William Joseph Frost Ret. CPD
June 9, 1928 – June 6, 2019
William Joseph Frost, Ret. CPD, age 90; Beloved husband of the late Lorraine Frost (nee Erdman); loving father of Kathleen (Don) Kruse, William (Cheryl) Frost, Karen (Joe) Whirity, Mary Ellen (Adrian) Ciesla, Michael (the late Darlene) Frost, and the late Robert "Bobby" Frost; proud grandfather of David (Beth) Kruse, Shannon (Joseph) Loscudo, Kristen (Eamonn) Ryan, Ryan Frost, and Matthew Frost, Jill (Patrick) Deenihan, Marie (Thomas) Livatino, Kevin (Carlye) Whirity, and Patrick Whirity, Adam (Laurie) Shears, Lauren (Sam) Stull, and Colleen, Kara, and Emily Frost; cherished great-grandfather to many; loving brother of the late Thomas (the late Frances) Frost; cherished brother-in-law of Charles (Marlene) Erdman; fond uncle, cousin, and friend of many.
Visitation will be Sunday, June 9th, from 3:00pm to 9:00pm at Blake Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd St, Oak Lawn. Prayers will be said Monday, June 10th at 8:45am at the funeral home and proceed to St. Christina Church, 11005 S. Homan Ave, Chicago, for funeral mass at 9:30am. Interment St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in the name of Lorraine Frost to the Alzheimer's Association Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631. Funeral info 708-636-1193 or www.blakelamboaklawn.com.
Alzheimer's Association Greater Illinois Chapter
In Memory of Lorraine Frost 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800 , Chicago, IL 60631
- Visitation Sunday, June 9, 2019
- Prayer Service Monday, June 10, 2019
- Mass of Christian Burial Monday, June 10, 2019
- Interment Monday, June 10, 2019
William Joseph Frost Ret. CPD
June 9, 2019
I met Bill several years ago while performing at Smith Village and I’ve loved him ever since. He asked me for a song, “Sweet Lorraine”, which I didn’t know but I made sure that I had it for him before my next visit and I have sung that song for him every month for the next several years, including just a month or so before his death.
I never met sweet Lorraine outside of her illness, but noticed that when I sang that song to them, she recognized him again as though for the first time, either with a direct glance or a hand squeeze. A miracle for sure. I was also privileged to meet his beautiful son, Bill and sang at his 60th birthday party. This entire family had enriched my life immeasurably and I am a better woman for knowing them.
I am sad to lose his physical presence but I’m delighted at the thought that he is once again with sweet Lorraine and his always smiling, happy son. Bill, you got the band back together! Well done, my friend!
June 8, 2019
Your Dad and Mom, were such wonderful people and God Blessed them with
an equally wonderful and Blessed Large Family! God be with you. Mary and Frank Marchese
June 7, 2019
I am so thankful to have known you. You were one of the most kind hearted and dedicated family members that I have ever known. I will never forget how you would call me every New Year's Eve and thank me for everything that I did for Bob, and would always tell me what a pleasure it was to talk with me every time that we spoke. I will never forget all of the appreciation you showed me in an often thankless profession. It truly was my pleasure to have known you.