John J. Chlopecki Jr.

John Joseph Chlopecki Jr., 74, of Rolling Meadows, Illinois, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 13, 2020. He was born April 14, 1946 in Chicago to the late John J. and Mary (nee Blankenberger) Chlopecki Sr. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the U.S. Army. John was ordained as a deacon in 1991 at Holy Family Catholic Church, Inverness, Illinois and served as Deacon of St. Anthony’s Parish in Morris, Indiana for many years.

He was a talented entrepreneur, a dedicated Chicago sports fan, a constant “punster” and a dear friend to so very many. John was the husband of the late Marie (Nee: DePasse); father of Jeannette (Jeffrey) Toms, J. David Chlopecki, Cheryl (Greg) Hall, and Kevin (Christine) Chlopecki; grandfather of eleven; great-grandfather of one and brother of Linda Scofield and the late Mary Ann Thompson.

Funeral services will be held in Chicago on Thursday. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, September 18th at St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Morris. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Ripley Co. V.F.W. Post #3183 and the Prell-Bland American Legion Post #271. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Catholic Charities. For online condolences go to