your life for years. I wish that our relationship would have continued after dads passing. Please know that I always loved you. You are our brother. Peace be with you ✝ #alwaysfamily
Carol Bailey-Kozola
Family
April 30, 2021
Theresa So very sorry to hear about the passing of George. He was a wonderful man... God bless his soul.. Prayers for you and your family..
Frank and Dee Trovato
Friend
April 30, 2021
Dear Nancy :We are so sorry on the loss of your Dad . Our prayers are with you and your family . Be comforted with all the memories you all shared .
Nancy and Rich Brown
Nancy Brown
April 29, 2021
Dear Diane and family. I’m so sorry for your loss. You will always have all of your memories of him. God bless you and may he Rest In Peace.
Susan Swaw
Friend
April 30, 2021
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
David Gaidas and Family
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