And when he gets to heaven,To St. Peter he will tell,"Another Marine reporting, Sir,I've served my time in Hell!"
Prendergast, Richard F. "Dick" WWII USMC Vet. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy A. (nee Caraher). Loving father of Ellen T. (Martin) Kelly, Maria A. (Thomas) Moran, and Richard A. (Carrie) Prendergast. Proud grandfather of 14. Fond brother of John (the late Celine) and the late Mary, Helen, Jim (the late Mary) and Thomas (the late Rita Mae and Mary Catherine) Prendergast. Dear brother-in-law of Arthur J. (Ruth) Caraher and the late Marion I. (the late Thomas) McDermott. Kind uncle and great-uncle of many nieces and nephews Visitation Wednesday 2:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral Thursday 10:45 am from the Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, 9000 W. 151st Street, Orland Park to St. Francis of Assisi Church, Mass 11:30 am. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Misericordia, Heart of Mercy, 6300 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, IL 60660-1017, would be appreciated. www.sheehyfh.com 708-857-7878
Sons such as these are not rare, but most precious.