Mary Facko

Obituary of Mary Facko

Mary Facko nee Pekin, 96, of Alsip, passed from this life Monday, December 19, 2022. Mary was born December 19, 1926 in Blue Island to the late Louise nee Kasblom and the late Richard Pekin.

Mary was the beloved wife of the late Gerhardt Facko who passed away July 1, 1997. She is the loving mother of James (Karin) Facko, Gary (Nora) Facko and Janice (Timothy) Kenny. Mary is the cherished grandmother of Cynthia (Rebecca) Facko, Gerhardt Facko, Timothy Ewell, Wayne Ewell, David Ewell, the late John Ewell, Stephanie Kenny, Amy (Brian) Mitchell, Timothy Kenny, and Brendan (Krystal) Kenny. She is the proud great grandmother of Evie, Mary Ann, Emmesi, Autumn, Patrick, Declan, Rylan, Skyler, Aidan and Alina.

Mary was a retired Elementary School teacher, working her entire career at O’Keefe School in Chicago. She then continued working at H&R Block and also giving piano lessons at Ortigara’s in Oak Lawn until the age of ninety. Mary loved music and art, she also enjoyed knitting and sewing.

Visitation for Mary will be held Wednesday, December 21, 2022 from 3:30 pm until 7:30 pm. Prayer service will begin Thursday at 10:00 am at the Krueger Funeral Home, 13050 S. Greenwood Ave., Blue Island, then to St. Terrence Church, 4300 W. 119th Place, Alsip, for mass at 11:00 am. Interment will take place at Beverly Cemetery.