Eugene "Gene" R. Skowronski

1931-12-18 - 2024-05-01

U.S. Veteran

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

Visitation: Monday, May 6th from 3PM until service at 7PM

Service Date: 2024-05-06

Service Time: 7PM

Cemetery: Good Shepard Catholic Cemetery 16201 South 104th Avenue, Orland Park, Illinois (Map-it)

Info: 708-754-0016

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

Eugene (Gene) R. Skowronski, age 92, born and raised in Chicago Heights, Il then later a resident of Tinley Park, Il passed away peacefully on May 1, 2024. Beloved husband of 68 years to Delores (nee Sandifer). Loving Dad of Steve Skowronski and Karen Skowronski. Proud Grandpa of Thom (Melanie) Skowronski, Matt (Kate McIlvain) Skowronski, Katie (Brad) Allison, Laurie (Zack) Sitarz and David Skowronski. Great grandfather of Isabelle, Ben, Billy, Patrick, Teddy and Dylan. Preceded in death by his loving parents Ignacz and Honorata Skowronski and dearly beloved step-father Mike Uchacz. Dear brother of the late Bernice Jasica, Elsie Prist, Ted Skowronski and Ed Skowronski. Fond uncle and dear friend to many. Retired Captain of the Chicago Heights Fire Department with over 30 years of service as well as retired Cast and Traction Technician and Security Officer at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights. Korean War Era Veteran serving in the United States Air Force stationed at Perrin AFB in Texas and Ladd AFB in Alaska. Graduate of Bloom High School and St. Agnes Grade School. Gene and Delores visited Disney World many times and loved to tell all about their adventures at the park with Mickey and Friends.

Visitation at Kerr – Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Hwy (at Joe Orr Rd), Chicago Heights, Il on Monday May 6th, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM with a service to follow the visitation @ 7:00 PM. Interment will follow at a later date at Good Shepherd Cemetery, Orland Park, Il. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Gene’s name may be made to the Illinois Veterans Home of Manteno, Il or the Alzheimer's Association.

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9 Comments

  1. Tom on May 3, 2024 at 3:16 pm
    The family of Tom and Lisa Skowronski have the entire family of our beloved Uncle Eugene in our thoughts and prayers. Sorry we will miss services. A donation in his name has been made to the Alzheimer’s Association. God Bless.


  2. Bruce Tews on May 3, 2024 at 8:21 pm
    I remember Jean when he worked at saint James hospital.He worked Alongside my father in security I admired his years of dedication as a firefighter and security guard. God bless the Skowronski family.


  3. Kathy Wills on May 4, 2024 at 11:39 am
    God rest his Soul , and may perpetual light shine upon him .


  4. Rick Skowronski on May 6, 2024 at 7:49 am
    ❤️ What a privilege to have been a nephew to Uncle Eugene. I pray Uncle Eugene is having coffee with Uncle Ted and my Dad right now. I can hear them all laughing loud and clear. A sound I will never ever forget. Bless.❤️


  5. Rick Skowronski on May 6, 2024 at 7:56 am
    ❤️What a privilege to be Uncle Eugene’s nephew. I am sure Uncle Ted, Dad, and Uncle Eugene are having coffee right now. I can hear them laughing. A sound I will never forget. Bless. ❤️


  6. William Bryzgalski on May 6, 2024 at 9:45 am
    So sorry to see you leave. Rest In Peace Gene. My condolences to your family. It was a pleasure working with you on the fire department. You will be missed.

    William J. Bryzgalski (Breeze)



  7. John Lyons, Sr. on May 6, 2024 at 7:31 pm
    Delores, Karen and Steve so sorry that Dolores and I were not able to make the trip today. Sending prayers and hugs with Terry and Mary. Our love to the family.


  8. James Leader on May 7, 2024 at 12:18 pm
    I worked for many years with Captain Gene Skowronski. He was a very intelligent fire Captain , he taught me alot in the fire service. I will miss his great sense of humor.
    May he rest in peace 🙏!


  9. James Leader on May 7, 2024 at 12:19 pm
    I worked for many years with Captain Gene Skowronski. He was a very intelligent fire Captain , he taught me alot in the fire service. I will miss his great sense of humor.
    May he rest in peace 🙏!
    Jim Leader


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