Alfred Gorman Janus

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Alfred Gorman Janus was born in Chicago, IL and raised in the Beverly neighborhood. He passed away unexpectedly this March. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Mary F. Janus (Nee Hogan), daughters Mary Terese (Matthew) Royce, Jessica Janus, grandchildren Olive and Finola Royce, sister Marianne (Bill) Martlink, nephew Billy (Stefanie) Martlink and many other nieces and nephews. Al attended Brother Rice High School and University of Wisconsin Whitewater. He was a long-time employee of Ford Motor Credit and Toyota/Lexus Financial Services before becoming a successful entrepreneur for over 20 years in the auto industry. Al was a long time Bears fan season ticket holder and avid Chicago Sports fan. He was a great husband, father and grandfather with a great sense of humor. Al loved his time with his family and spending time in the North Woods at the cottage. On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, family will receive family and friends from 3-8 PM at Orland Funeral Home, 9900 W 143rd St Orland Park, IL 60462. A Mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at Our Lady of the Woods, 10731 W 131st St Orland Park, IL 60462. For more information please visit or call 708-460-7500.


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 27, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 28, 2019

Alfred Gorman Janus

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Debbie Ryan

March 31, 2019

My husband and I had the pleasure of meeting Al and Mary two summers ago when our daughters attended summer camp together in New Buffalo, MI. I remember Al watching Jessica perform on stage with great pride. Last year we chatted about their experiences touring college campuses, and how excited they were about Jessica reaching this milestone in life. Our thoughts and prayers are with Mary and Jessica in this difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss.

The Ryan Family,

Dan, Debbie and Danielle

elyse koren-camarra

March 27, 2019

Remembering the many family holidays and celebratory events we all shared through the years.
We are thinking of all of you, especially Mary T and Judy.
You will be missed, Al.
elyse and Joe

Rudy Duncan

March 27, 2019

Sorry for your loss our loss is heaven gain you will always be remembered love you Al /Big Dog

George Hofbauer

March 27, 2019

Al is my best friend from High school. He is the only person I have stayed in pretty constant touch with for almost 54 years even though he remained in the Chicago area and I moved out to Seattle. I remember so much laughter and so many events. He will remain one of the cornerstones in my life. I am sorry I did not know the date of the funeral until the day before (today) otherwise I would be there for sure. He will never be forgotten. My prayers and thoughts are with his family and friends.

I look forward to you showing me around Heaven one of these days Al!

George Hofbauer Class of 1968

Bill Ralston

March 26, 2019

We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Al.
Al was a fellow Associate with Toyota. We attended many meetings
Together, enjoyed dinners together, and had many laughs and fun
times along the way. We send our thoughts and prayers to the
Family and will cherish our memory of Al forever. God Bless.

Anonymous Anonymous

March 26, 2019

Al was the best boss I ever had . As a driver, he always answered my calls help work out situations and he smiled even on bad days. He was an all around nice guy in a tough business. I wish there were more bosses like him. RIP Al

Bill Steinmetz

March 26, 2019

I really enjoyed having the opportunity to know and work with Al throughout his career at TFS. I will always remember Al and he will truly be missed. Please accept my condolences and know that our prayers and thoughts are with you.

James Hogan

March 26, 2019

With deepest sympathy and condolences as we mourn the loss of my brother in-law Al.

anthony pacini

March 25, 2019

Al was a fun guy, always with a smile and always making others smile/laugh.

My condolences to Mary and family.

Al, may you rest in peace!

Terese Glasgow

March 24, 2019

My deepest condolences. Al you were a great guy and so funny. You will truly be missed. I'll always remember when I called on a red hold, and you asked if it was legit, to legit to quit. Then we sang and laughed, it definitely made my day. We'll miss you.