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Celebrating Life

We thank you for allowing us the honor and privilege to serve you and your loved ones at your time of need. Our dedicated staff ensures that your family will receive the highest quality of service. We are available to speak with your family 24 hours a day. Operated by third and fourth generation funeral directors, our family has a deepened and natural understanding of service to this community and all those whom we serve. Our history attests that we are leaders in our profession, with the highest integrity and dedication to excellence in service. In 1908, John A. and Jean M. Tezak opened Tezak Funeral Home in Joliet, IL. Their son Richard W. Tezak along with his wife Josephine R. continued operations with their sons John F. (Judy) and Richard K. (Ellen) Tezak, current owners. Tezak Funeral Home is known for it’s highly dedicated family and staff which includes Funeral Director and Business Manager John Tezak, Richard Tezak, Funeral Director and Business Manager, Crematory Operator, and Life Insurance Agent. Additional staff includes Kenny Tezak, Funeral Director and Crematory Operator; Ryan Hayducak, Funeral Director, Crematory Operator, Life Insurance Agent, and Certified Celebrant; Katie Marren, Funeral Director, Crematory Operator, Life Insurance Agent, and Certified Celebrant and Ken Plese, Office Manager, Certified Preplanning Consultant, Life Insurance Agent, Crematory Operator and Certified Celebrant. Over 106 years and four generations of our family welcome your family as part of our own.

Janett Farkas

Janett M Farkas

05/28/44 - 11/19/14

Janett Marie Farkas (nee Funk), age 70, entered eternal life on November 19, 2014, peacefully at her home surrounded by ... View full obituary

Marguerite Matyas

Marguerite K Matyas

08/10/38 - 11/18/14

Marguerite K. Matyas (nee Dvore), age 76, at rest on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 with her loving family by her ... View full obituary

Joseph Ketz

Joseph Ketz

03/03/13 - 11/11/14

Joseph "Petey/Charlie" Ketz, age 101, entered eternal life on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Survived by one sister, Leona (the late ... View full obituary

Lillian Anderson

Lillian R Anderson

05/26/61 - 11/10/14

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James McAsey

James E McAsey

09/04/27 - 11/10/14

James E. McAsey, age 87, of Joliet, passed away peacefully with his loving family at his side on Monday, November ... View full obituary

Oma Patino

Oma C Patino

12/12/34 - 11/09/14

Oma Callie Patino (nee McCoy), Born December 12, 1934 in Canebrake, WV and a resident of Shorewood, IL, passed away ... View full obituary

James Sczepaniak

James P Sczepaniak

12/01/35 - 11/09/14

James Paul Sczepaniak, age 78, passed away peacefully Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center following complications ... View full obituary

Joseph Delaney

Joseph A Delaney

03/10/28 - 11/07/14

Joseph Anthony Delaney "Joe," age 86, passed away peacefully at St. Patrick's Residence in Naperville on Friday, November 7, 2014. ... View full obituary

Marcella Karcz

Marcella M Karcz

05/13/19 - 11/04/14

Marcella M. (Kunke) Karcz, age 95, passed away November 4, 2014, at Joliet Area Hospice, surrounded by her loving family. ... View full obituary

Raymond Stimac

Raymond C Stimac

03/25/23 - 11/03/14

Raymond C. Stimac Sr., age 91, entered eternal life on Monday, November 3, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Raymond ... View full obituary

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