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Herbert Wisniewski

September 3, 1934 June 10, 2022
Herbert Wisniewski
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Obituary for Herbert Wisniewski

Herbert Wisniewski, 87 of South Holland, IL, passed away on Friday, June, 10, 2022 at home with his family at his side.

Born September 3, 1934 in Chicago, he is survived by his son Michael (Anne) and daughter Sandra (Gene) Dolan.

He was preceded in death by his wife Mary (nee Sarna) in 2004 after 46 wonderful years of marriage.

Also surviving are two sisters, Geri (late Ted) Garczynski and Darlene (late John) Strompolis; his grandchildren Shaun Dolan, Matt Wisniewski, Alissa Wisniewski, Amanda Dolan, and many nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Eleanor (nee Fisher) Wisniewski, sister Janet (late Pat) Cavanaugh, brother Eugene (late Phyllis), and brother Edward.

Herbert met the love of his life, Mary, at a dance in the Roseland neighborhood of Chicago and were married January 11, 1958 in Harvey, IL. They settled in the West Pullman area of Chicago, and later lived in South Holland, IL. He served in the US Army for two years and worked at Interlake Steel for 45 years. He coached youth baseball and was a member of the Moose Lodge. Herb was an active member of St. John the Baptist Church, volunteering at numerous events where he especially enjoyed cooking for the parishioners. He spent his retirement years enjoying his four grandchildren who he and Mary loved dearly.

Visitation Wednesday 4-8 p.m. at the Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, 9000 W. 151st Street, Orland Park, IL

Family and friends to gather Thursday 9:45 a.m. at Lord of Mercy Church, (formerly St. John the Baptist Church) 15746 Union Avenue, Harvey, IL Mass 10:00 a.m.

Interment Holy Cross Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 would be appreciated

Please leave a memory for the family on Herbert’s Tribute Wall; your stories will bring comfort to his family. www.sheehyfh.com 708-857-7878

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

15

Jun

4:00 PM 6/15/2022 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/15/2022 8:00:00 PM
Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park

9000 W. 151st St.
Orland Park, IL 60462

Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park
9000 W. 151st St. Orland Park 60462 IL
United States

Mass

Thursday

16

Jun

10:00 AM 6/16/2022 10:00:00 AM
Lord of Mercy Church

15746 Union Ave.
Harvey, IL 60426

Lord of Mercy Church
15746 Union Ave. Harvey 60426 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

HOLY CROSS CEMETERY Final Resting Place

801 MICHIGAN CITY ROAD
CALUMET CITY, IL

801 MICHIGAN CITY ROAD CALUMET CITY IL
United States
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