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Orland Funeral Home

9900 W 143RD ST, Orland Park, IL

OBITUARY

Alice A. McGinnis

March 4, 1937March 20, 2020

Alice A. McGinnis, nee Yerkovich, 83, beloved wife of the late Joseph J. McGinnis, Sr.; devoted mother of Joseph Jr. (Tracy), Scott (Karen), Christopher (Peggy), and Brad McGinnis and Jennifer (Kevin) Neville; proud grandmother of Colleen (Brian) Ritter, Erin, Kelly, Ryan, Connor, Joseph, Amy, Aidan and Molly McGinnis and Megan, Allison, Shannon and Holly Neville; great-grandmother of Nora Ritter; dearest daughter of the late John and Alice (nee Ursic) Yerkovich; loving sister of John (Eileen) and Steven (Mimi) Yerkovich and the late Jeanette (the late Richard) Mazur; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Arrangements entrusted to Orland Funeral Home, 9900 West 143rd Street, Orland Park, Illinois 60462. Interment Private at Good Shepherd Cemetery. A Memorial Mass for Alice will be scheduled at a later date, once the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions have been lifted. For more Information call the funeral home at 708-460-7500.

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Josie Nirchi

March 25, 2020

Dearest Scott, Joe, Brad, Chris and Jen;

Our deepest condolences on your Mom’s passing. It goes without saying Alice was the best of the best, such a wonderful person! May she Rest In Peace and know that she along with you & yours will always be in our prayers.

God’s love and ours,
Paul & Josie Nirchi

Bishop Roger Gries

March 24, 2020

To the family of Alice McGinnis I extend my sincerest sympathy. I will always treasure the opportunities I had to share time with each and everyone of you. It was because of the friendship that developed between your mom and dad that I had this privilege. Joe and Alice were a couple that always welcomed me into their life and their home. With that act of love, I was given the blessing of marrying, baptizing, burying so many. I will always treasure the memories I have of experiences I will never forget. The love shared by Joe and Alice will always reflect the love that God has for us. Now together, once again, may they rest in peace!

Ann Sterk Erie

March 24, 2020

Joe, Scott, Chris, Brad & Jennifer,
Please accept my sincere condolences. Your mom was a wonderful person and lived a full life surrounded by a loving husband and five great children. She was always smiling and laughing.

I was in awe of her after I had my own family. When my babies were little there were many days I’d thinke“Wow, Alice McGinnis raised five great kids , with a husband who traveled every week and she had no nanny/baby-sitter and no cleaning lady!” She was a Rock Star!!!

Sue Giovanazzi

March 23, 2020

Mrs. McGinnis was our second mom because we grew up two houses down and our parents became best friends. She was a classy woman and loved her family and friends whole-heartedly. When I was a kid at St. Linus, I always felt like I knew a real star when she sang at Way Off Broadway and I could tell my classmates “I know her”. Rest In Peace and sing beautiful songs in heaven.

Lisa Vail

March 23, 2020

My memory of Mrs McGinnis was one that was probably 45-50 years ago but has stuck with me. I was invited to the McGinnis house for Christmas Eve and she was so gracious and kind. I remember her telling me to ignore the family chaos. I promptly told her that I came from a large family also (5) and was very use to this. She gave me a hug and said, “Ok you will fit right in.”.
Rest In Peace Alice.

To the McGinnis family I extend my sympathies and prayers to each of you.

Peggy McGinnis

March 23, 2020

Alice was a beautiful, loving soul who I was luck enough to call my mother-in-law. She made the world a brighter place. I am so grateful to have had her in my life.
We will miss you, dear Alice.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY