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Richard J. Zaborsky

January 4, 1933 ~ September 10, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

Richard Joseph Zaborsky, age 87, longtime resident of Brookfield and Lyons. Loving son of the late Emil and Anna (nee Spousta), cherished brother of the late Emil R., late George A., and the late James H., fond uncle of Barbara Zaborsky Sharp Copeland, Maryann Zaborsky, Georgia Zaborsky Eitel and Robert Zaborsky, great uncle and great-great uncle to many nieces and nephews. Mr. Zaborsky was a proud alumnus of Tonti School Class of 1947, Lindblom Technical High School Class of 1951, University of Illinois Class of 1955 and The John Marshall Law School Class of 1958. He was an antique car collector and an avid world traveler. He was a ticket holder of the Indianapolis Speedway and would take his friends to the race every year. His favorite TV show was Perry Mason. Mr. Zaborsky loved going to the theatre to see old musicals and loved to read, specifically about the history of Chicago. He was an avid student of the history of Chicago, was exceptionally knowledgeable of the good and bad politics and politicians, the city’s architecture, streets and notable people of all the eras. In recent years, he enjoyed visiting and reminiscing with many old friends.  Memorial donations to PAWS Chicago would be appreciated.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
September 15, 2020

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home
3847 Prairie Avenue
Brookfield, IL 60513

Prayers
Wednesday
September 16, 2020

9:30 AM
Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home
3847 Prairie Avenue
Brookfield, IL 60513

Funeral Mass
Wednesday
September 16, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Barbara Church
4008 Prairie Avenue
Brookfield, IL 60513

Interment following Funeral Mass
Wednesday
September 16, 2020

Bohemian National Cemetery
5255 N. Pulaski Rd.
Chicago, IL 60630

Donations

PAWS Chicago
1997 N. Clyborn Avenue, Chicago IL 60614
Web: https://www.pawschicago.org/how-to-help/donate/

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