Richard J. “Dick” Small

Richard J. “Dick” Small, age 92, Veteran USCG, member IBEW Local 134, longtime member Boy Scouts of America, American Legion and Cook & DuPage Bee Association; beloved husband of Grace, nee Karasinski; loving father of Susan (Rich) Nagel, Sharon (the late Nick) Arvis and James (Theresa) Small; proud grandfather of Daniel (Jasmine), Beth and Robert (Natalie) Nagel, Julianne (Adam Hendrix) and Stephen Arvis, Sarah, Michael, Hannah and the late Erin Small; cherished great-grandfather of Harper, Dafne, Damin, Josephine, Richard and Chase; dear brother of the late Lucille (the late Al) Gatlin, Thomas (the late Shirley) Small, Jr. and Marianne (the late William) Lyman; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Visitation Saturday, 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. at Villa Scalabrini, 480 North Wolf Road, Northlake. Interment Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital, 2211 N. Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL. 60707 For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or www.gibbonsfuneralhome.com

 


Memorial Service Program

VISITATION

Friday

Dec

15

3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Gibbons Funeral Home
134 South York Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126

VISITATION

Saturday

Dec

16

9:00 a.m.until 10:00 a.m.
Villa Scalabrini
480 N. Wolf Road
Northlake, IL

FUNERAL SERVICE

Saturday

Dec

16

10:00 a.m. at
Villa Scalabrini
480 N. Wolf Road
Hillside, IL

INTERMENT

Saturday

Dec

16

Following Mass
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
1400 South Wolf Road
Hillside, IL

MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to

Shriners Children’s Hospital, 2211 N. Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL. 60707

5 comments on “Richard J. “Dick” Small
  1. Malak says:

    We are deeply saddened by the loss that you and your family have encountered. Our condolences. Malak family.

  2. Cathy Kole says:

    Dear Jim, Theresa and family, My deepest sympathy to all of you on the loss of your father. I will remember you all in my thoughts and prayers, Cathy and Walter Kole

  3. Philip Murphy says:

    Uncle Dick will be missed by all! I suppose the questions remain like “Will Susan or Sharon be as good with Orchids?” or “will Jim loving continue to provide honey from Small Bees”. His smile, and hobbies and love for his extended family will be forever special!

  4. Tamara Fleming says:

    Dear Grace, Susan, Sharon and Jim, what a loss of a dear Uncle. He will be missed.

  5. Bob and Pat Smith says:

    Wishing to the entire Small Family our sincere and deepest condolences on the loss of Mr. Small. He will be greatly missed!

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