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Richard Willer

February 18, 1936 - September 14, 2021

Deacon Richard M. Willer passed away peacefully on September 14, 2021. Beloved husband of Mary, nee Krueger, for almost 62 years. Loving father of Christine (Mark) Hofmann, Charlene (Dave) Gauer, Carol (John) Nash and Colleen (Steve) Lee. Doting grandpa of Nick (Kristen), Kyle (Francesca), Dustin (Tricia), John, Corey,…read more

Deacon Richard M. Willer passed away peacefully on September 14, 2021. Beloved husband of Mary, nee Krueger, for almost 62 years. Loving father of Christine (Mark) Hofmann, Charlene (Dave) Gauer, Carol (John) Nash and Colleen (Steve) Lee. Doting grandpa of Nick (Kristen), Kyle (Francesca), Dustin (Tricia), John, Corey, Brandon, Sawyer, Makenzie (Caleb), Madison and Maizie. Proud great-grandpa of 11. Cherished brother of Barbara (the late Louis) Castronovo. Dear life-long friend of Tom Sharpata. Richard was ordained as a Deacon in April of 1997 and spent many wonderful years serving the St. Thomas of Villanova community. He was also a veteran of the United States Army and he will be deeply missed by many family and friends in the community. A visitation will be held on Friday, September 17th at 9am at St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic Church,1201 E Anderson Dr, Palatine, IL 60074, until the time of Mass at 10am. Interment St. Michael Catholic Cemetery. Memorial donations in Richard’s name can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601. More info 847-359-8020 or www.smithcorcoran.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, September 17, 2021

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

St. Thomas of Villanova

1201 E Anderson
Palatine, IL 60067

Service Information

Date: Friday, September 17, 2021

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

St. Thomas of Villanova

1201 E Anderson
Palatine, IL 60067

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, September 17, 2021

Time: 11:30 am - 11:45 am

St. Michael the Archangel

1185 W Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067

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