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James E. Shields Sr.

August 1, 1942 ~ July 1, 2020 (age 77)

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James E. Shields Sr., 77 years.  U.S. Army Veteran.  Retired Deputy Chief of Country Club Hills Fire Department.  Beloved husband of Susan, nee Chess.  Devoted father of Tracie (Dennis) Fitzpatrick, James E. Jr. (Kristine) Shields, Tammy (John) Troiani, and Jodi (Chris) Fadool.  Cherished grandfather of Aidan and Meaghan Fitzpatrick, Shamus and Shawn Shields, Samantha Verta and Alex Ooms, SarahAnne and Elaina Troiani,  and Joseph and Jane Fadool.  Loving great-grandfather of Anthony and Olivia Verta, and Alex Jr. Ooms.  Dear brother of Harold Shields.  Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Tuesday, July 7th from 3:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.  Funeral Wednesday, July 8th, prayers beginning at 9:00 A.M. from the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 W. 127th Street, Crestwood, to St. George Catholic Church, 6707 W. 175th Street, Tinley Park, for a 10:00 A.M. Mass.  Unfortunately, due to these unprecedented times, Interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL will be for immediate family only.  For more information, (708) 824-9000 or www.becvarfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
July 7, 2020

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Chapel Prayers
Wednesday
July 8, 2020

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

Funeral Mass
Wednesday
July 8, 2020

10:00 AM
St. George Catholic Church
6707 W. 175th Street
Tinley Park, IL 60477

Please note
Unfortunately, due to these unprecedented times, Interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL will be for immediate family only.
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