Richard J. O'Heir Sr., (1937-2006) Chicago, IL
O'Heir Sr., Richard J. age 69, beloved husband of Sandra O'Heir (nee Cora), devoted father of Michelle (Peter) Castellarin, Kathleen (Michael) Lehnerer, Julie (David) Quinn, Peggy (James) Zegley and Richard J. (Dr. Lisa Cushing) O'Heir Jr., loving grandfather of 14, dear brother of James (Nancy) O'Heir, Virginia (Frank) Mann, Robert (Marie) O'Heir, Patricia O'Heir, William (Helen) O'Heir and the late John (Eileen) O'Heir and the late Mary Lou (late Charles) Senovitz. Founder and owner of M&O Insulation Company. Mr. O'Heir worked tirelessly as a Trustee of the Local 17 Pension, Welfare and Annuity Funds. Rich also served the insulation industry as President and member of the Executive Board of the Illinois Regional Insulation Contractors Association. He served on the Advisory Board and as a founder of the Misericordia Bums, as well. He was given the 1987 Heart of Mercy Award by the Misericordia Women's Advisory Board. Funeral Tuesday, 9:15 a.m., from Ryan Funeral Home, 18022 S. Dixie Highway, in Homewood, to Infant Jesus of Prague Church, 1131 Douglas, Flossmoor. Mass 10 a.m. Visitation Monday, 2 to 9 p.m. Private interment. If desired, Memorials appreciated to Misericordia/Heart of Mercy Center, 6300 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, IL, 60660-1017 or Mesothelioma Research Foundation of America, 5716 Corsa Ave., Suite 203, Westlake Village. CA, 91362. 708-798-0331
Published in the Chicago Sun-Times from 7/23/2006 - 7/24/2006.