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Wiliam V. Funchion

November 13, 1939 September 16, 2018
Wiliam V. Funchion
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William V. Funchion, age 78, of Naperville, died Sunday, September 16, 2018. He was born in Gorey, County Wexford, Ireland. Beloved husband of Mary Funchion (nee McLaughlin).

Loving father of David (Moira), Dermot, Bill, and the late, beloved, Mona Funchion.

Dear brother of Mary P. Funchion, Rhode Island, the late Pierce and Jeanette Funchion, and the late Diarmad Funchion.

Dearest brother-in-law of Sr. Anne McLaughlin OSF, Eileen (late Charlie) McLaughlin, Tony (Mary) McLaughlin, Josephine (Tom) Boyle, David (Debbie) McLaughlin, Roisin McLaughlin, Sheila (Vincent) McGuire, James (Sheila) McLaughlin, and the late Patrick (Hope) McLaughlin.

Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews.

After a career in banking, with the FDIC and the State of Illinois Bank Examiners, Bill taught English at Waubonsee Community College, for 17 yrs.

Bill chose to donate his body to science, with the Anatomical Gift Association.

A luncheon in Bill’s memory will be held in the upcoming weeks.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one of the following: Waubonsee Community College, English Department or

Death With Dignity, a non-profit that fights to enact end-of-life-rights for terminally ill patients. or

Make a Wish Foundation

Arrangements entrusted to Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL 60540. For more information, please call 630-355-0213 or

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Waubonsee Community College, English Department

Death With Dignity

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