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Dorothy "Chris" (Christy) Smarz

September 3, 1929 ~ August 10, 2020 (age 90)

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Dorothy “Chris” Smarz, nee Christy, 90 years.  Beloved wife for 60 years to the late John L. Smarz.  Loving mother of Philip Smarz, Joeine (William) Kriekel, Ellen (William) Sadecki, and John (Agnes) Smarz.  Cherished grandmother of Serena, Aaron, Adam, and Jordan and great-grandmother of five.

Dorothy and John purchased their first home in Oak Lawn and remained there for 50 years.  She was a longtime employee, CCD instructor, and dedicated volunteer of St. Louis de Montfort Parish in Oak Lawn.  They relocated to Palos Heights in 2004 where Dorothy became an active volunteer and CCD instructor at Incarnation Church, and also served on their Religious Education Board. Dorothy's greatest joy in life was spending time with her children and grandchildren. She had an incredible knack for making and keeping friends.  Dorothy loved to laugh and her wonderful sense of humor will be greatly missed.  She always served and celebrated the Lord, and she is now with Him.  

Visitation Friday, August 14th, 9 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. at the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 W. 127th Street, Crestwood, to Incarnation Catholic Church, 5757 W. 127th Street, Crestwood, for an 11:00 A.M. Mass.  Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park.   In lieu of flowers, donations to the Religious Education Board of Incarnation Church would be appreciated (https://membership.faithdirect.net/givenow/IL912/29205) To donate Click here   In the "NOTE" box please enter:  "Religious Education Board in Memory of Dorothy Smarz"   For more information call (708) 824-9000 or www.becvarfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Friday
August 14, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Chapel Prayers
Friday
August 14, 2020

10:30 AM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Funeral Mass
Friday
August 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Incarnation Catholic Church
5757 W. 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Interment

Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery
8700 S. Hamlin Avenue
Evergreen Park, IL 60805

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