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John Fred Vokaty


Last updated 3/25/2020 at 4:39pm | View PDF

John Fred Vokaty, 93, a former 43-year resident of Hinsdale, passed away March 23, 2020, in Burr Ridge.

John was born on March 3, 1927 to the John Vokaty and Anna, nee Cakor, in Chicago.

He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to many.

He loved spending time with his family and loved his sailboat, spending countless summers sailing on Lake Michigan with his late wife, Helen.

John served in the U.S. Navy, started his career in public accounting, and then served as a vice president-comptroller for IT&T. John will be missed but not forgotten.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Minerva Vokaty, nee Tebbetts; his son, John William Vokaty; his grandson, Jonathan Vokaty; and his siblings, Evelyn (the late Otto) Katek, Norman (the late Mildred) Vokaty and Florence (the late William) Macuba.

He is survived by his children, Norman (Elizabeth) Vokaty, Judy (Arthur) Eagen and Ann (Mike) Montefinese; his grandchildren, Peter Walsh, Kellene (Brian Schneirow) Eagen, Kathleen (Christopher) Theagen, Matthew Vokaty and Christopher (Gabriella) Vokaty; his great-grandchildren, Easton Vokaty and Emmery Schneirow; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial to celebrate John’s life will take place at a later date.

Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.


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