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James E. Boyle

December 24, 2017

James E. “Big Jim” Boyle, age 81, a legend in his own time, retired C.P.D. of 36 years, passed away on December 24, 2017 in his home surrounded by his family, beloved husband of Marjorie Boyle nee Sloan; loving father of Nancy, James, Peggy, late Michael, Katie and Bridget (Tommy) Roberts; dear grandfather of (late) Kathleen King, Seamus (Larissa) Boyle, Maggie (Keith) Gustin, Kristine (Tim) Casey, Michael Kuester , Marykate Boyle, Tommy, Joey and Marjie Roberts ; great grandfather to eight ; devoted son of the late William P. and Anna, nee McHugh; dear brother of late sister Marion (Harold) Carlson, late Sister Nancy, LCM, late brother William “Bud”, (retired C.P.D.) survived by his wife Helen, late brother Monsignor Raymond, Norine (late Terence McGovern), fond brother-in-law of late Terence Sloan, late Robert Sloan and Betty Ann Kujawinski; adoring uncle to many nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews; loyal cousin and friend to many.  Big Jim and his colorful way with words will be missed dearly. Visitation at The Cooney Funeral home, 625 Busse Hwy., Park Ridge Tuesday from 5-8pm. Mass Service Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Tarcissus 6040 W Ardmore Chicago, IL. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to: The Childhood Leukemia Foundation, Donor Services 807 Mantoloking NJ 08723 Info 847-685-1002


 Service Information

January 2, 2018

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cooney Funeral Home
625 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Funeral Mass
January 3, 2018

10:00 AM
St. Tarcissus Church
6020 N. Ardmore
Chicago, Illinois 60646

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