John Madison Fewkes, Jr. age 90 longtime resident of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on May 24, 2021. Loving husband of 65 years to Dorothea (nee Baxter); beloved father to Cheryl (Randy) Dockins, James (Christine) Fewkes, Matthew (Kim) Fewkes and the late John M. Fewkes IV. Cherished grandfather of 10; great grandfather 8. Dear brother to David (Rosemary) Fewkes, the late William Fewkes, the late Richard Fewkes and the late Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Smith. Fond uncle to many. John was a Principal and a Teacher for several Chicago public schools and served proudly in the U.S. Army.
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Visitation Thursday, May 27th, from 4pm to 8pm at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Funeral mass at 10AM at St. Kieran Catholic Church, Chicago Heights, Illinois on Friday. Interment: Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, Illinois. Info: (708) 754-0016