Freedom Hall Oct shows FS Oct 26 – Nov 30 2019

John J. (Jack) Maher, 87, longtime resident of Homewood, Illinois passed away in Rockford on August 30, 2019 surrounded by his loving wife and family.

A memorial mass will be held on August 8, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Church in Homewood.

John J. (Jack)

Jack was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 26, 1932 to John Patrick Maher and Anna Crowe Maher. He graduated from St. Thomas More High School and continued on to earn a degree from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. He married Kathleen (Kass) McFadden on October 19, 1957 . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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