John J. O’Leary, Ph.D. was born February 28, 1950 on the South Side of Chicago and passed away unexpectedly at his Monee home on July 11, 2021. John was the devoted and cherished husband of Tina (nee Schaefer) for nearly 39 years. He was the loving father to Sean (Christina Verdos). John was the proud grandfather to Kaleb and was looking forward to welcoming a new granddaughter in the fall. He was the beloved brother to Maureen O’Leary and kind uncle to John K. O’Leary. John leaves behind a beloved aunt, many cousins and dear sisters-in-law.
John was preceded in death by his parents, John J. O’Leary Jr. and Rita M. O’Leary (nee Downey).
For 40 years, John was a Clinical Psychologist in the south suburbs, until his retirement in 2020.
Memorial Mass will be Monday, August 2, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church, 5304 Main Street, Monee, IL. Arrangements entrusted to Monee Funeral Home, 5450 Wilson Street (at Governors Hwy), Monee, IL 60449. Info: (708) 534-0016.