Philip L. Gavin, age 89, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on February 27th, 2013

Deacon Gavin
PHILIP L. GAVIN, age 89, of Lombard, died February 25 at Lexington of Lombard.

Visitation will be held Thursday, February 28 from 3 to 8 pm at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.
Funeral Service will be held Friday, March 1 with prayers at 9:30 AM from Brust Funeral Home to Christ The King Church for 10 AM Mass.
Entombment will be at Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum, Wheaton, Illinois.

Mr. Gavin is survived by seven (7) children, Michael (Nancy) of Kentucky, Thomas (Cynthia) of Bartlett, James (Nichole) of Lombard, Maureen Danielson of Oregon, Illinois, Robert (Valorue) of Ohio, Stephen (Carie) of West Virginia, and Michelle (Michael) Perry of Poplar Grove; 23 Grandchildren; 11 Great-Grandchildren; his brother, Donald T. (Janice) of Indiana; his brother-in-law, Gerald Huempfner of Wisconsin and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Mr. Gavin is preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn, nee McHugh; and his brothers and sisters, Lois, Sally, Tom, and Jean.

Mr. Gavin was a long-time resident of Lombard and was also formerly of Hinckley eight (8) years. He was a Veteran having served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in Europe during World War II. Mr. Gavin had worked for Argonne Lab and retired from Fermi Lab after 30 years. He was ordained as a Roman Catholic Deacon in 1975 and had served at Christ The King Church in Lombard until 1998. He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus and the Holy Name Society at Christ The King.

Please omit flowers, Memorials to Christ The King Church, 1501 South Main Street, Lombard, Illinois 60148 or the American Cancer Society, 1801 South Meyers, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181 would be appreciated.

 

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