Charles A. Gress

February 8, 1937 ~ April 26, 2022 (age 85)
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Charles A. Gress, 85 of Blue Island, Illinois passed away at Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital in Palos Heights, Illinois on April 26, 2022.

He was born on February 8, 1937 to Andrew J. Gress and Adeline T. (Chojda) Gress.  Charles was the second born of thirteen children.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Adeline Gress; as well as by four of his siblings, Dolores (the late Joseph) Lopresti, Andrew (Patricia) Gress, Leonard Gress, and Nancy Gress.  Survived by his siblings:  Eleanor (the late James) White, James (Patricia) Gress, Eugene (Victoria) Gress, George Gress, Ronald (Jean) Gress, Robert (the late Janet) Gress, Patrick (Marsha) Gress, and Darlene (Michael) Pudzimis.  We will miss our beloved brother and brother-in-law.  Charlie was also dearly loved by 28 nieces and nephews, and 48 great and 8 great-great nieces and nephews.  An uncle 84 times over.

Visitation Friday, April 29, 2022 from 3:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.  Funeral Saturday, April 30th, 9:00 A.M. from the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 W. 127th Street, Crestwood, to St. Benedict Church, 2339 York Street, Blue Island, for a 10:00 A.M. Mass.  Interment St. Benedict Cemetery in Crestwood.  (708) 824-9000 or

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April 29, 2022

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Chapel Prayers
April 30, 2022

9:00 AM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Funeral Mass
April 30, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Benedict Church
2339 York Street
Blue Island, IL 60406


St. Benedict Cemetery
4600 W. 135th Street
Crestwood, IL 60445

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