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James E. McNamara Obituary


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“Jim was such a wonderful man. I can't tell you how much we enjoyed the time we got to spend with him. He was such a bold man of faith, and we...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Sarah, Tom, Caleb, Emma & Alivia Kilpatrick - IL

“Mike, Ann, and Patti your dad was the greatest neighbor anyone could ever have. In my minds eye I can still see him with his dog out in the yard and...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Patrick Shanahan - macon, MO

“I just heard about Jim and am so very sorry for your loss. Your Dad is one of the kindest men that I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. I will...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Paula Bachmann - Mokena, IL

“Your Dad was a very special man and true gentleman. He served faithfully on our Prayer Team at Parkview Christian Church and whenever I had the...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Paula - Orland Park, IL - Friend

“Jim (dad) was exactly where he wanted to be, in his lovely home with all his memories. He was a joy to be around & talk to about the old days & now....Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Ed & Judy Niemann- Vander Veen - IL

“Dear Patty, I'm so sorry to hear you and your siblings have lost your dad. I attend Parkview christian church & received an email about your dad...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Lori Stokes Mysliwiec - New Lenox, IL

“Dear Annie & Bob~ I am so sorry for your loss. I am so glad that I had the pleasure of meeting him and visiting with him on several...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Dawn Love

“My heart goes out for you Mike and your siblings. Knowing you when I was younger and talking briefly to your dad, he sure seemed to be a very nice...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Bruce Karpola - Mokena, IL


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James E. McNamara,

Age 83, of Mokena for 50 years, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side on Sunday, November 25, 2012. He is survived his loving family; children Patricia (Al) Brown, Ann (Bob) Dilling, and Michael (Debbie) McNamara; grandchildren Maggie and Brian; brother in law John (Arlene) Hannon; sister in law Nathalie Backley; numerous nieces, nephews and many special friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Joan McNamara, parents James and Margaret (nee Rielly) McNamara; sister Mary (John)Burke; father and mother in law John and Claire Hannon and brother and sister in laws Richard Backley and Edward and Raymond Hannon and Roberta (Ed) Pajor.

He was a Veteran of the United States Army and a retired salesman for Sears.

Family will receive friends Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451. Funeral service on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 in the funeral home chapel at 10:00am. Interment, Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.