Terrance P. Dorencz
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Dorencz, Terrance P.

Terrance P. Dorencz, age 81, late of Orland Park, IL. Beloved husband of the late Jane Dorencz nee Szymczak. Loving father of Christopher (Ines Giurini) Dorencz, Phillip (Lisa) Dorencz, Jeannine (Terry) Shubert, and Kimberly (Carlos) Cuervo. Proud grandfather of Rachel, Olivia, Terrence John, Sarah, Emily, Hailey, Juan, Aleksandr, and Dayna. Cherished brother of Noreene Altier, Bonni (Mitch) Ladewski, and the late Thomas (Julie) Dorencz. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Terrance was a founding member of the Adoration Chapel at St. George Church, and he authored The Blessed Sacrament in Our Lives. He was an avid musician and accomplished software developer. In lieu of flowers, offerings to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (https://www.svdpusa.org) would be appreciated. Services for Terrance are private at this time. The family is planning a public mass and memorial service once the pandemic abates. *Due to the global health pandemic (COVID-19) and in accordance with public health mandates; Face coverings are mandatory for entry into the Church. For information 708-532-1635 or www.vandenbergfuneralhome.com

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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Sep. 16, 2020.
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September 17, 2020
My deepest condolences to Chris, Phil, Jeannie, and Kimmie for the loss of your Dad. He was a great guy, a loyal friend, and an undercover genius. But more than anything else, he was a family man. Terry and Jane were two of a kind. They had great fun, but they were always looking out for, and taking care of their family. They took great pride in their children and their accomplishments, but they also took care of their parents, siblings and in-laws and set a great example for all of you and all of us. Terry was an accomplished writer, a musician, a master of puns. But when it came to software development he was in a class by himself. There was no problem he wouldn't tackle and he was always 2 or 3 steps ahead of most of us. I worked with him at 3 different companies, and I'll always be grateful that he recruited me to work at CRT. Thanks, Terry. Your work is done, but you will be missed.
Shelly Reis
Shelly Reis
September 16, 2020
So sorry to hear about the passing of Terry. He was my first supervisor at CRT and I later worked for a time with him at Fox River. He was a genuine, carry person, brilliant, but unassuming and humble. I learned a lot from him and am a better person for having known him. I have such fond memories of both him and Jane. He is missed.

Condolences to his family, especially Phil, who I always worked alongside.
Gregg Berger
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