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Joseph Schaschwary

May 09, 1932 - April 06, 2017

Joseph Schaschwary, age 84, of Montgomery, IL, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Residence in Naperville after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.  He was born May 9, 1932 in Filipovo, Yugoslavia, the eldest son of the late Christian and Maria (nee Epli) Schaschwary. 

Joseph was a devoted and loving brother to his eight siblings. Left to cherish his memory are Valentin (Rose) Schaschwary, John Schaschwary, Agnes (Anthony) Kresz and Adolf (Sue) Schaschwary. Fond cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Eva Schaschwary, Katharina (the late Lorenz) Spiess, Maria (Andreas) Mussar and brother, Helmut (Penny) Schaschwary. Joseph was a member of Our Lady of Good Council Catholic Church, Aurora and was employed by All-Steel, Aurora for over 25 years.  He enjoyed bowling and a variety of games such as cards, BINGO, and chess. He made many friends and had an astute memory for birthdays and anniversary dates.


Funeral Information

Visitation Monday, April 10, 2017, 9:00 - 10:00 AM at St Patrick’s Residence, 1400 Brookdale Rd, Naperville. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will follow Monday, 10:00 AM at St Patrick’s Residence. 

Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Aurora, IL.

Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to:

St. Patrick's Residence, 1400 Brookdale Road, Naperville, IL 60563, (630) 416-6565,


Parkinson Research Foundation, 5969 Cattleridge Blvd Suite 100 Sarasota, FL 34232, (941) 870-4438,

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St. Patrick's Residence
Parkinson Research Foundation

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