James P. Cushing

James P. Cushing, age 89, Army Veteran of the Korean War, Retired Employee of CSX Transportation with 42 years of service; Member of Irish American Heritage Center Singers; beloved husband of the late Frances, nee Kelly; loving father of Kevin (Jill), Karen (Zeke Kulhanek), Mary Kay and John (Jane) Cushing; proud grandfather of Jack (Anna Charles), PJ (Meghan), Claire and Sean Cushing, Max, Kelly and Ryan Kulhanek and Dylan and Colin Cushing and great-grandfather of Lucy; dear brother of the late Edward and Mary (the late Ernie) Lundin; fond uncle of many. Visitation Thursday, 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. until time of funeral 8:45 a.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Mass of Christian Burial 9:15 a.m. at Visitation Catholic Church. Interment Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601. For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or www.gibbonsfuneralhome.com


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VISITATION

Thursday

Jun

14

4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Gibbons Funeral Home
134 South York Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126

VISITATION

Friday

Jun

15

8:00 a.m. until 8:45 a.m.
Gibbons Funeral Home
134 South York Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126

FUNERAL SERVICE

Friday

Jun

15

9:15 a.m. at
Visitation Catholic Church
779 South York Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126

INTERMENT

Friday

Jun

15

Following Mass
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
1400 South Wolf Road
Hillside, IL 60162

MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601

http://www.alz.org

6 comments on “James P. Cushing
  1. Nancy Fergus says:

    Those we love don’t go away,
    They walk beside us every day,
    Unseen, unheard, but always near,
    Still loved, still missed and very dear
    Our deepest sympathies to the Cushing Family.
    Patrick & Nancy Fergus

  2. MAGGIE COOPER says:

    So sorry Kevin. I remember your dad from seeing him at the office. He was a warm, cheerful, funny and intelligent man. I admire your loving care of him these past years. It will be so sweet when you meet him again in Heaven. All our love to you, Jill and your family. Jay and Maggie Cooper

  3. Chelsey says:

    I never met Papa Jim but I’ve heard so many fantastic stories from Claire. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole Cushing family at this difficult time. Love, Chelsey

  4. Holly Harding says:

    To Kevin and Jill, and to the entire Cushing Family, I’m so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Atwood says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family on your father’s passing—Tim and Sue Atwood

  6. Sasa Vukmir says:

    Dear Cushing Family, Very sorry for the Loss of you Loving Father. A Great Man,I did Know him and he was Just Great. May The Lord Give you Peace. God Bless you all. With Our Deepest Sympathy Sasa and Bobby

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