“Thank you for the thoughtful poem and forget-me-not seeds. I will plant them in my garden if it ever gets warm enough. What a great idea.
— A. W.
Francis "Frank" J. Gorman
June 09, 1914 - November 03, 2012
Frank J. Gorman, 98, a resident of Naperville, IL, was born June 9, 1914 in Chicago, IL. Frank passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Edward Hospital.
Frank is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Bridget; his loving son, Lawrence Gorman; his dear sister-in-law, Helen Gorman; as well as many nieces and nephews who knew him as their “Beloved Uncle Frank.” He was preceded in death by his parents, Roger and Mary Gorman.
Frank served as a Sergeant in the US Marine Corps during WWII in the Pacific Theatre. He was a Past Commander of the Clarke-O’Reilly American Legion Post 866, Chicago and a member of the VFW Judd Kendall Post #3873, Naperville. Frank was a longtime Milkman for the Borden’s Dairy, the former President of the “50 and Holding” Club at St Thomas the Apostle and a die-hard White Sox fan.
Visitation will be Thursday, November 8, 3:00 until 8:00 PM at the Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 9, 10:00 AM at St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd, Naperville. All are welcome to meet for the final committal service and military honors at 2:00 PM at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood.
For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Frank’s life, memorials to the St Thomas the Apostle Care Pantry would be greatly appreciated.