Obituary of James Contos
James G. Contos
James G. “Jim” Contos, a 28 year resident of Bolingbrook, formerly of Joliet, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018, at the age of 64.
Jim is survived by his wife of 40 years, Eileen (nee Kirkpatrick) of Bolingbrook; his cherished daughter, Stephanie (Shawn) Manis; his beloved son, Alex Contos; grandchildren, Aleyna and Ayden Manis; sisters-in-law, Glenda (the late Anthony) Contos, Colleen (Art) Tofte, Maureen (Mark) Fumagalli; Brother-in-law, J. Michael Kirkpatrick; nieces and nephews, Michael (Candice) Contos, Renee (Beau) Wyatt, Jennifer (Philip) Hage, Amy (Bob) Dudeck, Shawn Tofte, Matthew (Mina) Fumagalli, Michael (the late Kirsten) Fumagalli, Ryan Kirkpatrick, Nicholas Jeppeson; and numerous great nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents, George A. and Helen (nee Policandriotes) Contos; his brother, Anthony G. Contos; sister, Maria E. Contos; and his in-laws, James and Elizabeth " Lillie" Kirkpatrick.
Funeral Services for James G. Contos will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 8:45 a.m. from the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet, IL to All Saints Greek Orthodox Church for 9:30 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Stephen Bithos officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park. Memorials in his name to All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, 102 N. Broadway, Joliet, IL 60435 or to the Midwest Christian Montessori Academy, 151 East Briarcliff Rd., Bolingbrook, IL 60440, would be appreciated. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. with Trisagion Services at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please call 815-741-5500 or visit his Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com
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