John F. Emody, 92, of Mt. Greenwood, died April 1.
Visitation will be held April 7 at 10 a.m. at Beverly Ridge Funeral Home. Prayers will follow at 12:30 p.m. with a funeral Mass at 1 p.m. at St. Christina Roman Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Face coverings are required for entry into Beverly Ridge Funeral Home and St. Christina Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; his children, Nancy (Tony) Van Buskirk and Lisa (Craig) Crawford; his grandchildren, Alan (Bailey) Emody, Elizabeth (Dan) Morrison, Thomas Emody and Jaime Van Buskirk; and his great-grandchildren, Mollie, Brenna, Ashlin and Lucas.
Emody was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during World War II. He was a retired lieutenant in the Chicago Fire Department with 32 years of service.
He was a longtime member of the St. Christina Holy Name Society and treasurer of the Chicago Fire Officers Association.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Team Kevin Courageous Heart Fund, 10922 S. Harding Ave., Chicago, IL 60655.