May 24, 1943 - January 28, 2021
Jerome “Jerry” T. Oskroba, Jr. of Plainfield, Illinois, passed away January 28, 2021, free of pain at 77 years old. He was the beloved husband of Mary (nee Dvorsky) for 52 years, loving father of Jerome E., Matthew J., and Rita (Rick) Schretter, adoring “buppa” of Gwen, Delaney, Josie Schretter, Grant, Ethan, and Abby Oskroba, dear brother of James (Cindy), Thomas (Linda), Patrick (Erin), Robert (Cindy), and the late Lawrence (Julie Kelly), caring brother-in-law to Dorothy (Richard) Schultz and James (Susan) Dvorsky, fond uncle of many nieces and nephews, friend to many, and missed by all. Jerry loved family, friends, and sports. He played football and basketball at St. Phillip. Later, he enjoyed playing and watching softball, bowling, and the racetrack. Jerry loved to coach his brothers, his children and grandchildren, and he watched as many activities as he could attend. He would volunteer any time he was able to keep usher at church as well as the food pantry. He looked forward to working every day and thrived on connecting with people. He loved working in sales in the printing industry until he retired due to his M.S. diagnosis. Jerry was PGK with 1005 Hughes Council in the Knights of Columbus – Cicero. He was a proud Vietnam Veteran of the United States Army. Visitation Friday, February 5, 2021, from 4pm until 8pm. Funeral Mass at 10:30am located at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 505 Kingston Drive, Romeoville, Illinois 60446. Interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville on Saturday, February 6, 2021. In lieu of flowers, donations to either MS Society (nationalmssociety.org), Misericordia (misericordia.com), 6300 N. Ridge, Chicago, Illinois 60660, or We Care Food Pantry, St. Andrew, 530 Glen Avenue, Romeoville, Illinois 60446. Funeral arrangements entrusted to McCauley-Sullivan Funeral Home.
Jerome “Jerry” T. Oskroba, Jr. of Plainfield, Illinois, passed away January 28, 2021, free of pain at 77 years old. He was the beloved husband of Mary (nee Dvorsky) for 52 years, loving father of Jerome E., Matthew J., and Rita (Rick)... View Obituary & Service Information
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