Albert T Freeh

1924-01-07 - 2015-09-08

U.S. Veteran

Funeral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy Chicago Heights IL (Map-it)

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Service Date: 0000-00-00

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Note: Private

Cemetery: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 27034 South Diagional Road, Elwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Info: 708-754-0016

Web: https://www.kerr-parzygnotfuneralhomes.com/ (Go)

Albert €œAlbie€ Freeh, Jr. (91) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.You just can€™t say Albie without saying Albie & Jill…He will be joining his beloved wife Gilda €œJill€ Freeh (Prisco), 2009, in heaven along with his parents, Albert & Mary, brothers, Donald (Jackie), Gerald (Laurie), sisters Faye and baby Shirley.He leaves his children Barry J. Freeh, Daniel J. Freeh (Maryanne) and Christy L. Goselin (Gene) after almost 6 years of sharing his great sarcastic wit, many stories and memories while commandeering his care.  Grandchildren, Amanda, Melissa & Matt, Jared, Noelle, Emily & Paul, Kathryn and Michael. Great-grandparents of eleven.Born in Mt. Carmel, PA on January 7, 1924. He was small, but mighty, always busy from selling scraps of ice to neighbors to delivering vegetables throughout the beautiful countryside.  In highschool he played football, voted team captain his senior year, competed in roller skate dancing and Pennsylvania State Wrestling Champion,1942, 110 lb. class.  Enlisting in the US Navy, before graduation and off to WWII stationed on €œThe U.S.S. Arkansas€ to travel the world and fight the war.  After, he came home to work for his parents who had relocated to Joliet, IL, owning and operating a little tavern called €œ The Nev Inn€ in Richton Park.  He met €œHis Jill€ when his mom had her hair done at €œJill€™s Beauty Shop€ and talked her into coming down to the bar and meet her son, she said, he€™s cute and a great dancer€, and boy, they could dance.  Married in 1948, three kids later, built their dream house. Years later they bought the bar, added a dining room and renamed it €œFreeh€™s Inn€, it became their life. In 1980, after the original Freeh€™s was gone they opened €œFreeh€™s Again€ in Matteson, IL, where it still stands today as one of the last corner taverns that serves a great burger.They were good, honest, hardworking people, parents and best of all, grandparents…  they will be missed by us all.Please send any donations to Vitas Hospice c/o St. James Hospital, Chicago Heights, IL in remembrance of them: Albie & Jill FreehPrivate burial Abraham Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Elwood, IL.Please leave any correspondence to the family at www.legacy.comArrangements entrusted to Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights, Illinois  60411  info:  (708) 754-0016.  “

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