John Boyle

October 19, 1939 ~ March 14, 2021 (age 81)


John Boyle 81, of Palos Heights and formerly Hickory Hills passed away peacefully Sunday morning with family at his side. John is survived by his beloved wife Sheila (nee Mehigan) of 56 years, their five children and 17 grandchildren. Kevin & Karen ( Mary Kate, Megan, Timothy, Liam); John (Jack, Ellie); Michael & Ann ( Mairead, Kate, Eamonn, Molly); Michelle & Thomas Cox ( Margo, Ryan, Erin, Brendan); Matthew & Erin ( Emmet, Claire, P.J.). He was preceded in death by his parents Edward and Margaret Boyle. Loving brother of the late Edward, P.J. (the late Betty), Marguerite (late Robert) Tully, and the late Kathleen Mack. Brother-in-law of the late Dennis (Carol) Mehigan, and Rita (the late Richard) Schnettler. Fun loving Uncle John to many nieces and nephews. John was a proud graduate of Visitation, Leo H.S. and Loyola University.

Visitation Thursday March 18th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at The Maher Funeral Home 17101 71st Ave Tinley Park Illinois 60477. Friends and family asked to meet Friday morning directly at Our Lady of the Woods Church 10731 West 131st Street Orland Park Illinois 60462 for the 10:30 AM Mass of Christian burial. 

You are also invited to view the Funeral Mass via Livestream by using this link Friday morning March 19th at 10:25 AM Central Standard Time. If this link does not populate when you client on it, please cut and paste it into your Web browser and select Enter.   

Orrico Kourelis Funeral Services Inc. handling all arrangements. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. For the in lieu of flowers, livestream, and funeral Mass sign up information, please go to or 815-462-0711 

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