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Charles "Chris" McAfee

February 8, 1940 — May 26, 2024

Charles “Chris” B. McAfee, age 84, passed away peacefully at Lightways Hospice on Sunday, May 26, 2024.

Charles is survived by loving lifelong partner of 53 years, Alice Aschenbrenner; brothers, James (Phyllis) McAfee and Tim (the late Sandy) McAfee; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Imogene (nee Dagnon) McAfee; and his sister, Mary Farr.

Chris was an avid reader, he loved spending his time with his nose in a book and typically averaged about 5 books a week. He was a jack of all trades and was quick to help anyone in need. Chris enjoyed traveling with Alice and spending time at one of their favorite places in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in Charles’ name to Lightways Hospice would be appreciated.

A celebration of Charles life will be held on Monday, June 3, 2024 with prayers in the funeral home chapel at 9:30 a.m. then driving in procession to the Cathedral of St. Raymond for a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10:00 a.m. Per his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded following mass. Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2024 at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, June 2, 2024

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Tezak’s Home to Celebrate Life

1211 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435

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Chapel Prayers

Monday, June 3, 2024

Starts at 9:30 am (Central time)

Tezak’s Home to Celebrate Life

1211 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, June 3, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus

604 N Raynor Ave, Joliet, IL 60435

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