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Robert M. Priest

October 23, 1946 September 4, 2021
Robert M. Priest
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Obituary for Robert M. Priest

Priest, Robert M. U.S. Army Veteran October 23, 1946 – September 4, 2021

Robert was a native of Austin, Texas. He was the only son of Rosa and Leland Priest.
Beloved husband of 49 years to Catherine Priest (nee Laska).
Loving father of Nicole Priest and Alexis (Keith) Segovich.
Proud grandfather of Olivia Priest, and Gavin and Grace Segovich.

Robert served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army but he devoted his life to education. He started his career at Orland Park School District 135 as a teacher and administrator. He was the Principal at Forest Park School District 91. He continued his career as Superintendent of Paw, Paw School CUSD 271 were he retired. Robert’s love of children and his devotion to education prompted him to return to education. He became the Principal of St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick Catholic School in Lemont where his heart was captured by the children and families.

Memorial visitation Friday 4-8 p.m.

Funeral Saturday 10:45 a.m. from the Robert J. Sheehy and Sons Funeral Home, 9000 W. 151st Street, Orland Park, IL to Our Lady of the Woods Church, Mass 11:30 a.m.

Interment private

In lieu of flowers, donations to a memorial in remembrance of Robert would be appreciated. Please direct donations to the school or church payable to the St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick Memorial Fund in honor of Robert Priest. St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick School, 20W145 Davey Road, Lemont, IL 60439 or St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick Parish, 210 E. Logan St., Lemont, IL 60439 or http://www.stals-stpats.org/Fundraising/

Please leave a memory for the family on Robert’s Tribute Wall; your stories will bring comfort to his family.


www.sheehyfh.com 708-857-7878

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Memorial Visitation

Friday

10

Sep

4:00 PM 9/10/2021 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/10/2021 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

Memorial Mass

Saturday

11

Sep

11:30 AM 9/11/2021 11:30:00 AM
OUR LADY OF THE WOODS CHURCH

10731 W. 131ST STREET
ORLAND PARK, IL

OUR LADY OF THE WOODS CHURCH
10731 W. 131ST STREET ORLAND PARK IL
United States
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