Thomas Kilmartin
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Kilmartin,Thomas M. Age 72, Beloved son of the late Thomas and Margaret Kilmartin; loving brother of Jim Ret C.P.D. (Donna), Jack Ret C.P.D. (Nancy), Mary Therese and Peggy Kilmartin; dear uncle of Megan (Tim) Cook, Michael (Stacy) Kilmartin, and Kelly Kilmartin, and great-uncle of four, and friend to many. Visitation Thursday 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Donnellan Funeral Home, 10525 S. Western Avenue, Chicago. Funeral Friday 9:00 a.m. prayers at the funeral home then to St. John Fisher Church Mass 10:00 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Proud alumnus of Visitation Grammar School, Mt. Carmel High School, and DePaul University. Tom was a teacher at Tinley Park High School for 30+ years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Thomas Kilmartin to the Mt. Carmel Educational Foundation, 6410 S. Dante Ave, Chicago, IL 60637 and would be greatly appreciated. For information www.donnellanfuneralhome.com or 773-238-0075.





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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Feb. 5, 2020.
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February 7, 2020
God Speed Coach Kilmartin and Thank You.
James OConnor ( Jocko )
James OConnor
February 7, 2020
I worked with Tom at TPHS for a very long time. He was an excellent teacher. I remember his compassion and good sense of humor. Most of all though I remember his great love for his family. Rest In Peace.
Peggy Gillespie
February 7, 2020
Wishing the family comfort and peace during this difficult time
February 6, 2020
Will always remember how kind Tom was to me when I transferred into Visitation Grade School from Iowa. He showed me the ropes and didn't let anyone bother me. Later saw him at the Visitation reunions and he always looked great! Last contact was a note to encourage him to attend our 50th Class Reunion at DePaul University.So very sorry to hear of his passing. God bless Tom.
Maureen McNally-Janes
February 6, 2020
Thinking of the family and wishing them comfort and peace
February 5, 2020
I had the privilege to meet Tom at De Paul. We were on the 19966 team with Tom Tracey. Lost contact with him but rekindled our relationship a couple years ago. Rest In Peace Jim Frain 916 774 6101
Jim Frain
February 5, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Kilmartin was my Drivers Ed teacher and my English teacher. It was a very long time ago but I will always remember his patience trying to teach me how to parallel park. I'm 63 years old now but I think I could do it if I had to. I will always remember him as a kind man and a great teacher. God Bless You and Rest In Peace Mr. Kilmartin. Sincerely Kathy Murphy Sechel
Kathy Sechel
February 5, 2020
Words cant express how much fun it was to be around Coach Kilmartin the 4 years I was at TPHS. I was lucky to play 4 years of golf for him and also spent many years listening to stories around his office. His views on sports, business, and world events is something that I will never forget. Coach Kilmartin will be missed but never forgotten.
Kevin
Student
February 5, 2020
My condolences to the Kilmartin Family.Tom and I were colleagues in District 228 for many years. We also socialized outside of work. We had many spirited racket ball matches and union/administration debates. He was a friend and will be missed. Sending good thoughts from Naples Florida.
Jim Riordan
February 5, 2020
Thinking of the family and wishing them comfort and peace
February 4, 2020
I am so sorry to hear this, Mr. Kilmartin was my favorite teacher. Rest in Peace.
Lisa Byrne
February 4, 2020
Rest in eternal peace, free from all pain and suffering.
Condolences to his entire family.
Thomas and Patricia Nau and Family.
February 3, 2020
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February 2, 2020
Tom was our President of our homeowner association for many years. Prayers for him. Heavenly father, Tom's work here on earth is done, keep him close in your arms, give him his wings and let him watch over those of us who have not completed our work. Bless him on his journey. He will be missed. We look at his home with a heavy heart knowing he has left us. We are grateful he is no longer in pain. Amen.
Rick and Lynn Lionhood
Rick and Lynn Lionhood
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