John F. Paulius Jr.

John F. Paulius Jr., Age 84, Devoted husband and cherished father passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus, in the presence of his family during the early morning hours of Friday, September 7th, 2018 in Midland, Michigan. Son of John F. and Mary Paulius (Druktenis), John Jr. was born on May 27th in Chicago, Illinois. John graduated from the University of Illinois in 1957 and served in the U.S. Army 1957-1958. John was married to Alice (Egan) on April 18th, 1959. John's legacy and memory will be carried forward by his wife Alice, their children John F Paulius III (Jan Mekeel), Susan & Michael Soltis, Christina Paulius Morales (Carlos), 7 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and the family of Joseph & Cynthia Zabransky. John will be greeted in heaven by his parents, baby daughter Maria, daughter in law Gail Paulius, sister Patricia and brother in law Nick Koumoundouros. He is survived by his siblings Phyllis (the late Dan) Bolnius, Marilynn Mrozynski (Tony), James Paulius (Carole), Peter Paulius (Dolores) and many nephews and nieces. Our "Hardware Baron" steadfastly served and provided guidance to all who crossed through the doorway of Paulius Hardware. The pride he derived from his business was only surpassed by the honor of serving his family as a loyal husband and loving and patient father. The traditions he established of playing as a family on the ski hill and boating on the lake will continue for generations. His immeasurable gifts of wisdom and wit will remain with us forever as the gifts that keep on giving. Visitation Tuesday 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Time of Remembrance 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral Wednesday 9:00 AM from Lawn Funeral Home 7909 State Road (5500W) to St. Albert the Great Church. Mass 9:30 AM. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery. Funeral Info 708-636-2320. Swiss Replica Watches

4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Tuesday September 11, 2018
Lawn Funeral Home - Burbank
7909 State Rd.
Burbank, IL 60459 (Map/Directions)

9:30 A.M. on Wednesday September 12, 2018
St. Albert the Great Church
5555 State Road

St. Casimir Cemetery
4401 W. 111th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60655 (Map/Directions)