JOHN A. BIELENDA, age 85, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on May 24th, 2012


JOHN A. BIELENDA, age 85, of Lombard, died May 24 at Good Samaritan Hospital,
Downers Grove, Illinois.

Visitation will be held Monday, May 28, from 3 to 8 pm at Brust Funeral Home,
135 S. Main Street, Lombard.
Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, May 29, 9:30 A.M. from Brust Funeral Home,
135 S. Main Street, Lombard, to Sacred Heart Church, 114 S. Elizabeth Street, Lombard, for 10 A.M. Mass. Entombment Assumption Cemetery.

Mr. Bielenda is survived by his wife, Jeanne, nee O’Brien; his children John (Sue),
Mary (Steve) Meell, Maggie (Nick) Viggiano, Mark, Carol (Rick) Saint Blancard;
his grandchildren Kristin, John Richard, Amy, Liz, Jackie, Steve, Dave, Rick, Ryan, and Jacob, and six great grandchildren.

Mr. Bielenda was a resident of Lombard since 1958. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during World War II on the USS Hornet. Mr. Bielenda was a Loyola University Chicago graduate. He was the proud owner for over 50 years of Westmore Supply Company – Lombard. Mr. Bielenda was a past member of the Chamber of Commerce and a past member of the Lilac Parade Committee. He had been an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mr. Bielenda was loved by many and respected by all.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Wounded Warrior Project, 1111 W. 22nd Street, Oakbrook, Illinois 60523, or www.woundedwarriorproject.org. would be appreciated.

Link to video of Funeral Mass for John A. Bielinda

 

3 Comments so far ↓

  1. Alex L Wilson Simsbury, CT. says:

    I had the pleasure of doing business with Lohn for many years. You have my deepest heart felt condolences.

  2. Rick Rohlfing says:

    My siblings and I grew up across the street from the Bielenda family (1959 – 1974?). I always had the utmost respect for “Mr Bielenda.” He was a man of character, integrity and dedication. My sincere condolences to the Bielenda family.

  3. Gina Millette says:

    Dear Jeanne – My heart goes out to you and your family on the loss of your dear husband. He was the epitome of the working man’s ethic and a loyal and loving family man. I hope your memories will help to sustain you through this time. Gina Millette

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