George Dirscherl
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Fred C. Dames Funeral Homes - Joliet
3200 Black at Essington Roads
Joliet, Illinois, United States
(815) 741-5500

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Monday, June 11, 2018
Holy Family Catholic Church
600 Brook Forest Ave.
Shorewood, Illinois, United States
Family and friends are invited to meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. and process to church for Mass at 10:00 a.m.


12:00 pm
Monday, June 11, 2018
Resurrection Cemetery - Justice, IL
7201 Archer Avenue
Justice, Illinois, United States

Obituary of George W. Dirscherl

George W. Dirscherl, age 78, of Shorewood, IL and formerly of Decatur, IL, passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018, at his late residence.  Born in Chicago, he was the son of the late George and Anna (nee Szczesny) Dirscherl, and has resided in Shorewood since 2004.  George received his Bachelor’s Degree from the Aeronautical Institute and enjoyed a rewarding career with Caterpillar, Inc. retiring in 2003.  He loved to travel and in his younger days enjoyed fishing.   

George is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Cynthia Dirscherl of Shorewood and his two sons, Nick and Nathan Dirscherl both of Chicago.

He was preceded by his parents and a brother and sister in infancy.

Funeral Services for George W. Dirscherl will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018, at 9:15 a.m., from the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet, to Holy Family Catholic Church, 600 Brook Forest Ave., Shorewood, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m.  Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, IL.  Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  For more information, please call 815-741-5500 or visit his Memorial Tribute at

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