Joseph Wojdyla

April 17, 1941November 29, 2018

Joseph “Joe” Rudolph Wojdyla, 77, of Machesney Park, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family. Born April 17, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois. Son of Joseph and Sophia (Slomiany) Wojdyla. Veteran of the United States Marines. United in marriage to Patricia Genevieve Reiser on April 21, 1979 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Owner and operator of Graphic Express printing in Villa Park. Member of the VFW in Huntley where he was a Commander.

Joe found great enjoyment inspending time with his family, fishing, playing Scrabble and Yathzee, reading books to learn new languages, playing cards and having poker parties. Joe enjoyed Trish’s home cooking having Sunday dinners playing Uno and sneaking sweets. Along with Trish they traveled to Cancun in Mexico, Quebec in Canada, England, Scotland and other various places across the United States. Joe was a happy person who loved joking around.

Survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Trish; children, Kathy (Jeff) Landrum, Beth (Mike) Trimarco, Kim Roy, Debbie (Roy) Mapes, Dawn (Kevin) Mecko, Jill (Jim) Beckos, Adam (Georgia) Wojdyla; grandchildren, Amy (Jason) Fields, Mike Trimarco, Nick (Tracy) Davis, Justin (Tiffany) Davis, Ashley Beckos, Megan (Zach) Fewox, Haley Roy, Kyle Roy, Jessica Wojdyla, A.J. Wojdyla, Matthew Wojdyla; great-grandchildren, Mason Mills, Savannah Mills, Rebekah Davis, Paityn Davis, Bryson Fields, Kendall Davis, Vivienne Davis, Charlotte Fewox; siblings, Theodore (Sandy) Wojdyla, Susie Stock, Irene Cygan, Jim (Sharon) Wojdyla; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents; brothers-in-law, Bernie Stock and Rick Cygan.

Celebration of Life Funeral Service at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5th at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney Park. Visitation at 9 a.m. until time of service. Pastor Loretta Talan will be officiating the service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the family to establish a memorial at a later date. To share a condolence


  • Celebration of Life Visitation Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Funeral Service Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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Lulu Theus

December 4, 2018

My deepest condolences for your family's loss - may you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.

Larry Walker

December 4, 2018

My deepest sympathy and sincere condolences for your loss prayers love and light for everyone peace be with you

Debbie Mapes

December 3, 2018

Dad you will truly be missed. Your unconditional love, your smile and laugh, and awesome off beat constant sense of humor. You will forever remain in our hearts and put a smile on our face at the thought of you. You and mom took 2 families and blended us as one. We look forward being with you in heaven. we love you and Dad thanking for serving our country, you covered and protected our family and the people of this country in so many ways. Thank you, love you so much.

Carolyn McIntyre

December 2, 2018

My sincerest condolences to the entire Wojdyla family. Prayers for healing hearts to all..