Joseph J. Oskroba, age 66, suddenly, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on July 5th, 2018

OskrobaJoseph J. Oskroba, age 66, suddenly, of Lombard, passed away July 4, 2018.

Visitation will be held Sunday, July 8th from 3- 8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. A Funeral Service will be held Monday, July 9th at 10 AM at Brust Funeral Home. Interment will follow at St. Adalbert Cemetery in Niles.

Joseph is survived by his loving children, Stephen (Sima) of Lombard and Mallory of Lombard; his dear siblings, Mary Oskroba of Lombard and Michael Oskroba of Lombard; and many nieces and nephews and great- nieces and nephews.

Joseph is preceded in death by his wife, Susan nee Sullivan and his sister, Barbara Kacick.

Joseph grew up in Chicago. He lived in Lombard for over 30 years. Joe was a graduate of Gordon Tech High School and received his Bachelor’s Degree from University of Illinois in 1978. He worked as a Walgreens Pharmacist until his retirement in 2017.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois ROute 53, Lisle, IL 60532, are appreciated.

For more information 630-629-0094.

 

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  1. Katherine jacobsen says:

    Wish to share many fond memories of Joe. I began coming to Walgreens for prescriptions when I moved to the area in the late 1980s. Joe ALWAYS took time to help me or my husband Ried find and understand over-the-counter or prescription medication, often going out of his way to provide information and giving unrushed, friendly service. He watched my children grow up, helping them through various medical prescriptions through the years. He made our local Walgreens feel like part of a small town with a very caring pharmacist. Once, when I mentioned I was impressed he remembered my name, he kindly remarked that Of course he did, after 20 years of serving my family. Both my husband and I felt sad we hadn’t known of his retirement until after the fact, because we would have liked to tell him of our appreciation for his years of caring service. So now we can at least share our appreciation of his humble grace to his many loved ones as they remember him. He truly made the world a kinder, better place.

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