Joseph James English

Died on April 7, 2021

Formerly of the Lodge, Hospital, Co. Limerick and late of Chicago, U.S.A. Pre-deceased by his parents James and Bridget (Murnane) and his sister Tina Clifford. Survived by his wife Brigid (Berry) English (nee Costello) children Mary Brennan, Tina Gallagher and Jim. Sisters Vera Butler and Maree Kelleher. Sons in Law Conal Gallagher and Daniel Brennan. Daughter in law Gretchen (nee Mount), and his eight grandchildren Brigid, Tiarnan, Megan, Liam, Niall, Clare, Maeve and Aidan. Joe will be welcomed in heaven by his family and friends and dearly missed by those he’s left behind. His spirit will live on through the thousands of lives he touched through the years.

Visitation: Sunday, April 11, 2021 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM.

Requiem Mass:  Monday, April 12, 2021, 10:30 AM, from Thornridge Funeral Home (Janusz Family Funeral Service), 14318 S. LaGrange Road (Northbound traffic, U-turn permitted at 143rd Street) Orland Park, to St. Francis of Assisi Church, Orland Park, Mass 11:30 AM. A live stream of the service will be available at

Interment: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

May He Rest in Peace

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Mount Carmel High School Educational Foundation, 6410 S Dante Ave, Chicago, IL 60637.
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