Walter J. McAuliffe, 84, of Evergreen Park, died Feb. 24.

Funeral services were held March 2 from Curley Funeral Home to Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church. Interment followed at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Janice; his children, Clare (Paul) Staudacher, Judith (Michael Woolley) McAuliffe, Paula Young and Vincent McAuliffe; his grandchildren, Leo, Moira, Paul, Maire, Elizabeth, Walter and Roger; his step-grandson, Allen; his sister, Marybeth (Jim) Kiley; his sister-in-law, Judy (Pat) Kennedy; and his beloved friends with QPS and the Green Field Tailgaters.

McAuliffe was a longtime employee of GMC Truck and volunteer at Casa Catalina Food Pantry. He logged 88,000 miles through the streets of Chicago’s South Side on his red bike.

In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to Catholic Charities Casa Catalina–Greater Chicago Food Depository at

chicagosfoodbank.org.